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Catholic Primary School


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Welcome to Reception's Class Page 2022-2023


Welcome to Reception

Miss Miller (Class Teacher)

Mrs Dickinson (Teaching Assistant Mon-Fri)

Mrs Quinn (Teaching Assistant Friday)

Week beginning the 27th January 2023

This week we have have been busy sorting out objects to work out if the amount is either 9 or 10

and playing a 9 and 10 game with the 10 frames. 

We have been learning to use a ball to bounce to a partner and catch it. 

We have been making Chinese lanterns and Chinese dragons.

In ICT we have been using a program 2Go. The children have had to give the

computer instructions to make e.g. a ladybird move either around or to the flowers.


Week beginning the 16th January 2023

This week we have had great fun in the snow!

We have been writing our numbers and names, drawing pictures,

building snowman, making cakes, cookies and castles etc.

There was brilliant team work and sharing all round.

The children wouldn't stop talking with all their enthusiasm.


Happy New Year

This week we were lucky to have an extra PE lesson with Mr Ellis.

We had to move in different ways 'Walking through the Jungle'

and learn how to play a treasure game.

Last two weeks of December

Over the last 2 weeks the children have been learning all about Advent and

Christmas through a range of activities.

The children were fantastic stars performing the Nativity play 'Cock-a-Doodle Christmas'

We have been lucky to have had a visit from Father Christmas on party day.


Thank you very much for your lovely gifts and beautiful cards.

We hope you have a restful, fun filled Christmas.

We look forward to seeing you all in the New Year.


Week beginning the 28th November 2022

Well done all the children in Reception for their wonderful class Liturgy all about God’s World.

A big thank you to Father Peter,

the staff / parents for preparing the children so well

and of course to all the visitors who joined us!

Week beginning 25th November 2022

This week we have been learning in Maths all about 1 less than.

We have learning how to use money in our shop.

Week beginning 7th November 2022

This week we have been learning more about the 3 Little Pigs.

Making Autumn jigsaws on the computer.

Learning about how to be a good friend and the special celebration of Hanukkah.

Week beginning 7th November 2022

This week we have been learning more about 2D Shapes and their properties.

We have used different shapes to create our own fireworks.

Week beginning 4th November 2022

This week we have been learning about Diwali through a story and video. 

We have been testing different 3D shapes to see which ones can / cannot roll.

On Wednesday we used a painting program on the computer to create some fantastic fireworks.

We have enjoyed today, 'Break the Rules Day!'.


Week beginning 21st October 2022

This week have been busy doing lots of activities.

Week beginning 14th October 2022

One of the highlights of this week was going on an Autumn walk with a partner.

Then in class we have created one of God's wonderful creatures out of the things

we found on our Autumn walk.

Week beginning 3rd October 2022

Today we have had a wonderful Special Friends Assembly.

The children were Superstars!

(Please also look at the Y6 class page for more photos)

Week beginning 30th September 2022

This week have have begun to listen to the story 'Peace at Last.

We have been busy learning about the numbers 1, 2 and 3 in lots of different ways

e.g. sorting, finding, writing etc.

Week beginning 19th September 2022

Wow, another busy week!

We have had our first go on the school computers in our ICT suite playing lots of games

on a program called 'Tizzy's Toy Box' as well as our first PE lesson in the hall.

Beginning of Reception

Welcome everyone to St Peter’s Reception Class Page.

The Reception staff have had a great time with the children getting to

know their names, as well as all their lovely personalities.