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Our lead text from this week is ‘Shark in the park’. We wrote about what we could see from our telescope trying to remember to use adjectives. We also wrote a very special letter to someone who is hopefully coming to visit us soon.......depending on which list we are on.

The nativity is in full swing and we are becoming much more fluent and knowing when to speak and move into position. I think there are still a few more missing loud voices. If you find them over the weekend please don’t lose them. We need them for our nativity. We also have most of the costumes in. Please make sure all are in by Monday 3rd December.

In maths we have enjoyed addition games and writing number sentences in our books. Making sure we use the squares in our books accurately. We still have some backwards number formations. Any practise at home will help the children.

We have noticed in the home link diaries the recording of the reading has slipped. It is really important for us as it gives us a guide as too how your child is doing and how their progress develops.

Show and tell: It will be free choice as we’ve noticed some children wishing to share things they have done at home not related to the current show and tell topic.

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Reminders

  • PE days – Wednesday morning.   Please remove earrings for these lessons.  The children will need either trainers or plimsolls for outdoor PE until the weather changes and then they will need plimsolls for indoor PE until the weather improves in the summer term. Please could the girls ensure that they have a pair of socks in their P.E bags when wearing tights.
  • Homework – due on Mondays with the first homework being given on Tuesday 11th September 2018 which will be due back on Monday 17th September 2018
  • Spellings – tests will take place every Thursday with the first test being on Thursday 20th September 2018.
  • Please have your book bag in school every day and please make sure your keep your planner and reading books in the clear plastic wallet provided.
  • A reminder that the class page is updated weekly on the school website.

Web links to you to use at home with your child

Home Learning

Here are some activities you can do at home:

  • Read every day
  • Practise reading and spelling the year 1 common exception words (these will be provided for you)
  • Practise your spellings for your spelling test
  • Spot the sounds in words, can you find digraphs and trigraphs?
  • Count in 2’s, 5’s and 10’s
  • Learn your number bonds to 10 and 20
  • Practise telling the time
  • Colouring books to improve fine motor skills
  • Ask your child to retell something they did at school
  • Practise using scissors to cut out shapes

About Us

At Hall Meadow we promote achievement in all areas and from all members of our community. We respect and value each person as unique. We work together to create an active, caring and high quality environment that encourages self-sustaining lifelong learning.

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Teaching & Learning

We are a fully inclusive school, children are always at the centre of everything we do. The curriculum is innovative and provides maximum opportunities for intellectual, social and emotional development. The children study the National Curriculum through themes such as 'Keen to be Green'.

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Hall Meadow Primary School

Packer Road
Lake Avenue
Kettering
Northamptonshire
NN15 7RP
Phone : 01536 417627

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