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An Autumn Blanket

FS2 have loved listening to the story of ‘The Autumn Blanket’ this week. In the story, we learnt about how lots of autumnal objects were woven into a blanket and spread across the land. We learnt lots of new words like ‘weave’, ‘corn sheaves’ and ‘red-tipped leaves’. Take a look at some of the activities that we completed that relate to the story…

Harvest time

Well what a lovely week we have had in FS2 this week learning about harvest. We have had stories about harvest, found out about combine harvesters, sang some lovely harvest songs and have thanked God for all of the crops that grow at this time of year. The children have loved role-playing in our new ‘harvest shop’, and have become experts in sorting the different harvest foods into their different…

Pumpkin Week

This week in FS2 we have been celebrating the good old pumpkin. We launched the week by listening to the story of ‘Pumpkin Soup’ by Helen Cooper and then completed a whole range of pumpkin related activities…

Hello Autumn

This week in FS2, we have been saying ‘goodbye’ to Summer and saying ‘hello’ to Autumn. We started the week with a story told using props about what happens to the leaves on the trees in Autumn, and we sang songs about ‘golden leaves’ and about a ‘red squirrel’. We then looked out for lots of Autumn objects and filled up our Autumn tray in the classroom. We found conkers,…

Welcome to FS2

What an amazing start to school for our new FS2 children. The children are starting to show great signs of settling in well and have so much fun in the first two weeks. In line with our seasonal curriculum, the children have been thinking about Summer time and in particular, the seaside. They have loved designing sandcastles and beach huts and they have been talking about their own experiences of…

Safer Internet Day – 9th February 2021

An internet we trust: exploring reliability in the online world This year in the UK, Safer Internet Day explores reliability online. The internet has an amazing range of information and opportunities online, but how do we separate fact from fiction? Safer Internet Day will be celebrated globally with the slogan: Together for a better internet.  Click HERE for Family Activities Here you’ll find fun and engaging activities that parents and carers…

Online safety in lockdown

Right now, children will be spending more time online. So there are tips and advice to help you keep your kids safe online during lockdown and beyond. The last year has been anything but normal, and as we enter a new lockdown, it’s likely that children are going to continue to spend more time online. From advice on gaming to helping manage your child’s wellbeing online, the NSPCC lockdown hub…

Do I book a Covid test or not?

With all the confusion over symptoms displayed by children, the DfE have produced the following, short video clip to help parents and carers decide which is the best course of action to take. Please take a few minutes to watch the clip. In addition, there is a further, useful guidance document which has been shared by the Catholic Schools Partnership, which is also on the front page of the school…

Coronavirus Related Absence

Knowing exactly what to do, should someone in your household develop Covid symptoms, can feel quite complicated, especially with so much guidance out there to be read. We therefore hope that parents and carers will find this simple guide useful in deciding what to do. Another useful guide is the government’s Stay at Home Guidance, the link to which is below. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-stay-at-home-guidance/stay-at-home-guidance-for-households-with-possible-coronavirus-covid-19-infection

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