About Us

Headteacher’s Welcome

On behalf of the children, staff, governors and parents welcome to Reed First School. We pride ourselves on the family feel our school offers – it is a happy place where the whole community works together to see enthusiastic and motivated learners. We work hard to provide all children with a broad and balanced, high …

Our School

If your child is aged between 3 years and 9 years, there are many reasons why you should choose Reed First School: Specialist Early Years unit from 3 years old Children come from Reed / Royston / Buntingford and surrounding villages Our small class numbers allow for high levels of individual attention We are a …

Admissions

There are separate admission arrangements for each foundation stage. Foundation Stage – Nursery Children may be admitted to the nursery for up to 5 morning sessions per week in the term after their third birthday, where funding, staff and space allow and up to 5 afternoons, if eligible for 30 hour funding. A charge of …

The School Day

The start of the day: School opens for Early Birds at 8.00am. The gates open to other pupils at 8.45am to give families and children a chance to chat to each other and staff before the bell is rung at 8.50am. The morning: Children go into class and carry out early work activities until 9am …

Values, Ethos & Vision

Our core values: Independence Resilience Respect Aspiration Our vision: Our school is warm and inclusive, a place where families are welcomed and involved as part of our community. Our children’s experiences are memorable and take into account their individual needs, interests and aspirations. Staff encourage and model growing minds and celebrate those who independently seek …

Wrap Around Care

“Early Birds and Night Owls clubs are excellent – lots of fun and good activities” Early Birds 8:00am until start of school £3 per session, per child An early morning drop off is available to support working families of our school. We have the availability for up to 16 children per session. These sessions must …

Staff

Headteacher Mrs V Wittich (SENCO) Junior Class Teacher: Miss K Riches Infant Class Teachers: Miss C Panter, Mrs V Wittich Early Years Class Teacher: Mrs H Tansley   Support Staff Bursar – Mrs C Lasselin Secretary – Mrs T Scally Classroom Assistant – Mrs C Rozier Classroom Assistant – Mrs D Smith Classroom Assistant – Mrs …

Governors

Our Governing Body is composed of a group of committed individuals who monitor and advise on all aspects of school activities for the school. They appoint staff, review policies and priorities, monitor teaching and encourage the work of the school. Some of the governors are parents, some are nominated by the Local Education Authority, some …

Ofsted Report

Following a short inspection on 23rd March 2017, the judgement was that the school continues to be ‘good’. The report recognised many good features of the school, including; Leadership team has maintained a good quality of teaching. Governance is strong. The school is inclusive to all. Safeguarding is effective and there is a strong culture of …

School

Contact Us

Reed First School, Jackson’s Lane, Reed, Royston, Herts SG8 8AB Tel: 01763 848304 To make an appointment please telephone the school office, or send an email. admin@reed.herts.sch.uk Directions Reed First School is very easy to find. The village is right next to the A10 but does not suffer from through traffic as the link road …