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Newsletter 6 – Autumn Term 8th October 2015

By October 8, 2015Newsletter

Newsletter 6 – Autumn Term 2015 – 8th October 2015

Happy Home Learning – FS1
This week the children have been learning the rhyme Five Little Men in a Flying Saucer. Please help your child to sing the rhyme at home. You could make some little men and a flying saucer at home together. We would love to see your creations next week in school.
Foundation Stage 2 Homework
Literacy – We have been learning the sounds m, a, s, d, t, p, n and g. Please help your child to say the sound of each letter and to blend the sounds together to read: sad, mad, sit, pin, pit, pad, din, tag. If possible, use their homework book to write 3 of the words.
Numeracy – This week we have been practising to count accurately and to recognise numerals. Please help your child to draw a caterpillar with as many legs as your child wishes up to a total of 20. Help your child to point to each leg as they count and then write the total number of legs at the side of their drawing.
Year 1 Homework
Maths – Can you practise one more and one less than a given number? Can you spot any patterns?
Literacy – Do you have a game with a set of instructions at home? Play it with your grown up and talk about what makes a clear set of instructions.
Year 2 Homework
Literacy – Please read to a grown up. 3 reads = 1 stamp. 5 stamps = A dip in the treasure box. Have you been for your first dip yet?
Spellings – you, your, me, my, was, were.
Grammar – Can you write sentences using past tense verbs (was, were) accurately e.g. I was happy because………, You were sad because…….. He was angry because……….. She was disappointed because….. They were delighted because……… All of you were sensible when…….
Maths – Make fractions of a whole in the kitchen. Can you make a sandwich, pizza and cut it, halve it, quarter it? Can you halve/quarter an amount of objects?
School Meal Supervisory Assistants
We currently have vacancies for School Meal Supervisory Assistants to start after the half term break. The position requires you to be available for work for 1¼ hours per day/6¼ per week, term time only. Anyone interested in applying for a position should contact the office staff as soon as possible.

Class of the Week – 28th to 2nd October
Congratulations to the children in Class 9 who have achieved an overall attendance level of 98.3% and are class of the week.
FABSS Fashion Show
There are still tickets available for the Fashion Show which will take place on Friday 16th October. Please contact FABSS on 07948 998236 or email
Sponsored Obstacle Course
It was wonderful to see the children enjoying themselves whilst taking part in the Sponsored Obstacle Course yesterday. If you have not already done so, please send any outstanding sponsor money to school as soon as possible.
Harvest Festival
On Friday, the children in Year 1 & 2 will be walking down to St Francis’ church to take part in a Harvest Celebration. Any donations of dried/tinned food or toiletries, in support of the Homeless Project would be gratefully received.
We would remind parents/carers that the outside doors leading to the classrooms in main school open at 8.50am. Access to the classrooms through main reception is not permitted unless you arrive after 9am or you are collecting your child from school for an appointment.
Health & Safety
If your child comes to school on their scooter, please make sure that you take it home whilst your child is in class to avoid any unnecessary accidents. Also, we cannot accept responsibility for lost or stolen property which is left on the school site. Thank you
FABSS Diary Dates
Fashion Show – Friday 16th October (Dining Hall)
Meeting – Wednesday 4th November BSJ 5pm
Meeting – Wednesday 25th November BSI 5pm
Winter Wonderland – Friday 4th December
Diary Dates
Friday 9th October Harvest Celebration
Thursday 15th October EWO monitoring visit
Friday 16th October FABSS Fashion Show
Friday 23rd October Break up for October H/T
Monday 2nd November Inset Day
Tuesday 3rd November Back to school