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Following the latest Government announcement, our school is now closed to the majority of children until after the February Half Term holiday (earliest return date is Monday 22nd February 2021). Only Critical Worker and vulnerable children will be attending school until then and all other pupils will be taught via Home/Remote Learning.

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Welcome to our Reception Class


Class Teacher: Miss Shields

Class Teaching Assistant: Mrs Ivinson (Mon.-Thurs.)

                                Miss Rogerson (Fri.) 


Please see our home learning for week 3 below.


Well done everyone for some wonderful work this week, we have all enjoyed seeing what you have been busy doing.


Keep up the great work!

Home Learning, Week Beginning 4th January 2021

Hello all, I hope you received my email (04/01/21.)

I hope everyone has had a lovely Christmas. Sadly this is not the start to the New Year we were hoping for but we will work together to ensure your child continues making progress.


Please find our home learning for this week below. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me:



I look forward to hearing from you and seeing pictures of your child engaged in their activities.

I do hope you are all well and keeping safe.

Thank you for your continued support,

Miss Shields



This half term our topic is


Please see the attached topic web for the planned learning.


This week enjoy reading a range of stories together, discussing the main characters and key events.

I have also attached some basic skills sheets for you to do together at home - if you do not have access to printer, please display the sheets for your child to work from off a screen onto paper at home. 

Home learning, WB 4th January

Have a go at making and then having fun with playdough at home...

Useful Websites to support your child's home learning: 


www.espresso.co.uk       username: student9716 password: kirkby




Useful online books to support your child with early reading:





Here at Kirkby Stephen Primary School we believe that parents are a child's most enduring educator. When parents/carers and practitioners work together in the Early Years, the results have a positive impact on the child's development and learning.

Our aim is to make your child's first experience of school life a happy one. We want to ensure that your child settles in to school as easily and as quickly as possible.

Our classroom provides access to a safe, stimulating indoor and outdoor learning environment, which will encourage your child to explore, investigate and learn through firsthand experiences. 

Visiting Santa in his grotto at Kirkby Stephen Primary School

We have had a great week celebrating Diwali. We have made diya lamps, made rangoli patterns, acted out the story of Rama and Sita and so much more!

'Light and Dark' Autumn 2, 2020

A super session with Razzamataz Dance School.

We are wonderful artists, we hope you like our self portraits

We love being outside, whatever the weather!

We are having lots of fun learning about the season, Autumn, this week.

'All about me!' Autumn 1, 2020

Fun Phonic Websites that you may like to try at home!