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Early Years Foundation Stage 2017 - 2018

 Miss Cheetham & Mrs Gray

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Newsletter Week Ending 13 July 2018

 

The children really enjoyed looking after the new children and showing them our Unit on Tuesday. We have found out lots of information about ladybirds and beetles, and even found some ladybirds in the garden. In writing, the children have written character descriptions and in maths, the children have been introduced to multiplication through repeated addition.

 

Monday 16th July 2018

We have collected in the children’s reading books and library books today. Please return any that are still at home.

 

We will be having our final Welly Walk of the year on Wednesday 18th July. If it rains before then, please send your child s wellies to school in a named carrier bag.

 

The PTA will be holding their half termly tuck shop on Thursday 19th July. Children can buy a drink and chocolate/crisps for £1.

  

A reminder that school finishes on Thursday 19th July. at 3.30pm, and reopens on Tuesday 4th September at 8.45am

 

As this is the last letter link of the year, we would like to thank you for the help and support that you have given not only to the children, but to the staff as well. We have really enjoyed teaching your children, and wish them well in Year 1.

 

Enjoy the Summer Holiday

EYFS Staff

Newsletter Week Ending 6 July 2018

 

Our minibeast of the week has been bees. We have learned lots of facts about them and enjoyed making and eating honey on toast.

In Maths we have been getting ready for Year 1 by using maths squared books – making sure that we only wrote one number in one square. The children all ran well in their races on Sports Day, and were very pleased to win a medal.

 

From Monday 9th July 2018

Our minibeasts next week will be ladybirds.

 

 The PTA will hold their last tuck shop of the year on Thursday 19th July. The children can buy a snack and a drink for £1.

 

 A reminder that school will close on Thursday 19th July at

3.30 pm and will re-open on Tuesday 4th September at 8.45am.

 

Enjoy the weekend

   EYFS Staff

Newsletter Week Ending 29 June 2018

Our minibeast of the week has been spiders. We have made spider hats and learnt lots of facts about them. In maths, we have worked on capacity – comparing containers to find out which holds more or less.

We also had a really good time at the Picnic on Wednesday – thank-you all for coming!!

 

From Monday 2nd July 2018

Our minibeasts next week will be bees.

 

A reminder that EYFS Sports day will be on Monday 2nd July at 1.30pm.

This will be held on the school field – entrance through the KS2 gate.

 

Please can you make sure that children bring a water bottle to school every day. We refill them during the day as the children finish them.

 

The children had another chance to meet their new teacher this week, and to spend the morning in Year 1. You too can meet the teachers and find out about the Year 1 curriculum on Tuesday 3rd July at 9am – in the KS1 hall.

 

Enjoy the weekend

  EYFS Staff

 

Newsletter Week Ending 22 June 2018

Our minibeast of the week has been worms. We have looked closely at worms and found out some fascinating facts about them. In maths, we have done some more work on halving – this time finding shapes that we can fold and cut in half. The children have also written invitations to you for our Teddy Bears Picnic next week.

From Monday 25th June 2018

  • Our minibeasts next week will be spiders.
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  • The children are really looking forward to the Teddy Bears Picnic on Wednesday 27th June. Please can you make sure that the children bring their teddies into school on this day!!
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  • For the picnic:
  • Entry for parents will be through the KS2 gate – next to the main entrance at 2.15pm.
  • We will provide children with a goody bag of picnic treats. You may wish to bring a blanket to sit on in the garden, and some treats for yourself to eat and drink.
  • Younger brothers and sisters are welcome to attend this event.
  • Please keep your fingers crossed for a sunny day but in the event of bad weather, the picnic will still go ahead in the main hall.
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    • This week the children have brought home a plastic glass to decorate for the Pot Goody stall at the Summer Fair. These can be made into anything that your child wants to with a ‘Sporting’ theme, then filled with chocolates or sweets (NO NUTS PLEASE). Please return them to school on Friday 29th June – not before please as we don’t have the room to store them all!! Your child will have the chance to win their Pot Goody back at the Summer Fair!
    • Friday 29th June is non-uniform day. The children can come to school dressed in their own sporty clothes. The fine for dressing up will be a chocolate prize for the PTA Summer Fair. 
    • The fair starts at 3.45pm – 6pm. If any parents would like to volunteer to look after a stall for 1 hour, please tell your child’s teacher. The fair promises to be a really fun event, so do try to come if you can.

