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Reading for Pleasure

Your child has brought a book home to share with you which they have chosen themself.  Every Friday your child will have the opportunity to choose a new book to bring home.  Please ensure your child brings their book back to school every Friday, so a new one can be chosen. (PLEASE NOTE THIS WILL START AGAIN SOON)

Langar Church of England Primary School

                                          Class 1’s Newsletter Autumn Term 2

1st December 2023

Dear Parents / Carers,


This week we have started rehearsals in the hall for our Nativity Play.  Thank you for working with us in regards to clothing needed for their parts.


Our castle work continues.  In History we have been learning about the different parts of a castle and enjoyed constructing one with Miss Marriott (student Teacher) We then labelled a picture of a castle remembering the different parts such as battlements, portcullis, arrow slits.


In D+T we are making our own box model castles thinking about the different parts needed and how we are joining the parts together.


In Science we are continuing our work about ‘Seasonal Changes’ and learnt about what animals do in the different seasons, in a particular we focussed on the robin.


In maths, Reception have continued learning about circles and triangles and using positional language.  Year 1 have been thinking about number problems and using their knowledge of number bonds to help them work out the answer.


New reading books have been sent home today.  We apologise that not all children were listened to read at school this week due to our Nativity rehearsals.  Please read with your child at least 3 times a week and write in their diary.


Reception children have come home with the new sounds and words they have learnt this week on little flashcards, please practise these with your child. 

Year 1’s have also brought home their new words and spellings to practise.  Next Friday, Year 1’s will ‘have a go’ at writing these words, so please support them in practising these words at home.


What is happening week beginning 4.12.23? – Castles


Monday – PE please ensure your child comes to school wearing their PE kit.

Nasal Flu vaccination.  We will be with your child whilst this is given to them by the Nurses.  We are aware some children have already had them, this will show on their system, but as we are there we will explain this to them.

Tuesday –  

Wednesday – Mrs Nicholson is teaching all day with Mrs Petchell. 

Thursday -

Friday – Reading books will be sent home along with any flashcards of new sounds or words taught during the phonics sessions this week. Please ensure your child has their reading folder in their bag.

School Christmas Fair – 3-5pm in the school Hall.


Thank you as always for your continued support.

Kind regards, Mrs Richardson, Mrs Petchell and Mrs Nicholson







Broken and old toys - we need your help!

If you have any old cameras, phones, mobile phones, binoculars, keys that you no longer need, we would love them in class 1 please to replenish our baskets!

Our New Year Class 1 target is set around our school value of ‘taking care’. This term we have had numerous toys and resources broken which is very sad. We encourage children when playing to ‘choose it, use it, put it away!