Yew Tree Primary School

‘Learning Without Limits’

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Welcome to Reception!


The Reception team are really looking forward to working with you and your child this year. We have lots of exciting learning opportunities planned. The staff that will be supporting your child in their learning journey this year are:



              RA - Ms. Hudd (Monday-Wednesday) and Ms. Thompson (Wednesday-Friday)

              RB - Ms. Riaz

              RC - Ms. Horsley


Our Early Years lead is Ms. Fry.


Support and Cover Staff: 

Ms. James, Ms. Henden, Ms. Ife, Ms. Ismail, Ms. Roberts, Ms. Tonks and Ms Melia.


PE Days

Each class will be having 1 PE session each week to begin with.

              RA - Thursday

              RB - Wednesday

              RC -  Tuesday


PE kits will need to be in all week and the PE dress policy can be found on the school website.


Forest School

Each class will be having one Forest School session each week:

              RA - Wednesday (PM)

              RB - Tuesday (PM)

              RC -  Thursday (PM)


Children are required to wear suitable outdoor clothing and footwear. For more information click here.  If you have any questions then please speak to your child's class teacher.


Our Current Topic

Our topic for Summer 2 will be "Are we there yet?" 

You will find the Home Learning Project planner and Overview for this topic under the section below. Head over to our School twitter page where you will find exciting pictures and videos of our learning. Click here to find out more.


Contact Information

You can find the school's contact details here.

We use Class Dojo to communicate relevant information. If you do not yet have access to this, please speak to your child's class teacher.

Tapestry Parent Guide


Where in the world would you like to go?

How would you like to travel there?

Explore these questions and more in this project about transport, travel and places near and far!


Old Macdonald had a farm, e-i-e-i-o!

Do cows drink milk?

What are baby pigs called?

It’s time to find out more about life on the farm and the animals that live there...


Reception INSPIRE Session - Thursday 18th March 2021


The focus for our INSPIRE session was subtraction. Below you will find the PowerPoint slides that were shared during the session, along with copies of the resources in the packs sent home with the children.


Why do ladybirds have spots? Why do spiders spin webs? Explore these questions and more in this project about minibeasts and their habitats.


Can I switch it on? How does it work? Explore these questions and more in this project about technology, toys and communication.


Why are there stars in the sky at night? Does everyone go to bed at the same time as me? Explore these questions and more in this project about night time.


Was the Big Bad Wolf really so bad? How many bowls of porridge did Goldilocks eat? Explore these questions and more in this magical project all about fairy tales, goodies and baddies!