"This is a happy school where pupils work hard and relish the breadth of opportunities provided for them." OFSTED 2017"Parents are thrilled to be part of a school community in which each child is made to feel valued and important‟ OFSTED 2017

Further to the guidance issued by Central Government all schools across England are closed, except for essential keyworker childcare.

Home Learning Tasks for families in isolation

Welcome to the Reception Class Page

Mrs Armstrong is Class 1's teacher and Mrs Smith is Class 2's teacher.

We also have support from Miss Glasper, Miss Kilpatrick and Miss Thomson.

Miss Hewart is a student who works in Reception on a Tuesday and Mrs Nobbs volunteers on a Tuesday morning as reading support.

Mrs Brennan and Mrs Hardy cover PPA for half a day per week. They teach PE and RE.



Below are our Early Learning Goals which are our end of year statements.

The messier we are the more fun we are having! Have a look at photos from some of our adventures at school.

Click on a photo to enlarge it.

A few things you may wish to know...

Children have access to clean water. Please send a water bottle in every day.

Homework is sent out on a Thursday and to be returned on a Tuesday.

Reading books are changed on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday. You an access our online reading options for games and additional books which are available at any time.

Library books are available before and after school on a Friday.

Our children access the outdoor area 50% of the time table so they will get messy! Please provide well fitting wellies and appropriate outdoor wear, we provide the waterproof suits.


This half term we are learning about 'People Who Help Us in Newton Aycliffe'. Pictures to follow soon...