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Fawbert & Barnard's Primary School

Learning for Life


Notices & Reminders

Reception updates

On Friday 24 January 2020, our class will be walking to Harlowbury Primary to celebrate Chinese New Year with their Reception class.  We will be taking part in various activities throughout the morning and are very much looking forward to meeting them all.  We will return to school in time for lunch as normal.



Please take a look at the useful links below. 

Useful links

Hungry Little Minds

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


Mrs Carroll-Lane Mrs Carroll-Lane Mrs Higgs  Mrs Higgs  Mrs Carroll-Lane
    Family Phonics morning (until 9am)   Family reading morning (until 9am)



Singing assembly 




Celebration assembly