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Welcome to Beech Class

Check us out on twitter under the username 'ccwalshaw'.

We regularly update it with pictures and tweets about different things happening in our class and as a whole school.

 A warm Welcome to the second half of  the Autumn term 2017 at Christ Church . Thank you to the children for their beautiful Home Learning Challenge work and thank you to you the parents for your continued support.

 The title of the topic this half term is " Festivals of Light."  For more information take a look at our KS1 newsletter at the bottom of this page.

The children have now all been allocated "Bug Club" books  which will  be set  fortnightly.   

Don't forget we are taking part in  the WOW scheme again, so if you can walk to school or park and stride you will be doing your part to help the environment as well as keeping fit.  If you can't manage to walk on Wednesday don't worry, any day of the week will do and you will still be able to collect the super new badges.




Important Date


Friday 1st December 2017  Year 2 visit to the Pantomime.   








Please ensure your child has a PE kit in school at all times.
PE will be on Wednesdays and Thursdays.  

Please check your child's book bag for letters and information daily.

Learning at Home .
Home Reading Books are changed every Friday.
Home Learning Challenge will be set in the Spring term.
Bug Club will be set on Friday’s every  other week please let us know if you have any trouble accessing the website and we will do our best to solve any issues.

Reading Books
We will change the children's reading books every Friday. The purpose of the home reading book is to consolidate decoding skills and comprehension and develop fluency and expression. Please read with your child each week, asking them questions about the story, and sign the reading record so we know to give them a new book. Any additional comments in the reading records are welcomed. Bug Club will also be updated every other week.

In school the children will also have two guided reading sessions each week. These sessions will provide differentiated teaching of reading and will secure progress by providing opportunities for children to practice their learning. We currently use a breadth of reading schemes including Bug Club books, Oxford Reading Tree, Collins and Big Cat.

In the teaching of Phonics we follow the Letters and Sounds programme. Children are taught within differentiated groups for 20 minutes daily.


Have you seen the Kids' Zone? Play games, and visit some cool websites. You can vote for your favourites! smiley
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