Lines to learn…

Just a reminder that assembly lines went home in book bags yesterday. Please can you practice these with your children this weekend so they learn them off by heart.

Thank you. I hope you are all having a lovely Saturday!

RSL’s Class Assembly – Friday 28th April

Just a reminder that our class assembly is coming up on Friday 28th April at 9.30am in the Sports Hall. Parents, grandparents and carers are all welcome. Class assemblies are short 10-15 minute performance by the children about what they have been learning. Everyone has something to say and lines will be going home this weekend for the children to learn.

 

Last week of term!

It has been another brilliant week in reception with a major focus on how we can incorporate writing into all the different activities in the classroom, whether it been writing station names when constructing train tracks, writing shopping lists and quantities in the maths area or designing and writing Easter cards in the creative area.  We also had a brilliant day at the science museum yesterday. It was good fun going on the bus and tube to get there and our time in The Garden at the museum was brilliant. Lots of fun things to try out and explore. Giant lego, water, mirrors, puppets, instruments, a den and things to climb. And of course lunch was a highlight! After that we had a look around the transport and space section. It was great to hear so many of the children recall information from when we learnt about space at school and we all enjoyed seeing the astronaut suit and spinning model of our planet Earth!

In maths this week we have worked on consolidating our understanding of subtraction and addition and the methods we can use to help us solve these number sentences.

In phonics we have revisit a number of digraphs and trigraphs and continued to work on spotting these sounds in our reading and writing. When writing a sentence we have learnt that we must always start by counting the number of words in the sentence and then orally segmenting the individual words one at a time while remembering to leave fingers spaces in between them! Once we have finished we can go back and count the number of words to check we have not missed any and have used finger spaces.

Finally thank you all so much for your support this term. I hope you all have a fabulous Easter holiday and Miss Albert and I look forward to seeing you all for the summer term!

Introducing All Stars Cricket

This summer All Stars Cricket is coming to South East London.

All Stars Cricket is a brand new initiative from the England and Wales Cricket Board aimed at providing children aged five to eight with a great first experience in cricket.

The programme is delivered across England and Wales at accredited All Stars Cricket centres. It is a fun and active way to develop your child’s skills, and through the eight-week programme they will learn lots – as well as make new friends – in a safe and inclusive environment. Parents and carers are asked to stay and take part, so you can learn about cricket too!

All girls and boys are welcome, and each registered child will receive a pack of cricket goodies including a cricket bat, ball, backpack, water bottle, and a personalised shirt and cap to keep so that they can continue their love of cricket when they go home. Registration costs £40 which includes the equipment pack and all 8 sessions.

By registering for All Stars Cricket, your child will be guaranteed eight weeks of jam-packed fun, activity and skills development. The programme is suitable for all children new to cricket and sport as the sessions are designed to teach the basic skills of the game:

  • Batting – hitting a moving ball
  • Throwing – underarm and overarm
  • Catching – small and large balls
  • Bowling – overarm
  • Running – lots of movement
  • Teamwork – fun games with friends
  • Communication – the basics of cricket
  • Spirit of Cricket – how to respect others

The nearest All Stars centres to your school are:

Alleyn CC (Edward Alleyn Club in Burbage Road): sessions on Sundays from 10am to 11am from Sunday 21 May

Dulwich CC (Dulwich Sports Club in Burbage Road): sessions on Wednesdays from 4:30pm to 5:30pm from Wednesday 24 May.

For further information and to register your child, go to https://www.ecb.co.uk/play/all-stars.

We hope to see you there!

Science Museum Trip

A reminder that this Thursday we are off to the Science Museum. All children must be dropped off in class by 9am on Thursday.  They will need to bring a coat, comfy shoes for walking and a back pack to carry their packed lunch in.

 

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