Enjoy the weekend

    EYFS Staff

Newsletter Week Ending 15 June 2018

 

During our topic of Minibeasts the children have enjoyed observing the caterpillars growing and changing and finding out lots of interesting facts about them. We hope that they will soon become butterflies. We also went on a minibeast hunt in the school garden and found beetles, woodlice, spiders, worms, slugs and one ladybird!

 

In maths this week, the children have been sharing objects between two and finding half of a number.

 

On Friday, we all really enjoyed Bowland Farm visiting school and finding out all about the different farm animals and the alpacas!

 

From Monday 18th June 2018 

Our minibeast of the week will be the worm. If your child has any books about minibeasts that they would like us to read to their friends, please send them into school.  

 

The children are really looking forward to the Teddy Bears Picnic on Wednesday 27th June. Please can you make sure that the children bring their teddies into school on this day!!

For the picnic:

Entry for parents will be through the KS2 gate – next to the main entrance at 2.15pm.

We will provide children with a goody bag of picnic treats and you can also bring your own to enjoy.

You may also wish to bring a blanket to sit on in the garden.

Younger brothers and sisters are welcome to attend this event. 

Please keep your fingers crossed for a sunny day!!!!!

 

Diary Dates:

Wednesday 27th June 2.15pm - Teddy Bears Picnic

Friday 29th June 3.45pm – PTA Summer Fair

Monday 2nd July 1.30pm – EYFS Sports Day

 

Enjoy the weekend

The Reception Staff

     

Newsletter Week Ending 8 June 2018

 

This week we have started our new topic of Minibeasts and the children have enjoyed observing snails and writing lots of interesting facts about them.

 

In maths this week, the children have been adding numbers by counting on from the biggest number. The children even managed to add three numbers together too!

 

On Wednesday we all really enjoyed our Sponsored Scooter event organised by the PTA .

The children had a fantastic time. Please could children bring any sponsored money collected to school.

 

On Friday the children have had their Class photographs taken.

 From Monday 11th June 2018

Our minibeast of the week will be caterpillars and butterflies. If your child has any books about minibeasts that they would like us to read to their friends, please send them into school. 

Please would you make sure that all P.E. bags have been returned to school since the holiday as we are practising for Sports Day.

 

Diary Dates:

  • Wednesday 27th June 2.15pm - Teddy Bears Picnic – Parents welcome to attend
  • Friday 29th June 3.45pm – PTA Summer Fair
  • Monday 2nd July 1.30pm – EYFS Sports Day

 

 Enjoy the weekend

  The Reception Staff

Newsletter Week Ending 25 May 2018

We all really enjoyed our trip to the farm this week. The children had a fantastic time, and we were very pleased with their behaviour and how they listened when different people were talking to them.

In maths this week, the children have been doubling numbers. In RE day on Thursday, we found out about Noah and then acted out the story – counting the animals into the Ark in 2’s.

 

From Monday 4th June 2018

On Friday 8th June, the photographer will be in school to take class photographs of the children. School uniform must be worn on this day.

 

After half term, our new topic will be minibeasts. If your child has any books about minibeasts that they would like us to read to their friends, please send them into school.

 

Your child has brought home their PE kits today. Please would you check over the holidays that their pumps still fit them. Also that the girls have a spare t-shirt to put on when they are wearing a summer dress.

 

Diary Dates:

5th/6th June – Sponsored Scoot

Friday 8th June – Class Photos

Wednesday 27th June 2.15pm - Teddy Bears Picnic – Parents welcome to attend

Friday 29th June 3.45pm – PTA Summer Fair

Monday 2nd July 1.30pm – EYFS Sports Day

 

A reminder that school closes today for half term and will reopen on Monday 4th June at 8.45am.

 

 Enjoy the holiday

The Reception Staff

                                                

Newsletter Week Ending 18 May 2018

This week the children have been using cubes to balance an object on the scales in maths. We have found out lots of facts about farm animals before our visit to Smithills Farm, and have also written What am I? clues to try and trick our friends.

 

From Monday 21st May 2018

 

For the trip on Monday

Children can wear their own clothes – jeans, leggings, trainers etc but MUST wear their school sweatshirt or cardigan.

Children will need to bring their own packed lunch – including a carton drink – and special treats!! Please send lunch in a NAMED carrier bag.

Children will need to bring a waterproof coat – just in case it rains on the day!

Children will not need any money to spend on the day.

If your child is travel sick – please give them a tablet before we set off in the morning, and give a spare one to the teacher for the return journey.

 

The PTA will hold a tuck shop on Friday 25th May. Children can buy a drink and snack for £1.

