Reception 2023 - 2024



Welcome to Foundation Stage 2

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In FS2 we have 2 classes

Blue Dragons


Mrs Ward – Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday

Mrs Chatterton –Thursday and Friday


Green Dragons


Mrs House - Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday

Miss Atkinson - Thursday and Friday


Teaching Assistants

Mrs Broadway, Mrs Chatterton, Mrs Clarke, Mrs Allison, Mrs Savage. 



Our topics this term

Spring 1 - Once upon a time... (Tradtional Tales)

I can describe a story character

I can decribe how a story character is feeling

I can describe a setting

I can retell a familiar story


Spring 2 Are we there yet? (Transport and Travel)

I can  name different types pf vehicles

I can know what types of vehicles are used for different journeys

I can talk about different vehicles used in the past and compare them to the vehicles we use today




Please look at the curriculum newsletter for further information.

Although Foundation Stage 2 do not add blogs on the website, Foundation Stage 2 Parents can access the fortnightly newsletters on Tapestry. 





Just a few reminders for the new term:

  • Please bring book bags to school every day

  • Bring some spare clothes just in-case, these can go in book bags

  • Bring a water bottle to school every day. (water only, we will refill this during the day if needed)

  • Please arrive promptly at drop off and pick up times

  • Check that names are on all items including book bags and water bottles

  • Please bring a pair of wellies that can stay at school


PE days

Blue Dragons (YRCW) - Wednesday and Thursday

Green Dragons (YRHA) - Monday and Thursday

Please ensure your child has a PE kit in school for these days. PE kit is; black/navy shorts, white t-shirt, pumps and jogging bottoms for outdoor PE.

Please check that your child's name is in their kit.


Children will be offered fresh fruit each day and are able to bring their own healthy snack in accordance with our healthy school policy.


Thank you for your continued support and we are so looking forward to another successful and fun filled year!  

If you have any questions for the Foundation Stage Team, please email school at  


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Marcliffe Primary School
Marlcliffe Primary School
Marlcliffe Road
S6 4AJ
Main Contact:Steph Hanson, School Manager