Little Pine Cones 2019 - 2020

Welcome to Little Pine Cones

Miss Mangan is our Room Leader and can be contacted via email at littlepinecones@pinehurstgs.co.uk

Miss Sewell, Miss Canning,and Miss Kearney also work with us in Little Pine Cones. 

 

In Little Pine Cones at Pinehurst we Experience, Excel and Enjoy.

Life in Little Pine Cones

The children in Little Pine Cones are looking forward to a great year of learning. 

We have a focused session on, Phonics, Mathematics, Reading and Writing. 

Through our curriculum we offer opportunities for learning about Understanding the World, Physical Development, Expressive Arts and Design, Communication and Language and Personal, Social, and Emotional Development. 

Outdoor Learning

Please ensure your child has the appropriate clothing for the weather to continue to enjoy learning outside. For the colder weathers children will need hats, scarves and gloves. For wet weather children will need wellington boots and for warmer weather children will need a sun hat and sun cream. All of your child's belongings need to be labelled with their names.

 

Our Curriculum 

At Pinehurst Primary School we aim to provide a broad and balanced curriculum that provides the children with opportunities to Experience, Excel and Enjoy. We aim to foster a lifelong love of learning, through delivery a twenty first century education. A cross curricular approach to learning encourages the children to be independent, reflective learners and responsible citizens. We work closely with parents to support children’s learning. 

The Prime Areas that we will be developing in Little Pine Cones are:

Personal, Social and Emotional Development

Communication and Language

Physical Development

The Specific Areas in Little Pine Cones are: 

Mathematics 

Literacy

Understanding the World

Expressive Arts & Design

 

This term our topics include:

Topics in Little Pine Cones are child led however in addition to this we will be focusing on the seasons of Spring/Summer, Easter and Animals.

 

How can I help and support my child at school? 

Reading is encouraged daily along with singing nursery rhymes to promote communication and language.

Encourage independance by giving opportunities to dress themselves and looking after their toileting and personal hygiene independently. 

Key Websites your child can use to support their learning in Little Pine Cones

Phonics - https://www.ruthmiskin.com/en/find-out-more/parents/ 

This website has a fantastic video to support you with pronoucing the Phase 1 letter sounds correctly for your children at home.

Mathematics - https://www.topmarks.co.uk/Search.aspx?Subject=16&AgeGroup=1 

Here you can access Mathematic games for your childs age range.

Practical ideas to support your child 

  • Sharing books, reading to your child. 

  • Visiting places of interest, talking to your child about them, and encouraging them to ask questions. Places you may choose to visit: the library, country parks and local nature reserves, museums, etc. 

  • Making opportunities to play and work with others. 

  • Opportunities to be creative.

 

 

Please continue to update us on your child's learning at home and view their achievements using the Tapestry app. If you have misplaced your login please see Miss Mangan.

 

 

 

 

 

To keep up to date with our learning journey don’t forget to follow us on Twitter @PinehurstP 

Please continue to share with us your tweets about your learning outside of school. 

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