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In the eyes of God, every child matters, every moment of every day

In the eyes of God, every child matters, every moment of every day

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  • 3rd December 2021

    Published 03/12/21, by Kate Woodward

    Talk Homework: See if your child can retell the nativity story to you.

    Please also remember to bring in any costumes requested on Monday as we will be doing a dress rehearsal.

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  • 26th November 2021

    Published 26/11/21, by Kate Woodward

    Talk Homework- Learn any lines given for the school nativity play and organise any costumes needed. Your children may be able to start singing some of the songs for you too.

    Home reading 3 times a week. For the next fortnight it may be that your child isn't heard by the teacher as often due to our nativity rehearsals and performance schedule. Thanks for understanding.

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  • 19th November 2021

    Published 19/11/21, by Kate Woodward

    Talking Homework:

    *Talk to your children about how you celebrate special holidays in your family and which holidays are special. What are your favourite memories of the holiday? What are traditional foods you eat? Do you have special decorations?

    *Encourage your children to write some CVC words, for example, cat, dog, get, net, mat, run, pop.

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  • Parents Phonics Session

    Published 15/11/21, by Kate Woodward

    Video of the session will follow when we find a way to upload it as file currently too large. For resources mentioned and the powerpoint presentation please see attachments below.

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  • 12th November 2021

    Published 12/11/21, by Kate Woodward

    Talk Homework:

    *Talk to your child about how to cross the road safely with an adult and ways they can be safe on their bike and/or scooter (for example, wearing a helmet). Tier 1: safe, crossing, pavement Tier 2: vehicle, zebra crossing Tier 3: pedestrian

    *Talk to your child about signs you notice (and their meanings) on the journey to and from school. 

    *Help your child choose fancy dress to wear on Friday for Children in Need and discuss why they are doing it. Remember, you don't need to purchase anything new -- recycling is a great way to make a costume.

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  • 5th November 2021

    Published 05/11/21, by Kate Woodward

    Talk Homework: Ask your child what they remember about Guy Fawkes and the gunpowder plot. How do you and your family celebrate Bonfire Night? How will you keep safe at bonfire night?

    Read at least 3 times per week.

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  • 22nd October 2021

    Published 22/10/21, by Kate Woodward

    Half term Homework:

    * Please help your child to practise writing their name. A handwriting sheet with their name in the school handwriting style was sent home with their reading folders.

    * Please help your child learn to dress and undress themselves, including doing buttons and zipping up their coats.

    *Continue to read a minimum of three times per week and please write in the Reading Record when you have done this.  

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  • 15th October 2021

    Published 15/10/21, by Kate Woodward

    Talk Homework:

    - Talk with your child about their local area, including features, significant buildings, street names, etc.

    --Continue to read a minimum of three times a week and completing the reading log.

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  • 8th October 2021

    Published 08/10/21, by Kate Woodward

    Talk Homework- Talk about teeth.

    Tier 1 vocabulary- tooth, gum, brushing, toothpaste

    Tier 2 vocabulary- bacteria, fillings, hygiene

    Tier 3 vocabulary- cavity, molars, incisors, canine, decay.

    Read with your child at least three times per week and remember to write you comments in the reading log.

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  • 1st October 2021

    Published 01/10/21, by Kate Woodward

    Talk Homework- while eating a meal have a look at small items on the plate like peas, corn, pasta, cereal and ask your child to try and subitise/ group the random array. For more information on the meaning of subitising this website is really useful. https://www.learningtrajectories.org/

    Reading- 3 times a week minimum please.

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  • 24th September 2021

    Published 24/09/21, by Kate Woodward

    Talk Homework- Help your child to learn their surname, their parents first names and if they can manage it their address.

    Reading- Ensure that you read with your child at least 3 times a week and record this in their reading record book.

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  • 17th September 2021

    Published 17/09/21, by Kate Woodward

    Homework- Hear your child 'read' their lilac book at least 3 times a week. Please remember to write your comments in the reading log. Your log will be checked on a Monday and books changed every Monday and Thursday. For guidance on how to support your child's story telling, see the previous blog post.

    Talk homework- We are going to be talking about our families. Try to encourage your child to use the following vocabulary:

    Level 1- mum, dad, brother, sister

    Level 2- grandparents, cousins, uncle, aunt

    Level 3- siblings, relatives

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