Highburton CE (VC) First School

Reception Class

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Reception New Starters Video

To send in any work completed at home please use the following email address:





  • Mrs Illingworth - Class Teacher


  • Mrs Kaye- Educational Teaching Assistant 



Please take a look at our Phonics and Writing PowerPoints. They aim to help with understanding on how we teach both, any questions and please get in touch!

Phonics PowerPoint

Writing PowerPoint

Phonics and Reading Information Sheet


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Here are some websites that you may find useful.


Phonics Play

Oxford Owl



The children in Reception love craft and taking part in art activities. Here is some of our from Kandinsky and Picasso topics. As you can see we are really good!

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Reception are always busy learning!


Whether we are inside or outside Reception are always busy working together to explore and learn all about the world.

Welcome to our page where you can see what we have been up to!

Ambulance Visit

The children had a visit from Yorkshire Ambulance Service. They had a look at the equipment and were able to ring the siren. They loved it!

The children spent the week celebrating Chinese New Year. They tasted some food, danced and made lanterns.

'Bubble' sports day 2021.

During our Basic Skills week we learnt lots of new skills!

In Reception we love to take part in lots of activities. Please take a look at us busy at work!