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St John Fisher Catholic Primary

St John Fisher Catholic Primary

Communication and Language

Fine Motor





Welcome to Reception!

To view photos of EYFS learning in action, click here. 

You can view the presentation used at our recent meeting for parents on how best to support fine motor skills and early writing here.

Click on the Welcome link below to see photos of our indoor and outdoor learning environments and to find out a bit about the Reception Team!  Click on the Information link to find out about the guiding principles of Early Years, our active learning and adult input sessions, and what a typical day in Reception Class might look like.

Welcome 2023

Information About Reception

Reading in Reception

Click the link below for a summary of the many wonderful ways we support our pupils in learning to read and in developing a life long love of reading. 

Reading in Reception


The document below will give you an insight into our curriculum in Reception Class. It includes an overview of skills and opportunities we aim to provide during the academic year, in order to help our children make progress and flourish. Many of the activities and themes referred to are suggestions, as we always structure our learning based on the needs and interests of the children.

Reception Curriculum

Our Curriculum Overviews provide a summary of topics and learning for the coming term. 

YR Curriculum Overview Autumn 2023

YR Curriculum Overview Spring 2024

In Reception Class, we introduce children to Knowledge Organisers using key vocabulary, images and core books. 

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Read Write Inc

What is Read Write Inc phonics video:
How to say the sounds video for parents:
Listening to your child read (New video about the read write inc books being sent home this term)
Recommended resources to support reading with children at home.