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Welcome to Reception

In reception we are always very busy! We have so much fun learning in all of our classroom areas and outside too. We have weekly forest school and PE which are two of our favourite activities! Because our learning is outdoors, we always need to have suitable clothing for all weathers to make sure that we are as warm and dry as possible.  

In reception magic breakfast starts at 8:20 until 8:30. We love coming into school to have breakfast before our other friends arrive at 8:40. We all go home at 3:00.


Miss Burns is our class teacher along with our teaching assistants Miss Rodham, Mrs Fawkes, Mrs Foster as well as Danielle on an afternoon, who are always on hand to help with anything. We can be contacted at the bottom of this page via email or through calling the office and leaving a message. You will also find lots of information on our page to help us learn at home and let our grown ups know what we have been busy doing too. 


We want to show you how much fun we have in reception and how fantastic we are at learning so please take a look at the photos below-keeping popping back too because we are always updating our page. 


See you soon!

Miss Burns, Miss Rodham, Mrs Fawkes, Mrs Foster and Danielle x


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Meet the staff!

Meet Miss Burns.

Hi, I'm Miss Burns and I am 8 years into my teaching career here at Catchgate, where I first started as a final year teaching student. I have a son called Leo, who is in Year 4 and a pet dog called Percy. During my free time, I love to spend time with my family and being outdoors, especially when it is sunny! 


Meet Miss Rodham.

Hi, I'm Miss Rodham and I have worked at Catchgate for 7 years. I have always worked with children, in nurseries and private settings before starting my job at Catchgate. I love going on walks with my dog Teddy and my son Josh. 


Meet Mrs Fawkes.

Hi, I'm Mrs Fawkes. I have worked at Catchgate for just over a year but have worked with children for over 20 years. I have two children and two dogs at home who I spend most of my spare time with. When i'm not at work i love to explore the outdoors especially in the autumn.


Meet Mrs Foster


Meet Danielle.

Hi, I'm Danielle and I have worked at Catchgate since 2014 where I started as an apprentice. I love spending my free time with friends and family and being outdoors. I enjoy going camping and visiting the Lake District to complete some of the different walks around there.

Rights Respecting Schools Award

Our school has a continued commitment to helping children learn about and understand their rights. Here are the individual rights we will be exploring across the school linking to our weekly themes in the Autumn term. Please ask your children about these articles and speak with them about how they impact them at home too.


Whole School Theme

Article of the Week

Our Fragile World

Article 4 – making rights real

Keeping safe - online

Article 17 – access to information and media

Staying healthy - eating

Article 3 – best interests of the child

Educate and Celebrate

Article 2 – no discrimination

Black History Month

Article 41 – best law for children applies

Black History Month

Article 31 – rest, play, culture, arts

ADHD Awareness

Article 6 – life, survival and development

Staying Healthy – wellbeing and mental health

Article 26 – social and economic help

Looking after the environment

Article 8 - identity

Friendship Week

Article 13 – sharing thoughts freely

Keeping healthy – sport

Article 19 – protection from violence

National Tree Week

Article 5 – family guidance as children develop

Our Fragile World

Article 27 – food, clothing, a safe home

Christmas Celebrations

Article 14 – freedom of thought and religion

Christmas Celebrations

Article 29 – aims of education

If you need to speak to us, you can contact us via the link below.

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