Reception - Acorns 2020 - 2021

Mrs Coates

Welcome to Acorns'  homepage!





We all work together as one big team! The adults working with your child are:

Mrs Coates (Early Years Leader) -Class Teacher

Mrs Smith- Nursery Teacher

Mrs Ridgeway- TA

Mr Burgess - TA

Miss Gregory




In Reception we follow the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) which sets out the standards that all Early Years settings must provide.

This is split into 3 prime areas: 

Personal, Social and Emotional Development

Communication and Language 

Physical Development 

and 4 specific areas: 



Understanding of the World

Expressive Arts and Design 

We have included a really useful parents' guide to the Early Years below along with tips for helping your children at home. 


We also teach daily phonics sessions by following the Letters and Sounds guidelines. Take a look at our phonics page for more information. 


Please remember to bring your book bag into school every day!!!

Books will be changed on Monday, Wednesday and Friday

Woodlands Session 

Every Wednesday afternoon the children will be going into our lovely woodland area. Please remember to bring a spare change of clothes, a coat and a pair of wellies.


Every Friday morning Acorns will be having their P.E session. Please practise getting dressed and undressed at home.

Need some healthy Lunch box ideas? Click here


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