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Welcome to Penguin Class!. Staffing  Class Teachers – Mrs Crozier (Monday and Tuesday) and Mrs Malins (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday).  Teaching Assistants.

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1 Welcome to Penguin Class!

2 Staffing  Class Teachers – Mrs Crozier (Monday and Tuesday) and Mrs Malins (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday).  Teaching Assistants – Mrs Jennings (Monday, Wednesday,Thursday. Friday) Mrs Sutton (all mornings and Tuesday, Friday afternoon).

3 Classroom Organisation  For Maths, group reading and some writing sessions children will be grouped according to ability or need (initially on end of Y1 data).  Children will work in mixed ability groups during other learning sessions.  Children are encouraged to be independent in their learning and to use support materials available in the classroom.

4 Our timetable 8.409am am – – 3.15 Mon Registration and basic skills Maths (+ tables test) Assem bly Breaktime Phonics Literacy Group Activities Lunchtime – 2.15 PE 2.15 – 3.15 Music Tue Maths Class Assembl y Phonics Literacy Group Activiti es 1.15 – 1.45 PSHE 1.45 – 3.15 Scienc e Wed Maths Assembly Phonics Literacy Group Activities 1.15 – 2.15 RE 2.15 – 3.15 Art/ DT Thu Maths Assembly Phonics Literacy Group Activities Topic/ICT Fri Maths (+ mental maths) Assembly Literacy Group Activities Topic PE Reward time

5 Our Expectations  High expectations for behaviour.  High expectations for presentation.  High expectations for achievement.

6 Rewards  House points  Reward Time  Penguin of the Week  Deputy Head Teachers Award (behaviour)  Head Teachers Award (work)

7 Handwriting  Children will continue to learn the skills of cursive joined script.  When they have established an fluent, joined and legible style they will be given a pen licence and pen to write with.  Children should be aiming for their best presentation in all of their work.

8 Reading  Children are heard during group reading sessions weekly.  In addition they may be heard read individually by an adult in school.  Please support us by hearing your child read at home!  We have a class award system for children reading at home.

9 Maths  Children will work through the National Curriculum objectives for Year 2.  It would really help if you could encourage the children to learn their times tables at home.  We will be introducing tables tests before October half term.

10 Useful information!  Our PE sessions will be on Mondays and Fridays – please make sure your child has their PE kit in school at all times.

11 Useful information!  Home learning tasks will be set on a Friday for completion by the following Wednesday (starting this week) and will alternate between Maths and English.  The children will be set one piece of optional ‘topic’ related learning for each term (i.e. 6 over the year).

12 Communication  Contact Book  Catch us on the playground at the end of the day  Make an appointment through the office

13 Useful websites for parents  junior.kent.sch.uk/ junior.kent.sch.uk/ junior.kent.sch.uk/     

14 Key dates  Harvest Festival - 3 rd October  Individual photos – 6 th October  Open Morning - 14 th October  Parents Evening - 12 th /13 th November  Nativity play – 10 th /11 th December  Class Assembly - 28 th January

15 Any questions?


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