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Welcome to the Wonderful World of Class R!

We wanted to send you a personal welcome to our Shakespeare family from the EYFS staff and children in Classes RH and RT.

We have received our cohort list and we are really looking forward to meeting, and getting to know our new little lovelies and their wonderful families. Our current Reception class children are also so excited to meet the new boys and girls and help them to settle in when they get here.

Lots of love, 

The Class R Team and children  x x x  

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

 

GRANDPARENTS AFTERNOON TEA- 8TH FEBRUARY- information to follow

FUN WITH PHONICS- 28.2.24 AT 2.15PM

COME READ WITH ME- coming soon

SHAKEY HEROES- coming soon

πŸ’šπŸ’› EYFS at Shakespeare πŸ’›πŸ’š

πŸ“–πŸ“šβœ Literacy βœπŸ“šπŸ“–

Meet our Reading Dogs.... Vocabulary Victor, Inference Iggy, Sequencing Suki, Rex the Retriever and Predicting Pip.

Meet Cooper, our furry wellbeing friend!πŸΆπŸ¦΄πŸ’› Mrs Mitchell brought Copper to visit us and we loved him so much. He made us laugh and smile so he definitely did his job! We can't wait for him to visit again soon!

LITTLE GLOW πŸ”₯ Katie Sahota | Read aloud #storyoftheweek

LITTLE GLOW | Katie Sahota | Read by Miss Ellis #storyoftheweek For your own copy of 'Little Glow' please click on this link: https://amzn.to/3DOp71L Little Glow is a gorgeous picture book when learning about different celebrations, including Diwali, Hanukkah, Ramadan and Chinese New Year.

πŸ²πŸ‰ Chinese New Year πŸ‰πŸ² We learned so much about how Chinese New Year is celebrated and had lots of fun too!

Number fun with 'Silly Sidney who only eats six' and exploring capacity with a mouse called Albert!

A BEACH FOR ALBERT

Sidney the Silly Who Only Eats 6

Author M. W. Penn reads her award winning book combining poetry and number comparison, Sidney the Sill Who Only Eats 6, and children enjoy a good book and also learn to decide when a number is greater than or less than another. The frolicking, tongue twisting rhyme is brought to life by the beautiful illustrations of Sarah Tommer.

❀🐻❀🐻❀ GRANDPARENTS AFTERNOON TEA 2024 ❀🐻❀🐻❀ We had THE best afternoon with our families, celebrating people who we love 'beary beary' much! We wrote invitations to invite our grandparents into school to make some special memories with us. We made a banner, bear bunting and some lovely beary art! The choir came to sing for us and their Take That medley was incredible. We aspire to be just like the boys and girls in the choir when we get older. A wonderful afternoon of love and laughter was had by all! Thank you so much for the lovely comments we received from our guests!

We are reaching for the stars in Class R every day, but today on Aspirations Day, we thought about what job we would like to do when we are older!⭐🌟

We rose to the STEM challenges this week using our clever brains for problem solving!

We have been very dramatic and talkative with Goldilocks and the Three Bears as inspiration for our writing πŸ»πŸ»πŸ»πŸ‘±β€β™€οΈ

Pinchy fingers practise to build our muscles for writing!✏πŸ’ͺ

Balancing Act

This lovely story is always a favourite with our children!

Balancing and measuring in maths!

πŸ‘±β€β™€οΈπŸ»πŸ»πŸ» Goldilocks and the Three Bears πŸ»πŸ»πŸ»πŸ‘±β€β™€οΈ We love this story!

Goldilocks And The Three Bears | Fairy Tales | Gigglebox

When Goldilocks sneaks into the three bears' cottage, it seems there's no one home. So she helps herself to their porridge; she sits in their chairs; and she lies down in their beds. But then the bears return home from their walk! What will happen next ?!!

In Maths we have been thinking about time, our day and night and day. We have learned some new words too. We know what nocturnal and diurnal animals are!πŸ¦‘πŸ–πŸ¦” We have been busy practising our drawing, writing and word building too!πŸ”

Fox in the Dark - Read by Mrs Kirk

We love this night time story!πŸŒ™β­

Storytime for kids Odd Dog Out by Rob Biddulph

Amazing story and illustrations about being unique and standing tall!

What another busy week! From Saving animals from icebergs, to exploring how wonderful it is that we are all different with 'Odd Dog', to practising our number skills!

Read Aloud Books for kids l Big Red Bath by Julia Jarman l Kids Book Read Aloud for kids

Read Aloud Books for kids l Big Red Bath by Julia Jarman l Kids Book Read Aloud for kids Ben and Bella having a lovely, splashy time in the big red bath. Soon all animals wants to join in the fun! But will there be room for all of them?

We loved reading 'The Big Red Bath' with our reading dogs. They help us to talk about and understand stories! 🐢

Oooooo it's very chilly outside! We have been celebrating Winter through our topic work and stories πŸ₯Άβ„β˜ƒ We have also been investigating shapes with 'The Bear in the Square🐻.

HERE COMES JACK FROST | Kazuno Kohara | Read aloud #storyoftheweek #winterstory

HERE COMES JACK FROST | Kazuno Kohara #storyoftheweek #winterstory To get your own copy of 'Here Comes Jack Frost' please click on this link: https://amzn.to/3GuChCk Here Comes Jack Frost is a great book written by Kohara Kazuno, read aloud by Miss Ellis. One cold morning a lonely boy wishes for something to do.

'Here Comes Jack Frost! πŸ₯Άβ„

We are so proud of our little performers!

Look at all our hard work that we have created. We have our very own Winter Wonderland corridor. Thank you to all our parents for helping with our Christmas decorations.

We have enjoyed reading Henry's Holiday. We have worked hard in all areas of learning linked to our story

We supported Children In Need and donated a Β£1 to wear Pudsey clothes. We loved all the Pudsey activities that we explored in our environment!

We celebrated the Festival of Light with some lovely creative activities.

We loved reading Room on a Broom and we had so much fun doing all of the spooky activities!

Look at all our lovely Autumn activities!

We have been learning lots of new sounds during our Phonic lessons. We have matched pictures to sounds, practised formation and started to blend words.

We have been reading The Enormous Turnip. We enjoyed acting out the story.

Look at all the wonderful Maths activities we have been doing! We have been counting, recognising numbers, ordering numbers and using a five frame.

We have been learning about Harvest during our Autumn topic. Farmer Ted visited our classroom because he had lost his wagon with his Harvest vegetables. Once we had found them, we had an idea to make some soup. We cut up the vegetables, made the soup and then tried it!

We are making a fabulous start to our Shakespeare journey! πŸ’šπŸ’›