Entries by Janine Naylor

Phonics : Helping your child with reading at home

One of the most important skills that your child needs to master is learning to read. Reading to and with your child every day for just 10 minutes will have an enormous impact on their learning. Our school uses Little Wandle Letters and Sounds phonics programme to teach early reading. Click on the links below […]

Welcome to Reception!

Dear Parents / Carers,   The children are settling in well and are getting used to our daily routines. We had our first Little Wandle Phonics session today! Please practise the weekly sounds and have a look at the attached pronunciation guide. In addition to this, please remember to read with your child every day […]

Spring 2

This half term we have been learning all about our Planet and the solar system. The children have been fascinated to learn about astronauts, planets, stars and our wonderful planet; Earth! We have also learned about how precious our planet is and how we can take care of it by recycling, reducing waste and reusing […]

Easter Bonnet Parade

We have been making some beautiful Easter hats and singing some Easter songs in the Early Years. We would love you to come and enjoy our Easter Bonnet Parade on the last day of Term – Friday 1st April at 1.30pm. See you then!

Spring 2

This half term our topic is Traditional tales. We have been reading Jack and the beanstalk – planting beans so we can have our own beanstalks! Our next story is The ugly duckling. The children will learn about being kind to others. They will learn about ducks too. We will be going on a local […]

Week beginning 6th December

Hello! Phonics This week we are learning the sounds zz, qu and sh. Your child needs to recognise them on sight and will be reading a book which has some of these sounds in it so they can practice segmenting and blending words in a book. Maths This week we are learning all about the […]

Week beginning 29th November

Phonics We are learning the sounds x,y and z. The children are learning to segment and blend to read words with phase 2 sounds and the new phase three sounds. Maths Measuring time and composition of the numbers 7 and 8. Singing Every day we are singing the Nativity songs. Don’t forget to get your […]

Autumn 2 Week 1

Welcome back! We hope you had a great rest over the half term break. This week we are reading a book called “We’re going on a leaf hunt”. The children have been enjoying a range of Autumn activities such as leaf rubbing, nature walks, singing songs about Autumn and going on our first school trip […]

Half term

It has been a lovely half term and it was so good to meet with you all for the parents’ evening this week. The children are doing so well with their learning. We are all looking forward to the half term break! After half term can you please bring in a pair of wellies/boots for […]