St Mary's CofE Primary School - 'Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind...Love your neighbour as yourself.' Matthew 22 v37-40

St Mary's CofE Primary School

Prospective Reception Parents September 2022

Welcome to St Mary's CofE Primary

Welcome to St Mary's CofE Primary School. St Mary's is positive and caring school with a dedicated EYFS team that strives for the very best in everything we do. In Reception we aim to create an inclusive learning environment where all children achieve their full potential. 

This page contains; our school prospectus, photographs, video tours and PowerPoints full of useful information and frequently asked questions. If you have any questions please email us on

Mr Horan

Reception Teacher

Welcome Video

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Reception Staff Photographs and Key Information

All about Mr Horan

  • In my spare time I like to read, go running and spend time with my daughter.
  • My favourite children's book is 'No more kissing!' by Emma Chichester Clark.
  • At school I like to act out different roles in the home area.


All about Mrs Cirelli

  • In my spare time I like to read and do puzzle games
  • My favourite children's book is Whatever Next! by Jill Murphy
  • At school I like to do crafts and baking. 

Current classroom layout- April 2022

Previous classroom layout for September 2021

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What do the current cohort like about Reception?

Information regarding school transition dates and the 'Welcome to Reception' meeting will be posted out the week beginning the 25th April. 

Baseline Assessment


In September all children in Reception will complete a Baseline Assessment. This is in addition to our school baseline that we carry out at the beginning of the year, which helps us to get to know your children and it informs our weekly planning. 


Below is some information about how the Government RBA works, why it is being done and what your child can expect

Other useful documents

School Readiness Resources

Preparation for the first day -