Class Teachers: Miss Whitehouse & Mrs Pitchers (Reception) Mrs Georgiou (Nursery)

Teaching Assistants: Mrs Brown (Reception) Mrs Goodrum Nursery (AM)

We hope that you had a wonderful Easter Holiday and would like to take this opportunity to welcome you back to school for this exciting lead up to May half term.

Our teaching will be focused on the topic ‘Going for Goals’.

During summer term one we will be reading:

  • ‘The Snail and the Whale’,
  • The Rainbow Fish ‘,
  • Dear Zoo ‘’,
  • ’You Choose’
  • Super Potato.’

Curriculum

During our RE lessons, we will be exploring the topic ‘Pentecost’ where we will be learning about the coming of the Holy Spirit.

This half term we will be:

Writing about our favourite hobbies, interest or afterschool club that they are involved in.

Learning about healthy eating and different fruit and vegetables.

Talking about friendship and what makes a good friend.

Learning about different animals and how to care for them.

Talking about superhero’s and what makes someone a superhero.

Making superhero costumes.

Learning about capacity and weight.

Tasting delicious, interesting fruits

Using paints and crayons to create pictures of sea creatures and wild animals.

In our workshop areas, we will have a role-play seaside area where we can pretend to make sand castles, sunbathe and swim. Outside we have an ice-cream shop so children can learn about using coins to buy and sell ice-creams.

This half term Reception children will be continuing to take part in Mighty Warriors every Friday Afternoon. They will not require their PE kits for this session as will be asked to remove shoes, socks and their jumper or cardigan.

Reception children now participate in PE lessons every Monday. Therefore, will need to come into school ready for PE in their PE kit on this day. Starting from Monday 26th April.

Nursery children will take part in PE once a week but do not require a PE kit. Jumpers and cardigans will be removed for these sessions. Nursery children’s focus will be learning how to use balance bikes and ball games.

 Homework

  • Parents are expected to read with their child 3 times a week at home.
  • In Reception reading record books must be signed and returned daily for confirmation.
  • In Reception children will receive a reading scheme book and choose a home loan book each Monday.
  • In Reception each term children will receive a homework pack to complete. Work will be marked each Monday.
  • Nursery parents are asked to return their book bags every Friday to enable them to be changed and new homework added.

General Reminders

Juice money will continue to be 50p a week in order to replenish resources and buy snacks.

Nursery timings- AM gate will be open 8.40am- 8.55am          11.30- 11.40pm -gate open

PM gate will be open 12.10pm- 3pm                3pm gate open

Reception –   AM gate will be open 8.40pm- 8.55pm                    3pm gate open

Please ensure children arrive to school promptly on time wearing correct uniform. In Nursery children wear white polo shirts and Reception Red polo shirts. Make sure shoes are strong, flat, black and easy to take on and off independently. No Trainers. No Jewellery or nail varnish.

If your child presents with any symptoms of Covid 19 please do not bring them to school until they have been tested as negative. Also please ring the main office to inform staff to ensure we are able to follow government guidance accordingly.