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Early Years Foundation Stage 2018 - 2019

 Miss Cheetham & Mrs Gray

 

Summer Term

 

Newsletter Week Ending 12 July 2019

 

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 15th July 2019

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 17th 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 Friday 19th July. As a thank you from the PTA for your support this year, this will be FREE!

 

A reminder that school finishes on Friday 19th July. at 3.30pm, and    reopens on Tuesday 3rd 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 5 July 2019

 

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 the children have read number words and matched them to the numeral. The children loved ‘The Creepy Crawly Show’ on Thursday and learnt even more minibeast facts! 

 

From Monday 8th July 2019

 

Our rearranged sports afternoon will be Friday 12th July at 1 30pm – weather permitting again!!

 

Our minibeasts next week will be ladybirds.

 

The PTA will hold their last tuck shop of the year on Friday 19th July. As a thanks from the PTA, the children will be able to choose crisps/ chocolate bar and a drink – FREE!

  

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

3.30 pm and will re-open on Tuesday 3rd September at 8.45am.

 

Enjoy the weekend

   EYFS Staff

 

Newsletter Week Ending 28 June 2019

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 Thursday – thank-you all for coming!!

 

From Monday 1st July 2019

 

Please can any remaining sponsor money for the sponsored space hop be brought into school by 5th July.

 

Our minibeasts next week will be bees.

 

A reminder that EYFS Sports day will be on Monday 1st 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 Wednesday 3rd July at 9am – in the KS1 hall.

 

Diary Dates

Monday 1st July 1.30pm – EYFS Sports Day

Wednesday 3rd July – Year 1 Meet the Teacher session for parents – 9am

Thursday 4th July – The Creepy Crawly Show

Friday 5th July 3.45pm – PTA Summer Fair – Pirate/Mermaid theme

 

 Enjoy the weekend

  EYFS Staff

Newsletter Week Ending 21 June 2019

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 24th June 2019

The children have found out which classes they will be going to next year.

RG will move to 1B – their teacher will be Mrs Green.

RC will move to 1A – their teacher will be Miss Hewitt.

 

On Wednesday 3rd July at 9am, there will be a chance for you to meet your child’s new teacher, and to find out what the children will be doing in Year 1. This will take place in the KS1 hall (where we have done Stay and Play sessions)

 

Our minibeasts next week will be spiders.

 

The children are really looking forward to the Teddy Bears Picnic on Thursday 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. 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.

 

Friday 5th July is Summer Fair Day and non-uniform day. The children can come to school dressed as a pirate or a mermaid. 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.

Diary Dates:

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

Monday 1st July 1.30pm – EYFS Sports Day

Wednesday 3rd July – Year 1 Meet the Teacher session for parents – 9am

Thursday 4th July – The Creepy Crawly Show

Friday 5th July 3.45pm – PTA Summer Fair – Pirate/Mermaid theme

 

Enjoy the weekend

 EYFS Staff

Newsletter Week Ending 14 June 2019

This week we have been finding out about caterpillars. The children have enjoyed watching the caterpillars grow really quickly and we are now waiting for them to become butterflies. We also went on a minibeast hunt in the school garden and found beetles, woodlice, spiders, worms, slugs and ladybirds

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

 

From Monday 17th June 2019

The children all enjoyed taking part in the PTA Spacehopper Grand National this week. Please return the sponsor money can be returned to school by 5th July.

 

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 Thursday 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:

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

Monday 1st July 1.30pm – EYFS Sports Day

Wednesday 3rd July – Year 1 Meet the Teacher session for parents – 9am

Thursday 4th July – The Creepy Crawly Show

Friday 5th July 3.45pm – PTA Summer Fair – Pirate / Mermaid theme

Enjoy the weekend

 The Reception Staff

Newsletter Week Ending 7 June 2019

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. We have had a very busy and exciting day today – World Music Day. We made instruments, learnt and composed new songs and then performed to the rest of the school too!

 

From Monday 10th June 2019

Our minibeast of the week will be caterpillars. 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 have brought home their sponsor forms for the PTA Space Hopper Grand National. Please look out for them in their bags. This will take place on Monday 10th and Tuesday 11th June.

