January 26

Friday 26th January 2023

Hello and Happy Friday,


This week, we have enjoyed learning all about Chinese New year. We learnt all about the Zodiac, we tasted new foods, performed a dance and made a Rabbit to celebrate the year of the Rabbit.

In power of Reading, we have continued to learn about Blue Penguin and we have been asking questions and finding information about penguins. We have started to write our own zig zag books.

In Maths, we have explored ways to make 6,7 and 8 and have started to write number sentences.

In RE, we have concluded our unit of ‘ Why do Christians celebrate with a nativity play?’

Please read your RWI book or wordless book.

Please practice phonic cards.

Tasks have been set for this term, thank you for the emails and penguins sent in.

You may also like to spend 10 minutes on Maths Seeds.


Thursday – PE Kit to be worn to school.


Have a lovely weekend


The Sapphire Team




January 20

Friday 20th january 2023

Happy Friday,

This week, we have started to learn about Blue Penguin. We completed some role play and have wrote about how Blue Penguin feels.


In Maths, we have been exploring the ways to make 5.

In RE, we visited the church and found out about a Thanksgiving service.

In PE, we enjoyed some parachute games with Mrs Sellek


Here are some photos from our free choice learning time.

Home-learning tasks have been set for the term. Sheets in their books are to support the tasks set.

Please also spend some time on Maths seeds.

Please practice phonic sounds and read at home.

Can we ask you sign when you have read, so books can be changed.


Thank you for your support.


The Sapphire Team

January 19

Home Stars

Good evening,

We have sent home some ‘Home Stars’wow stars  for you to record any new achievements which you can share with us at school.

This could be, getting themselves dressed, self care, learning to ride a bike, or even recalling some facts.


I have uploaded a copy of the EYFS curriculum to support you.

Any questions, please do ask.




Mrs Sellek

January 13

Friday 13th January 2023

Hello and Happy Friday,

The children have continued their work on The Blue Penguin.

We looked at writing words to describe a wintery scene. In Maths,we were looking at matching the numbers 1-5 to the matching numberblock.

In RE, we listened to the story Lost and Found and made a puppet to show how Jesus was feeling.

PE continued with Miss Bracken and learning new shapes in Gymnastics.


Homework has been set for the Half term.

Please also go and Mathseeds and please read 2-3 times a week. ( at least once their reading book)

Please sign the contact book, so books can be changed.

Please can we have donations of shoeboxes.


Have a lovely weekend


The Sapphire Team




January 6

Friday 6th January 2022

Hello and happy Friday,


We have had a busy few days getting back into a routine.

In Maths, we have been matching quantities to numerals and doing lots of subitising.

We enjoyed our first Gymnastics PE session with Miss Bracken.

We have begun a new story and have a focus of winter.


Please read at home and practice sound cards.

6 Homework tasks have been sent home in their books for the  term.

You may also spend 10 minutes on Maths seeds.


Bookbags in school daily

Please bring wellies and waterproofs into school if they went home at Christmas.

PE on Thursday.

If you have any small shoe boxes or glass jars we would appreciate this.


Have a lovely weekend


The Sapphire Team

January 3

Spring Term

Good evening,

We hope you had a good restful holiday.
We are looking forward to seeing the children tomorrow.
pleaae can book bags be in school daily, so we can listen to readers and they have a bag to bring home their work.
Also please note that PE this term will be on Thursdays.
See you all Tomorrow

Mrs Sellek and Mrs Smith

December 16

Friday 16th December 2022

Welcome to the end of term!

This week has been busy as ever! Lots of learning happening.

we began to work on shapes and showed our knowledge of 2D shapes.

We attended a Christingle  at the church, a lovely experience.

The children did great in the schools nativity and we are proud of them all.

we return to school on Wednesday 4th January 2023

Can we have any donations of small shoe boxes for shine boxes we will be making.
Also , any glass jars.

please do continue to read with your child and you may go on Mathseeds or purple mash if you wish.

thank you for the kind gifts and cards.

Have a lovely break and a Merry Christmas


The Sapphire Team

December 9

Friday 9th December 2022

Hello and Happy Friday,

What a busy week we have had.

This week, we concluded our text on the Train Ride and wrote our own verse.

In Maths, we have been working on our number recognition using numbers 1-5, and some of us challenging ourselves with larger numbers.

In RE, we have acted out the story of the  first Nativity. We have practiced our songs lots and performed 2 dress rehearsals this week; one to the ‘Living room’ community group and then to KS2.

There is no Home-learning this week, but they are welcome to go on Mathseeds and please do read.

In Read Write Inc, the children were assessed and have been re-grouped.  A sheet detailed their current group and target has been sent home in their contact book.


An oxford Owl log in is also in their contact book which gives access to Oxford reading books. if you wish to access more books.


Please do practice sound cards, we are working towards learning our set 1 special friends; sh,ch,th,ng and nk.


Monday – Nativity at 2pm – Christmas Jumpers can be worn under school uniform (including blazers)

Tuesday – Nativity at 9:30 am.  Pantomine PM – see email.   Full uniform

Wednesday – Christingle.  Christmas Jumpers can be worn under school uniform (including blazers)

Thursday- Christmas Jumpers can be worn under school uniform (including blazers)

Friday – Last Day of Term – Christmas Jumpers can be worn under school uniform (including blazers)

December 2

Friday 2nd December 2022

Hello and Happy Friday,


This week has seen the start of lots of Christmas celebrations.


In Maths, we have looked at the composition of numbers; looking at how 3+1 and 2+2 makes 4 as well as exploring the ways to make 5.


In RE, we looked at the visit from the 3 kings and we wrapped a present for Jesus.



We’ve enjoyed learning about maps and going lots of fun journeys.

A letter went home Today asking for Nativity clothing. Could you please send in a named bag, black or dark trousers and top. Please by Tuesday.

We will be performing to ‘The living room Community group’ as well as to the rest of the school.

Parents are invited on 12th and 13th December, pleaase see email.

NO Homework but you can go on Mathseeds and please do read.

Tuesday – Circle of Light with the prescohol. If you are able to, we are asking for new toy donations for The Salvation Army.


Have a lovely weekend

The Sapphire Team