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Welcome to Reception

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If you have received your Reception school place, we really look forward to meeting you and welcoming you in the future.  We will be in touch when we know more about induction arrangements.

At Ashwood Park we welcome children to our Reception classes from both our onsite nursery and other settings. The children learn through a mixture of child initiated learning and adult led planning. We have a wonderful learning environment both inside and outside for the children to access:

Nurturing adults, activities and resources provide opportunities for children to progress towards the early learning goals in the seven areas of learning. These areas are; Communication and language, Physical Development, Personal, Social and Emotional Development, Literacy, Mathematics, Understanding the World, Expressive Arts and Design.



An example day in Reception


  • Welcome and register
  • Phonics
  • Literacy and child initiated learning
  • Morning break
  • Maths and children initiated learning Dinner time
  • Chid initiated learning and topic Afternoon break
  • Guided Reading/ handwriting/reading books/assessment Home time

Ashwood Park Primary School,
Bells Lane,
West Midlands, DY8 5DJ

Tel: 01384 818545
Fax: 01384 818546