Hello and Welcome

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Staff

Mrs Hales, Mrs Garratt, Mrs Wolinowska, Miss Forster

Attendance and Punctuality.

Morning sessions start at 8.45 - 11-45

Afternoon sessions start at 12.15 - 3.15.

Please ensure that your child is here every day and on time. Being on time ensures that your child has enough time to settle and ready for their session.

School Uniform

Please ensure your child comes to school with the correct uniform –

BOYS – grey / black trousers, yellow polo shirt, blue school jumper and black shoes (not trainers).
GIRLS – grey / black skirt or trousers, yellow polo shirt and black flat shoes (no trainers or heels).
Boots are not school uniform.
Jewellery should not be worn in school apart from one pair of small stud earrings and a watch.

Our theme:

We will be reading The very hungry caterpillar storyWe will be  talking about the things that happen in the book. We will be tasting different fruits.

Our Writing and Mathematics

In Mathematics we will be:
Counting and recognising numbers, looking at different shapes and sorting objects in different ways.To help your child please practise these at home.

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Literacy- Mark making:
We have introduced the children to doodle sticks, this helps to develop gross motor skills, which children need for their writing. We willbe encouraging the children to give meanings to marks they make as they draw. We will be encouraging the children to write their names independently and by showing them the correct way of forming letters. Please encourage your child to do this too. The children know how to hold their pens using pinchy parrot.  Please remember to remind your child at home too. 

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Reading

Each day we sit together to listen to a listen to a variety of stories which the children have really enjoyed.  Please continue to try and spend a few minutes every day reading to them to help them to make progress. When sharing books encourage them to talk about what picures they can see and what may be happening in the story. The children are able to access books daily

Toileting

Please can you start to put pull ups on your child as we will be encouraging them to go to the toilet and being independent.

PE

We will be encouraging the children to walk to the will be encouraging the children to walk to the hall to familiarise themselves with it.
Children will need blue or black shorts and a yellow T - shirt. Please write your child’s name on their P.E kits and these can be left in the classroom on their cloakroom peg.
NO jewellery can be worn for PE.

Dates to note

26th May  2017 - Half Term

21st July 2017 - Easter Holiday