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Rowsley C of E Primary School
01629 733 727

The Goldfinches

My email address, should you have any questions or queries, is c.hewitt@peaktorfederation.co.uk

and Miss Sutton's is

m.sutton@peaktorfederation.co.uk

 

School start and finish times are as follows:

Classroom doors will open at 8:55 and close at 9:05.

If you arrive before 8:55, please stay in your car until the classroom door opens, or please make sure that you keep 2m from others. If you arrive after 9:05 please send your child to the main doors and telephone the office to let them know that they have arrived. 

Children can be picked up between 3:20 to 3:30.

Please try to not congregate at the wall; your child will be out soon and class teachers will not let them go until they see their parent/guardian/carer. 

At 3:30, any child who has not been collected will be taken back into school, In this event please telephone school to let us know that you have arrived. If you know that you are going to be late, please telephone school and leave a message - we endeavour to check the answer phone at the end of the day. 

Please ensure that you wear a face mask when approaching school. 

Many thanks, stay safe folks! 

Spring 1

 

Topic - Have a Heart! 

 

Book Suggestions:

 

As we continue to promote reading at Rowsley CofE, here are some books that link with our topic, which your child may like to read. 

Other suggestions are: Harry Potter (any books in the series),

The Polar Bear Explorers Club (Alex Bell), The Girl of Ink and Stars (Kiran Hargrave), Fire Girl (Matt Ralphs), The Chronicles of Narnia (CS Lewis) and The Hobbit (Tolkien).

 

Please see below for our Home Learning Tasks. Your child gets up to 5 dojos for completing one. 

WW2 Day

Thank you so much to all the children who made such a wonderful effort today for our WW2 day. We baked, sewed, sung, danced, ate, played, wrote and plotted WW2 gardens. Thank you also to my mother-in-law, who gave up her day to come and sew with the children and my fabulous TAs (Mrs Stankard and Miss Sutton) whom I would be lost without.

Outdoor learning is so important to the well-being of our children (and staff). Mrs Booker took the Y5/6 to the woods for their first Green Zone session since lockdown. They all had such a lot of fun and came back dirty, smiling and tired! 

It was lovely to hear one of the children saying that the Green Zone wasn't about just one person but about team work!

Organisation

Miss Sutton will be the class teacher Monday to Friday until Jan 22nd. 

 

Your child will not need a pencil case as all resources will be supplied. 

Your child will need to bring their own, labelled water bottle. 

Lunchboxes and school bags can be brought in daily.

The classroom has been set out according to the Dfe Guidelines, should you have any questions about this, please email me. 

 

Y5/6 will have P.E with Mrs Booker on a Thursday afternoon and will have either Green Zone with Mrs Booker and Mrs Chisholm or R.E with Mrs Cox on a Friday afternoon. They will alternate with Y3/4. 

Friday afternoon is the class teacher's PPA time. 

You will be kept up to date with when your child has Green Zone via the whiteboard in the playground. 

For P.E on a Thursday - your child will need to come to school in their P.E kit.

 They will need to be wearing their full school P.E. kit and trainers. If you do not have the the school P.E. kit then please ensure that your child wears the following: plain navy/black joggers/leggings/shorts/skort; plain white t-shirt; plain navy/black hoodie/jumper.

 

Green Zone on a Friday - your child should come to school wearing suitable clothing for the weather they do not need to be in uniform on their day (see below for dates). The woods is a sheltered spot and is often cold and damp. Wellies and waterproofs are usually needed so please bring those in a separate bag. Please note that they are outside for approx. 2 hours so must me dressed warmly in winter. 

 

Our Green Zone Days:

15th January

29th January

12th February

 

E-Safety Websites

https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/advice-centre/parents-and-carers

See the 5 SMART ways to stay safe online poster below for ways to keep your child safe online. 

Year 6 Christmas SATs Homework

Alchemist Home Learning Tasks

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