Telephone: 015396 20510
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Interim Headteacher: Tracy Whetton
SENDCo: Lynda Livesey
Opening Hours: Mon - Fri - 8:50am - 3:30pm

Welcome to Elder 2 – Reception


The children in Nursery and Reception are offered a ‘hands on’ play based curriculum, both indoors and outdoors, throughout the day.

In addition to the activities planned by the adults, the children are offered plenty of opportunities to direct their own learning and staff are highly skilled in observing the children and recognising opportunities to support and extend children’s ideas.

Please see a copy of our curriculum map for 2020-21…

Here is a link to our weekly timetable. Take a look to find out what we get up to…

Autumn Term 2020

Our topic for the first half term will be Home Sweet Home. Within this topic we will look at family, nursery rhymes and homes/houses through the story of The 3 Little Pigs.

Our topic for the second half of the term is Celebrations! We will look at Halloween, Bonfire night and Christmas. Our books that we will focus on will include; Funnybones, Room on the Broom, and The Christmas Story.

Spring Term 2021

Happy New Year! This term we are going to be looking at the topics ‘Once upon a time’ and ‘Helping Hands.’ Due to the school closure, you will find all teaching session videos uploaded onto Tapestry. You will also receive a paper home learning pack full of resources to support teaching at home and we will email all other information weekly. Please remember, if you need to get in touch with staff just email the class page; and we will be happy to help!
Here are some lovely home learning photos to show what we have all been up to at home…


Summer Term 2021

Welcome back! We are so pleased to be back in school altogether. We have really missed everyone. This half term we are going to be learning about ‘Growth and Change’. We have started by thinking about the book, ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ and will later go on to look at ‘Yucky Worms’, ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ and ‘Jasper’s Beanstalk’. How exciting as we came into school on Monday to find we had some real caterpillars in class to look after and help grow into beautiful butterflies. We have been learning all week about the life cycle of a butterfly and thinking about healthy food. We will go on to plant some of our own food and get out and about on a minibeast hunt. In maths, we are looking at subitising to 5 or 10, as well as adding and subtracting in Reception. In PE, we hope to get the big equipment out to practise our climbing and in art we are learning about printing and collages. We have such a fun and busy term ahead, it feels so good to be back!


We will keep you updated with current learning through our Facebook page, school website and Learning Journeys. Please remember to look at your child’s learning journey regularly and contribute to it as much as possible. It is a great way for parents to be involved in their child’s learning and keep up to date with what’s happening.


(Please see our Facebook page for regular updates and information about our learning.

Sedbergh Primary School -EYFS)

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