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  • Spring Term 1 Spellings

    Published 17/12/18, by Claire Jones
    Here is the spelling planning for next half term: (Weekly spelling activities will be blogged as usual and a paper copy will go home on the Monday). Mrs. Jones.
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  • Christmas Sewing

    Published 17/12/18, by Claire Jones
    Frank, our Christmas elf, left a learning challenge today: to sew a bauble to decorate the empty Christmas tree in the classroom. Throughout the day, small groups of children went to make their own decoration and the outcomes were amazing! Currently
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  • Our New Topic...

    Published 16/12/18, by Claire Jones
    Dear Year 1 & 2 parents, After the holidays, we have a brand new topic! We will be learning about St Lucia! We have a very exciting way to hook the children in, but need your help to do so… Please could you talk to your child about w
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  • Christmas Holiday Homework

    Published 16/12/18, by Claire Jones
    Dear Year 1 parents, Merry Christmas (nearly...!)! We believe that Christmas is a time to be with your family and to enjoy a well earned rest so that the children can come back refreshed and ready to work hard in January. However, we underst
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  • RIB books and christmas cards

    Published 16/12/18, by Clare Payne
    Next week we will be updating the children’s RIB books (the large reading information books).  If your child hasn’t already brought it into school and handed it in, PLEASE can this be done tomorrow.    Also, if you or
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  • Hi From Frank!

    Published 16/12/18, by Clare Payne
    Hi Year 1 friends,   How are you today?  I had a lovely sleep at Jingles house last night. We played cards before bed and I decided to make pictures with them too! I have packed my washing, so I am all ready to come back to see you to
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  • Where is Frank?

    Published 15/12/18, by Clare Payne
    Hi Year 1 friends,   How are you all?  I’m having a lovely weekend.  I’ve popped over to my cousin’s house for a couple of nights.  His name is Jingles.  It has given me some time to get my washing don
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  • What is FRank up to today?

    Published 09/12/18, by Claire Jones
    Good morning! Frank is very well rested from his day yesterday and has been busy having a nose around my house. Here is a note he left you today: Hi Year 1 friends, When I am in the North Pole, there are all sorts of interesting shapes w
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  • The latest adventures of Frank

    Published 08/12/18, by Claire Jones
    Good morning Year 1. I hope you all had lots of fun at the fair last night! We woke up this morning and found Frank having a rest. Here's the note he left for you:   "I've had a great week with you, Year 1. You've all been
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  • DT day: Sewing Christmas Puppets

    Published 04/12/18, by Claire Jones
    In just a few weeks, Y1 & 2 will be researching, designing, sewing and evaluating our own Christmas puppets. We cover a lot of skills in our special DT days and to get the most out of the day, we ask for your help. We'd love help on Monday
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  • A visitor today...

    Published 03/12/18, by Claire Jones
    Frank, an elf, came to visit us in Y1 today. He wrote to us and told us he would be here until Christmas. He is giving us learning challenges each day. Today, we had to show him how to form all the letters in his name correctly and re-tell a story. W
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  • Costumes

    Published 02/12/18, by Claire Jones
    I'm sure you have all been enjoying listening to the children singing the songs for our play - which takes place next week!!!  Thanks if you have already brought in your child's costume, if you haven't already, please don't send
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