Reception Admissions

We’d love to welcome you to Whitehill Community Academy! If you’d like to tour our academy, contact us to book a time that suits you. Read more about admissions here.

Reception Transition

Our seamless transition programme prepares children for their start in school. This enables them to understand the routines in their new class and settle quickly.

Calderdale has created an app with 50 fantastic things you can do with your child to experience new things together. The ’50 things to do before you’re five’ suggests activities that are low-cost/no cost experiences that include indoor, outdoor, seasonal, home-based and out-and-about activities, that are not only fun but will support your child with his/her learning and language development. Have a look here.

Here are some tips for starting school with a smile:


Reception Curriculum

Reception is the start of your child’s school journey with us. Through the EYFS Framework we guide children to learn through a carefully balanced play-based curriculum. Please see our curriculum overviews below:

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Trinity Scholars

Trinity Scholar students benefit from an additional investment of up to £6000

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