New Reception Transition Materials

Reception Transition Booklet 2: emailed to all parents, or available for download here


Reception Learning Environment Video:

Reception Parent Information Presentation:

Miss Coote - new RH story video: 


Miss Coppard - new RD story video: 

Miss Narula - new RS story video: 

Miss Qazi - new RN story video: 

School Closure Work

WEEK 4 - w/b 13th July - There is no timetable this week. Please continue with the lessons from previous weeks. 

WEEK 1 - w/b 22nd June - Home Learning Weekly Timetable 

Please click the links below to view the video lessons:

Literacy Numeracy Our World
Lesson 1 - Goldilocks & The Three Bears Lesson 1 - Addition Lessons 1 to 5
Lesson 2 - Creating a story 's' Lesson 2 - Subtraction
Lesson 3 - Sentence Writing

Storytelling videos 

At Horsenden Primary, we love reading books! If you want to enjoy a story read by some of the teachers, browse through the story videos below. Enjoy!

Elmer - read by Miss Qazi


Aliens Love Underpants - read by Miss Coppard


The Very Helpful Hedgehog - read by Miss Qazi


Laika the Astronaut - read by Miss Coppard


Bringing Down The Moon - read by Mrs French


The Gruffalo - read by Mrs Miller


Somewhere in Australia - read by Mrs Donaghy

Key Information

Class Homework Home Loan Book  Reading Book
RD Friday Weekly Weekly
RH Friday Weekly Weekly
RN Friday Weekly Weekly
RS Friday Weekly Weekly

Please note:

  • Completed homework should be returned to school the following Thursday 
  • You will be informed individually when your child's Book bag, Home Loan & Reading Books should be returned 


Reception Red Words are a list of words that children in Reception are expected to know by the end of the academic year. These are words which cannot be read or sounded out using phonics and are coloured red in reading books.

Please support your child to learn to read and write these words at their own pace.



Important Dates

School Term Dates

School Calendar

Weekly Newsletter


Class AssembliesRH - 05/06, RN - 12/06, RS - 19/06 & RD - 26/06


Curriculum Maps

Information about what the children will be learning each half term, throughout the school year.

Paper copies are available on request from the school office.










Click the 'Online Learning' button below to view the recommended websites to help support your child's learning at home.