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Reception Maple

The Reception Class includes children in the age range from 4-5 years old. The Reception Year is the foundation on which future learning takes place. We encourage creativity, independence, enquiry, communication and problem solving. Most importantly with the children we try to create an enjoyable experience and have fun. The classroom and its outside area are always busy. You never know what you may find in Reception: a park keeper, a bean stalk, caterpillars and best of all a whole class of new friends.

Mrs Smith


Mrs Smith, who joined Meadowside in 2005, is part of our excellent reception team. She is enthusiastic about outdoor learning in our Forest School, is the Geography Subject Leader and is also a key member of the English team.

“I enjoy working as part of the Reception Team, welcoming children into our Meadowside family.”

Mrs Lyes

Mrs Smith is very lucky to have the talented Mrs Lyes in her class. Mrs Lyes joined Meadowside in 2017 and has excellent experience in EYFS and Key Stage 1.