 

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

 

Diary Dates:

10th/11th June – Sponsored Space Hop

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

Monday 1st July 1.30pm – EYFS Sports Day

Thursday 4th July – The Creepy Crawly Show

Friday 5th July 3.45pm – PTA Summer Fair

 

Enjoy the weekend

 The Reception Staff

Newsletter Week Ending 24 May 2019

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. The children have done some writing to tell you all about the day – keep a look out for the post next week!

In maths this week, the children have been doubling numbers. In RE day on Thursday, we found out about what it is like inside a mosque.

 

From Monday 3rd June 2019

 

Friday 7th June is World Music Day. Children can come to school dressed as their favourite singer, and will take part in lots of musical activities during the day.

 

EYFS will be making musical instruments on World Music Day, if you have any yoghurt pots, boxes etc that we can use, please send them into school.

 

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:

Friday 24th May – Tuck Shop

Friday 7th June – World Music Day – children can come to school dressed as their favourite singer

10th/11th June – Sponsored Space Hop

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

Monday 1st July 1.30pm – EYFS Sports Day

Thursday 4th July – The Creepy Crawly show

Friday 5th July 3.45pm – PTA Summer Fair

 

A reminder that school closes today for half term and will reopen on Monday 3rd June at 8.45am.

Enjoy the holiday

The Reception Staff

                                        

Newsletter Week Ending 17 May 2019

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 20th May 2019

 

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.

Lots of children have brought their Learning Logs back to school with their amazing work on dinosaurs. Please can all books be returned to school by Friday 24th May.

 

The PTA will hold a tuck shop on Friday 24th May. Children can buy a drink and snack for £1.

 

A reminder that school finishes on Friday 24th May at 3.30pm and reopens after half term on Monday 3rd June at 8.45am.

Diary Dates:

Monday 20th May – Trip to Smithills Farm

Friday 24th May – Tuck Shop

Friday 7th June – World Music Day – children can come to school dressed as their favourite singer

10th/11th June – Sponsored Space Hop

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

Monday 1st July 1.30pm – EYFS Sports Day

Friday 5th July 3.45pm – PTA Summer Fair

Enjoy the weekend

 The Reception Staff

Newsletter Week Ending 10 May 2019

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.

 

From Monday 13th May 2019

Our trip to Smithills farm takes place on Monday 20th 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 17th May – PTA Break the Rules Day – children can wear own footwear/ nail varnish / have mad hair / have juice in their water bottles. The fine is £1 for doing one or all of these.

(School uniform must still be worn)

         Monday 20th May – Trip to Smithills Farm

Friday 24th May – Tuck Shop

10th/11th June – Sponsored Space Hop

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

Monday 1st July 1.30pm – EYFS Sports Day

Friday 5th July 3.45pm – PTA Summer Fair

 

Enjoy the weekend

 The Reception Staff

Newsletter Week Ending 3 May 2019

This week the children have written their own dinosaur stories – with a beginning, middle and an ending.

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 7th May 2019

 

We will be going on a Welly Walk on Wednesday 8th May. Children will need to bring their wellies to school in a named carrier bag.

 

Our trip this year will be to Smithill’s Farm will be on May 20th. 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.

 

Diary Dates:

Friday 17th May – Break the Rules Day – more details will follow

Monday 20th May – Trip to Smithills farm

Friday 24th May – Tuck Shop

10th/11th June – PTA Sponsored Space Hop

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

Monday 1st July 1.30pm EYFS Sports Day

Friday 5th July 3.45pm – PTA Summer Fair

 

Enjoy the weekend

The Reception Staff

 

Newsletter Week Ending 26 April 2019

 

This week we discovered a dinosaur egg on the school field! We brought it back into the classroom and are now waiting for it to hatch. We thought about which dinosaur could be inside and wrote group stories about what may happen. We have put the stories into our Reading Area so that the children can read all of the books. 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 29th April 2019

 

Our trip this year will be to Smithill’s Farm will be on May 20th. 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:

Friday 3rd May – Stay and Play RC – Handwriting

Friday 17th May – Break the Rules Day – more details will follow

Friday 24th May – Tuck Shop

Thursday 13th June – PTA Cinema night

Friday 5th July – PTA Summer Fair

 

Enjoy the weekend

The Reception Staff

Newsletter Week Ending 18 April 2019

 

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. The children enjoyed learning the songs for the Easter Bonnet Parade – we hope you enjoyed it this morning!

