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Summer Holidays Reading- Fun reading activities to keep children interested and motivated to read

This week we are focusing on reading. We have had lots of fun with books and some phonics games to keep Isabel interested in reading and also motivated to read. The summer holidays can be long and as children do not get any school reading books for the summer, it can be a long time …

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Learning the days of the week – Early foundations for telling the time

The last couple of weeks have been all about the days of the week. It started with Megan randomly saying the day such as “is it Wednesday? Is it nursery day?” She then started singing a days of the week song which they had been learning at nursery. A few days later we went to …

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Starting School – Top tips for getting your child ready for their first day at school

I decided to write this blog as there is very little information available to parents about starting school and the best ways to support them through this time. I am able to write from the viewpoint of a Reception teacher as well as a mum who went through the process last year. Isabel was starting …

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