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Fawbert & Barnard's Primary School

Learning for Life


Notices & Reminders

Reception updates


Children do not need to bring in their book bags/ bags next week on Monday and Tuesday. 


Class party!

On Monday 22nd July in the afternoon we will be having a little class party to celebrate our year. There will be a food/ drink sign up sheet outside the class this week.

Thank you. 


Upcoming trips and events

  • Thursday 18th July -End of term BBQ
  • Monday 22nd July - Class party in class
  • Tuesday 23rd July - Last day of term school finishes at 1:30pm



We are pleased to welcome Miss Shillingford to the Reception team. She will be working with us Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings.

Miss Gil, Mrs Lowers and Mrs Robinson


Useful links

Talk, Listen and Cuddle

TLC is an Essex campaign helping parents, carers and families give their young children the best start to life, developing their communication skills through playful learning at home.

Please see the links below:

What to expect, when?

Guidance to your child’s learning and development in the early years foundation stage. Please see the link below:


Please see the document in the homework folder that includes handouts from ACL Family Learning Centre.

50 Things to do before you're 5! (Document attached below)

Reading - Tips for reading stories with your child.


Help your child to improve their fine motor skills - Fun, practical activities to help your child build their finger muscles and improve their fine motor skills, ready for writing. - Information about how your child should be holding their pencil to write. - How you can encourage your child to be confident with using a pencil, beginning with drawing

Maths - Videos with ideas for home Maths activities. - how you can encourage Maths through play at home.

Super Movers


How to pronounce sounds correctly

Phonics games/apps

Our Routines



Tuesday Wednesday  Thursday


  Reading morning Reading morning    

Miss Shillingford ​​​​​​in

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Whole-school singing assembly

Whole-school assembly

Whole-school assembly


Whole-school assembly


KS1 Celebration Assembly

  PE 10:30-11:30    

Forest Schools 

Book changing for red & blue groups

Book changing for green & yellow groups


Book changing for red & blue groups

Book changing for green & yellow groups