Knavesmire Primary School

Trafalgar Street, York, North Yorkshire YO23 1HY

01904 554445

Helping your Reception class child at home

Here are some ways to help your Reception child with ....more>

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Reception Learning Goals - A Parent's Guide

There are 17 Early Learning Goals in Reception and 7 areas of learning, which are a bit like subjects.

These areas of learning are exactly the same as those in a nursery setting so we should be viewed as the final stage in your child’s early learning journey. When your child ......more >


Here are some resources that we feel may help to assist your child with learning phonics. – a web site full of online games to assist with particular phases and sets.
• Jolly Phonics – can be bought as a book or viewed online at . You can also watch the Jolly phonics songs on

Forest school

Forest school is an inspirational process that offers all learners regular opportunities to achieve and develop confidence and self-esteem through hands on learning experiences in the natural environment!

We hope to take the children out regularly throughout the year to explore seasonal change, and enjoy a variety of activities in the local environment!