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Term 1

Term 1
Week beginning 7th September 2015

'Shipshape and Bristol fashion'

First, I’d like to congratulate all the children for their amazing start in Ash class.  They have demonstrated great learning behaviours, listening and social skills. Conratulations to our first Ruby power winners, Esme and Todd, as nominated by the class. What amazing learners we have in Ash class!

Home Learning
Please ensure your child's yellow home learning book is in school every Friday. 

There will be a weekly:
1) ‘Spelling’ task relating to the week’s phonics lessons. There will also a pair of homophones to discuss and two 'tricky' words that do not follow a spelling pattern.

2) Handwriting task relating to the previous week's handwriting lesson. 

3) M
aths task. We are focusing on number bonds that total 10, 20, 50 and 100. Please practise the use of money with 10p, 20p, 50p and £1 coins, challenging your child to work out the change.

and 4) Daily reading at home. Please hear your child read every day, recording comments and ‘wow’ words or phrases that you have discussed. I do not allow children to change their book without evidence that they have read it to an adult first!
Who is Isambard Kingdom Brunel?
Answering this ‘big question’ is an optional home learning task to be collected inMonday 19th October.

Other business and dates for the diary

WOW slips- Learners in Ash class love to share their achievements at home. Please complete these so that we can add them to our class display.
School records- please return updated contact details, medical records and your digital photograph permission as soon as possible so that photos can be uploaded to this web page.

Forest school dates: 
Wednesday 30th September 2015
Wednesday 14th October 2015

Grandparents day:
Friday 2nd October 2015 - see newsletter for details

Individual photographs:
Friday 9th October 2015- look smart!

Harvest Festival:
Friday 16th October 2015- see newsletter for details

Last day of term 1:
Tuesday 20th October 2015

First day of term 2:
Monday 2nd November 2015

KS1 Christmas performance:
Tuesday 15th December 2015, 2pm - young children allowed.
Wednesday 16th December 2015, 2pm –no children please.

Ash class assembly:
Thursday 28th April 2016