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Welcome to Lime Class

Lime Class is an exciting place to learn.

In Lime Class, our aim is to build a strong community of independent learners who will shout proudly ‘I CAN DO IT!’ With encouragement from school and at home, your child will learn to be a highly-motivated, problem solving, confident pupil who can make the right choices to reach his/her full potential. We will travel far on our learning journey this year. There will be lots of new topics and opportunities to learn, both inside and outside of the classroom and along the way, your child’s achievements will be rewarded and celebrated.

Our Class Teacher, Mrs Jensen, and our Teaching Assistants, Mrs Routledge, Ms Allington, Mrs Short, Mrs Cade, Mrs Wilson and Mrs Johnson are working together to ensure that the pupils in our Lime ‘classroom family’ attend school regularly, are happy and are ready to learn. With the support of parents and carers, our children will make the best possible progress in their education and will develop a lifelong love of learning.

 P.E.

This term, P.E. will be outside on a Thursday and indoor on a Friday.  

P.E. is a compulsory part of the curriculum, all children must take part and for Health and Safety reasons a P.E kit must be worn. Occasionally your child may need a P.E. kit for other activities, so it's best to have it in school every day just in case!

Our Indoor PE and Games Skills kit consists of:

Black shorts and royal blue and black PE shirt with school logo. Children do indoor PE in bare feet. Plimsolls can be worn but not for gymnastics.

Outdoor PE and Games Skills kit consists of:

The same as our indoor kit, but trainers may be worn. It is advisable to have a dark coloured tracksuit and/or sweatshirt to wear outdoors when it is cold. Sun hats are needed in the summer months.

Please remember that all jewellery must be removed; if earrings cannot be removed, they must be covered with a plaster which should be supplied from home. Long hair will need to be tied back.

 

PBL (Project Based Learning)

Our first theme is 'How can we help the rainforest?'

The children will be learning all about the importance of the world's rainforests and what is happening to them. They will have the opportunity to meet some real life tropical animals. The children will learn about the how deforestation is affecting the animals that live there. We will end the project with making promises of what we can do to help.

As always, your child needs to bring his/her reading record and book in to school every day and he/she is expected to have his/her record signed by an adult from home at least three times per week.

HOMEWORK

If you or your child's older sibling would like to help your child with his/her homework, please do but remember it is your child's work and you are only there to assist!

Children are expected to read at least 3 times per week and all children in school will be taking part in the reading challenge this year.

All children have an account on TTRockstar and would benefit from time on this at home. It not only helps the children learn their tables and division facts but also improves their speed.

Children should also be learning their common exception words.

I am delighted to be Lime Class Teacher; I am enthusiastic about the year ahead and look forward to meeting all our new families. 

If you have any issues you would like to discuss with me, please either speak to a member of staff in the School Office to make an appointment or alternatively please message me using class dojo.

Best Wishes,

Mrs Jensen

 

 

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