Reception 2023 - 2024

Mrs Griffiths


Miss Davies

Class Teacher

Hello and welcome to the Reception class page!


Here is a little bit of information about us......


Mrs Griffiths: Hi I am Mrs Griffiths I will be your Reception teacher Monday to Wednesday.  I have been a teacher at St Wilfrid's for over 25 years! I have a daughter who is 23 and a son who is 20 and both came to school at St Wilfrid's.  I enjoy, cooking, gardening, drawing and walking. I love visiting my family in Cyprus!


Miss Davies: Hi I am Miss Davies and I teach in Reception on a Thursday and Friday.  You will see me around the school on the other days in my Senco role.  Outside of school I enjoy travelling to different countries and visiting historical places.  I also enjoy cooking food from the countries I have visited.  Reception is my favourite year to teach as the children learn so much especially learning to read and write!


Mrs Bates: Hi I am Mrs Bates and I am the teaching assistant in Reception.  I have been married for 5 years and we have a little boy together.  In my spare time I enjoy seeing family and friends, going for walks and drawing.


Miss Apanasionok: Hi I am Mrs Apanasionok and I am an assistant in the classroom.  I have 4 boys and enjoy baking, art and gardening.


Reception Class Information 


Outdoor learning in the forest will take place on Mondays! We will provide waterproof suits; please can children bring in a hat and some gloves and named wellies (wellies to leave in school).

 PE day is Wednesday. Please can your child come to school wearing their PE kit on both Monday and Wednesday.


Please can all items, including water bottles be named and can children bring a warm, waterproof coat to school every day. Book bags with your child’s reading book and diary also need to be brought to school every day.


School lunches need to be ordered in advance online via DOLCE, unless your child is bringing a packed lunch to school.


Homework will be given out on Fridays

What is needed for Reception?

  • A book bag.
  • A named, reusable water bottle to be washed and refilled daily please.
  • Reading diary (provided by school) - to be kept in book bag.
  • School reading book (provided by school) - to be kept in book bag.
  • Lunch box for those on a packed lunch.


What will we be learning?


Summer Term:

This half term we will be travelling the world as pirates!  We will begin with our trip to Thurstaston Beach.

The books that we will be reading are;

Week 1 - The Troll

Week 2 - 10 Little Pirates

Week 3 - The Pirates next door

Week 4 - The Pirate cruncher

Week 5 - Pirate Treasure

Week 6 - Pirates love underpants

Week 7 - Transition into Year 1


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Contact Us

St Wilfrid's Primary School

Greenbank Lane, Hartford

Northwich, Cheshire


Tel: 01606 663 630