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Welcome to Foundation

 

Mrs Stone is the class teacher in the Ducklings and Mrs Jones is the class teacher in the Chicks.

 Miss Catt and Mrs Murray are working with us this year as well. .

Mrs Hathaway is with us on a Wednesday.

 

Term 3

Thank you to everyone who came to celebrate Chinese New Year with us.  We had a fantastic evening with lots of our families who joined in with activities and shared a meal together.  Everyone had an attempt at using chopsticks (even though some people needed a fork to make things easier) 

 

 

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Term 4

Next term our topic will be  'Once Upon A Time' 

 

Term 4 will be very busy, we will be finding out about some traditional fairy stories, we will be joining with the rest of the school for World Book Day and we will be taking part in Science week.

During Science week we are hoping to have a trip and will also be hosting our Sponsored Scoot to raise money for some new resources to use in garden.

 

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During term 4 we will be continuing to  start our days with some tasks which we will need to come in to complete.  Please encourage the children to head to their morning table and to make a start on their task.  

 

 

A  reading book will be sent home along with a reading record for parents to complete.  

If children are working with books from within our reading scheme they must do the work and complete the reading.

Children are expected to read at least 4 times each week.  Anyone who reads at least 4 times during the week will receive a special sticker.  Children who receive a sticker each week for the whole term will receive a certificate at the end of term .

 

 

Homework will be sent home on a Tuesday to be completed and handed back in on the following Monday.  These will be challenges to keep you all busy at home.  Please support us with these tasks to help your child extend their learning.

ALL CHILDREN SHOULD BE WORKING ON THEIR PHONICS FLASHCARDS AND ON LEARNING THEIR TRICKY AND HIGH FREQUENCY WORDS.

The children should be working towards being able to read and write the letters and words independently.

 

We have some very exciting dates in the diary already - Please keep checking back for more details and updates.

 

Diary Dates

Forest School - please check your timetables (sent home during term 1) 

19th February - BACK TO SCHOOL

 

1st March - World Book Day - Everyone needs a costume! 

6th March- Trip - Details to follow

8th March - DUCKLINGS AT FOREST SCHOOL

9th March - SPONSORED SCOOT

15th March - CHICKS AT FOREST SCHOOL

22nd March - DUCKLINGS AT FOREST SCHOOL

29th March - CHICKS AT FOREST SCHOOL

29th March - Last Day of Term

 

 

CHICKS WILL CHANGE FOR PE ON A TUESDAY - Full PE kit is needed in school 

DUCKLINGS WILL CHANGE FOR PE ON A WEDNESDAY - Full PE kit is needed in school

 

WOWS

Please remember to send them in - we are creating a weekly display in our classrooms that show all of our amazing learning! 

 

HOUSEKEEPING

Please ensure children bring a jumper and a coat to school every day.  We are learning outside daily and suitable clothing is essential.  Everyone needs to have Wellington Boots in school every day.

The weather is getting cold - gloves and hats are essential.

 

Please make sure everything is named

Bookbags, reading records and reading books should be in school every day

 

 

HEALTH

Please can we remind you that if your child is poorly they should not be coming into school, and if they have been poorly, needing to be sent home from school they should not return until they have been well for 48 hours. 

If your child is unable to come to school parents should telephone the school office.

 

If your child has any medication that needs to be administered in an emergency e.g inhalers - please send them into school and contact the office to complete the necessary paperwork.  This paperwork needs to be completed before the medicine is left in school

 

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If you need any further information or need to ask any questions please do not hesitate to contact      

Mrs Stone on  nsto6899@gateway.oxon.sch.uk or by speaking to a member of the team.

Jolly Phonics Songs in correct order! (Letters and Sounds)

Jolly Phonics Letters and Sounds Teaching Sequence with ALL Grapheme variations

Term 2 - Overview

Term 2

Term 2 1 Exploring the mud kitchen
Term 2 2 Autumn Leaf Art
Term 2 3 Numicon Sandwiches
Term 2 4 Investigative Maths
Term 2 5 My Snowman
Term 2 6 Diwalli Feast
Term 2 7 Diwalli Feast
Term 2 8 Diwalli Feast
Term 2 9 Diwalli Feast
Term 2 10 Diwalli Feast
Term 2 11 Diva lamps
Term 2 12 Diva Lamps
Term 2 13 Rangoli Patterns
Term 2 14 Rangoli Patterns
Term 2 15 Computer work
Term 2 16 Firework pictures
Term 2 17 Firework pictures
Term 2 18 Outdoor play
Term 2 19 Outdoor Play
Term 2 20 Outdoor Play
Term 2 21 Outdoor Play
Term 2 22 Outdoor Play
Term 2 23 Outdoor Play
Term 2 24 Outdoor Play
Term 2 25 Using money
Term 2 26 Forest School - leaf art
Term 2 27 Children in Need - Spotty maths
Term 2 28 Posting letters to Father Christmas
Term 2 29 Posting letters to Father Christmas
Term 2 30 Posting letters to Father Christmas
Term 2 31 Wriggly Nativity
Term 2 32 Wriggly Nativity - Angels
Term 2 33 Wriggly Nativity - Narrating Stars
Term 2 34 Wriggly Nativity - Wisemen and their camels
Term 2 35 Wriggly Nativity - Shepherds and their Sheep
Term 2 36 Wriggly Nativity - Dancing animals
Term 2 37 Wriggly Nativity - Mary, Joseph and the donkey

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