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7th December 2018

What a busy week, we continued talking about the ‘The First Christmas’. Thank you for all your support with dressing and coming to see our Early Years production ‘A Miracle in Town’, we are all very proud of the children who have managed to get in and out of costumes 4 times this week and still managed to smile and sing on Thursday. Well done everyone!

Please can children complete pages 18 and 33 this week in their handwriting books. Don’t forget children need to bring these books, phonics books or play sacks back to school for Wednesday. Please check that all resources are returned in story and play sacks as they are rotated and we don’t want some children to miss out.

This fortnight’s word is: Fair. We have talked about being fair; taking turns and also not using all the resources, leaving some for others.

Toast has now finished for the year, thank you for all your contributions. The children have really appreciated the mid-morning snack on these cooler days and helped the homeless at the same time.

Article 31 – ‘Every child has the right to relax, play and take part in a wide range of cultural and artistic activities’. This week children have taken part in our well-being scheme ‘Happy Minds’, yoga, all taken an active part in our Nativity play and continued doing ‘Rainbow Challenges’ in the classroom continuous provision.

Thank you for all your support, have a good weekend.

Mrs Cundick, Miss MacIntyre, Mrs Hardman, Mrs Phoenix,

Mrs Ree (Thursday all day) and Mrs Rowland (Thursday afternoon)

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2nd November 2018

The story of the week was ‘The Little Red Hen’ a traditional story. This continued the work about friends and kindness from last half term. Following this story the children have all made bread shaped like hedgehogs, which we hope they have enjoyed.

In mathematics we have been looking at measurement; focusing on weight. We talked about things being lighter and heavier. During the bread making activity we carefully weighed out our ingredients and looked at words to describe measurement like grams, millilitres, teaspoon, tablespoon and half.

Please can children complete pages 5 and 15 this week in their handwriting books. Don’t forget children need to bring these books, phonics books or play sacks back to school for Wednesday. Please check that all resources are returned in story and play sacks as they are rotated and we don’t want some children to miss out.

We have introduced the ‘word of the fortnight’, this is to support the work we our doing on the ‘Right of the Child’ for our UNICEF gold award. This fortnight’s word is: Safe. From next week toast will be offered on Tuesday mornings, we are asking for a contribution of 50p for ‘Homeless in Manchester’, encouraging children to think of others.

This half term we will be looking at Article 31 – ‘Every child has the right to relax, play and take part in a wide range of cultural and artistic activities’. This week children baked bread, talked about Bonfire Night and took part in our weekly yoga session. Next week we will be using clay, talking about Diwali and starting our new well-being scheme ‘Happy Minds’.

Please keep safe this weekend especially if you are lucky enough to have fireworks or are going to a display. Thank you for all your support, have a good weekend.

Mrs Cundick, Miss MacIntyre, Mrs Hardman, Mrs Phoenix,

Mrs Ree (Thursday all day) and Mrs Rowland (Thursday afternoon)