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13/11/18

Some of the winners of our Stay Safe Online Posters competition. Well done to all https://t.co/mCEMXbq4fe

12/11/18

Sprites and Unicorns enjoyed making and decorating some poppies for Remembrance Day. Both classes made a giant poppy and the children also made one of their own to mark 100 years since the end of WW1. https://t.co/mR0jDZ0cId

12/11/18

Made by the children to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of WW1 https://t.co/UJQE0RA2eH

09/11/18

Students really enjoyed the dodgeball tournament at Mark Hall School today. Unfortunately we didn't win on this occasion but we will be a force to be reckoned with in next year's competition. https://t.co/qkbBls8dOQ

09/11/18

More group pictures from Duxford https://t.co/mruUPdJ3tI

09/11/18

Remembering the Battle of Britain 🇬🇧 https://t.co/Bp109LwFcG

09/11/18

Duxford Wolves! https://t.co/fFlXf7XZ6t

09/11/18

Robin Hood performing for Yrs 1-5 today https://t.co/RJuU1hEHER

09/11/18

Our Year 6 students at Duxford War Museum in Cambridge. https://t.co/Fanvk8xqDl

07/11/18

Today Pixie class have been learning all about Diwali! We created rangoli patterns with rice and have also made our own Diva pots from clay. https://t.co/EWKUKzZ2rx

06/11/18

Year 5 and 6 writers worked with poet and author, Neal Zetter, during a workshop at Freshwater's School. They wrote some fantastic poems, discussed writing techniques and made some new friends across the trust. https://t.co/jg8uCjey9a

06/11/18

Ladybirds have been investigating local habitats. We found living, dead and never been alive creatures. https://t.co/JgghyIAbZM

06/11/18

Well done to our Year 5 students who took part in the Table Tennis tournament on Friday. All students won at least one or two games each which was brilliant and all the students really enjoyed the event.

02/11/18

Sadly, we are leaving Kingswood now and are on our way back to Harlow. ETA 4pm.

02/11/18

We’ve had the best time ever! https://t.co/MyXIk0SgY5

02/11/18

Sparrow hawks drivers https://t.co/HrlUWgGYGq

01/11/18

Fun and games https://t.co/cvd162LzJX

01/11/18

Challenging ourselves https://t.co/Bw9EJH4T8E

01/11/18

Zipwire https://t.co/VRwLce67SD

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Nursery & Reception - Pixies, Sprites and Unicorns

Dear Parents / Carers,

The children have had a very enjoyable week in the Early Years Unit and I am very pleased to say that all the children have settled into class routines and they have started to make new friendships.

Lunchtimes are going well and all the children seem to be enjoying eating their delicious lunch together.

 

The children have bought home a letters and sounds pack for you to share, if you could practice learning these sounds at home and once they have learnt their sounds they will progress on to learning 3 letter words (CVC) to blend together.

 

It would be very much appreciated if you found time to read with your child and practise their sounds daily as this reinforces their learning from school. Could you please ensure your child has their reading / letter and sounds pack in their book bag every day.

Homework

Reception classes will be bringing home literacy and numeracy homework every Friday, this is a lovely activity for you to share together at home and it reinforces their learning from school. Can you please ensure homework books are back in school by Wednesday so they can be marked and be ready to go out on Friday.

PE

Sprites Class PE days are Wednesday morning and Thursday afternoon

Unicorn Class PE days are Monday afternoon and Thursday morning

No Toys

Could children please refrain from bringing in toys from home as they can get broken and lost.

Drinks bottles - Could you please ensure drink bottles are named and are not be put in book bags as they sometimes leak and the books get spoilt and could you please ensure it is water only in drink bottles.

Talking to the teacher

EYFS encourage parent teacher dialogue but if you need to speak to the teacher for any length of time could you please mention it in the morning and the class teacher will meet you after school - Your co-operation in this matter is very much appreciated.

Pixie Class

It has come to my attention that some siblings are banging on the tunnel while waiting for afternoon Nursery children to leave – Could you please encourage your child/ children not to distract the young children when they are lining up, as we are trying to establish routines and good practice for the children to follow.

Toilet Training  

Could all parents work with children to encourage toilet training as this develops their independence while at school.

Winter is upon us

It would be greatly appreciated if you could practice with your child putting on and taking off their coat as some children find this task difficult. 

Thank you again for your support. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any concerns. Francesca Harris EYFS Director and all the EYFS Team

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