January 2019 – February 2019
Bonne année et bonne santé !
The start of the New Year has been blessed with the celebrations of Epiphany and all our pupils learning the French tradition of the Galette des rois https://www.pinterest.co.uk/s_jrme/galette-des-rois-the-epiphany-french-cake/. From singing “J’aime la Galette”, our pupils learnt to say “J’aime Papa, j’aime Maman” and re-enacted the French version of the children’s classics : “We’re Going on a Bear Hunt” https://www.pinterest.co.uk/pin/578994095822642550/and the story of the three little pigs https://www.pinterest.co.uk/s_jrme/trois-petits-cochons-the-3-little-pigs/. For all main songs and stories covered so far, please explore regularly our constantly updated 2018-2019 Reception Pinterest Board.
Our pre-festive season has been full of laughter and singing. Our pupils have enjoyed learning about the celebration of St Nicolas in Mr. Lorette’s native region and the nativity and performed their “Étoile de Noël” song angelically at our bilingual Lumières, Chameau, Action Performance.
Here are all our Christmas stories and songs to enjoy during the two week break : https://www.pinterest.co.uk/s_jrme/noël-christmas/
You might also wish to revisit material learnt so far https://www.pinterest.co.uk/s_jrme/2018-2019-reception-songs/ and explore our next celebration in January, Epiphany https://www.pinterest.co.uk/s_jrme/galette-des-rois-the-epiphany-french-cake/
Joyeux Noël et bonnes fêtes à tous !
As part of our Week of Prayer for World Peace we have been decorating crosses.
Reception really find the fireworks song wonderful, learning to name yellow and green and laugh a lot whilst singing the “Une patate”. You can see the children singing on our new website page here. They loved making a bleuet/coquelicot broach they are going to wear for remembrance services. They are proudly manipulating numbers up to 6 and naming them in sequence up to 10.
All resources for home learning support are here: https://www.pinterest.co.uk/s_jrme/2018-2019-reception-songs/
You can find Mme Chadier’s presentation of 8th November here.
Here are the new reception children songs you can find here: https://www.pinterest.co.uk/s_jrme/2018-2019-reception-songs/ .This board is constantly updated with the new songs we are learning. Whilst you are welcome to explore all sections of the St Jérôme Pinterest board, please share as a priority the board 2018-2019 Reception Songs.
Please create a free Pinterest account and follow our constantly updated St Jérôme Pinterest Page, which has a wealth of resources to view with your children. Note that some of the links take you directly onto YouTube, which should not be used without adult supervision at all times. If you access videos through our Pinterest, the Youtube adverts won’t appear and your child will benefit from the link between school and home learning and from the repetition.
At our recent curriculum meeting parents heard from our staff about what children will be learning this year and how to support them with that learning.
The presentation is below.
Reception 2018/19 Curriculum
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