Stonham Aspal Pre-School Newsletter
Spring 2nd Half Term 2020
We would like to welcome Maisie to Pre-School
Planning from the children’s interests
This half term:
Week 1– 24th Feb – Pancakes. Letter ‘t’
Week 2 – 2nd March – Planting seeds, science experiments. Letter ‘u’
Week 3 – 9th March – water play, sea animals, boats, measuring. Letter ‘v’
Week 4 – 16th March – Mother’s Day. Letter ‘w’
Week 5 – 23rd March – Easter, baby animals, new life, role play vets. Letter ‘x’
Week 6 – 30th March – Easter, animals. Letter ‘y and z’
Last half Term
The children made clay hearts for valentines day. We had a theme around “ourselves and our families”. Lots of the children brought in photos of themselves as babies and we learnt about change and growth. They enjoyed guessing which babies were their friends. The children drew pictures of themselves and their families, using mirrors to look at detailed features, differences and similarities they shared with their friends. The children took part in science experiments using ice, making volcanoes, exploring colours using milk, food colouring and soap. The children had great fun building obstacle courses outside, learning to negotiate with each other, work as a team and help each other.
Letter of the week
We will be supporting your child’s learning by having a Letter of the Week, please encourage your child or support them in finding something from home or outside for each different Letter of the Week. We have a phonics box for your child to put their item into and talk about the letter sounds during group time. This will support them in their phonic awareness.
Show & Tell
Your child can bring in their show and tell if they like, we will be doing this through key person groups:
Week 1: Siobhan (Rabbits)
Week 2: Rachel (Hedgehogs)
Week 3: Carmen (Chickens)
Week 4: Erin (Squirrels)
Week 5: Siobhan (Rabbits)
Week 6: Rachel (Hedgehogs)
We always need help with small DIY/Garden jobs so if you have any time please speak to Nicola.
Please feel free to bring in a pair of slippers for your child. This will support their independence in changing their shoes.
Open Door Policy Please remember you are free to talk to your Key Person at any time and you have access to your child’s learning journey at any time.
Equality and Diversity