A reminder that school finishes on Friday 25th May at 3.30pm and reopens after half term on Monday 4th June at 8.45am.

 

Diary Dates:

Friday 25th May – Tuck Shop

5th/6th June – Sponsored Scoot

Friday 8th June – Class Photos

Wednesday 27th June 2.15pm - Teddy Bears Picnic – Parents welcome to attend

Friday 29th June 3.45pm – PTA Summer Fair

Monday 2nd July 1.30pm – EYFS Sports Day

Enjoy the weekend

The Reception Staff

Newsletter Week Ending 11 May 2018

On our Welly Walk this week, we collected leaves and twigs. The children then made a den for a dinosaur – making sure that the den was tall enough and strong enough to fit their dinosaur inside. The children have also been making boats and testing them to see whether they floated or sank. In Maths, the children have weighed objects and found out which are heaviest and lightest. In writing, the children wrote about the story ‘On Sudden Hill’ and have also marked their own work during Reading Comprehension.

 

From Monday 14th May 2018

Our trip to Smithills farm takes place on Monday 21st May. The coach will leave at 9.15am approx., and we aim to be back by 3.30pm.

For the trip:

Children can wear their own clothes – jeans, leggings, trainers etc but MUST wear their school sweatshirt or cardigan.

Children will need to bring their own packed lunch – including a carton drink – and special treats!! Please send lunch in a NAMED carrier bag.

Children will need to bring a waterproof coat – just in case it rains on the day!

Children will not need any money to spend on the day.

If your child is travel sick – please give them a tablet before we set off in the morning, and give a spare one to the teacher for the return journey.

Diary Dates:

Friday 18th May – PTA Break The Rules Day – children can wear own footwear/ nail varnish / have mad hair / bring a chocolate snack in their lunch box/ have juice in their water bottles. The fine is £1 for doing one or all of these.

(School uniform must still be worn)

           Monday 21st May – Trip to Smithills Farm

Friday 25th May – Tuck Shop

5th/6th June – Sponsored Scoot

8th June – Class Photos

Wednesday 27th June 2.15pm - Teddy Bears Picnic – Parents welcome to attend

Friday 29th June 3.45pm – PTA Summer Fair

Monday 2nd July 1.30pm – EYFS Sports Day

Enjoy the weekend

 The Reception Staff

Newsletter Week Ending 4 May 2018

For the past two weeks, we have been reading the book ‘On Sudden Hill,’ and have done lots of work about it. This week the children used large cardboard boxes to make things eg a castle, a rocket or a pirate ship. They then wrote instructions on how to make their object.

In Maths the children have added 2 amounts of money and found the total. The children enjoyed making the discovery bottles in that water area – finding out whether objects float or sink.

 

From Tuesday 8th May 2018

 

We will be going on a Welly Walk on Wednesday 9th May. Children will need to bring their wellies to school in a named carrier bag.

  

Lots of parents are now pre-ordering the lunchtime meal for their child. If you have not already done so, please provide a working email address to the school office who will then arrange for your Live Kitchen account to be created.

 

Diary Dates:

Monday 21st May – Trip to Smithills Farm

5th/6th June – Sponsored Scoot

             Friday 8th June – Class Photos

Wednesday 27th June 2.15pm - Teddy Bears Picnic – Parents welcome to attend

Friday 29th June 3.45pm – PTA Summer Fair

Monday 2nd July 1.30pm – EYFS Sports Day

 

Enjoy the weekend

 The Reception Staff

Newsletter Week Ending 27 April 2017

 

This week the children have written facts about brachiosaurus. In Maths, we have done some more work on money, and have made different amounts using a certain number of coins. The children have also investigated which items float and which sink in the water tray.

 

From 30th April 2018

 

A reminder that our trip to Smithill’s Farm will be on May 21st. The cost for the trip is £16.30 per child payable via ParentPay. Please send the consent form into school as soon as possible. Children can wear their own clothes – jeans, leggings, trainers etc but MUST wear their school sweatshirt or cardigan.

 

Next week we would like to make some floating and sinking discovery bottles with the children. If you have any empty clear plastic bottles eg water bottles – please send them into school so that we can use them.

 

  • Diary Dates:Monday 2nd July 1.30pm – EYFS Sports Day Enjoy the weekend
  • The Reception Staff
  • Friday 29th June 3.45pm – School Summer Fair
  • Wednesday 27th June 2.15pm - Teddy Bears Picnic – Parents welcome to attend

Newsletter Week Ending 20 April 2018

 

We have begun our new topic ‘Dinosaurs’ and have painted them, read about them, written facts about them, and made some in the creative area.

