Welcome to Foundation
Mrs Stone is the class teacher in the Ducklings and Mrs Scovell is the class teacher in the Chicks.
Mrs Murray and Mrs Rice are working with us this year as well. .
Mrs Hathaway is with us on a Wednesday.
Term 4 - Once Upon a Time (Continued ) ... Spring
This term is planned to be another really busy one. We will start our term straight away after the holidays by thinking about Spring, making comparisons between the seasons and seeking out signs of Spring within the environment.
We are looking forward to more outdoor learning (as the weather warms up a little)
This term we will be taking part in BOOK WEEK - culminating in a dressing up day for World Book Day, remember to come to school dressed as your favourite story book character.
We will also be taking part in MATHS AND SCIENCE WEEK - looking forward to a fantastic week of experiments and investigations.
We will continue to find out about some traditional tales and then the works of Julia Donaldson.
This term we have a couple of big celebrations including Mothers Day, Easter and we will even have time to think about (and hopefully taste) some pancakes on Pancake day.
The children will be continuing with their linked learning sessions from 8.45 until 9.05. Children are expected to come into class and begin their independent learning. All of the activities are designed to be an opportunity for the children to develop and apply skills that they have been working on in class.
Please support us with these expectations, children should be encouraged to come into school quickly (and promptly) and to begin their learning in a timely fashion.
As we move closer to Year 1, it would be fantastic if the children could work on their organisational and independent skills when coming into their classes all by themselves
Children are expected to complete homework ready for Monday and are aiming 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 from Mrs Tout.
We will be continuing with our Phonics and Maths groups for our daily focused sessions
CHICKS WILL CONTINUE TO TAKE PART IN PE SESSIONS ON TUESDAY MORNING
DUCKLINGS WILL TAKE PART IN PE SESSIONS ON WEDNESDAY MORNING
20th February - Return to school
2nd March - World Book Day - Don't forget to come to school wearing your costume (A Character from a book please)
13th March - Maths and Science week
7th and 9th March - Parents Meetings
(Please note that Mrs Stone will only be available on the 7th of March)
16th March - Ducklings at Forest School
23rd March - Chicks at Forest School
24th March - Red Nose Day
30th March - Duckling at Forest School
6th April - Chicks at Forest School
7th April - Last Day of term 4 - School ends at 1.30pm
Please keep sending them in
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
Please ensure children bring a jumper and a coat to school every day. We are learning outside daily and suitable clothing is esential. As the weather gets colder (and hopefully snowy) we will be going outside to play.
There is no such thing as bad weather, just bad clothing.
The children need to have their wellington boots in school every day.
Gloves and hats are essential
Please make sure everything is named - some biro name labels have faded with washing over the past 2 terms !
Bookbags, reading records and reading books should be in school every day
If you need any further information or need to ask any questions please do not hesitate to contact Mrs Stone on firstname.lastname@example.org or by speaking to a member of the team.