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Teacher: Mrs Taylor 

Hello, I am Mrs Taylor and I will be teaching the Reception class next year. I joined the Meadowside family as a long term supply teacher in Reception a couple of years ago. I fell in love with the school and everyone in it. Lucky for me the school wanted to keep me. I have taught two Reception classes at Meadowside, and each year I feel very lucky to meet such lovely little ones and be that the start of your school journey.

I have two children of my own my eldest started school last year, and my youngest is going through a toddler tantrum stage, so I can sympathise as a parent as well as a teacher. I will do everything I can to make you feel safe, reassured and have lots of fun....and help the grown-ups feel reassured too.

Reception is such an exciting messy, action packed classroom, full of curiosity and magical bursts of learning. I love Reception because I love watching the foundations of learning grow. It’s so rewarding to see you arrive as little ones, and then leave being able to read, write, draw, paint, imagine, enquire, experiment, add numbers, subtract numbers, recognise shapes...even share and compromise... and all the other wonderful things you absorb and learn.

When I am at home, I don’t have much spare time when I am running after my own two children. We do most things together. We love spending time outdoors, anything crafty and snuggling up on the sofa with popcorn to watch a movie. We love books in our house. I love reading my books, but I also treasure sharing stories with my children. Our favourites are the “Gruffalo”, “Mr Big” and “Dear Zoo”. We sing and dance lots in our family (especially in the kitchen), but I apologies in advance for my singing voice. I am sure that your beautiful voices will out shine mine.

I am so excited to properly meet you and show you our beautiful classroom. I know you are going to love it! You are going to make so many friends and memories in Reception, and I will always be there to give you a helping hand in anything you need.
Have a lovely summer and I look forward to hearing all of your exciting stories and news.


 Mrs Taylor

 Here is all the exciting learning we will be doing in our first term in school linked to our whole school Big Idea- 'What does home mean to me?'


 Here is the Link to our Reception Blog:


Reception Class Blog