Langdale Primary School

‘’Work Together, Learn Together, Grow Together’’

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Langdale Primary School

‘’Work Together, Learn Together, Grow Together’’

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Welcome to the Reception Class Page!




Mrs. Barker (R1 Monday-Thursday)

Mrs. Nadin (R1 Friday)

Miss Probert (R2)


Teaching Assistants:

Mrs. Niebieszczanski (R1)

Mrs. Edwards (R2)


Other helpers in Reception:

Mrs. Hush (SEN support)



In Reception we have lots of fun, while we learn through play!


We want your child to enjoy school, because we feel that happy children are ready to learn. We do this by creating a stimulating, fun and educational environment where children can play, explore and investigate in real life situations. We are very keen to ensure your child develops the skills to become an independent learner.

We have a 'free-flow' system, in which we encourage children to choose whether they want to learn indoors or outdoors, and are free to move between the two areas throughout the day. 


The Foundation Stage Framework is broken down into three prime areas:


  • Personal, Social, Emotional Development

  • Physical Development

  • Communication and Language


As well as four specific areas;


  • Maths

  • Literacy

  • Understanding the World

  • Expressive Arts and Design


Characteristics of Effective Learning


Playing and exploring – engagement

  • Finding out and exploring
  • Playing with what they know
  • Being willing to ‘have a go’


Active learning – motivation

  • Being involved and concentrating
  • Keeping trying
  • Enjoying achieving what they set out to do


Creating and thinking critically – thinking

  • Having their own ideas
  • Making links
  • Choosing ways to do things


As your child’s first educators the role of the parent is paramount to the successful implementation of the EYFS Curriculum. We want you to be involved at every stage of your child’s learning journey, therefore we have an 'open door' policy, where you can contact one of our Recepetion team members about ANYTHING at ANYTIME! We have a number of systems in place through which you can keep up to date with your child's learning and progress...please see you information packs for more information on this.



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Autumn is here!

We have been learning about Autumn. We have explored the environment to see how things have changed and what it is like in Autumn. 

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Please make sure you read the wonderful comments from our parents last year. We were so lucky to have such supportive parents.


"My child loves praise and thoroughly enjoys being given the responsibility of fruit monitor"


"I love the pictures on the website, seeing them in action"


"I am overwhelmed with the progress my child has made and couldn't have wished for anything better"


"The weekly newsletters are great and really help us to engage the children in what they have been doing; without this we wouldn't know half of what they have been up to...."


"The team are doing a fantastic job, I really value the level of communication we have and in such a variety of different ways..."


"My child loves school, she is so upset when she has to have a day off if she is poorly..."


"Receiving emails at 10pm at night just sums up the teacher's dedication to her class. She is always on hand and is ready to look after my little girl with cuddles or a listening ear"


"My child's teacher greets both parents and children with such warmth"


"My sons reading and writing has greatly improved since being in Reception"


"Year 1 will have a lot to live up to!!"frown


"It is very impressive to see the documentation of my child's learning progress. The teacher is very hard working and knows my child as well as I do"


"I know my child is getting outstanding teaching and support and we are thoroughly impressed with what she has achieved in such a short space of time in Reception"


"The work that goes into my child's learning journey is phenomenal, the teacher must spend so much of their own time ensuring that these are completed"


Thank you so much for your ongoing support - as our school motto says

" We work together, to learn together, in order to grow together"