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Children's Mental Health Week - check out what the Duchess of Cambridge has to say about it!  Click on the picture to watch the You tube clip.  Find ways to express yourself this week!   

Please have a look at the Wellbeing Collection for some lovely ways to help you and your children to focus on well being, mindfulness and for some ways to express your self!  Keep strong everyone :)

We made it   :)  

I have been so proud of all of you (children and parents) and so happy to be your teacher and support you all through this difficult time.    

I would like to thank you all for all your positivity and perseverance.  It has been hard for me not to be with the children in the classroom but I have really enjoyed seeing you all on Zoom - you really have brightened my days.

I am really looking forward to seeing everyone back at school.

As always, please don't hesitate to contact me with any questions or concerns -

Stay safe everyone and ... WELL DONE !

Home Learning

Story Time Zoom for Year 1

Thursday 4th March 


Book Day 

 Join us at 5pm with a cuddly toy, a hot chocolate and enjoy hearing some of our teachers reading some stories just for you! 

Whole school Zoom event

Watch out for school emails with more info.

Our Stars

Every single one of you !

Things to remember:

Please have the following in school EVERY day:

Your home reader and reading record

PE kit including socks and tracksuit (ALL named please- even socks!) 

Water bottle - we will send it home every Friday for you to wash

Coat - we may go out even if it is raining!

Wellies and spare socks if possible.

Please keep the office informed about any medical, or dietary needs and let them know if there are any changes to your contact details.

Home Learning

Aim to achieve at least 20 points during the term.  This should take approximately 10 hours excluding reading and Maths work.  You must complete the 3 star tasks.  1 task should be completed each week - 6 this half term, in your pink learning log.  Your learning log must NOT be returned to school every week.   Please return it the week before half term.   Colour in or cross off each task on the menu as you finish it.  Remember to apply our learning powers and edit your work to make sure it is the best you can do.  Check your spelling, punctuation and presentation. 

Don’t forget to read daily and sign your reading record.  PRACTISE CORRECT LETTER FORMATION PLEASE!



  • Read for at least 10 minutes every day.

  • Practise number bonds, doubles and halves (numbers to 10 then 20)

  • Count on and back in 1s 20  and find one more, 1 less/fewer than any number to 20 








Marvelous Maths Games

There are many more on Topmarks website.   Don't forget NUMBOTS!

Try to stick to numbers 0 to 20 to calculate with but practise counting

to and back from 100 in 1s.