Parents Do Maths mornings
We have some exciting activities planned for the term ahead! Year 4 and Year 5 parents joined us recently for Parents Do Maths sessions, and there is another of these special mornings organised for the summer term.
Our aim is to continue to develop strong links between school and home. We give parents and carers an opportunity to learn a maths concept from the National Curriculum, practise it and then go into class to share it with their children. It's great fun!
Our next session is:
- Thursday 10th May - 9am - 10:30am - Year 3
Please return your slip or register your interest with the school office. We would love to see you!
Maltesers and Maths!
Why not join us on Wednesday 2nd May from 3:30 - 5:00pm for our Maths and Maltesers event! We will show you how maths is taught throughout the primary age range and give you the chance to work on some fun challenges and activities with your children. There will be some edible treats as well! Please return your slip to school or contact the office if you would like to join us.
Young Voices 2018
In Years 5 and 6, we had the opportunity to take part in Young Voices, the largest children's choir in the world, at Sheffield Arena in January. After learning a range of different songs, we performed to an audience of thousands, along with many other children. Many of our families attended too, and we had a fantastic time!
This term, family learning sessions in Reception have been well supported and we have enjoyed opportunities to work together. Recently, we have focused on mark-making and early writing; the next sessions will focus on developing reading skills. We would love to see you at a future session if you have not attended yet!
World Kindness Day
We enjoyed celebrating World Kindness Day by surprising people in our community with gifts! We also took part in World Hello Day, when we wrote postcards tand delivered them to our neighbours and friends. Our aim is always for The Meadows to be a kind and welcoming place for everyone!
Reading at The Meadows
At The Meadows, we aim to inspire a love of reading in all children and work hard to help them to develop their skills and confidence. We have planned our reading curriculum with this in mind, and in the 'Classes and Learning' section of our website, you can find resources and suggestions for supporting reading at home.
You may find the following website useful. It contains many practical and useful materials and resources, including suggestions of suitable books for specific age groups:
We love reading at The Meadows! There are many initiatives in place this year to promote positive attitudes and to help all our children to develop confidence, including Reading Breakfasts and a visit from the Travelling Book Fair. We have also relaunched our library and there will be opportunities for parents and carers to sign up for working together sessions. The newsletter contains all the information about our plans for the term ahead.