School Offices: Junior: 0161 740 4696Infants: 0161 205 7131

Reception L 2021 - 2022

Mrs Lyon

Welcome to Reception 2 - Rabbit class

Welcome to Reception 2 where a love of learning is at the heart of everything we do! The teacher in our classroom is Mrs Warns and we have the support of some fantastic teaching assistants, Mrs McGuinness, Miss Hibbert, Mrs Ashley, Mrs Tarr and Mrs Borg-Fenech.

In the EYFS we challenge children to become independent learners through the continuous provision and targeted learning challenges. We are looking forward to sharing the fantastic work we do with you all, watch this space for regular updates!

Our topic this half term is How Does Your Garden Grow?

Our key texts this term are 'Jack and the Beanstalk' 

 Please see our Medium term plan for more details.


Special events we will be celebrating this half term:-

We are growing to be Learned and Wise

Ash Wednesday - 2nd March 

World Book Day - 3rd March 

St Patrick's Day - 17th March

St Joesph's Day - 18th March 

Mother's Day - 27th March 

Holy Week - w/c 10th April 


Parent Information

We record significant moments of your child's time in Reception using their Tapestry account. Please login to see what your child has been doing. You can comment on observations made and also upload any of your own photos and observations that you would like to share with us. 


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In Reception we encourage a love of reading. Each day we have dedicated story time ~ DEAR time ~  we Drop Everything we are doing and read one of our favourite five texts selected for the half term. 


Lending Library

Each Friday your child will be able to choose a book from our lending library that they can share with you at home. 

Reading Books

You will be able to access a book on your child's Collins Ebook account every Monday. This book will also be shared in your child's guided reading session three times a week developiong their fluency and comprehension. 

Rabbit of the Week

Each Friday a child is chosen to take our class rabbit home for the weekend. We encourage parents to take photos of what your child and our rabbit have been doing over the weekend and add them to his adventure book. They are then shared with the class during Monday afternoons snack and chat time.

Below are copies of our word boxes and high frequency words.
Use your flashcards to make and read the words in the word boxes.
Practise reading and writing the high frequency words. There's a lot on the sheet so start with the, I, to and build up from there.



Files to Download

Reception L: News items

NSPCC Number Day 2022, by Miss Curran

Maths Week England 2021, by Miss Curran

Reception L: Blog items

Tiger on the loose!, by Mrs Grayson

The ducklings have arrived!, by Mrs Grayson

Stepping into Spring…, by Mrs Grayson

Reception L: Display work items

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Welcome to Mount Carmel RC Primary; a place where we proclaim Christ’s message of hope and celebrate the uniqueness of each child.

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Junior Dept: 0161 740 4696

Infant Dept: 0161 205 7131

Junior Building:

Mount Carmel RC Primary,
Wilson Road, Blackley, Manchester M9 8BG

Tel: Cheryl Holland: 0161 740 4696

Infant Building:

Mount Carmel RC Primary,
Hunt Street, Blackley, Manchester M9 8BL

Tel: Cheryl Clancy: 0161 205 7131