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Great Missenden

Church Of England Combined School

An Academy of the Great Learners Trust


Welcome to Reception


In Reception the children are enjoying becoming part of 'big school'. Throughout this year we aim to increase the children's independence, and to build on their experiences so far to make Reception enjoyable, fulfilling and exciting.

We provide a learning environment which is motivating, inspiring, challenging and fun for your children. The children learn through their play, while embracing the school's Growth Mindset approach.


Please find class letters and topic information below, as well as regular updates to our class learning journey.




We follow the same creative curriculum approach as the main school. This term our topic is:

  • People Who Help Us

Reception's Learning Journey

Visit from the RAF - 28th January 2019

Watching Year 4's Harvest Festival at the Church - 18th October 2018

Growth Mindset Morning with 3S - 11th October 2018

Collecting Apples for GMS Apple Juice - 27th September 2018

Eating the Bread we Baked (The Little Red Hen) - 21st September 2018

Growth Mindset - Challenge for All - OFSTED Outstanding since 2006


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Opportunity for Academy Bursar at Great Missenden School.... Closing Date 15th July 2019....... For details see the "JOIN US" page on the Great Learners Trust Website ......GREAT MISSENDEN SCHOOL - OUTSTANDING SINCE 2006 - AN ACADEMY OF THE GREAT LEARNERS TRUST - AN OUTSTANDING EDUCATION FOR EVERY CHILD - CHALLENGE FOR ALL - GROWTH MINDSET - GREAT MISSENDEN SCHOOL