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13/07/22

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📢 We're Hiring! (Harlow) have a vacancy for an Office Assistant (37 hours per week) 📄 For a job description and application details, please visit our website https://t.co/5m0Pf33uWb

13/07/22

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📢 We're Hiring! (Harlow) have a vacancy for an Office Assistant (20 hours per week) 📄 For a job description and application details, please visit our website https://t.co/vhCVUlQHsW

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11/07/22

Please see the attached poster from the PTA. https://t.co/NeXOxcMyNF

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11/07/22

We are incredibly proud of our students who won silver in the Swimming competition against Little Pardon, Freshwaters and Magna Carta Schools last Friday https://t.co/SN5Hug26J7

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07/07/22

Year 6 pupils took control of the English lesson today. Olivija, Joe and Oscar worked as a team and planned and taught an amazing lesson about Nelson Mandela. They enjoyed taking on the role of the teacher and showed how ambitious and adventurous they can be. Well done! https://t.co/u8msOYnNBh

06/07/22

Earlier this term, the chair of governors, senior BMAT leaders and pupils interviewed candidates for the new Head of School role. https://t.co/fmlm8TpVu6

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05/07/22

It was great to see Amelia and Lily from Year 4 take the stage to deliver a fantastic Spinney Speaks assembly all about the human body. https://t.co/VBsHh03kvv

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24/06/22

Miss Wade was delighted to be the host for our Ice Lolly Friday event awarding our pupils for their hard work. https://t.co/6i7eZrv545

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20/06/22

Butterflies had an amazing time using the BeeBots. They were learning about creating an algorithm to get the robots to move. https://t.co/XsA9DVPtb0

20/06/22

Cooks Spinney Primary Academy & Nursery Retweeted
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📢 We're Hiring! (Harlow, Essex) have a vacancy for an Office Manager, PA and HR Lead 📄 For a job description and application details, please visit our website https://t.co/AXGMGO8j3H

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17/06/22

Mr Stirrat was delighted to be the host for today's event awarding our pupils for their hard work. https://t.co/pQkKsX1mqF

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16/06/22

Rabbits class had great fun today investigating how sound can travel. https://t.co/BtmBZxfBq4

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10/06/22

A number of Matisse ‘cut-outs’ work in Art from earlier this year is now on display in the Assembly Hall – they should all be very proud of their awesome creativity when crafting these masterpieces. https://t.co/FWHdVt7tyV

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10/06/22

It is Matisse Month at Cooks Spinney! Year 4 and 6 have started it off in impressive style with their amazing sketchbook around his Open windows paintings and portrait work. https://t.co/PloZAcNGUb

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10/06/22

Year 5 have had a fantastic day at the Science Museum. They even got to see Buzz Aldrin's Spacesuit! https://t.co/HfdFT4AyaK

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09/06/22

Rabbits Class had a fantastic time at Pizza Express yesterday making their own pizza and learning about different ingredients. Thank you to the amazing staff at https://t.co/NJGlTbXEKl

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07/06/22

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And they’ve finished! Fantastic effort from students & staff of riding the cycle routes of Harlow to celebrate in Harlow today https://t.co/xngwqz3sft

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07/06/22

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We’ve now got and on the cycle tracks of Harlow celebrating today 🚴‍♀️🚴‍♀️🚴‍♀️ https://t.co/9m1ZQFpl5E

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07/06/22

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Now joined by pupils from , BMAT schools out celebrating in Harlow. https://t.co/zlc4aA319R

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27/05/22

Year 5 have worked tirelessly over these past six weeks and today they presented the Pied Piper to their families. We could not be any more prouder of them. Well done!!! https://t.co/fqKasWiXNn

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Year 1 - Squirrels and Frogs

Summer Term!

Welcome back! We hope you had a lovely Easter break and are looking forward to another fantastic term. 

Please find some useful information below that should answer some questions you may have.

English

The children will be following Read Write Inc Phonics programme. RWI is a whole-school approach to teaching literacy  that creates fluent readers, confident speakers and willing writers. It integrates phonics with comprehension, writing, grammar, spelling and handwriting, using engaging partner work and drama.  The children will be assigned to groups according to their level and we will be assessing the children continuously, so that they can move through the groups as they progress.

The children are already working in groups according to their reading level and we will be assessing the children continuously, so that they can move through the groups as they progress.

Please view the videos below for more information about the Read, Write, Inc programme.

    

Maths

In Maths, we are focusing on place value to 100 as well as multiplying and dividing.  We will also be consolidating our understanding of time and direction.  

We are following a Mastery approach when teaching Maths. This focuses on deepening the children’s understanding of mathematical concepts by using concrete, pictorial and numerical resources.

Science - Materials

R.E - Buddhism

History - The Great Fire of London (one of our favourite topics!)

Computing - Digital Writing

P.E

Both Squirrels and Frogs class have their P.E sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays. 

Homework

Homework will be set on Wednesday via Mathletics weekly. 

We will send home book bag books as well as the storybooks children have read in school. They include many of the same reading activities that we use in class and include parent guidance. Please ensure that these books stay in the plastic provided and come to school every day.

Library books will be changed in class on a weekly basis. These books are for you to read to your child 

We encourage that children read every day at home and please record this in their reading records.

Thank you for all your continued support,

The Year 1 Team

 

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