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St Columba’s is a Catholic school with Christ’s teachings of love, peace and justice at the heart of all we do



Reception  2021-22

Class Teacher- Mrs McNally

Teaching Assistants:  Mrs Murphy and Mrs Walsh


Welcome to Reception! We can't wait to see you all in September ready for the best year ever!!







Reception  2020-21

Class Teacher- Mrs Nixon

Teaching Assistant:  Mr Hough 

HLTA: Mrs Ryan



Reception are full of energy and enjoy working and playing together.


Welcome to St Columba’s Catholic Primary School. We are happy to welcome you and your child to our school and we look forward to working with you. We have a very busy term planned and we hope you all had a lovely Easter and are ready to learn!








We will continue to use our phonics to help us write sentences.





We will continue to reinforce our skills with adding, subtracting. We will learn how to share fairly (divide) and we will be measuring and comparing length.


Knowledge of the World

  • Kings and Queens
  • Taking Care of the Earth


Creative development

  • Study of the life and work of Henry Moore – sculpture
  • Still Life



  • Learning and performing songs including the Makaton signs.
  • Listening to, composing and performing a variety of rhymes
  • Listening to and appreciating different styles of music from different cultures.



  • Easter
  • Pentecost
  • Prayer



  • Celebrating Differences
  • Changing Me



  • Travelling with a ball
  • Athletics


Key dates:

· Gifts from God assembly each Friday at via zoom

· Monday 3rd May/ Bank holiday- school closed

· Thursday 27th May/ school closes for the half term break

· Friday 28th May/ Parental consultations via zoom/phone

· Sunday 30th May/ Feast of Pentecost

· Monday 7th June/ Inset Day- school closed

· Tuesday 8th June/ School re-opens for Summer 2


Other information

Parents are encouraged to phone the school to speak to the class teacher rather than place a message on Class Dojo as there will be at least a 24 hour turnaround for a response.


We look forward to having a fantastic term!


Mrs Nixon.

Parent information PowerPoint September 2020

Mrs Nixon reads, 'Shazam!'.

Children's story

Mrs Nixon reads, 'Ordinary Audrey'.

Children's story