Reception: Gallery

Drawing Ideas to try at home, by Miss Jones

Date: 24th Mar 2020 @ 6:44pm

Something to try at home....

Here are some step by step guides for turning numbers or letters into drawings. 

Happy drawing!

Miss Jones smiley


Reception dress rehearsal, by Mrs Wheatcroft

Date: 9th Dec 2019 @ 2:57pm

Reception were amazing in our dress rehearsal! 

Boxes in Reception, by Mrs Wheatcroft

Date: 29th Nov 2019 @ 12:30pm

Reception had great fun with some empty boxes!

Flour!, by Mrs Wheatcroft

Date: 8th Oct 2019 @ 12:28pm

We are having a great time in the flour. We have been swishing, swirling, patting, squeezing, pushing, sprinkling and talking and singing! 

Sports day, by Mrs Bailey

Date: 22nd Jun 2019 @ 10:44am

Thank you to everyone who supported our Sports Day this year. It was great to see and hear the support for all the children taking part, your cheers and claps were huge motivators! The weather was fabulous and a great day was had by all.

Thank you to those who supported the PTA by purchasing raffle tickets. There were some amazing prizes - our Year 6 pupils did a great job of writing letters to companies to encourage them to donate prizes. We raised a total of £216! 

Wake Up Shake Up before school club, by Mrs Bailey

Date: 21st Apr 2019 @ 10:47pm

Wake Up Shake Up is a before school club which takes place in our school hall Monday – Thursdays. It is run by SR Development.

The club is open from 7.45 am and costs £2 per child per session. Pre booking is not required – simply turn up on the days you need to!

New playtime equipment , by Mrs Bailey

Date: 21st Apr 2019 @ 10:35pm

Our Reception and Year 1 children are enjoying playing with our new playtime equipment.  Playtimes are very active!


The goal posts and the base of the basketball hoop are made of plastic so we need to take particular care of these. Small resources are kept in the storage boxes,

We have reminded the children that this equipment is for use during school hours. Your support in reminding them would be appreciated.

Active learning in Reception , by Mrs Bailey

Date: 20th Mar 2019 @ 2:11pm

Active learning in Reception today :)

A busy morning in Reception, by Mrs Bailey

Date: 12th Feb 2019 @ 10:53am

Playtime in Reception , by Mrs Bailey

Date: 11th Feb 2019 @ 2:15pm

Space-themed PTA cake sale and coffee afternoon this Friday , by Mrs Bailey

Date: 5th Feb 2019 @ 4:52pm

The force is calling you from a galaxy far, far away! 




From 3pm on Friday 8th February 2019

in the School Hall


It’s time to get your imagination working over time. Think out of this world (literally) for our Space Themed bake sale this Friday. 

We can’t wait to see your creations!


Tea and coffee available 

Prizes for the best entries from each class.


Please label cakes with your child’s name and year group and give to class teachers or the school office on the day.


Please bake and buy generously. All proceeds raised go to the PTA

If you wish to support the cake sale but don’t wish to bake, shop bought cakes are always well appreciated.



We would also be grateful to any of you who can help set up or sell on the day - just reply email to let us know!

Christmas lunch, by Mrs Bailey

Date: 19th Dec 2018 @ 1:52pm

We enjoyed a tasty Christmas lunch today. Thank you to everyone involved in preparing and serving the meal. We listened to festive Christmas music whilst we ate. It was exciting pulling our crackers and reading the jokes inside!

A special thank you to Mrs Stark, Mrs Maddocks and Ms Denham for preparing the food , to our governors who came in to help serve the food and to staff who gave up part of their lunchtime to ensure the lunch went smoothly. 

Reception's visit to the Library, by Mrs Wheatcroft

Date: 18th Jul 2018 @ 12:23pm

We really enjoyed our trip to the library.

Sports Day , by Mrs Wheatcroft

Date: 18th Jul 2018 @ 12:17pm

Everyone was amazing on Sports Day. Well done Superstars!

Eggs!, by Mrs Wheatcroft

Date: 6th Mar 2018 @ 2:47pm

Our eggs have arrived! We are very excited about the chicks hatching over the next few days.

Ukulele, by Mrs Wheatcroft

Date: 2nd Mar 2018 @ 4:17pm

Miss Pinto played her ukulele for us today and we sang some of our favourite songs.

World Book Day, by Mrs Wheatcroft

Date: 2nd Mar 2018 @ 4:13pm

Reception and Year 6 enjoyed a special 'Buddy Reading' time on World Book Day.

Reception Fire Engine Visit, by Mrs Wheatcroft

Date: 13th Feb 2018 @ 8:27am

We were very excited to have a visit from the Fire Fighters. Bethany's Daddy let us sit in the fire engine, spray the hose and try on the helmets.

Mark making and writing in Reception, by Mrs Wheatcroft

Date: 8th Feb 2018 @ 5:04pm

We have been drawing maps and telling stories for our Pirate, Jack Sharp. He has been having some great adventures! We have also been mark making, spelling, writing,, typing and drawing across all areas of our classroom.

Miss Pinto, by Mrs Wheatcroft

Date: 19th Jan 2018 @ 4:41pm

Miss Pinto enjoyed her first week at Oldfield and is looking forward to spending time in Reception.

Buddy time, by Mrs Wheatcroft

Date: 19th Jan 2018 @ 4:36pm

The children all enjoyed making models, reading and playing games with some of their buddies from Y6.

RSPB and Reception, by Mrs Wheatcroft

Date: 19th Jan 2018 @ 4:20pm

We had a lovely time with the ladies from the RSPB and found all sorts of interesting things in our school grounds.

Cosmic Yoga in Reception, by Mrs Wheatcroft

Date: 12th Oct 2017 @ 4:04pm

We enjoyed our Cosmic Yoga session today.

Visit from Chester Zoo, by Mrs Wheatcroft

Date: 4th Oct 2017 @ 12:58pm

We looked at an owl and felt its feathers, felt a furry bat skin and the spiky quills from a porcupine. We talked about different nocturnal animals and played a game.

Contact the School

Oldfield Primary School

Green Lane
Vicars Cross

Main Contact: Headteacher Mr Alan Brown or Bursar Mrs Louise McComb

Tel: 01244 981772

SEN Contact: Mrs Nikki Bailey

SEN Email: