Heather Avenue

Infant School

Squirrels

Welcome to Squirrels Class!

Our topic for this term is 'Magical Me!'

We will be learning about ourselves and others. Later in the term we will be thinking about some of the wonderful celebrations we take part in.

After the half-term break we will have our International Week, which will be focusing on Norway. We will be looking at similarities and differences between cultures, including schools, homes, animals, landscapes, food and music.

Please keep looking at Tapestry to see photos of our work.

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COOKING

Our cooking day will be Monday. Please ensure that your child has a named container with a lid every Monday so that they can take their tasty treats home! Please note that on some occasions, the children's cooking is eaten in class with the children as it may not be practical for them to bring their cooking home (e.g. toast).

PE

In Reception, we make use of our outdoor spaces by offering opportunities for physical education throughout the week. Squirrels will begin PE lessons this term, every Tuesday and Thursday; please ensure they have a PE kit in school every day.

Homework

Please read with your child at least three times a week and record this in their reading record. Children should be encouraged to use their phonic knowledge to segment and blend words when reading new words for the first time. 
Please also encourage your child to use Reading Eggs and Letterjoin to support their reading and writing skills. We would recommend this is done on a weekly basis.


Please speak to Miss Stan, Mrs Bennett, Mrs Blyth or Mrs Allen if you have any questions. We look forward to sharing our work with you throughout the Spring Term! Please remember to check Tapestry for updates on what your child has been doing. Please add your own observations onto Tapestry if your child has completed some learning with you at home which you would like to share.