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     Week Ending: Friday 6th December

Festive Sing-along: Friday 13th December: 9am: Oak Hall

Date for your diary: You are all invited to watch our Festive sing along where the children will be performing several festive songs. Your child will also need to dress up in festive or party clothes. This will also be our party day. We will be putting up party food lists for you to sign up to.
We will film the children singing the songs and post it onto your Tapestry.

Christmas Hoops

The children have made Christmas stockings. They had to sew around the edge of the stocking to join the pieces together and then they decorated them beautifully. They are on display on the Christmas hoop in Rowan Hall. They will be available to buy for £1 very soon.


This week the children wrote a description of Edgar the dragon. They came up with some great sentences. We are really proud of their writing skills. 


Next week we will be recapping on the letters and Phase 2 Tricky words we have learnt so far.
Phase 2 sounds learnt so far: s a t p I n m d g o c k ck e u r h b f, ff, l, ll, ss
Phase 2 Tricky words learnt so far: I, the, to, no, go
This week we focused on time. The children learnt about 0’clock times. They also had a challenge to see how many hops, star jumps and bean bag catches they could do in a minute. 
Next week we will be focusing on number recognition, number formation and number order.







The whole school value this half term is Kindness.

Calling all Science-enthusiasts: Hazelwood’s Science week is coming up on the week beginning of January 27th 2020.We’d love for any parents or members of the community, who have careers involving science or who simply have a passion for science, to come in and share this with our children! Our aim is to inspire the children and create a real ‘buzz’ for the subject with engaging, practical activities throughout the week. If you think this could apply to you, please email the school or speak to Miss Hennessy directly.’
Mini Mile
Every day the Reception children and staff join together to have a ‘run around the block’, which entails a run around the Oak and Maple buildings in the school grounds. The aim is to keep us fit and active and to promote healthy living.

************************ REMINDERS & NOTICES  *********************

Please make sure that your child has an early night as the school day can be very tiring. They should be in bed by 7pm to ensure a good night’s sleep.

Home Learning: In your child’s red book bag there is a folder containing your child’s weekly homework. Please support your child when they are completing their homework.

Your child will be bringing home a book from our class library. Please read the book to your child. Also ask your child questions about the story such as: Which part of the story did you like best? Who was your favourite character? What do you think will happen next? Please write a comment in the yellow reading record to say that you have read the book. Thank you

Your child can bring in a water bottle which they can leave at school and we will refill each day. Please put their name on the bottle.

Please make sure that all school uniform is labelled with your child’s name.

Boxes and cartons for modelling

If you have any boxes, cartons, tubes, fabric etc. that are suitable for model making please can you put them in the special bins outside our classrooms. The children have the opportunity to make models every week so we would really appreciate any recyclable materials. Thank you

If you will be available to support us at any point this year, please see the office to complete a DBS check as it is not possible for you to accompany us without one. You will also need to do an induction with Mrs Gannon. Thank you again for your amazing support.

Coats and bags

Please make sure that your child has a coat at school everyday as we  go outside in all weathers. The only bag that your child needs to bring into school at the moment is the red book bag, which can be purchased from the school office. Please do not bring in any large back packs as we do not have the space to store them. Also the children should not be bringing in any toys from home.




List of useful revision websites:

Topmarks for Literacy and Maths activities.

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