Fulfen Primary School

Reception 2022 - 2023

Welcome to Reception!

Pupils begin their life-long learning journey in a happy, safe and secure learning environment where they can flourish and achieve their true potential.  Learning in Early Years, adopts a highly successful play-based approach within the classroom and in our outdoor learning spaces. Through play, children are encouraged to explore, negotiate, take risks and develop their language skills and relationships with others- skills which are essential to their development.

Our Early Years team are highly adept at bringing learning to life and developing a sense of curiosity, awe and wonder to inspire and motivate our pupils to achieve their very best physically, emotionally, socially and intellectually. We place great value on establishing a genuine partnership between home and school. Shared goals, encouragement and support from both home and school lay a firm foundation for our pupils’ learning and well-being.


Meet the Reception team:

Tap on a team member's photo to find out more about them.

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Miss Chapman

R2 Teacher

Head of Early Years

Mrs Darby

R1 Teacher


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Mrs Russ

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Carter

Teaching Assistant

Important Information


We are really looking forward to welcoming you and your child to our school.

New to Fulfen children will attend:

8.45-11.15am Tuesday 6th -Friday 9th Sept

Fulfen PreSchool children will attend:

12.45-3.15pm Tuesday 6th-Friday 9th Sept

ALL children will attend full time from Monday 12th September:

Reception children should enter school between 8:35am and 8:55am and enter the school through the Reception door. 

They will finish at 3:20pm when they should be collected from Reception playground.

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PE and Forest School will start w/c 12th September.


Children should come to school in their PE kits on PE days (R1 - Mondays and R2 - Tuesdays).

Our PE Kit consists of:

  • White T-shirt with Fulfen logo and black shorts;
  • Additional navy Fulfen hoody and navy tracksuit bottoms for outdoor PE;
  • Trainers;
  • In extremely cold weather, extra layers such as under-layers, hats and gloves are permissible as long as the activity can be carried out safely in these (a staff member will advise the children appropriately);
  • In hot weather, please can children apply their own suncream on before school and make sure that they have a drink and hat with them (a staff member will advise the children whether their hat is appropriate for an activity or not).

Hair and Jewellery:

  • No jewellery (including fitness bands) should be worn for PE;
  • Earrings should be removed and not taped over;
  • Long hair must be tied back.

Forest School

Children should come to school in forest kit (R1 on Wednesdays and R2 on Thursdays).  Children do not need book bags on Forest day.

In cold weather:

  • Hats and gloves
  • Jumper/fleece (with warm undergarments)
  • Warm socks (and some spare socks)
  • Wellington boots
  • Waterproof clothing
  • Coat

In warm weather:

  • Sun cream protection
  • Sun hat (offering protection to the back of their neck)
  • Sensible sturdy close-toed shoes
  • Covered legs (no shorts)
  • Spare socks
  • Wellington boots
  • Waterproof clothing
  • Jacket


Virtually Visit Reception!

Click on the interactive pictures below to find out about what we do outside!  You can tap on the buttons to find out more!

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Here is registration area R1 - look at some of the different areas that can be found here by clicking on the image below:


And this is registration area R2 - click on the image below to find out what is on offer here:


Click on the image below to find out more about this room:


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Contact us at Fulfen Primary School

Main Contact: Mrs S Steele
Rugeley Road