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Rockmount Primary School

All Can Achieve


Welcome to Reception!

Welcome to our Reception Classes


Turquoise Class

Class Teacher: Amber Vijayaratnam 

Class Teaching Assistant: Michelle Verrall-Withers

Katie Wrigley (SEND)


Ruby Class

Class Teacher: Rose Banks

Class Teaching Assistant: Anna Gruszecka


Teaching Assistants across Reception: Anna Divilly

Reception Curriculum Map for 2018-2019


Half Term Topic Curriculum Area
Autumn 1st Half    The Wonderful World of Fairy Tales

Personal Social and Emotional Development

Communication and Language

Understanding the World

Physical Development

Autumn 2nd Half Food and Festivals Understanding the World


Spring 1st Half Heroes and Villains

Personal Social and Emotional Development


Spring 2nd Half Spring and New Life Understanding the World


Summer 1st half Animals Understanding the WorldLiteracy

Expressive Arts and Design

Summer 2nd Half Water Expressive Arts and DesignLiteracy

Understanding the World

The themes have been chosen to ensure that there is opportunity to cover all areas of the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum.


Although specific areas of the curriculum have been highlighted, we plan for all areas to enable the children to experience a variety of play-based activities during their time in Reception. 


If you have any queries, please contact the Class Teacher or the Learning and Teaching Leader for this phase: Amber Vijayaratnam.

Please read our termly curriculum letters for more information.
Autumn Term
Our first two weeks in Reception have been great fun! We have been reading, painting, using play-dough and exploring the outside area.