This term has started with sunshine and tadpoles! We have a lovely tank of tadpoles in our class which are causing great excitement. We have a busy term ahead and our first exciting diary date is Wednesday 25th April, our trip to the education centre at Sandfield Farm. It is a science themed trip with the Year 3 children working on soil and rock investigations, Year 2 and 1 on plants and animals and the Reception children on knowledge and understanding of the world.
It's Spring Term 2018!
Christmas now seems a distant memory but I would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for your very kind Christmas gifts, they were very much appreciated.
This term our topic is SNOWFLAKES and SUNSHINE and as you will see from the planning overviews, we will be looking at different climates around the world. We are going to explore the cold Polar Lands, using non-fiction texts and relevant websites– comparing the Arctic and Antarctic and finding out about Polar explorers. We will then be moving onto hotter countries nearer the equator, as well as our own environment and the changes taking place during winter and spring, including the weather!
For further information please refer to the planning below.
WELCOME TO AUTUMN TERM 2017!
A very special welcome to the new Reception children and their parents! The children have all settled in really well and are very happy in school. This has been helped by the lovely, sensible Year 1 and 2 children who have been very kind and caring to the new members of the class.
Our topic this term is All About Us! Details of the work we will be covering can be found in the overview documents below. Please look at it so that you can share and support your child's learning.
Thank you to those parents who were able to come to the Meet the Teacher sessions. For those of you who missed it, the following areas were discussed:
Please ensure that wellies and waterproofs are in school every Monday.
Our PE days will be Mondays or Fridays so, again, please make sure that kits are in school all week in case of last minute changes to our PE day. PLEASE PLEASE name all items of clothing to avoid any confusion!
Our Show and Tell day will be on Thursdays, and your child will let you know when it's their turn to bring in something to share with the rest of the class.
Homework for Y1 and Y2 will be given out every Tuesday and needs to be completed and handed in by the following Monday. Our spelling test will take place every Tuesday and will be done at the back of the homework book so that you can see how well your child is doing.
Don't forget that all children in our class are entitled to a free school dinner so keep an eye on the menu to take advantage of this.
School milk is available for all pupils (under fives are free) but you will need to register your child at www.coolmilk.com.
DATES FOR YOUR DIARY:
Parents' evenings are 17th and 18th October and provide a chance to discuss your child's well being and achievements.
Our Welcome Ceremony for Reception children and any new children to the school, will take place on Thursday 12th October at 9.00am. I hope you can join us!
If you ever have any queries or concerns, please come and speak to me at any time before or after school.
Vouchers have been sent home which help us to develop a complete developmental picture of your child, by recording any significant learning that he or she has experienced at home e.g. being able to read labels and prices in the supermarket, riding a bike without stabilisers, tying shoe laces, doing up coat buttons for the first time, helping to make a cup of tea! We love sharing them with the class and finding out about their achievements outside school.
If you need any more WOW vouchers, please pick them up from the classroom. Your help and support is much appreciated. Thank you.