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Reception Curriculum

Foundation Stage Class Curriuclum


Last year we introduced 'Cornerstones' for use in the Foundation Stage and Key Stage One. We will continue this scheme as the children's and teacher's engagement and enjoyment was evident throughout the year. Each term will have an exciting topic and we will journey through engage, develop, innovate and express sections with the children being the leaders of their own learning. 

EYFS Long Term Plan

Foundation Stage Class Information


When starting school,

One thing is key,

The school needs to be ready for ME!

To make this easy,

Before I go,

There are some things that I should know...


Welcome to all families - both old and new - that will be joining our school family in September. This page contains lots of information that was shared during our welcome meeting  that will help your child to have a successful start in their new class.


Some websites which contain information for parents and families can be found by clicking on the links below. These provide support and ideas on child development as well as the 10 skills and attitudes that we need to help children acquire before the start of school.

Being Ready for School in Derbyshire


Foundation Years


Being School Ready



Before the big day, make sure you have:

  • Bought a school book bag.
  • Bought your child's school uniform.
  • Make sure every item is labelled with their name.
  • Checked your child's start time and date of their first day.
  • Checked which school entrance to take your child to and the way in to the school grounds.
  • Shared any worries you may have about your child starting school.