Reception 2016 - 17

Teacher: Mrs L Carr

Teaching Assistants: Mrs N Ponting and Mrs K Harwood (mornings only)


Christian Value: Friendship


Number of pupils: 30


Specialist Staff




Class Prayers


Lunchtime: Thank you for the world so sweet

                   Thank you for the food we eat

                   Thank you for the birds that sing

                   Thank you Lord for everything


Hometime: God in Heaven, hear my prayer;
                   Keep me in thy loving care,
                   Be my guide in all I do,
                   Bless all those who love me too. Amen 


Unicef Rights and Responsibility: Article 7

All children should have a name and a nationality.

Foundation Stage


Within the Foundation Stage there are 7 areas of learning

Three prime areas

  • Personal, Social and Emotional Development
  • Communication and Language
  • Physical Development

Four specific areas:

  • Literacy
  • Mathematics
  • Understanding the World
  • Expressive Art and Design


Physical Education
P.E. sessions will take place on a Wednesday. Kits can be left on the child’s peg and taken home to wash as the end of each half term - black shorts, white T-shirt and black pumps. Please ensure that they are all clearly named.


'Star of the Day' is a daily reward for someone who has been shining out all day long. They will receive a certificate.
'Star of the Week' is awarded to a child that has tried hard in all aspects of school, including being kind to others, good work, following instructions etc
The 'Star' will receive a certificate and a pencil. We also have "You've been Spotted" draw on a Friday in addition to stickers and verbal praise rewards.


Stay and Play

Autumn Term:        Thursday 20th October 2016

Spring Term:           Thursday 9th February 2017

                                Thursday 30th March 2017

Summer Term:        Thursday 25th May 2017

                        Thursday 13th July 2017

Mini Church

Autumn Term: Monday 19th September 2016

Spring Term: Monday 16th January 2017

                      Monday 27th February 2017

Summer Term: Monday 22nd May 2017

                         Monday 19th June 2017

Online Safety


An Important Note to Parents and Carers.

Please be aware of online safety when our children go on the Internet. The link below offers information and advice about keeping our children safe online. It also has a valuable reminder of the importance of keeping passwords secure.

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St Oswald's CE Primary School. Ronald Ross Avenue, Netherton, Bootle L30 5RH

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