Yew Tree Primary School

‘Learning Without Limits’

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Welcome to Reception!

The Reception team are excited to welcome you to the Yew Tree family and we 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. Horne (Wednesday-Friday)

              RB - Ms. Edis

              RC - Ms. Horsley


Our Early Years lead is Ms. Fry.


Support and Cover Staff: 

Ms. Neville, Ms. Henden, Ms. Hussain, Ms. Roberts, Ms. Tonks and Ms Melia.


PE Days

Each class will be having 1 PE session each week:

              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

              RB - Friday

              RC - Thursday


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.


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.



Our Current Topic

Our topics for Autumn 1 will be “Me and My Community” and “Exploring Autumn”.

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.

Autumn 1

Exploring Autumn

This project teaches children about the natural changes that happen during the season of autumn, including how the weather changes, why trees lose their leaves and how wild animals prepare for winter.


Me and My Community

This project supports children with settling into the new rules and routines of school and encourages them to make new friends and feel confident in their class. It teaches children about being helpful, kind and thoughtful at home and at school. This project also teaches children how they are unique and special, the importance of friendship and how people in their family, school and local community are important and can help them.