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Welcome to Yellow Oak 2022-2023

Teacher: Miss Wills

LSA: Miss O'Daly

 

This half-term our theme is 'Under the Sea', we will be learning about habitats around the world and the living things that call them home. This links to our Geography too, where we will be learning about our local area using maps and aerial views from above. 

 

We have lots to learn about this half-term and we can't wait!

 

 

Reminders

 

 

  • Any communication between parents and staff will take place either on the gate for the pupils brought to school by parents or through a contact book/telephone call if your child travels by taxi or via parentmail
  • Please ensure ALL uniform/property is named. If any items are not named we cannot guarantee a safe return
  • Our PE days are Monday and Thursday. Please ensure your child has a full PE kit in school and it is fully named.

Reading

 

Supporting your child with reading

Although your child will be taught to read at school, you can have a huge impact on their reading journey by continuing their practice at home.

There are two types of reading books that your child may bring home:

 

A reading practice book - This will be at the correct phonic stage for your child. They should be able to read this fluently and independently.

Listen to them read the book. Remember to give them lots of praise – celebrate their success! If they can’t read a word, read it to them. After they have finished, talk about the book together.

 

A sharing book. - Your child will not be able to read this on their own. This book is for you both to read and enjoy together.

In order to encourage your child to become a lifelong reader, it is important that they learn to read for pleasure.

Please remember that you shouldn’t expect your child to read this alone.

Read it to or with your child and discuss the pictures, enjoy the story, predict what might happen next, use different voices for the characters, explore the facts in a non-fiction book.

 

Our new phonics scheme - Little Wandle

Please use this link to find resources to support your child at home.

Little Wandle for Parents

 

 

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