In maths, the children have been finding out about money. They have looked at different coins and counted them to find a total.

 

From Monday 23rd April

 

Foundation Stage Fund

Thank you to all who sent in donations last term.

This enabled us to enhance the provision and learning opportunities for the children further by purchasing consumable resources including ingredients for cooking and foods for tasting. The contribution we are asking for is £5 per term. This can be placed in an envelope and given to the class teacher.

 

The children have been fantastic at logging themselves onto the computer at lunchtime every day to confirm their lunch choice. If you have not already done so, please ensure that you have provided the office with your e mail address and then log in to your Live Kitchen account so that you can pre select the lunch at home with your child.

Some children have already been very busy and have completed their Learning Log activity.

Please ensure that the books are returned to school by Wednesday 25th April.

Please can you ensure that your child has brought their pump bags back to school after the Easter break.

Your child has brought home a letter about our EYFS trip to Smithills Farm on May 21st. We will send further information about lunches/ dress etc nearer the time.

Diary dates – Friday 27th April at 9 – 9.40am Class RC Stay and Play - handwriting

Enjoy the weekend

The Reception Staff

Newsletter Week Ending 29 March 2018

 

This week the children have been practising reading, writing and ordering numbers to at least 20. On Wednesday we had an RE Day, and the children found out about The Easter Story. The children enjoyed learning the songs for the Easter Bonnet Parade – we hope you enjoyed it this morning!!

 

From Monday 16th April 2018

After the holiday, we will start to give the children some homework –i.e. Learning Logs. The children will be asked a question that they can answer in any way that they choose – pictures/ captions/ labels etc. Homework will be set every 2 weeks so that the children have a good length of time to spend on each question.

 

After Easter, the topic will be ‘Dinosaurs.’ If your child has any books about this that they would like to share with their friends in school, we would love to read them. In Maths we will be talking about money – looking at different coins and making different amounts.

 

School closes today and will reopen on Monday 16th April at 8.45am

 

Diary dates – Friday 20th April at 9 – 9.40am Class RG Stay and Play – handwriting

 

                       Friday 27th April at 9 – 9.40am Class RC Stay and Play - handwriting

 Enjoy the Easter break!

The Reception Staff

Newsletter Week Ending 23 March 2018

This week the children have practised telling the time to o’clock on both analogue and digital clocks, and we have discussed what we do at different times of the day. The children have found out and written facts about the moon, and have also written invitations inviting you to our Easter Bonnet Parade next week.

 

From Monday 26th March

 The ‘Easter Bonnet Parade’ will take place in the KS2 hall at 9am on Thursday 29th March. The children can make the bonnets at home with you, and come in them on the day of the parade. We are looking forward to seeing your creations!!

 

 

The PTA are holding an Easter Raffle next week. Tickets are 20p each, and the children can win a big bundle of Easter goodies.

The PTA are having their half-termly tuck shop on Thursday 29th March Children can buy chocolate/ crisps and a drink for £1.

We will be going on a Welly Walk on Wednesday 28th March. Please can children bring their wellies in a named carrier bag on the day.

 

Other Diary dates –

29th March – School closes – reopens on Monday 16th April at 8.45am

Stay and Play – Handwriting – RG – Friday 20th April 9 – 9.40am

                                                      RC – Friday 27th April 9 – 9-40am

  

Enjoy the weekend

The Reception Staff

Newsletter Week Ending 16 March 2018

This week the children enjoyed finding out about the planets, and they wrote a book about what they had found out. We also thought about what we would take to the moon and ate some space food too! In Maths we have been talking about time. We found out the names of the seasons and the months of the year, and also talked about when our birthdays are.

We have sequenced pictures by deciding what comes first, second etc and we have challenged ourselves to find out what we can do in 1 minute.

 

From Monday 19th March 2018

 

The PTA are holding an Easter Raffle next week. Tickets are 20p each, and the children can win a big bundle of Easter goodies.

  

The ‘Easter Bonnet Parade’ will take place in the KS2 hall at 9am on Thursday 29th March. The children can make the bonnets at home with you, and come in them on the day of the parade. We are looking forward to seeing your creations!!

 

 Diary dates – PTA Easter raffle – 19th – 29th March

EYFS Easter Bonnet Parade – 29th March at 9am

Tuck shop – Thursday 29th March

 

 

 Have a good weekend!

