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Year 2 Parents:  School receives money for every free school meal child that attends so please apply for Free School Meals for September. If your application is successful your child will be given a FREE PE kit, you will get free meals next school year and, most importantly, the school will receive an extra ££££££ of funding. We would encourage all parents to look at the link below to see if you are entitled to free meals, even if your child is currently getting a school meal because they are in Reception or KS 1. So, please speak to Ms Doyle or complete the form that has been emailed to you. 

Click here to be directed to an e-form to apply for free school meals.

IPC PROJECT FOR THE FIRST WEEK Brainwave - The art of learning

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  • We will be finding out:
    • •How the brain works
    • •About the personal goals that help us to become better learners
    • •How to find out facts to prepare for a special challenge
    • •How to learn and practise skills for a special challenge
    • •How to record how well we are learning
    • •How to use what we have learned to create our own special challenge
    • •How to wake up our brain
    • •How to look after our brain
    • •How to design a classroom for learning
  • Children will also:
    • •Know that they can affect the quality of their own learning
    • •Know about some of the recent evidence and research into the brain and learning
    • •Be able to apply these theories to their own learning and reflect on their importance
  • important dates:
    • Wednesday 6th September: Start of the new Academic year. KS1 & KS2 Children return to school
    • Friday 29th September: Year 1 Parents into Class 8:45 – 9:15am
    • Friday 6th October: Year 1 Harvest Assembly
    • Tuesday 12th September: House Captains Hustings & Elections - Years 2-6
    • Tuesday 19th September: Year 2 Parents into Class 8:45 – 9:15am
    • Tuesday 17th October: Individual and siblings photography session
    • Friday 20th October: End of Autumn 2 term 3:15pm finish
    • Monday 30th October: INSET day – only staff in today
    • Tuesday 31st October: Start of Autumn 2 term
    • Monday 13th – Friday 17th November: Anti-Bullying Week
    • Monday 4th  - Thursday 7th  December: End of Autumn Term Tests (Years 1-6)
    • Friday 8th December: GDF Christmas Fair
    • Monday 11th -  Thursday 14th  December: Teacher Assessments  (Years 1-6)
    • Friday 15th December: Clubs end  for Autumn 2
    • Monday 18th December: KS1 Christmas Show Dress Rehearsal – NO PARENTS
    • Tuesday 19th December: KS1 Christmas Show for Parents 9.00 – 9.30am
    • Wednesday 20th December: End of Autumn term and start of Christmas Break SCHOOL CLOSES AT 2.00pm today.
    • Wednesday 3rd  January: Beginning of Spring term - all children start back today. 

Home Learning

Home learning tasks are set every week :

Task Given out Due Back
Mathletics Thursday Tuesday
Phonics / Spelling Thursday Tuesday
Reading Journal Friday Following Friday

Dates of Project Homelearning:

Home learning

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Spellings: Keep practising your spellings each week in your spelling booklet. Most of you are doing really well! 

  • practice your phonics 
  • remember your Times Tables Challenges
  • read every day
  • practice your number counting and the number bonds for 10, 20 and 100

Dominoes: keep playing with your dominoes! Have a great idea for a game? Tell us about it and teach the class in explore time on Friday!

Cards: Playing card games is a great way to keep your mindactive. It helps with maths too! 

HOW WE LEARN - KSU

Things to remember

P.E is on Tuesdays & Wednesdays

  • Remember to have your P.E kits in for both these days (including plimsoles).
  • Make sure you have leggings or tracksuit bottoms as we will be outside for P.E unless it is raining.

    Can You Help?

    Do you have knowledge or resources about our project?

    Could you give some time to come in to class to help with reading? Please come and talk to your child’s teacher if you can help!

 
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