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Newsletter 6 – Spring Term

By February 9, 2017Newsletter

Newsletter 6 – Spring Term 9th February

Happy Home Learning
Red Team – This week we have a new role play area focusing on the importance of breakfast. We would love you to share photographs of you all eating breakfast at home. What is your favorite breakfast?
FS1 – This week we have a new role play area focusing on the importance of breakfast. We would love you to share photographs of you all eating breakfast at home. What is your favorite breakfast?
We have also been learning the number 5, can you find the number 5 when you’re out and about on your adventures this weekend.
Foundation Stage 2
Literacy – In Literacy this week we have been watching clips from the Toy Story film. For your homework can you make a box model or a stick puppet of your favourite character from the film. Eg. Woody, Buzz Lightyear.
Number – Last week for your homework you made a number line from 0 to 10 or 20. This week can you make a number line starting from 10 or 20 and write the numbers backwards to 0.
Year 1
Reading – Please read your reading books. (Remember three reads will earn you a stamp).
Spellings – said my come where what want little baby asked mummy didn’t
Check you can spell each word by writing it in a sentence.
Maths – We have been learning about halving. Can you halve a shape or number of objects? Can you tell the story. E.g I started with one whole shape/number. I split/shared it into two equal parts. Half is ___. You could draw some shapes and colour half or you could record the number story like this…
8 whole

half 4 4 half
Topic – Please bring a small plastic bottle or yoghurt pot to school on Monday for our D & T work.
Year 2
Spellings – cried, dried, tried, copied, replied
Maths – This week we are learning about the value of coins. We are making amounts and finding totals. Can you go to a shop with a grown-up and buy something using real money? Take photos or draw pictures of the item you bought and what coins you used.
Literacy – Read a traditional story that includes a troll or a giant. What adjectives or expanded noun phrases could you use to describe the troll or giant?
Class of the Week – 30th January to 3rd February
Congratulations to Class 8 who have achieved an attendance level of 99.3%. Well done!
Lost Property
Lost property will be on the stage in the school hall until the end of Friday. Any unclaimed items will be sent to recycling. Thank you
Lantern Walk
On Thursday 23rd February there will be a Lantern Walk in Bramley organised by the Parish Council. The event begins at 5pm at the Bill Chafer Community Centre, Flash Lane, Bramley with lantern making. Free refreshments are available including pie and peas or hotdogs. All children must be accompanied by an adult and booking is essential by calling 01709 334717.

Cycle Hub
The Cycle Hub is coming to Bramley during Half Term. The service offers Free Dr Bike repair, free cycle training, and free bike hire all for adults and children. The cycle HUB will be on Flash Lane in the car park of the Bill Chafer Youth centre on 22nd February for 10am to 2pm.
Wickersley Kids Club
Wickersley Kids Club will be holding a holiday club during half term week which will include a day trip to Clumber Park. The cost for the holiday club is £20 per child per day, and £25 per child for the trip. If you want to book a place, please do so quickly as trip days are limited.
Payment NEEDS to be made on the day of your booking, in order to secure your place. No booking can be made WITHOUT payment. Please call between the working hours of 7.30-9.00am and 2.00-6.00pm. The visa machine will be shut down around 5.55pm

Stay & Learn Sessions Y1 and Y2 – Focus on Reading
Thursday 16th February Year 2 @ 1.40pm
Diary Dates
Thursday 16th February School closes for Half Term (Friday 17th is Inset Day)
Monday 27th February Return to School
Monday 27th – Thursday 2nd March Parent consultation evenings
(Appointments available from Monday 13th March
Friday 7th April School closes for the Easter Holidays
Monday 24th April Return to school for Summer Term
Monday 1st May School closed for May Day Bank Holiday
Friday 26th May School closes for Spring Bank Half Term
Monday 5th June Back to School
Tuesday 25th July School closes for the Summer Holidays
Term dates up to July 2018 can be found on line at Inset days for the next school year (2017 – 2018) will be issued on the Newsletter as soon as they have been confirmed.
Friday 17th February
Thursday 15th June
Friday 16th June