The Reception Staff

 

Newsletter Week Ending 9 March 2018

This week the children enjoyed finding out about ‘Famous Women in History.’ They found out about Amelia Earhart, Florence Nightingale, Marie Curie and Emmeline Pankhurst. We have also enjoyed watching the eggs hatch – they are quails – not crocodiles, dinosaurs or even chocolate as we predicted!

In Maths, we have been using the vocabulary of addition and subtraction to solve problems.

From Monday 12th March 2018

Rearranged Date

RC Stay and Play will now take place on Friday 16th March –   9 – 9.40am

 

Barnaby Bear has enjoyed his home visits again this week. Please try and let the children do as much writing as they can on their own – don’t worry if all the words are not spelt correctly as long as the children have tried to sound them out by themselves.

 

Next week the children will be making space bottles. Please can they bring in a small clear plastic bottle to make it in (eg a plastic water bottle.)

 

EYFS are having an ‘Easter Bonnet Parade’ in the KS2 hall at 9am on Thursday 29th March. The children can make the bonnets at home with you, and come in them on the day of the parade. We are looking forward to seeing your creations!!

 

Please arrange a time for Parent’s Evening if you have not already done so.

They are Wednesday 14th March – 4 – 5pm   or

Wednesday 21st March – 4 – 6.30pm.

 

Diary Dates – Friday 16th March – RC STAY & PLAY – 9 – 9.40am

     Week beginning 19th March – Easter Raffle

  Thursday 29th March – EYFS Easter Bonnet parade – 9am

 Thursday 29th March – Tuck shop

 

   Have a lovely weekend

    EYFS Staff

Newsletter Week Ending 2 March 2018

This week we have begun our work on Space. We read ‘Aliens Love Underpants’ and then created our own aliens. In Maths, we have been looking carefully at the + and – signs and working sums out accordingly. We also enjoyed looking at the children’s favourite books on World Book Day.

 

From Monday 5th March 2018  

Next week is International Women’s Day and all schools in the Vision Mat are going to be doing some work on ‘Famous Women in History.’ We would like the children to bring in a photograph of their Nanas/ Grandmas so that they can talk to the rest of the class about them.

 

Thursday 8th March is International Women's Day and the children can wear green (for hope) or purple (dignity) top on that day (no football shirts please.)

 

Next week the PTA are holding a market for the children to buy Mother’s Day presents. Presents will cost between £1 and £4. If your child would like to buy a present, please send the money in a named envelope/ purse.

  

Next week we will have some new arrivals in the classroom – they will be small and oval shaped – keep following twitter to find out who our new friends are!!

 

Please can you ensure that all children have their P.E. bags back in school after the half term break.

 

Diary Dates

Stay and Play – Maths Games RG Friday 9th March 9 – 9.40am

Parents Evenings – 14th/21st March

EYFS Easter Bonnet parade – Thursday 29th March – 9am.

 

 Have a lovely weekend

EYFS Staff

Newsletter Week Ending 16 February 2018

This week we have found out different ways of making 10 and have written as many different ways as we could. We have found out lots of information about wolves and have written fact sheets about them. The children enjoyed the February Fun Night – and the tuck shop too!

 

From Monday 26th February 2018

After half term our new topic will be ‘Space.’ If your child has any books about the topic that they would like to share with their friends, we would love to read them in school.

 

On Thursday 1st March it is World Book Day. We will be reading lots of books throughout the day. If your child would like to bring their favourite book to school on the day, we would love to read them.

  

During Guided Reading sessions, the children read books from Bug Club. The children can now access these books online.

To read these books, please follow the link:

https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/login?c=0

Username – your child’s first name and first letter of their surname eg Sam Smith would be sams

Password : abcd

School Code : hila

 

Diary Dates – Stay and Play – Maths Games RC Friday 2nd March 9 – 9.40am

Stay and Play – Maths Games RG Friday 9th March 9 – 9.40am

Parents Evening Wednesday 14th March 4-5pm

   Parents Evening Wednesday 21st March 4-6.3pm

 

School closes today for half term, and reopens on Monday 26th February at 8.45am.

 Have a lovely half term

EYFS Staff

Newsletter Week Ending 9 February 2018

We have had a very busy week this week! The children have read lots of fictional books about wolves, and have written character descriptions of them in their new writing books. The children have acted out the story of Little Red Riding Hood, and have also made wolf masks. We have also done lots of Maths this week – working on addition and finding different ways to make a number.

