Reception 2018 - 2019

Mrs Devenport

Mrs Power


We would like to welcome you to Reception and provide you with information about all the exciting things that are happening in our class. Please click the link above to find out more information about the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum.

 Our Outdoor Classroom. Outdoor Classroom


Please find below some of the comments from recent feedback on our questionnaire for parents. 

"Amazing teachers who have the time for all the children and parents. Lessons and parent info are well thought out"

"The teachers are very hands on with each child and are easy to talk to"

"My child has been here for the past year and we can say that the attitude towards the kids is wonderful! He loves to come to school and that tells us everything"

"My children have been to a lot of different schools and can honestly say this school has been the best, it ticks every box"

"Very friendly and supportive learning environment that encourages and supports strong links with home"

"I would like to thank all reception staff for supporting and teaching my child. I am proud of how she has grown in such a short amount of time"


Have a look at our webpage and if you have any questions we are always there to help!


Wish Tree

Inside the reception classroom we have a 'Wish Tree' where the children can tell us what they would like to learn about. You will notice that leaves are beginning to appear on the tree.


You will have also recieved some orange and yellow leaves so that you can tell us what you 'wish' for your children to learn during their first year at school. These leaves are now being added to the tree and we hope that your children will achieve what you have 'wished' for them by the end of the year


Our new Topic ...

We have looked at the children’s ideas on the ‘Wish Tree’ and have decided that ‘Animals’ will be our next topic. We ‘brainstormed’ the topic of ‘Animals’ with the children. Please have a look at our ‘brainstorming’ as it is stuck on the window, in the classroom. We are continuing the topic by looking at ‘Wild Animals’. We will be:

* Discussing different types of wild animals and sorting them into groups.

* Using non-fiction books to find out information about wild animals.

* Singing new songs and rhymes about wild animals.

* Using ‘small world’ wild animals.

* Going on a ‘wild animal hunt’ in the outdoor area.

* Drawing and painting wild animals.

* Making wild animal masks.

* Playing in the ‘Vets’ role play area and writing for a purpose e.g. labels, prescriptions in the ‘Vets’, lists of animals etc.




Please use the links below to find out more about animals.


Chester Zoo

Tatton Hall Farm

National Geographic



See below for photos of our Christmas activities




Some ideas for activities at home....

Cbeebies Website


Crickweb Activies


See below for our Spring Term Newsletter.


Below you will find copies of letters with information sent out so far this year.

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Contact the School

Manor Park Primary School

Manor Park North,
Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 8DB

Main Contact: Mrs Cobham in the
school office

Tel: 01625 568837