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Poppleton Ousebank Primary School

Poppleton Ousebank Primary School

Tel: 01904 795930


Welcome to Reception!


There are 2 classes in Reception this year - Swift and Sprint.


The class teachers are Miss Goodwill (Swift)

and Mrs Lister/Mrs Evans (Sprint).


Our teaching assistants are Mrs Johnson and Mrs Eleftheriou.


For information on starting school please see the documents from the Welcome to Reception Meeting which can be found in the 'Letters and Information' section of the Reception class page.

Spring Term


What are we doing this term?

Special times and special people!

We are so pleased that the children have had a lovely Christmas and New Year and we are now ready for an exciting term ahead!


This half term we will begin with discussing the special times we spent with our family over Christmas and what our favourite present was! As we progress in the term, we will be looking at other special times that are celebrated. 

As part of our topic, this half term we will be focusing on:

Winter and Traditional Tales .


There is so much to look forward to this term.  Please see weekly and termly newsletters for more information and important dates. 


Some things to look forward to are:

- Winter walks

- Lots of learning about Traditional Tales

- Chinese New Year

- Sewing our own bookmarks

- A very exciting DT project to help the Gingerbread Man!

- Parent reading sessions

- Kandinsky art work

- Introducing the children to ICT Seesaw


In the 'Letters and Information' section of the Reception page you will find our termly newsletters giving you information on what the children will be learning and how it links to the curriculum.  


Weekly Newsletters

Each week we send out a newsletter. These are uploaded to the web site each week. You will find them in the 'Letters and Information' section.



We will also add photographs of our activities in the gallery section.

School Motto

“Capturing the Imagination of Young Minds”

School Awards

Hope Learning Trust