Reception Classes

Saint Name: St Patrick
Class Teacher: Ms Bentaleb
Support Staff: Ms Piesse  (Currently on Maternity Leave) 

Welcome to Reception:

Reception children have settled in really well and they have been getting used to the daily routine, class rules and eating in the dinner centre.

 In class we have been learning how to work together and share and we have talked about ways in which we can be a “good friend”. We drew our self portraits and thought of words to describe ourselves. Next week, we will be drawing pictures of our families.


Congratulations  –   Our Early Years leader Ms Bentaleb has been appointed Southwark Early Years Champion 2018-2019.  A huge congratulations and well done to Ms Bentaleb, we are all very proud of her and very well deserved.  


 Reception –Getting to know Jesus

This half term, the children in Reception will be getting to know Jesus. Throughout the topic, the children will be given opportunities to become aware that Jesus has a great love for each one of us and will think of ways in which we can show our love for Jesus. They will hear that Jesus cured people who were sick and think of ways we can show our love for sick people.

At home

You could help your children by:

  • saying or sharing prayers together
  • talk about people who help us e.g. nurses, doctors
  • talk about how we can help others
  • giving them jobs which help at home

 Please visit Our Faith page to view our  R.E. Newsletters and to learn more on how you can help and support your child in the R.E lessons this half term.

If you would like to visit our Reception classes please contact the Office Manager via email at njohnstone@englishmartyrs.southwark.sch.uk or call on 0207 703 4726.