Welcome to Reception!

 Mrs Burgoyne is the Early Years leader and Reception teacher. Miss Mazgajczyk is the other Reception class teacher.

Mrs Cheshire, Mrs Pearce, Mr Clissett and Mrs Reid are our fabulous teaching assistants, who will be supporting learning in Reception this year!

We work closely together in the Foundation stage to plan a challenging and stimulating learning environment, where children can develop and consolidate new skills and knowledge, take reasonable risks and learn to be independent.

We know that children learn best through play which is why we plan meaningful learning opportunities based on children's own interests and fascinations. We ensure a careful balance of adult initiated activities with child initiated play and spend time observing children to understand their learning styles and to plan their next steps. 


Please email us at reception@moonsmoat.worcs.sch.uk if you have any questions about your child at school. We try our best to reply to any emails as quickly as possible. 

We change the children's reading books on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Please ensure that the children bring their book bags every day so that we can send letters home too.  


We have now set up Bug Club accounts for all of the children. The children are able to read reading books like the ones we send home on the computer. The are games and activities for them to do too. The website address is www.activelearnprimary.co.uk 

Your child should have a username and password in the front of their reading diary. 

Learning at home

As well as reading at home, there are lots of fun phonics and maths activities to play on the following websites.




Every other week we will be cooking or tasting food linked to our topic. We ask for a very small contribution of £1 per half term to help towards buying ingredients. Please speak to a member of staff if your child has any food allergies or intolerances that we do not know about. 

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