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Join Reception in September 2024

Learning is fun at Reigate St Mary’s! Excellent teaching in small Reception classes ensure the children have an exciting and creative start to their school lives. To find out more about joining in September 2024, come and visit us!

Some information about our Reception classes that you may find useful:

A typical Reception year group at RSM has 44 children, divided into three classes (two of 15 and 1 of 14). The majority of children move up from our Kindergarten with others joining us from many different settings. We manage the transition for all the children gently and there are several sessions in the summer term, before a September start, to make sure all our new joiners feel welcome and happy.

The Reception children enjoy a purposeful curriculum with a strong focus on the individual and child initiated learning. There is an extensive outdoor learning programme in place throughout the school and the children spend plenty of time outside in the fresh air. They have regular Forest School as well as using the grounds, nature reserve, outdoor classroom and pond for daily adventures and fun with their friends.

The children’s Early Years scores are exceptional, and they move on to Year 1 with a strong foundation on which to build their learning as well as the confidence to try new things and learn from their mistakes.

There is a comprehensive and flexible year-round wraparound care programme for all children at RSM from age 2 1/2 to 11 years.

Contact Admissions Registrar Jenny Myddleton by email to find out more.

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