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We are delighted to be welcoming all of our children back to school on Monday 8th March. We have missed them all.
As always, we have ensured that we have all of the necessary safety measures in place to ensure the smooth reopening of the school. Eddie (our wonderful caretaker) has been busy deep cleaning the school ready for the children’s return.
We have created a short film that we would like your child to watch before they return which will reassure them and remind them of the procedures in school.
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1a7Q- DuE1fjohN2szJfnIFbV0ri7ZXxaK/view?usp= sharing
I would like to thank you all for your support at this difficult time.
Happy half term
It has been a rather different half term for us all, but I am very proud of the way that everyone has pulled together to provide the best for our children.
The staff have worked tirelessly to ensure the best provision for all of our children and the children have risen to new challenges. I really appreciate how challenging this situation has been for our parents, we know that you are doing a fantastic job!
We are all very excited about our upcoming World Book Day Celebrations and our virtual author visits. They will be excellent role models for all our children. I am already planning future visits from a wide range of authors.
I hope you have a lovely half term and would like to thank you for your continued support
Amazing Authors and Illustrators Virtual Visits
In conjunction with World Book Day, we have arranged for some amazing authors and illustrators to visit with the children next half term.
Firstly, we have the fantastic Nick Sharratt who will be visiting children in Reception, Year 1 and 2. He will be virtually visiting the children on Monday 1st March. Nick is the illustrator of over 200 books and is a successful author. He also has a gold Blue Peter badge!
Read More ….
Welcome to our first reading newsletter. This term as a school we wanted our focus to be on encouraging and developing every child as a reader.
The pleasure that reading a book can provide, alongside the amazing learning opportunities is something to be cherished. We want to encourage all our children to engage and enjoy more books!
In this newsletter you will find materials to support and encourage your child to read. There will be information on training for parents, exciting opportunities and book recommendations. We hope you find it useful.
Developing Early Readers –
Thursday 21st January at 7pm via Google
Suitable for parents of children in Reception, Year 1 and 2.
During this one-hour session, Katherine Muncaster will explain how reading and phonics is taught in school
The session will examine the stages of development of early reading and the skills that children need to acquire to become a reader.
The session will explain how you can support your child and encourage them to become a reader.
There will also be recommendations for books that can be shared and enjoyed at home.
This session will be available live and will also be recorded.
Wednesday 27th January at 7pm via Zoom
Suitable for parents of children in KS2
During this one-hour session Dawn Robertson, a Manchester-based English Consultant, will share ideas about how to support your child with their reading.
She will give you a little background in how reading is taught and assessed in school by sharing information about The Reading Content Domains as this will help you see how reading texts can be looked at with your child. She will give you lots of practical ways to make reading an enjoyable and engaging activity for both of you!
Dawn is passionate about books and will give you advice about where to find some great texts, especially right now when we can’t go to libraries or book shops!