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Welcome to the Goslings and Cygnets

 

 

If you are joining us in September 2024, please jump to the bottom of this page for links to support you and your child and to get ready for transition into school. 

To see your new class teacher and classroom, click on the picture below for your new class:

 

Please CLICK HERE  for information to parents and carers for supporting your child with phonics and maths. CLICK here for a brief welcome PPT

The new EYFS framework for Early Years is statutory. You can find out more by CLICKING HERE

Click the links to find out more about your teachers.

Mr Wilbrooke   Mrs Tromans   Mrs Barker   Mrs Mobbs   Mrs Sohna   Miss Etheridge    Mrs Wyton   Miss Banks

 

contact teachers via class email  (teachers will not be able to answer messages during the day as they will be teaching their class. They will endeavour to reply to queries as soon as possible)

PHONICS - here is some useful information for you on helping your child with phonics

    Letters and Sounds  We use 'Little Wandle' phonics scheme.       CLICK here to download the letter order                Click on the logo to be directed to a help for parents guide

Look here for more ideas for supporting learning in Reception: powerpoint on our guide to phonics   Signs for reading   Silly Soup   Phase 2 corrrect letter sounds video   Dan the Rhyming man (stick this onto a box and cut a hole for the mouth - use to post through rhyming objects or words) Writing box leaflet  Play Doh Recipe (great for developing fine motor control). 

Ideas to help with reading and phonics (how we teach letter sounds):

   alphablocks are great for teaching the sounds!              Phonics Play - a fun website

 Top Marks have some fun games for phonics,                          skywriter  how to write letters correctly.

NUMBERS: Here are some ideas to help with numbers in the Early years. We try to do as much practical work as possible - children love to use numicon, real objects, play-doh, conkers, acorns, egg boxes etc to learn about number. We love to sing lots of number rhymes and songs as these will help too! Click on Meadows Mouse for our number help sheet.

  number guide for parents     5 cheeky monkeys song    bus number game

Bud's number game               Top Marks - a great website for fun number games

Thinking of joining us at Meadows First School?

New starters for 2024: If you are new to reception, or thinking about joining us, please follow this link for lots of information about starting school.CLICK HERE

 

By now you will have seen this little fellow  - he is called Meadows Mouse and he helps us with our learning. He also has many friends and you will meet each of these over the year as well! If you click on him he will tell you about our learning code.

 Can you see who is who?

Guess their names: Friendly Mouse, Active Mouse, Clever Mouse, Global Mouse, Calm Mouse, Safe Mouse

 

   Parents and carers, please also click here to find out more about the Early Years at Meadows.

 

 

 

 

 

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Phonics at home