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CLASS EMAIL ADDRESS -:    mercury.sch418@educ.somerset.gov.uk 

Hi Mercury Class!

 

We hope you have all had a fantastic half term week and managed to get some rest. We are ready for a new term to start and are very excited for our new whole school learning experience.  Over the next two weeks our learning focus will be........superheroes! 

 

I would really like to add some photo's of Mercury Class Superheroes onto our class page. When you have made your mask and cuffs if you would like to have your picture on our website could you please send a photo of you in your best superhero pose to our class email: mercury.sch418@educ.somerset.gov.uk

 

I will be in touch again throughout the following 2 weeks and look forward to speaking to you again.

 

Enjoy the week and stay safe

Love

Mrs Allan & Miss Fowler

Wincanton Book Challenge 2020


This is a chance for you to share your favourite book with us, by completing a challenge which is similar to our usual take home tasks. Please read the attached sheet and then send us a photo of your finished project either on Tapestry or via our class emails. We look forward to seeing your amazing projects. 


Good luck :)

Tuesday June 2nd, second video.

Tuesday June 2nd, Literacy Video, First video

READING GUIDE FOR PARENTS AND VOLUNTEER READERS

Please click on the link below to take you to the Parents Curriculum Support page where you will find the Reading Guide for Parents and Volunteer Readers.  This guide will provide you with helpful information and tips when reading with your child / children.

https://www.wincantonprimaryschool.co.uk/curriculum-support/

Curriculum Newsletters

Welcome to Mercury Class

 

Welcome to Mercury Class and Wincanton Primary School

 

Your teacher is Mrs Allan and Mrs Hiscock, Miss Fowler, Miss Torode and Miss Clackson will help in your class too. 

 

Your Learning Experience is    

 

Please see our curriculum newsletter (please find above) for more information as to what your child will be learning throughout the term. 

 

PE

We have PE on a Friday morning so please ensure your child’s PE kit is in school at the beginning of each half term and we will send them home with your child at the end of the half term.

 

Reading

We will change reading books on a Monday along with counting how many reads have been completed. Your child will be given 2 reading books to read to you over the week. They will be able to take home a sharing book that they can change as often as they require.

 

Please could book bags and reading records be in school every day.

 

If you are able to come in at any time to listen to children read please speak to a member of the reception team.

 

Homework

Your child will be sent home with a homework task on a Friday in their homework folder. Please complete the task and return the folder to school by the following Wednesday.

 

How you can support your child at home:

  1.  Blend letter sounds to create words: Using new digraphs learned.
  2.  Blend letter sounds to create words: Using new digraphs learned.
  3.  To share their reading book with them, talk about the pictures and what may happen in the story. Please            remember if your child reads 5 or times a week they shall receive a certificate and be praised in the                celebration assembly.
  4.  Ensure that your child has the correct secure grip on their pencil to be able to write.
  5.  Supporting your child with their weekly home learning journal tasks.
  6.  Recognising numbers to and from your journey to school, and around the house.
  7.  To complete set simple homework task. When writing letters please check they form their letters in the   correct starting place. 

HOOK DAY 

-  “Reception enjoyed dressing up as fairy tale characters for their hook day. During the day they took part in different activities relating to the story they were read; Goldilocks and the Three Bears (porridge making), The Three Billy Goats Gruff (bridge building), Three Little Pigs (building houses out of straw, sticks and bricks) and The Gingerbread Man (boat building and decorating ginger biscuits).”

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“Mercury enjoyed sharing stories with Earth class for World Book Day in their pyjamas during the afternoon.”

“Mercury enjoyed sharing stories with Earth class for World Book Day in their pyjamas during the afternoon.” 1
“Mercury enjoyed sharing stories with Earth class for World Book Day in their pyjamas during the afternoon.” 2
“Mercury enjoyed sharing stories with Earth class for World Book Day in their pyjamas during the afternoon.” 3
“Mercury enjoyed sharing stories with Earth class for World Book Day in their pyjamas during the afternoon.” 4

“Mercury class made their own penguin using egg boxes and googly eyes. They cut out the feet, beaks and body independently after painting the cardboard black.”

“Mercury class made their own penguin using egg boxes and googly eyes. They cut out the feet, beaks and body independently after painting the cardboard black.” 1

“Mercury class enjoyed their hook day for Land of Ice and Snow on their return to school in the New Year. They took part in a range of activities including an experiment to see if they could make their own snowflake salt crystals, igloo building out of sugar cubes and a blubber experiment using lard to help them understand how animals stay warm in the Polar regions.”

PREVIOUS HOOK DAY /  OTHER CLASS PHOTOS
Picture 1 Mercury enjoyed raising money for Children in Need
Picture 2 MERCURY CLASS - September 2019
Picture 3 Reception Class Nativity Photo. Well done everyone.

“Mercury class visited space for their hook day in the star lab and left the school far behind on Earth. We made our own star sign constellation and a planet mobile to help us remember the planets.”

“Mercury class visited space for their hook day in the star lab and left the school far behind on Earth. We made our own star sign constellation and a planet mobile to help us remember the planets.” 1
“Mercury class visited space for their hook day in the star lab and left the school far behind on Earth. We made our own star sign constellation and a planet mobile to help us remember the planets.” 2
WEBSITES
If you have any safeguarding concerns during the school closure please contact Children's Social Care on 0300 123 2224 or Mr Wilson on 01963 32132 or 07907 807 794
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