Acorn (Reception)

Teacher: Mrs Barnes

Reception Curriculum Overview

Teaching and learning in the Reception Class at Swanton Morley VC Primary School follows the objectives set out in the New Early Years Foundation Statutory Framework which came into effect from 1st September 2021. Further information about the EYFS Framework can be found on the GOV.UK web site.

Below is a link to the Parent Guide to the New EYFS Framework:

We will be recording your child’s first year in school using the Tapestry online Learning Journey. Tapestry is a GDPR compliant company using secure servers in the UK to store data – further information regarding the security of the system is available on the Tapestry website.  We will use Tapestry to record observations, comments and photos to show progress across the Early Years Foundation Stage and will compliment other forms of observing and assessing already in place.  You will be able to access your child’s Learning Journey from a computer at or by using the Tapestry app on mobile devices.  You will only be able to access this by using your personal login, which will give you access to your child’s Learning Journey only.   Updates, reminders, information and support for parents will be regularly posted onto Tapestry to keep you informed about our experiences in school.

Below is a link to the Tapestry User Guide for Parents:


Swanton Morley Primary School EYFS Curriculum Swanton Morley Primary School EYFS Overview