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Welcome to Acorn Class. Parents Meeting: 11 th September. Todays Meeting. To help you to understand the curriculum that your child will be covering in Acorn Class. To understand the how we teach in order to cover the requirements of the curriculum. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • Welcome to Acorn Class

    Parents Meeting: 11thSeptember

  • Todays MeetingTo help you to understand the curriculum that your child will be covering in Acorn Class.

    To understand the how we teach in order to cover the requirements of the curriculum.

    To identify the key ways in which you can help your child at home and in school.

  • The Staff

    Teacher Miss Hughes4 year course in Primary Education with disability studiesNQT 2012/20133rd Year TeachingInclusion manager and Early Years Lead Teacher

    Teaching Assistants Miss Greenwood, Miss Rice, Miss Beilby and Mrs Kingston.

  • What is the Early Years Foundation Stage? The Early Years Foundation Stage (E.Y.F.S.) is the stage of education for children from birth to the end of the Reception year.

    It is based on the recognition that children learn best through play and active learning.

  • The E.Y.F.S. is based on 4 themes.

    1A Unique Child

    2Positive Relationships

    3Enabling Environments

    4Learning and Development

  • Within the theme of Learning and Development there are seven areas. Three prime areas and four specific.

    Communication and Language (Prime area)

    Personal, social and emotional Development (Prime area)

    Physical Development (Prime area)

    Literacy (specific area)

    Maths (specific area)

    Understanding the World (specific area)

    Expressive Arts and Design (specific area)

  • Planning in the momentPlanning in the moment is all about seizing the moment for children to progress. Based on what the children are already deeply involved in, this way of planning means our skilled practitioners use quality interactions to draw out the childrens knowledge and build on it there and then (in the moment).

  • PhonicsPhonics is a 20 minute session that is run straight after the morning register giving the children the whole day to consolidate their knowledge practically.

    Please take note of how the sounds are pronounced and ensure you practice with your child and their sounds book.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BqhXUW_v-1s

  • Reading, writing and mathsThese are all taught during planning in the moment.Cursive handwriting (school handwriting).Each child has their own pigeon hole with everything they will need in.Practice at home is great but if your child is reluctant please do not push them too hard. We may have other suggestions that will help.

  • ObservationsWill be taken daily.

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  • Medical Matters

    Any sickness, diarrhoea, must be followed by 48 hours absence.

    Any absence requires a telephone call to the office explaining why.

    Holidays during term time are not permitted unless there are exceptional circumstances. For guidelines on this please see Mrs Steward our business manager.

    Head lice are common! Please check regularly and treat as recommended.

    Any medicines can only be administered by prior arrangement with the office.

  • Other mattersPlease ensure you child brings their book bags every day (with their book and reading record).Books get changed on Tuesdays and Fridays if you have signed your childs reading record.Please be aware that letters from the team about new things (PE days, trips etc) will be in your childs book bag.Meet CHAS he has a diary for your child to complete when he comes to visit.Please ensure all long hair is tied back.

  • And Finally

    If you have any worries or concerns please come in and see me and I will do my best to help you Thank you for coming any questions ?