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Welcome to Penguins! 

This half term our topic is 'What's growing in the garden?'

For the first two weeks we will be learning about the stories of 'Jack and the Beanstalk' and 'Jaspers Beanstalk'. 

In Maths we will be learning about the numbers 9 and 10. 

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Please log on to Purple Mash with your children's log in which should be stuck in their reading diary. 

There are helpful hints on this page if you get stuck https://help.2simple.com/parent-resources 

or ask one of the team. 

Watch the video below of us enjoying our first PE lesson with Mr T!

Reception Yearly Curriculum Overview 2023-24

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We have been learning about 2d shapes; circles, triangles, squares and rectangles. We went on a 'shape hunt' around school to see what shapes we could find - there were so many!

We had a fantastic book week! A 'Carnival of Stories' story hunt taking us from Trinidad to Africa and a journey through the deep dark wood in forest school to meet 'The Gruffalo'!

Phonics and Reading workshop session powerpoint and links 16.10.23

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Useful links from the powerpoint...

PE and Dance will be on TUESDAYS and FRIDAYS. The children will be expected to come to school in their PE kits on these days. 

Please also send a spare set of uniform and underwear to keep in school. 

Your child may bring their own bottle to school (water only!)

PLEASE NAME EVERY ITEM OF YOUR CHILD'S CLOTHING AND BELONGINGS!

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Please take time to read with your child EVERY DAY - little and often is best!

Please also sign the children's diary so that they can receive stickers which lead to prizes!

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Please also help us to help the children by reinforcing the sounds being taught at school. Phonics is the method by which we teach reading and writing. Here are some videos which demonstrate the correct pronunciations. 

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Letter and number formation

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Have a look around our school!

We are very pleased with how our indoor provision is looking! We are continuing to improve it to make it the best environment for Penguins to learn in!

Don't forget to check Purple Mash weekly for activities related to our learning 

https://www.purplemash.com/ 

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Bedtime Stories from Mrs Bliss!

 For your information here are some of the documents which support the planning for children in the Early Years Foundation Stage. 

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Try the 'Easy Peasy' app for activities!  

https://www.easypeasyapp.com/parents

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Check out Oxford Owl for lots of online reading books - it's free for Parents! https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/