 

From Tuesday 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 given Learning Logs today. These are to be completed at home during this half term. Guidance for completing the Learning Logs are in the front of the Yellow books.

 

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

 

 Diary dates – Friday 26th April at 9 – 9.40am Class RG Stay and Play – handwriting

Diary dates – Friday 3rd May at 9 – 9.40am Class RC Stay and Play - handwriting

 

Enjoy the weekend

The Reception Staff

Spring Term

Newsletter Week Ending 29 March 2019

 

This week the children have been practising reading, writing and ordering numbers to at least 20. The children have also made cards and written books for a special day on Sunday! The children enjoyed the Welly Walk on Wednesday – especially the treasure hunt.

 

From Monday 15th April 2019

 

After the holiday, we will start to give the children some homework –i.e. Learning Challenges. The children will be given a topic and can choose any number of the challenges that go with it. This can be completed over the half term and can be brought into school whenever a challenge is completed.

 

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.

 

The EYFS Easter Bonnet Parade will take place in the KS2 Hall on Thursday 18th April. 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 Easter Raffle will continue for a week after the Spring break. Tickets are 20p each, and the children can win a big bundle of Easter goodies.

 

School closes today and will reopen on Monday 15th April at 8.45am

 

Diary dates – EYFS Easter Bonnet parade – Thursday 18th April – 9 – 9.30am.

PTA Tuck Shop - Thursday 18th April

Stay and Play – Handwriting – RG – Friday 26th April 9 – 9.40am

                                             RC – Friday 3rd May 9 – 9-40am

 

Enjoy the holiday!

The Reception Staff

Newsletter Week Ending 22 March 2019

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. We have enjoyed watching the eggs hatch – they are chicks – not crocodiles, dinosaurs or even chocolate as we predicted! We also had some very strange visits from an alien who wrote letters to us and left us strange ‘gifts!’

 

From Monday 25th March

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.

 

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

 

We will be going on a Welly Walk on Wednesday 27th 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 15th April at 8.45am

EYFS Easter Bonnet parade – Thursday 18th April – 9am.

PTA Tuck Shop - Thursday 18th April

Stay and Play – Handwriting – RG – Friday 26th April 9 – 9.40am

                                             RC – Friday 3rd May 9 – 9-40am

 

Enjoy the weekend

The Reception Staff

 

Newsletter Week Ending 15 March 2019

This week the children enjoyed finding out about the planets, and also tasted space food. 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 18th March 2019

 

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!!

 

The ‘Easter Bonnet Parade’ will take place in the KS2 hall at 9am on Thursday 18th April. 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 Mothers Day Market – Week beg 25th March

PTA Easter Raffle – Week beg 25th March – tickets 20p each

EYFS Easter Bonnet parade – Thursday 18th April – 9am.

PTA Tuck Shop - Thursday 18th April

 

 Have a good weekend!

The Reception Staff

Newsletter Week Ending 8 March 2019

This week the children enjoyed making pancakes. We ordered pictures and wrote instructions to make sure that we made them in the right order. We also found out lots of facts about the sun.

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

The children had a fantastic day on World Book Day – they all looked amazing in their outfits!

From Monday 11th March 2019 

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.

 

Comic Relief red noses are available through the school office. Please pay via your child’s Parentpay account and they are £1.25 each. Once you have paid the children can collect their nose from the office. Thank you.

 

Friday 15th March - Comic Relief Day – will be a non-uniform day at school. Children can wear red clothes and any donations can be made via Parentpay to Comic Relief.

 

 

EYFS are having an ‘Easter Bonnet Parade’ in the KS2 hall at 9am on

Thursday 18th April. 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 Cinema Night – Thursday 14th March

PTA Mothers Day Market – Week beg 25th March

PTA Easter Raffle – Week beg 25th March

EYFS Easter Bonnet parade – Thursday 18th April – 9am.

