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Summer 2


This term we are excited to learn all about Water! We will take a walk into town to look at the river in Stratford-upon-Avon, and also take a journey on the chain ferry across the water. We will also be exploring water in the context of oceans, learning about Greta Thunberg and how we can protect the water on our planet. 

Our Trip to the Butterfly Farm

We had a fantastic time at the butterfly farm on Wednesday 17th May. We got to see so many different types of butterflies, minibeasts and even a crocodile! They taught about the life cycle of a butterfly and about the habitat that butterflies like to live in. It was a great morning.

Summer 1 


Please see our knowledge organiser for Summer 1, our topic is habitat hunters. We will be learning about a range of different habitats and the animals that live there, as well going on a super trip to the Butterfly Farm in May! 

Mary Arden's Farm Trip

Spring 2


We are looking forward to exploring all the wonderful signs of Spring in this half term's topic. It will be great to observe the changes in the natural world around us. We are also looking forward to our school trip to Mary Arden's Farm this half term too! 

Spring 1


Happy New Year from the Reception team! Please see our Knowledge Organiser for this half term's learning on Space. We look forward to sharing our learning with you at our class assembly on Wednesday 1st February! 

Autumn 2


'Day and Night' is our topic for this half term, as we explore with the children all the lights, sparkle and magic that this time of year brings! Please see an outline of our topic below: 

Reception Curriculum Evening


Thank you so much to all those who attended our Parent Evening on Wednesday 28th September, it was wonderful to see so many of you. 


Please see the PowerPoint presentation below with the information shared during the evening.

Welcome to our new Reception children! 


We are delighted to welcome our new starters to school. The start to their learning journey at Bridgetown has officially started, and we know they are going to have a fantastic year ahead. Please keep an eye on this page for updates and news. 


Please see the Knowledge Organiser for this half term below. We hope it gives you an insight into what your child will be learning about this half term. 


Reception 2021-2022

Our River Walk Trip

15.06.22- We had a brilliant time walking along the River Avon and going on the chain ferry!  We spotted lots of wildlife and boats and even saw some ‘Bridgetown Swans’. We enjoyed walking around Stratford on a sunny day and even got to have a play at the park! See some pictures of what we got up to below:

Summer 2 

For our final half-term of Reception, our focus topic is Water. We will be learning about the ocean, rivers, canals and other types of water on our planet. We will learn the 'Snail and the Whale' and all about Greta Thunberg! Please see the knowledge organiser below for more information: 

Our Trip to Stratford Butterfly Farm

Reception had a fantastic time at the Butterfly Farm on Monday 9th May. We got to see lots of beautiful butterflies, experience their very hot habitat, learn about their lifecycle, and even spot some other animals too! We have been thinking about some interesting facts that we learnt about butterflies whilst on the trip. 

Summer 1 

Welcome back and we hope you had a lovely Easter break! This half term our topic is Habitat Hunters! We are looking forward to learning about lots of different animals and where they live. We will focusing on an action packed story, Spyder, about a secret agent spider! Please see the knowledge organiser for what else we will be looking at this half term: 

Our Trip to Mary Arden's Farm 

We enjoyed visiting Mary Arden's Farm on 4th April. We learnt lots about the Tudors and even saw some animals. We have been thinking about how the past is different to the present and  got to have a go at different activities that the Tudors would have had to do. We went shopping at a market, made lavender bags, walked round a Tudor house and played Tudor games. 


Spring 2


We are excited about our new topic Spring into Life which will cover the changes that this season brings. We will be looing at the story of Jack and the Beanstalk, and also growing our own plants too! Take a look at the Knowledge Organiser below to find out more about our plans for this half term: 

Spring 1


Happy New Year to all our Reception children, it's a delight to welcome them back to school after the Christmas break. We are excited to launch our next topic, SPACE. Please see the knowledge organiser below for an overview of the learning we will cover this half term. 


We look forward to welcoming you into school on Wednesday 2nd February for our class assembly, where we can share our learning with you. 

An Autumn Walk 

Reception had a lovely walk around our school grounds to look for the early signs of Autumn. Take a look at our findings! 

Reception Curriculum Evening 29.09.21


Thank you to all who were able to attend the Curriculum Evening, we hope you found the session informative. If you were unable to attend, please see the PowerPoint slides below, which give an overview of the information covered. 

Our First Week at School

Welcome Reception 2021-2022



We are delighted to welcome our new Reception children to Bridgetown Primary School! 

Do check this page regularly for updates and photographs of learning throughout the school year. 


A typical day in Reception

When the children are in school full time, a typical day looks like this: 


Drop off


Register and carpet time




Snack and break


Carpet time




Carpet time




Register and carpet time










Home time