Willow Class Information

Updated Wednesday 19th September 2018. 

 

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Library Sessions

 

 

 

TBA

 

 

PE Sessions

 

Monday PM & Friday PM

 

Please ensure your child has their full PE kit in school. PE bags are sent home every holiday giving parents an opportunity to wash items and check that their kit still fits. PE clothing that is too small restricts the children and is uncomfortable.
PE kits should be in school every day as on occasions PE sessions may be rearranged.

 

 

Homework

 Children need to be practising their reading and maths skills 3 times a week, with an adult MINIMUM. 5 times is ideal. See reading below.

Reading can consist of activities such as Page 99, Tricky Work Window, Dictionary work or answer questions about a section of the text.

Maths is in line with their record of achievement in the back of the Home Record Book.
Depending on where your child is will depend on what maths skill they are developing but no matter which one it is, the activities will be similar.
Activities such as chanting, quick fire questions, mini quizzes, googling times tables games or free apps found on tablets are great examples of what they could do. There are also links to English and Maths games in the children section of the school website.
Children will be tested weekly to achieve their Star Awards!

A list of spelling in line with the spellings pattern taught that week will be sent out on a Friday. Children will be tested on these words the following Friday as individual words and in the context of a sentence.

Some children will receive extra homework to boost their confidence in reading and arithmetic.

 

Spellings

 

Handed out – FridayTested the following Thursday. However, please return the blue spelling log book to school every Monday as the book is used in school leading up to the test on Thursday.
 

Reading

 

 Checked FridayBook changes can be when the children want to but they should be reading the book more than once before changing. In Willow Class a reading train is used to track the children’s home reading and they will have a reward at the end of the term if they make it to the end.

 

 

Swimming sessions

 

Wednesday

 

Dates are shown on the Diary of Events sent out at the start of terms 1, 3 and 5.

Please ensure your child brings their swimming kit, see uniform page for details of what they will need to wear, with them to school each morning to save the office having to contact you to bring it in. Thank you.

 

 

Assessment Week

 

Monday to Friday

 

Term 1 – Week commencing 15th October 2018

Term 3 -Week commencing 4th February 2019

Term 5 -Week commencing 20th May 2019

Please ensure your child has a good nights sleep every night and a good breakfast. This will help with their concentration and ensure they do the best they can.