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Kimpton Primary School

Enjoying our learning journey, travelling forward together.

Interim Headteacher: Mr Lock

High Street, Kimpton, Hitchin
Hertfordshire SG4 8RB

01438 832394

Welcome to the Reception Class page, your place to keep up to date with what is happening in our classroom. This page will continue to evolve so watch this space!

The Curriculum

In Reception we follow the statutory Foundation Stage Curriculum. The document 'Development Matters' shows a clear view as professionals of how we work in the classroom with your children and the stages of the development we are helping them achieve.

Click here to download the 'Development Matters' document.

Meet the Teacher Meeting 11th September 2018

Thank you to all those that attended, if you have any questions please come and see Mr Hooley.

Below is the PowerPoint from the meeting.

Our Class Timetable...subject to change

How we learn Phonics in Reception...

How we learn how to write with the correct letter formation

Red words are words we can't fully sound out and are generally learnt by sight.

Click here for the red words we have learnt so far.

Summer Topic-'Explorers'

Previous Topics-click for more info

Spring 2- Growing

Spring 1-Heroes

Autumn-This is Me!

WOW! Moments

Wow moments are your chance to share from home  steps in your child's learning and development. Please fill in a form and bring them in for your children to share them at school. They then get showcased on our classroom Wow board for everyone to see. Forms are available in the classroom or you can download one below.

Click here to download the form

Useful Websites to help your children at home


Busy Things-Games across the whole curriculum, we use it in class a lot. It is subscription based though you can get a free trial.

Cbeebies-Many games across the curriculum featuring characters your children will know

ICT games-games across the curriculum

Crickwood-games across the curriculum

Phonics Play- Games to build on phonic skills


Apps you could use at home

Just remember when installing apps there may be a cost involved and in-app purchasing present.

Busy Things

Moose Maths

Quiver-Augmented reality, children colour in the sheets then bring them life using the app


BeeBot- Programming skills

Sock Puppets



Blanksheets-art app


At Kimpton we try to keep our curriculum exciting and engaging for our children.  Each term we have a different topic which could be literacy based, humanities based or even a science topic.  

To see what Reception have been up to in previous years, please select the year of interest:

Reception 2016-2017

Reception 2017-2018

We update our class page every week and whenever information evenings are given we ensure that a copy of the presentation is available here for any parents who were unable to attend.

Thank you for visiting our Reception Class page.