Welcome to Saplings Class!
Come and meet the staff......
Teacher: Mr Cooper
Welcome back to a new half term in Saplings and a special warm welcome to all the brand new children that have just started since Christmas!
The Saplings are enjoying using the new outdoor learning facilities and getting to know their favourite books through 'Talk for Writing.' This half term, the children are learning The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson.
In circle time the children have been introduced to our school-wide 'PRIDE' ethos.
Please remember to sign your child's green card so the can be entered for the draw in Monday's achievement assembly!
Our Topic This Half Term is...
What happens to leaves on the ground?
This half term we have started the children with a question: What happens to leaves on the ground? The children will be learning about the seasons, cycles in nature and making observations about changes over time.
Games and Information
Here are some links for you and your child that may be useful. If you find any more then let me know!
Great Games and Learning Opportunities For Your Child At Home
Here are some great links to different games for your child at home.
CBeebies - great for a variety of fun activities
ICT games - great for educational games offering activities across the whole curriculum.
Top Marks - great for educational games offering activities across the whole curriculum.
Useful Links For Parents
Here are useful links for parents.
Tapestry Online Learning Journey
Early Years Foundation Stage: Guide for Parents
Things You Can Do At Home
To help your child become independent, why not try some of these activities at home?
Dress and undress independently including doing up their own buttons, coat and shoes
Encourage them to tidy up their bedrooms or help with the washing up
Use the toilet and wash their hands independently
Use a knife and fork to eat their dinner
Spend time sharing books before bed
Talk about everyday things after school or whilst travelling on the bus or in the car
Ask questions and be observant whilst shopping or taking walks to the park
Recognise the letters of the alphabet and the sounds they make
Practise writing letters
Practise writing their name
Identify different numbers in the environment
Below you will find some useful links to help your child with their learning:
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