A WARM WELCOME TO BLACKBIRD CLASS!
The staff in the Early Years Foundation Stage work as a team to ensure that everyone can...
"be the best that they can be!"
Mrs Whittingham - Class teacher
Mrs Pilott - Teaching assistant
Mrs Jahiri - Learning Support Assistant
What will we be learning about this term?
Please also note that...
Please click on the link below to find information about the Jolly Phonic scheme. As your child progresses through this scheme other links will be added so that you, as parents and carers, can support and extend your child's learning at home. Please don't hesitate to ask if you have questions about the Jolly Phonic scheme.
- Jolly Phonics - Information for Parents
- Jolly Phonics - Actions
- Jolly Phonics - Glossary and ideas for games
- Jolly Phonics Long Term plan
- Jolly Phonics spring term Letter
Please also refer to the weekly information for parents, or look on the board outside the classroom door for more details.
Maths in the reception
Please click on the link below to see more details about this term's maths curriculum:
For extra information on how to support your child with maths at home, please click on the link below:
For Maths online activities please click on the link below:
We will be using every opportunity to develop SMSC (Spiritual, Moral, Social, Cultural) values; encouraging the children to ask and reflect on the questions:
- Who am I?
- Who are we?
- Where do we live?
- How do we all live together?
Please click on the link below to see more details:
Value of the Month
We have 4 core values which we will revisit every term. We will focus on a value a month through everyday learning opportunities, planned activities, and assemblies.
Please take time to talk about these values at home, with your child:
- January: Respect
- February: Resilience
- March: Empathy
- April: Reflection
Achievements at Home
Please download the sheet below and return to a member of Blackbird staff once each section is completed to inform us about your child's learning at home. Thank you.
Websites for children to use at home
Please click on the link below for a list of useful websites to reinforce your child's learning at home:
Pied Piper Theatre company, performing “A star in a jar” 31st January.
Wisley Gardens class trip – “Make a home for Robin” workshop 26th February
Half Term 17th– 21st February
Parent consultations – 10th & 12th March
‘Living Eggs’ in our classroom for two weeks from 23rd March
Blackbird Assembly (parents and carers welcome) 19th March 9am
Last day of the spring term 3rd April 2. 00p.m finish
Birdworld trip - Friday 15 May
Please don't hesitate to talk to us if you have any questions or concerns!
Thank you for your support,
Mrs Whittingham and Mrs Pilott.
The photos below show Blackbird Class enjoying their learning, including some photos of our Chertsey Toy Museum workshop.