Starting School September 2020

Starting School


We are delighted that you have chosen Bawtry Mayflower Primary School and are so excited to welcome your child through our gates in September. We are currently living through some very uncertain times due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, we want to reassure you that we will do everything possible to provide the most positive start to primary school under these circumstances. As soon as we know more and can put plans in place, we will be in touch with you. Nothing matters more to us than your child walking into school with a big, confident smile on their face.

In the meantime, you may want to have a look at the home learning on the early years blog that our teachers have put into place for our current cohort.

We have created a video to help the children transition into our Early Years Setting.

https://youtu.be/MshaZXVzUd4

Summer Reading List

Rumble in the Jungle

https://www.booktrust.org.uk/books-and-reading/have-some-fun/storybooks-and-games/rumble-in-the-jungle

Owl Babies
https://www.booktrust.org.uk/books-and-reading/have-some-fun/storybooks-and-games/

Doing the Animal Bop
https://www.booktrust.org.uk/books-and-reading/have-some-fun/storybooks-and-games/do-the-animal-bop/

Winnie and Wilbur Stay at Home
https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-school/oxford-owl-ebook-collection


Our topic when we come back to school in September is 'Special People in my Life'. 

We will be exploring the similarities and differences between themselves and others.







Meet your Teachers...

Listen to a story




Please see below our 'Starting School Information Powerpoint'

New Starters Meeting September 2020.ppt

Here is a link to the Oxford Owl website. We teach Read, Write, Inc. as our phonics programme in school. We focus on the Set one sounds as the children start school in Reception. This video shows you how to say the set one sounds.

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/reading-owl/find-a-book/read-write-inc-phonics--1/phonics-pure-sounds-video


Getting Ready to Start School Challenges



Have a lovely Summer, we can't wait to see you in September!

Please find below some useful documents to read that contain information about starting school.


Starting school


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