 

Have a lovely weekend

     EYFS Staff

Newsletter Week Ending 1 March 2019

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 read the book ‘Whatever Next’ and wrote a letter to Mummy Bear telling her about our adventures in space.

 

From Monday 4th March 2019

 Thursday 7th March is World Book Day and the children can come to school dressed as their favourite book character. They can also bring their favourite books to school so that we can share them at story time.

 

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 8th March 9 – 9.40am

Parents Evening 6th March

PTA Cinema Night – Thursday 14th March

PTA Mothers Day Market – Week beg 25th March

EYFS Easter Bonnet parade – Thursday 28th March – 9am.

  

Have a lovely weekend

EYFS Staff

 

Newsletter Week Ending 14 February 2019

This week we have found out different ways of making 10 and have written as many different ways as we could. We enjoyed the visit from The Blue Cross on Wednesday – especially Billy Boo – and taking part in the sponsored walk.

 

From Monday 25th February 2019

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 7th March it is World Book Day. The children can come to school dressed as their favourite book character. 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.

 

Attached to Letter Link is a questionnaire about ICT that the children use at home. We would be grateful if you would complete it and return it to school.

 

Diary Dates

Stay and Play RC Maths Games – Friday 1st March – 9 – 9 40am Class RC

Stay and Play RG Maths Games – Friday 8th March – 9 – 9 40am Class RG

World Book Day – Thursday 7th March – children can come dressed as a book character

Parents’ Evenings

     Wednesday 27th February (4.00pm-5.00pm)

    Wednesday 6th March (4.00pm-6.30pm)

 

School closes today for half term, and reopens on Monday 25th February at 8.45am.

             Have a lovely half term

           EYFS Staff

 

Newsletter Week Ending 8 February 2019

We have had a very busy week this week! Heidi’s mummy came on Monday to talk about her job and showed us how to sign some words and even taught us to sign a song. On Tuesday we had a visit from Rev Trudy from Stand Church who told us a story. We also learnt how to keep safe on the internet and found out about Chinese New Year.

We have also done lots of Maths this week – working on addition and finding different ways to make a number.

 

From Monday 11th February 2019

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!

 

On Wednesday 13th February, a visitor from the Blue Cross will come into school to talk about their job. The Blue Cross is a charity that helps sick, injured and homeless pets. To support the charity, we would like to make our Welly Walk that day a sponsored Welly Walk and would ask that the children bring in £1 to donate to the charity.

 

The PTA are holding a February Fun Party for EYFS and KS1 on Thursday 14th 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 Thursday 14th February, the PTA are having a tuck shop. Children can bring £1 to school and buy a drink and a treat – eg chocolate bar.

 

A reminder that’s school closes on Thursday 14th February at 3.30pm for half term, and reopens on Monday 25th February at 8.45am.

Diary Dates –

PTA Tuck Shop – Thursday 14th February – Chocolate/ crisps and a drink - £1.

PTA Valentine Disco – Thursday 14th February – 4 30pm – 5 45pm – tickets cost £4

Stay and Play RC – Friday 1st March – 9 – 9 40am Class RC

Stay and Play RC – Friday 8th March – 9 – 9 40am Class RG

World Book Day – Thursday 7th March – children can come dressed as a book character

Parents’ Evenings

     Wednesday 27th February (4.00pm-5.00pm)

     Wednesday 6th March (4.00pm-6.30pm)

Have a nice weekend.

EYFS Staff

Newsletter Week Ending 1 February 2019

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.

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. We also took part in the RSPB birdwatch and identified 7 different kinds of birds.  

 

From Monday 4th February 2019

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 will be having a Welly Walk on Wednesday 13th February. Please send wellies in a named carrier bag on the day.

 

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

 

On Wednesday 13th February, a lady from the Blue Cross will come into school to tell the children how the charity helps animals. She will also bring a dog into school. If your child is allergic to dogs, please tell the class teacher.

  

Diary Dates –

PTA Tuck Shop – Thursday 14th February – Chocolate/ crisps and a drink - £1.

PTA Valentine Disco – Thursday 14th February – 4 30pm – 5 45pm – tickets cost £4

Stay and Play RC – Friday 1st March – 9 – 9 40am Class RC

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