St Edmund's RC Primary School

Queen Street, Little Hulton, Salford M38 0WH



0161 921 1940


Welcome to our Reception Class!


Reception Team

Mrs Bradbury - Class Teacher

Miss Howard - Class Teacher

Mrs Egan - Teaching Assistant

Mrs Backhouse - Teaching Assistant

Miss Gray - HLTA

Mrs Booth - Teaching Assistant

Mrs Avery - Teaching Assistant


Dates to Remember!

  • INSET DAY (school closed) - Monday 26th November 2018
  • Christmas Nativity - Wednesday 12th December 2018 @ 10.00am
  • Pantomime in school - Tuesday 11th December 2018 
  • Christmas Markets - Thursday 13th December 2018 @ 3.00pm
  • Christmas Jumper Day and Christmas dinner - Friday 14th December 2018
  • Christmas Party Day - Wednesday 19th December 2018


Reception Reminders: Mini Movers is on Tuesday Afternoons.  Please ensure your child has a named bag with a pair of black pumps in school.  Fruit is available free of charge daily. Toast is available daily, please send 75p in an envelope with your child's name, every Monday.

Reception RJB

Reception RKH


Today the children were very excited to have a special treat.  All of the children watched the pantomime 'Peter Pan.' 

The children thoroughly enjoyed the whole of the afternoon and could not stop laughing and shouting at 'Captain Hook.'

British Values - The Rule of Law

Reception have been exploring the British Value of The Rule of Law. We have been discussing why we need to have rules and what would happen if we did not!


Fire Engine 

The Fire Service came into school today to give a very important message to Year 6 about staying safe near water.

The Firefighter set off the siren and asked if the children would like to have a turn at using the fire hose.  

The children were very excited!

The Hearing Bus

 Today the Hearing Bus came to school.

Front of Roadshow Bus

The children enjoyed the 'Look, Smile, Chat'  Workshop.  This session used resources for our hearing classmates to improve their deaf awareness and reduce the communication barrier. The session involved group discussion, myth busters, lip reading games and a video clip on communication. The aim was to increase children's' understanding of the communication difficulties deaf people can face and enable hearing children to communicate easier with their deaf classmates.

British Values - Democracy

Reception have been exploring the British Value of Democracy. We discussed making sure everything is fair and that everybody has a voice. 

European Day of Languages

Peace Day

Both Reception classes created a collaborative piece of work relating to 'Peace.'  The children painted the canvas and then we wrote words that mean peace to us. 

Christmas Nativity

The children were so excited to show all of you our Christmas Nativity.  When the children returned to class they were really proud of themselves and all the staff gave them high praise for their performance! 

Bishop John Arnold visits St Edmunds

Remembrance Day

 Reception created poppies to stick on our soldier display.  We also painted rocks red to add to the whole school poppy display in our Peace Garden.

Reception will always remember them. 

The Hearing Bus 

The Technology workshop gave our deaf children the opportunity to try out technology such as vibrating alarm clocks, flashing doorbells and Bluetooth devices. They really enjoyed trying out the different devices. 

Finally the children were shown how to use sign language.

Parent Celebration

Today we held our celebration to give you an insight into some of things that we have been learning this half term.

Our topic was 'All about me.'  The children learnt 'Heads, shoulders, knees and toes' in French.

The children also had the opportunity to work with you, creating 'Self Portraits.'  We have to say that you all did a fantastic job.

European Day of Languages

 On Wednesday 26th September, the children celebrated European Day of Languages.  

They learnt how to say 'Hello' and 'Goodbye' in French and Polish and they learnt how to say 'Thank you' in French. The children made flags and they were also taught how to sing the song 'Heads, shoulders, knees and toes' in French. 

Peace Day

On Thursday 21st September we celebrated the International Day of Peace. We did lots of activities during the day such as painting doves and creating a whole class canvas.

We had a fantastic day! 

'The Nativity'

If you were not able to attend, take a look at our slideshow of the children in their costumes. 

Bishop John Arnold visits St Edmunds

Today Bishop John Arnold visited our school.  He was very interested to know what Reception have been learning about. The children were very keen to share what they knew about Advent.

Anti Bullying Week - Odd Socks Day

Yesterday the children wore odd socks to school for our themed week on Anti Bullying.  We had a whole school assembly led by Mrs Hartley where she explained what 'bullying' means and shared ways in which we can help others and stop bullying

Understanding the World

 The children were given the opportunity to observe the changes and decay in a pumpkin. They observed the changes and mouldy parts through the use of magnifying glasses and magnified tubs.  The descriptive language used was fantastic! 

Parent Celebration

We hope you had a lovely afternoon and thank you to those who attended.  If you did not get a chance to see, take a look at our video and slideshow. 

European Day of Languages

Peace Day

Some of the children created the word 'Peace' on the floor whilst the other children gave each other the sign of peace by shaking hands and saying 'Peace be with you!'