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18/01/19

Pixies have been busy today making gingerbread men https://t.co/xHMtmnxeBM

17/01/19

Cooks Spinney Primary Academy & Nursery Retweeted
James Shone

Was ⁦⁩ yesterday. A great primary school: lovely head, delightful staff and charming kids. https://t.co/WQpfwBg4PA

17/01/19

Foxes taking over Math lessons! https://t.co/D3jphiow1H

16/01/19

⁩ inspiring confidence in our Year 5 and Year 6 children today https://t.co/G1hsRYjEtk

16/01/19

Year 6 have had fun learning about how chromosomes are inherited https://t.co/uz9K3eCaSa

16/01/19

Look we've found Nemo! https://t.co/fCGxvpzIMT

16/01/19

Year 2 on their Sealife trip today. https://t.co/OQhEpmRaYI

15/01/19

Student Council in full swing this morning discussing the topics that matter to them https://t.co/FGmtDUZYg5

15/01/19

Maddi and Layla taking assembly this morning in the first Spinney Speaks. Well done girls https://t.co/0cbBoJO1O7

11/01/19

Cooks Spinney Primary Academy & Nursery Retweeted
Robert Halfon MP #WorkingHard4Harlow

Incredible newspaper from some wonderful and extraordinary pupils . Congratulations and thank you for all you are doing to https://t.co/YbLdsiXCBX

11/01/19

Our newspaper group went to Chelmsford County Council today to hand deliver a petition with over 400 signatures in an effort to save our local library! ⁦ https://t.co/i4Ck8hi3JR

11/01/19

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BBC Essex

May, aged 10, says she and her friends would be very upset if Mark Hall library closed and explains why she prefers books to smart phones, TV and films 📖 📚 https://t.co/dj9HfrFchf

11/01/19

Cooks Spinney Primary Academy & Nursery Retweeted
BBC Essex

Meanwhile, a student newspaper team from in Harlow have launched a petition - to save their local library - which they’ll present to with . https://t.co/ZK6aX9HS4S

11/01/19

Cooks Spinney Primary Academy & Nursery Retweeted
Michael Rosen

This evening I saw at Cooks Spinney School a fantastic school newspaper entirely written by the children. I thought, yes! That's just what we mean when we say schools can spend a %ge of their time being publishing and performing houses.

09/01/19

Please come and help yourselves to a free dictionary from our school reception. First come, first served. https://t.co/R4xKBrzYef

04/01/19

A fascinating interactive assembly delivered by ⁦⁩ covering 100,000 years of the history of Harlow https://t.co/IWBHcxgg9i

14/12/18

Year 6 at Academy looking at fragments of the moon. https://t.co/GVvvA3nnUK

14/12/18

On Tuesday evening at the BMAT under-11s & under-9s both won their respective finals of the LZ evening super-league. What a fabulous way to end the year https://t.co/kLNWJOJ1jc

14/12/18

Squirrels class are ready for their Christmas class party https://t.co/oPVFwzgROl

14/12/18

Year 5 Adders class have enjoyed making fairy angels this morning https://t.co/2y48J8QDNS

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Nursery & Reception - Pixies, Sprites and Unicorns

Dear Parents / Carers,

Spring term 2019 -Our topic this term is Traditional Tales –

The children will be participating with our ‘WOW’ day by watching the pantomime ‘Peter Pan’  - this will be followed by reading various stories i.e The Gingerbread Man , Three Billy Goats Gruff, Jack and the Beanstalk and Cinderella. We will be learning to retell the stories using Pie Corbett actions, writing story maps, rhyming words, captions, story sequence and looking at good and bad characters.

 In Numeracy we will be looking at numerous number and shape, space and measure activities  i.e number order, addition / subtraction using number lines and looking at the features of 2d/3d shapes and telling the time to the O’clock and half past the hour.

We will also be covering Celebrations i.e  Chinese New Year, Shrove Tuesday, Mothers Day, and participating in various Easter activities.

Our traditional tales topic will end with a Fairy-tale Ball - children will be able to come to school dressed as their favourite fairy tale story character.

Please look out for weekly EYFS newsletters with that will give you further information.

PE – With specialist teacher – Monday – afternoon Thursday morning Unicorns

                               Wednesday morning and Thursday afternoon Sprites    

                               Friday- Nursery AM-PM

Parent child read – Weekly for Reception - Last Thursday of the month for Nursery

Singing assembly – Tuesday  - Celebration assembly- Friday

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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