St Joseph's Catholic Primary School

St Joseph's Catholic
Primary School


 Welcome to the Reception class page.

Welcome to the Reception Class Page

Meet the Team

Teacher - Miss Garnier - in all day on a Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday morning

Teacher - Mrs Cakebread - in from Wednesday morning to Friday afternoon

TA - Mrs La Porta - in Monday to Friday

Our Vision

“Together in God’s family we love grow and learn”.

Our aim is for all our children to leave Reception Class as powerful learners, who have learned how to learn.

By the end of the Reception year, children will understand how to learn together, become aware of themselves as growing learners and be able to take responsibility for their own love of learning.

This will be achieved through ELLI, the 'Effective Lifelong Learning Inventory'. In Reception this looks like...

what elli looks like in reception.pdf

Reception Topic Overview


Reception Topic Overview 2023-2024


Autumn Term


Autumn Term


Spring Term


Spring Term


Summer Term


 Summer Term


Who am I ?

Let's Celebrate

Tell me a story


How does your Garden Grow?


 Autumn Term 1 : Who am I? 


reception term 1.pdf


2021 - 2022 - Last Year's Learning




Summer Term 1 - How Does Your Garden Grow?



term 5 topic overview.pdf



Spring Term 2 - Not all Heroes Wear Capes!


not all heroes wear capes topic web.pdf






Spring Term 1 - It's Story Time!


tell me a story topic web.pdf



 Autumn Term 2 - Dear Zoo, can I have a...

dear zoo topic web.pdf


Dear Zoo Story Telling




Autumn Term 1 - Who am I?