Reception

The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) is a very important stage in learning at Hartburn Primary School. Children develop quickly in the early years and early years practitioners aim to do all they can to help the children have the best possible start in life.

The content of the curriculum for Reception can be found by clicking on the Curriculum Overview.

Children follow the Early Years Foundation Stage Framework which explains how and what your child will be learning. Your child will be developing skills, acquiring knowledge and demonstrating their understanding through seven main areas of development, made up of three prime areas and four specific areas. Click on the links at the bottom to find out more.


The three prime areas are:


The four specific areas are:


The links below also show the methods used in Reception to teach the four rules in maths


To see the newsletters which show what we are learning each half term please go to our Newsletter page.

Term dates and holidays

Academic Year 2017/2018

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Well done George !

19th Mar 2018

Well done George White Y6 who yesterday represented Hartburn Primary School in the British Judo Sch...

1st Place for Beth

16th Mar 2018

Huge well done to Beth Sullock Y6 who came first in the recent cross country competition and will b...

Check out the tweet from Sunderland AFC showing Lee's visit to school last week as part of Careers ...

Olly is 2 today !

12th Mar 2018

Happy 2nd Birthday to our school dog Olly !