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Welcome to team Clever Kangaroos- Year 1/2

 

Staff in our class are

  • Miss Loftus- Class Teacher
  • Miss Ward- HLTA
  • Miss Andrews – Teaching Assistant
  • Miss Teague – Teaching Assistant

 

During the week with have the following activities…

  • PE on Wednesday and Thursday
  • Daily phonics sessions
  • Daily circle time to share our feelings and giving everyone a chance to talk.
  • Celebration assembly on a Thursday and a KS1 assembly on a Friday
  • Weekly spellings on a Thursday
  • Chromebooks every Thursday afternoon

 

During other afternoons, we have creative curriculum activities, linking all subjects around our theme for the term.

Reading – Children take part in guided reading and reading activity session every day. We usually read together as a class as well as giving the children time to listen to others read, question and be questioned about what they have read and how the author has written in a certain way.

Home reading books are changed regularly. Reading is part of your child’s homework and they have a challenge to read at least five times a week. Please listen to your child read so that you can ask him/her comprehension questions and help them improve their understanding and fluency.  We would be grateful if you could then write a note in their planner to say they have read to you.

Homework – Homework is to read regularly at home, every night and to practice spellings every week. Sometimes, we will send home a Project linked to our Learning Challenge theme.

Spellings – Spellings will also be given out on a Thursday and tested the following Thursday.  

 

Useful websites to help your child:

 

If you have any queries about anything that is happening in class, please pop in to see us. Hopefully, we will be able to help you then or arrange a time when we can discuss any issues with you that will need longer time.

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