From Monday 12th February 2018 

Please could you check that your child only has 1 key ring on their book bag. If they have too many on, they won’t fit into the drawers!

 

       We will be having a Welly Walk on Wednesday 14th February. Please send wellies in a named carrier bag on the day.

 

The PTA are holding a February Fun Party for EYFS and KS1 on Thursday 15th February from 4.30 – 5.45pm. Tickets are available priced at £4. Please send money for a ticket in a named envelope if your child would like to go. Entrance and pick up from the party is through the main entrance.

 

On Friday 16th February, the PTA are having a tuck shop. Children can bring £1 to school and buy a drink and a treat – eg chocolate bar. If your child wishes to buy anything on this day, please send them with the money on the day.

 

A reminder that’s school closes on Friday 16th February at 3.30pm for half term, and reopens on Monday 26th February at 8.45am.

 

Diary Dates – Stay and Play – Maths Games RC Friday 2nd March 9 – 9.40am

                                Stay and Play – Maths Games RG Friday 9th March 9 – 9.40am

      Have a nice weekend.

      EYFS Staff

Newsletter Week Ending 2 February 2018

This week we have found out who helps us to keep healthy. The school nurses came to show us how to wash our hands properly, and told us the 5 most important times to do it. We also found out how to keep our teeth clean and healthy.

In Maths, the children have tested 3d shapes to find out whether they roll or slide, and have found out what happens to an object when a ramp is made higher. 

 

From Monday 5th February 2018

Please check your child’s sweatshirt and fleeces to make sure that the names are still visible so that it is easier to reunite them with their owners after PE!

 

We have a new batch of book bags to replace the inferior quality of the ones that the children have at the moment in EYFS. We will replace these free of charge – thank you for your patience whilst this matter was sorted out.

 

We will be having a Welly Walk on Wednesday 14th February. Please send wellies in a named carrier bag on the day.

 

Next week we will do some work on addition in maths – counting on to find a total. We will use describing words in Literacy, and think about characters and settings in a story.

Next week we will read lots of stories with wolves in them. If your child has one at home that we can read in class, please send them into school.

 

Diary Dates –

PTA Tuck Shop – Friday 16th February – Chocolate/ crisps   and a drink - £1.

Stay and Play RC – Friday 2nd March – 9 – 9 40am Class RC

Stay and Play RC – Friday 9th March – 9 – 9 40am Class RG

 

Have a lovely weekend

The Reception Staff

 

Newsletter Week Ending 26 January 2018

 

This week the police came to visit us. They told us how they can help to keep us safe, and showed us the equipment that they use too. We also had visits from a firefighter who told us about his job and how we can stay safe. In Maths we have learnt the names of 3d shapes, and have begun to describe them.

 

From Monday 29th January 2018

The children have been introduced to a new member of the class this week – Barnaby Bear. Barnaby Bear is going to be visiting the children’s homes for a sleep-over each night. Please could your child write about their adventure with Barnaby in the book which accompanies Barnaby. We encourage you to let the children attempt their own writing please.

Thank you to all the parents that were able to come to our Stay and Play sessions. As requested, attached to Letter Link are the reading strategies that we use to prompt the children during Guided Reading sessions that may be useful for you to use at home when the children are reading to you.

A great phonic game for the children to play on the computer about real and fake words is ‘Picnic on Pluto.’ This can be found at http://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/PicnicOnPluto.html– we are working on Phase 3 phonics at the moment.

 

Diary Dates – PTA meeting – In school Monday 29th January at 7pm.

 

 Have a lovely weekend

The Reception Staff

 

Newsletter Week Ending 19 January 2018

This week in Maths, the children have been subtracting an amount from a number and counting how many are left. They have also used the subtraction sign – and have recorded their own sums. We have found out about how the fire service helps us, and what we can do to keep safe. We have made a fire station in our outdoor area and have responded to lots of emergencies!

 

From Monday 22nd January 2018

Thank you to all the parents that were able to come to our Stay and Play sessions. The Powerpoint is on the EYFS webpage of the schools website.

 

When the children complete work at school, we stick it or a photograph of it into their ‘Learning Journeys.’ If you would like to add any achievement

Web Links

Here are some web links for children to enjoy at home

Phonics play – lots of free phonic games to play at home

Cbeebies – Alphablocks - blend and read the words that the Alphablocks make

Oxford Owl – lots of free e-books, games and activities

Ladybird Spots – counting, matching and ordering numbers

Underwater Counting – count the underwater creatures to find the treasure

Gingerbread Man Game – count sequence, and order the numbers