Welcome to Birch Class
Classteacher: Miss H. Munro
Mrs. V. Bensilum (EYFS HLTA)
Mrs. Y. White
Mrs. L. Rose
***DON'T FORGET - PLEASE COME IN AND STICK ANY PHOTOGRAPHS OR NOTES OF LEARNING YOU SEE AT HOME INTO YOUR CHILD'S LEARNING JOURNEY ON TUESDAY MORNINGS BETWEEN 8.40am AND 8.50am.***
***We are very lonely on Monday evenings (until 3.55pm) and Tuesday mornings (8.40am-8.50am) and would love more of you to join us to contribute to your children's Learning Journeys. We would love to see what your child has been up to at home! You can stick in notes, photos, pictures...whatever you would like to share in their special Learning Journey***
Thank you to everyone who came to Exhibition Evening and shared in the children's achievements. It was lovely to get the opportunity to speak to so many of you about the progress your children have made this year in Reception. We will miss all of the families we have worked with very much; we will be sending Learning Journeys home for you to enjoy next week, so make sure your child brings in an empty carrier bag over the next few days.
The children are going to have lots of fun digging in our special 'muddy' digging area at COOL Time. If your child would like to do this without the possibility of muddy, soggy shoes, please feel free to send wellies into school in a named carrier bag. Thank you!
Don't forget to come in and share your children's Learning Journeys on Monday afternoons and Tuesday mornings!
Ever wonder which skills your children are learning through play? Here is a link that you might find interesting:
Phonics and Reading:
To help you to support your child's fantastic phonic and reading development at home, we have put together a group of video clips to give you some guidance. It focuses on the importance of sharing stories together at home, as well as how you can support your child when beginning to blend sounds together. We hope this helps!
http://www.ruthmiskin.com/en/resources/sound-pronunciation-guide/ - a guide to how to say the 'pure' sounds that we teach at school. No more 'muh' for 'm'!
http://www.ruthmiskin.com/en/resources/parent-tutorial-teaching-sound-blending/ - how to use the sounds your child knows to 'blend' and read.
http://www.ruthmiskin.com/en/resources/parent-tutorial-preparing-teach-reading-fred-games/ - games that you can play with your child that will help them prepare to read!
Wish your child would say more than "nothing" when you ask about their day? Try using these sneaky questions when you chat to them (borrowed from a parenting blog...too good not to share!).