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Fawbert & Barnard's Primary School

Learning for Life


Notices & Reminders

Reception updates


House badges 

The children will be coming home with their house badge tonight. They are in the colour of their house group. Please can everyone wear this on their jumper/ cardigan every day in line with the rest of the school. 




I will be putting a consent form in your child's book bag today for you to fill in and return as soon as possible. With the details I will be able to set all parents up on Tapestry in the coming weeks. 

I will explain more about Tapestry and answer any questions in the class meeting next week.

Thank you for your support.

Miss Gil



This half-term we are focusing on settling the children into school. Our theme is 'Super Me!' where we are combining our All About Me learning with Superheroes and looking at what our super powers are and what makes us individually special. 

Please see the 50 Things to do Before You are 5 document attached at the bottom of this page. Please upload any of these completed activities to Tapestry when your accounts are set up. 

Miss Gil


Please take a look at the useful links below. 

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