The Sherwood


Inspire, Learn, Grow


Welcome to Reception.




Reception Team

Bumblebee Class: Mrs Stacy Simmons/ Mrs Eleanor Hurley

Butterfly Class: Miss Sophie Chapman

Nursery Nurses: Miss Moyra Capen, Miss Vicky Brunning, 

Teaching Assistant: Miss Arlene Pain


In Reception we focus of 7 areas of learning;

·         Personal, social and emotional

·         Communication and Language

·         Physical Development

·         Literacy

·         Maths

·         Understanding the World

·         Expressive Arts and Design


Every day the children participate in Phonics and Maths activities. During the week they also complete guided reading, writing and topic activities.  The children also enjoy lots of physical and creative experiences including PE and Drama with specialist teachers, as well as music and art which are built into their daily curriculum. Our aim is that the children can access a wealth of learning opportunities through a rich and varied environment. Please see the document below for an overview.