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PETER RABBITS (Mr Johnson)

 

Peter Rabbit.... Let's go! 

 

Dear Children/Parents/Guardians,

Welcome to back to our Class Page. It is the Summer Term! I can't believe that it will be our last term together. Summer is my favourite term with so much crucial learning to participate in! And of course SPORTS DAY! But let's not carried away, we are currently busy planning our School trip (confirmation to follow) which will hopefully be before we break up for half term. It's also our Class Assembly at the end of the term! Very, Very Exciting! 

Here's to a happy 4 weeks with lots of exciting learning!

 

Mr Johnson  

 

Meet the team...

Picture 1 Mr Johnson-Class teacher
Picture 2

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

 

29.04.19 Start of Summer term

30.4.19 - Derbyshire Fire Service Visit

6.5.19 - May Day Bank Holiday (School closed)

22.5.19 - Class Assembly (Parents welcome to come and see our performance)

23.5.19 - Break up for half term.

24.4.19 - INSET DAY

 

 

 

Please take a look at the video, to help you understand how we teach phonics.

 

Click here to watch a video to help teach your child phonics.

Our new topic for this half term is

People that help us. 

We shall be asking the questions.....

 

Who helps me when there is a fire? 

 

Who keeps us safe on the street?

 

Who helps us when we are hurt?

 

How do we keep healthy?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our stories for this half term are - Emergency Emergency, Burglar Bill, Zog and the Flying Doctors, Vegetable Glue and Dirty Bertie.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Things to Remember

 

PE Day for Mr Johnson's class is Friday-please ensure children have their P.E kits in school. We may also have additional P.E sessions during the week so P.E kits need to be in school all week. We will send P.E kits home at the end of each half term and they need to be returned at the beginning of the following half term.

 

Snack money is 50p per week. Children can either bring it weekly (on a Monday) or half termly. We use the money to buy fresh fruit and vegetables which the children can have with their milk during classroom snack time each day. We also bake with the children on a regular basis and the snack money provided helps to buy the ingredients.

 

 

Book bags-please ensure that your child's book bag is in school everyday with their school reading book and reading record.

 

Water bottles-please ensure that your child has a named water bottle in school everyday. 

 

 

Things to do at home

 

Foundation Stage 2

Dress and undress independently including doing up their own coat and shoes

Help to tidy up

Use the toilet and wash their hands independently

Use a knife and fork

Spend time sharing books

Talk about everyday things

Ask questions and be observant

Recognise letters of the alphabet and the sounds they make

Practise writing letters

Practise writing their own name

Identify different numbers in the environment

 

 

A really useful leaflet to help develop your child's speaking and listening skills

Things to do and games to play

 

Use this link to sing along to I hear thunder. Can you make up some sounds using your body to accompany the song? Try tapping two fingers on your other hand - does it sound like pitter patter?

 

Play this adding and subtracting game.

 

Things to do at home

 

Foundation Stage 2

Dress and undress independently including doing up their own coat and shoes

Help to tidy up

Use the toilet and wash their hands independently

Use a knife and fork

Spend time sharing books

Talk about everyday things

Ask questions and be observant

Recognise letters of the alphabet and the sounds they make

Practise writing letters

Practise writing their own name

Identify different numbers in the environment

 

Phonics Screening Test

Follow the links below for games that allow children to sound out and read some real and alien (made up) words. Remember to click the back button to return to the Longmoor website.

Reading real and alien words

- www.phonicsplay.co.uk

- click 'free phonics play'

- click phase 5

- Choose game: Buried Treasure, Picnic on Pluto or Dragons Den

- Click phase 5 again.

Games for finding different spellings of sounds

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/wordsandpictures/phonics/postcard/index.shtml

Other fun phonics games

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/wordsandpictures/longvow/poems/fpoem.shtml

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks1/literacy/phonics/play/

 

WHISPER - Anonymous Reporting Tool

 

Sometimes it is really hard to tell an adult if you feel like you are being bullied. That is why we have subscribed to WHISPER. It is an anonymous reporting tool which allows you or your child to report any incidents of bullying and cyber bullying in confidence.

 

Click on the web link below to fill in a report. It will then be emailed to Miss Hughes (Online Safety Coordinator). Messages are checked as often as possible. In order to resolve issues effectively and promptly, please include your name. This will be kept in the strictest of confidence.

 

If you have any concerns or worries about your child regarding online safety and would like further advice, please contact Miss Hughes or Mr Lyons, the school's online safety co-ordinators or speak to Mrs Dainty, Headteacher.

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