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Book Bags: Please ensure that the children bring their book bag to school every day, as in addition to being a means of transporting reading materials it is a valuable method of communication. We encourage the children to give important notes from their parents directly to their class teacher or teaching assistant.

Uniform: Please ensure that all items of clothing are clearly labelled with your child’s name. Children will need their P.E. kits in school on PE days. Our P.E. days are Tuesday and Friday. Please encourage children to be independent dressers at home, as these skills will be helpful at school.

Reading: We change the children’s reading books daily, so if they have finished their book please ensure that the children put their home reading record and reading book in the basket every morning to be changed.

Phonics: The Phonics scheme we follow is Read, Write, Inc. Please read and practise your sounds and spellings with your child at home. Please see below.

 

Attach  RWI-Sounds     Key Stage 1 HFW Spellings

Homework: Homework will be set every Friday (published in our class blog). Please return completed homework to school by the following Monday. Please see below.

Attach   Year 1 Homework Wk 5

 

Learning: Our main topic this half term is Ancient Greece.

Next week in Literacy we will be learning about traditional stories and fairy tales. We will be reading The Ginger Bread Man, focussing on sentence writing and sequencing.

Next week in Numeracy we will be focusing on the properties of 2D shapes and learning about subtraction.

Next week in Science we will be learning about the different seasons and weather and why does it get darker in the winter?

Next week in History we will be learning about the origins of the Olympic Games

Next week in RE we will be learning about the concept of God living in heaven and watching over us

Next week in indoor PE we will be focusing on Athletics

Next week in outdoor PE we will be focusing on Games/ Cross Country.

Thank you for your support!

Have a lovely weekend.

Miss Raval and Mrs Pavlou