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St William of York Catholic Primary School


Thank you to everybody who has been sending me pictures of our fabulous Reception children working so hard at home!

I have added a weeks worth of maths planning and activities based on Money for you to try.Remember to let me know how you get on!

from Mrs Stalker x


Expressive Arts 

In this newly added section links have just been added based around singing and music, why hot have an explore and learn a new song!

National Numeracy Day 13th May

As we are all learning at home,here is an opportunity to get involved with some number activities, have a look at this link and the others also available to keep up with your number skills. 

Toby had a tough decision to make but chose Supertato!

Jacob and Otis reading The Very Hungry Caterpillar 🐛 remember to shout “metamorphosis” !

Look who has got good listening in my house🐶happy Pyjamarama Day!

Here is George reading some lovely stories, thank you George!!

Miss Croughan's babies enjoying reading 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar' for Pyjamarama day!


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Exciting News!

This week Book Trust are celebrating Pyjamarama.On Friday 1st May we are all invited to join in with a festival of story-filled fun by wearing our pyjamas and sharing lots and lots of stories together.Have a look at the link below.Please feel free to send in your pictures to my school email ( we can share them on our class website page.I wonder what books you will choose?🐛📚🐛

love Mrs Stalker x

Hello Reception ,

I hope you are all enjoying the sunshine and spending time with your lovely families. You were all making amazing progress at learning your letter sounds so I am making a phonics folder for you to watch and have a go at .I am missing all your fabulous singing and seeing your  smiley faces, so hopefully see you very soon.

 Mrs Stalkersmiley

Monkey Puzzle

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Religious Education

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Dear All,

As families are now self-isolating, we have put together some useful resources for home learning.

Please see below for links and guidance.

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We will update again in the near future but in the meantime, we wish you all well.

Kind regards,

Mrs Stalker,  Mrs Ledson, Miss Croughan, Miss Turner, Mrs McKearnan & Miss Jackson

Welcome to Our Reception Class


Reception Staff

Mrs Stalker - Class Teacher

 Miss Croughan– Teaching Assistant

Mrs Ledson- Teaching Assistant 


Miss Turner –Teaching Assistant - one to one support

Mrs McKearnan- Teaching Assistant - one to one support

Miss Jackson - Teaching Assistant - one to one support



We would like to welcome all of our families to St William of York Catholic Primary school we are really looking forward to working with your child over the course of the year!

The children all look very smart in their new uniforms and have settled very quickly into full time school! We have had so much fun during our first few days!


General Information

Please ensure that all your child’s belongings (even shoes) are clearly named!


Over the course of the year we will hold the following information meetings:

A reading and phonics information evening- 7th October

Termly Parents evenings. If you have any questions or need to pass on any information,

staff will always be available to talk to parents in the mornings and at the end of the school day.


Parent’s as partners

Working Together has a positive impact on your child’s learning and development. Every half term we will send home an information sheet that we ask you to complete and return to school. We then use your information to plan experiences that reflect your child’s interests.


PE day - will be Thursday and all children will require a clearly named PE Kit after October half term.


Lending Library - All children will be encouraged to develop a love of stories and books. They will have the opportunity to choose 1 book at a time to share with you at home. Each book must be returned before another one is chosen.


Homework – All children will bring home an interactive activity and a homework book every friday starting from October. Homework is to be returned to school on Mondays.


 Curriculum Information  for this term is as follows:





PE - balancing on small & large body parts

First Days In Reception 2019

  • Our Mission Statement
  • Together Everyone Achieves More.
  • To go forward in Christ, to respect our neighbour and to always give our best.