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Dear Children and Parents,

Welcome to a whole new year! I am so excited to be back and I hope you are to! We are going to have such a busy and exciting year. 

I will be teaching every day apart from Wednesday, where Mrs Tanner will be teaching the class.  We are really lucky to have Mrs Kirby as our classroom assistant and she works with us on a Monday, all day, Tuesday and Thursday morning. 

We have PE on a Wednesday, it is really important that your child has a PE kit.  For the first term we shall be having tennis, which should be great fun and a super learning experience.

On a Friday Mr Underwood teaches us the recorder.  The school will provide the recorder, but if your child would like their own then that is of course absolutely fine. 

We will have a spelling test on a Friday, your child will be given the words to learn the previous Friday.     

In the national curriculum there is a strong emphasis on reading and comprehension, we will read with your child in guided reading groups and this will also develop their reading abilities and also their comprehension skills by questioning.  It is still very important that you read regularly with your child at home, we would like your child to read the book that we send home, however please feel free to enjoy other books with your child, some great authors are Enid Blyton,  Roald Dahl,  Michael Morpurgo, Dick King Smith, Lauren Child, Jill Murphy, Jeff Kinney, Oliver Jeffers, also have a look at the schools website for further suggestions on our reading list and at the waterstones top 100 children books to read at home.  

For further information on our curriculum, please click on the link below. 

Autumn term curriculum leaflet

I really hope that your child has a fantastic term, I always have an open door policy, so please pop in to see me if you have any queries or concerns.

Miss Oyler