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St Botolph’s Church of England Primary School

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St Botolph's Church of England Primary School


Nativity Rehearsal - 17/11/2017

Nativity / Phase 2 sounds "ll" and "ss" / Phase 2 tricky words; I, to, go, no and the

Topic: At the beginning of the week we listened to the Nativity story, so that the children are familiar with it ready to begin our play practice. We have also begun to learn some of the songs from the play.

Phonics: In phonics this week we have looked at the last of the phase 2 sounds, the digraphs ‘ll’ and ‘ss’. The children practised using their phonics to read simple sentences and also had a go at writing words ending in our new sounds. We have also introduced the children to the phase 2 tricky words: I, to, go, no, the

Maths: At the beginning of the week we looked again at the whole/part model for adding two groups of objects together. We are now starting to look at weight and measure. The children have ordered objects from tallest to shortest.

•You should now have all received email notification inviting you to your child's Tapestry online journal. If for any reason you have not received this please come and see us.
•A letter will be sent next week with further details of our Nativity play, including what part your child has and whether they will need a costume.