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Week commencing Monday 13th July

This is the sixth week of our seven week second half of the summer term.

On this page teaching staff are providing a range of different learning opportunities for you to use at home. We are very aware that families will be in very different situations, so please use what works for you.

Message from the Reception team

Dear parents,

We cannot believe that this is the last week of Reception! It has been such a pleasure to get to know all the children throughout the year and see them grow. The children had a brilliant time learning the ‘ee’ sound and learning to double by ‘buying’ pairs of shoes at the shoe shop and building cities. We can’t wait to have lots of fun with them in the last week!

We still love receiving all the updates with all the lovely photos, so please do keep them coming (even if they’re in school on a part-time basis!). We know it is one more thing that sits you down and away from your work/children, but we really do appreciate it! It is a great way for us to be able to plan according to the children’s progress. We can’t wait to see more next week.

We will continue to plan weekly sessions as we have been. We will learn similar things at school for Sessions 3 and 4 (Wednesday and Thursday), and all the other sessions are provided for you below. Again, these are just suggestions, so if something else works for you and your family, 100% go with that!

We will still be uploading some maths and phonics worksheets and booklets. Feel free to print these off and work through them at your own pace. There are printed resources which can be picked up from the office for those who need it. Please email us if you would like print outs.

We will continue to check in with you throughout the week, so if there is anything you need from us – Extra resources, advice, someone to relieve your stress with – We’re here for you.

Take care,

The Reception Team

This Week’s Focus

Following your feedback, each week we are providing a whole school ‘theme’ for all ages to explore. The themes aim to offer a variety of activities that you can use at home together. This week’s theme continues to be ‘Black Lives Matter‘ (with additional resources added) and you can still access the activities for:

– ‘supporting our friendships‘ (week commencing 8th June)
– ‘being good to our bodies‘ (week commencing 1st June)
– ‘learning about what makes me happy‘ (week commencing 18th May)
– ‘continuing to show resourcefulness‘ (week commencing 11th May)
– ‘developing resilience with kindness‘ (week commencing 4th May)
– ‘growing at home‘ (week commencing 27th April) and
– ‘recognising emotions and managing feelings‘ (week commencing 20th April).

This Week’s Learning

Literacy

Maths

Science

Art with Cathy Frost
Music with Savi Bale

Note that you can still access previous week’s learning for weeks commencing Monday 6th June, Monday 29th June, Monday 22nd June, Monday 15th June, Monday 8th June, Monday 1st June, Monday 18th May, Monday 11th May, Monday 4th MayMonday 27th April and Monday 20th April.

Ongoing Home Learning

The Reception teachers have gathered a wide range of additional ongoing suggestions (Ongoing Home Learning – Resources) for the children, which could be helpful whenever you might want to use them.

Contacting Us

Please remember that you can continue to email us using the email addresses below. We love hearing from you every week to see how you are as a family, as well as how home learning is going for you. Thank you to everyone who has been able to send us photos of what you are up to at home; please keep doing this and we will keep sharing them!

All the best from the Reception Team,

Vanessa Cuvelier vcuvelier@heathbrook.org
Loulou Hallstrom lhallstrom@heathbrook.org

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