Welcome to Sycamore Class
Important dates ....Thursday 6th September – Afterschool – Welcome meeting ....Wednesday 19th – Friday 21st – Bewerley Park Residential ....Monday 15th October – Individual/family photos ....Tuesday 16th to Thursday 18th October – Parent Meetings ....Friday 26th October – Half term
We will continue to talk to the children about the language of learning and helping them to understand what goes on inside their heads when they are thinking and learning. This is called metacognition. Hopefully you will hear your child talk about how they learn. Alongside this our focus for our Building Learning Power is Resilience
Please make sure your child has a full, named PE kit. They need indoor and outdoor kits please – T shirt, shorts and trainers are essential items. (See website for uniform & PE list).
Wednesdays and Thursdays are our PE days.
Start of the Day
Please escort your child to the classroom door and wait with them until the teacher is there to open at 8:45am. We would appreciate it if you can say your goodbyes at the door as the cloakroom can become very busy. The door will close at 9:00am, if you arrive after this time please go round to the office.
End of Day
KS2 children finish at 3.30pm. Parents should wait outside the class door as usual. In the interests of child safety, please do not enter the school building at the end of the day. If you wish to speak to your child’s teacher, then please be patient and wait until the teacher is free. Our main priority is ensuring that the children in our care are handed over to their parent or carer.
Please let school know if somebody else is picking up your child at the end of the day.
A big change this year!
Spellings (key words on curriculum coverage list) and new vocab will be taught in school for an informal quiz. Feel free to help your child learn the key words but this will be done on a daily basis in school.
We are more than happy to arrange parent workshops on the curriculum and ways to help your child. Please ask us if there is something you would like us to do for you.
Information and advice for parents about the national curriculum including how we teach maths, grammar and punctuation at school.