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Diary Dates 

Christmas Calendar

Wed 8 Dec - Bags 2 School

Wed 8 Dec - Christmas Cupcake Morning

Thu 9 Dec - Zoom Christmas Service

Thu 9 Dec - Went Valley Bake Sale

Fri 10 Dec - Christmas Jumper Day

Mon 13 Dec @ 13:45 - Starfish Nativity

Tue 14 Dec @ 13:45 - Dolphins Nativity

Wed 15 Dec - Christmas Dinner 

Thu 16 Dec @ 13:30 - KS2 Christmas Sing Along

Fri 17th Dec - School Closes

Wed 5 Jan - School Opens

 

After school club needs to be pre-booked and runs from 3-5.30.  Please email admin@kirksmeaton.n-yorks.sch.uk 

 

NOTICES 

The DfE have launched a helpline to answer your questions about COVID-19 in relation to education. You can contact them on:

Phone: 0800 046 8687

Email: DfE.coronavirushelpline@education.gov.uk

Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)

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If your child leaves school unsupervised, please ensure you complete this form.

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If your child is due to start secondary school in 2022, applications are open until 31st October 2021. Further information can be found here.

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Please make sure all children have their PE kits on Wednesdays and the below;

Dolphins - Thu

Lions - Tue, Thu

Eagles - Mon, Fri

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Information from our Healthy Child Team for our Year 6 pupils can be found below.

Letter

Info Leaflet

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For children due to start Primary School in September 2022, information from NYCC can be found here. Applications must be placed by 15th January 2022.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Useful Websites

 

During this challenging time, we want to provide you with details of websites that can be accessed at home to support children’s learning and development specifically for the early years. Please find a list of suggested websites below. We hope you find this information useful and enjoy using these sites to enhance your child’s learning experiences at home! Please also think about finding the right balance for you when using screen time!

 

Please do remember to review the sites ahead of time so that you are able to help your children find the best resources available within the sites. Some offer a great number of games, songs, stories, videos etc. so it is important to know the site in order to support and develop your child’s learning.

 

Phonics games that the children really enjoy playing
 
Fantastic games for practicing the skills we learn in phonics.
 

http://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/freeIndex.htm

Great site with some free phonics games

 

http://www.phonicsplaycomics.co.uk/comics.html

Practise your phonics whilst reading simple comics

 

www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies

Many games often recognised by children from their favourite programmes.

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/websites/eyfs/

 

Links to particular cbeebies games from areas of learning.

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/stories

 

Cbeebies stories and rhymes.

 

http://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/

Interactive books and reading activities to share with your child at home.

 

http://www.funwithspot.com/

New and improved! Try creating your own Spot story.

 

www.sebastianswan.org.uk

Books for reading together with links to understanding of the world (good for natural science).

 

http://www.ictgames.com/

Some excellent numeracy and literacy resources

 

http://www.ictgames.com/looCoverWriteCheck/LCWC_demo/index.html

 

Good for spelling high frequency and tricky words!

 

http://www.crickweb.co.uk/Early-Years.html

Lots of maths and literacy games

 

www.boowakwala.com

 

Many games and songs including those relating to festivals.

 

 

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/Search.aspx?Subject=37

Games of varying quality to support different areas of learning.

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/laac/

 

The Little animals’ activity centre - plenty of good quality activities to support learning

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/laac/story/sbi.shtml

The Little animals’ activity centre – stories

 

www.abc.net.au/children/play

Various educational games, videos and craft ideas

 

www.britishcouncil.org/kids-songs-little-kids.htm

British Council “Learn English” – songs and stories

 

http://www.bgfl.org/bgfl/15.cfm?s=15&p=252,index

Good quality games from a range of websites such as BBC. Supports communication, language and literacy, problem solving, reasoning and numeracy as well as other areas of learning.

 

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/numbertime/index.shtml

 

Problem solving reasoning and numeracy

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/barnabybear/

Visit the world with Barnaby Bear!