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Reception

We Love Our Buddies!

We Love Our Buddies!

At St. Columba's our Year Six pupils have been paired with a Reception pupil to share various experiences and support our younger children. Our Buddy System has worked so well in our school over the years and the children always form a wonderful bond together. It is a...

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Autumn Term PE

Autumn Term PE

During the Autumn Term the children have really enjoyed exploring different aspects of keeping fit and working both individually and as part of a team. Craig from NUF has been with Reception class every Thursday and Friday and has been very impressed with the progress...

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Autumn Term in Reception

Autumn Term in Reception

What a wonderful autumn term the Reception children have had. They have enjoyed working and playing together and making new friends. We have been busy learning all our Phase 2 sounds and have had lots of fun playing number games together. The children have each been...

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Welcome to Reception!

Welcome to Reception!

What a lovely, busy few weeks we have had settling into Reception and getting to know one another. The children have been brilliant at waving goodbye to their mums, dads, grannies and grandads in the morning and coming into the classroom. They have been learning the...

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Welcome back to Reception

Welcome back to Reception

It is so lovely to have everyone back learning and playing together again in Reception. We have missed seeing all our friends so much. Our topic this half term is New Life / Spring. We have set up a vets area in our classroom and the children are enjoying role playing...

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Forest School in Reception

Forest School in Reception

We have enjoyed our Forest School sessions this term. Through our Forest School sessions the children develop their personal, social and emotional skills. The children have had fun working together, collecting autumn leaves, building dens, finding fairies and bugs and...

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Shape Hunt in Reception

Shape Hunt in Reception

We set a challenge to explore our outdoor area around our school and find as many 2D shapes as we could. Look at all the shapes we found, so fantastic!     The children were great at working together and finding lots of shapes and recording the shapes they found.    ...

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Fun working together in Reception!

Fun working together in Reception!

We enjoy working together and playing together in Reception. We are all friends together in Reception and enjoy helping each other.       We have been working hard learning our sounds. We have been thinking about initial sounds in words and we have been practising...

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Welcome to Reception!

Welcome to Reception!

Welcome to St. Columba’s RC Primary School. We are delighted that you and your child will be joining us in September. Under normal circumstances, we would be writing to invite you to a number of events and meetings across the summer term. However, due to the current...

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Reception’s Church Visit

Reception’s Church Visit

Linked to our Religious topics of 'Celebrating' and 'Gathering' this term, the Reception children enjoyed a visit to St. Columba's church. Two of our parish members Mrs Dodds and Mr Finlay helped us on our visit. Mr Finlay drove the children to the church in the...

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Reception ‘Stay and Play’

Reception had a wonderful ‘Stay and Play’ session today! However, it was a long morning waiting for everyone to arrive with the children asking from 9.10am “Are the mams and dads coming now?” We are very thankful to all of the mams, dads and grandparents who were able...

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