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Elm Class - Summer 1 Newsletter 2021

This half-term we will be books based on farms and growing. In sensory story sessions, we will be learning to join in with a group activity, as well as exploring the sensory resources linked to our stories. Some of us will learn to sequence the...

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26th March 2021

Year 2 - Summer 1 Newsletter 2021

Children will have the opportunity to read different instructions and have a go at writing their own. The children will be entering the world of Pirates. They will be retelling a Pirate story then inventing their own adventure story.

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26th March 2021

Newsletter - May 2021

I would like to take the opportunity to thank you all for a positive and productive half term. This half term has been the most consistent term for us since the start of the pandemic.

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28th May 2021

Year 4 - Autumn Newsletter 2021

In Autumn 1 we will be reading Hansel and Gretel and writing the final chapter in our own words. In Autumn 2, we will be reading Iron Man and writing a descriptive scene and a newspaper about the events.

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21st July 2021

Year 6 - Autumn Newsletter 2021

Children will be exploring a text linked to Black History Month in the first half of the Autumn term. In the second half-term they will be reading and writing texts based on ancient Greek Myths.

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21st July 2021

Year 5 - Autumn Newsletter 2021

We will be focusing on descriptive writing on the topic of Shakespeare, as well as the Windrush. In Autumn 2, we will be looking at World War 2!

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21st July 2021

Year 3 - Autumn Newsletter 2021

We will be focusing on writing a description of a setting and writing a story.

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21st July 2021

Year 2 - Autumn Newsletter 2021

Children will be reading and writing stories with a familiar setting! They will have the opportunity to write their own versions with new settings, characters and details. They will also, as part of Black History Month, be writing diaries based...

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21st July 2021

Reception - Autumn Newsletter 2021

We will be building on children's phonics knowledge from Nursery and encouraging them to read and write independently. We will be focusing on 'Homes, Food and Festivals', and will be talking about the local community.

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21st July 2021

Year 1 - Autumn Newsletter 2021

We will be continuing to follow the Read Write Inc programme. We will be reading Traction Man and writing our own stories based on this book. We will be reading Hansel and Gretel as part of our learning For Black History Month.

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21st July 2021

Elm Class - Autumn Newsletter 2021

This half-term we will be books based colours and animals. Our sensory story sessions, give pupils the opportunity for sensory exploration of resources linked to the story. We also encourage pupils to build their listening and attention skills by...

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21st July 2021

Nursery - Autumn Newsletter 2021

We will be learning to listen and engage with stories, songs and rhymes. We will be encouraged to talk to our new friends. The adults will also be giving us instructions to follow throughout the day.

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21st July 2021

Newsletter - July 2021

It has been an incredibly challenging year but together we have all pulled through and we are very much looking forward to another amazing year at Cyril Jackson in September.

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22nd July 2021

Newsletter - September 2021

I hope that you have all enjoyed a relaxing summer break. Pupils have returned to school with a positive mind-set and have been ready to learn and have a successful year. They have all settled back into class routines very well, enjoying their...

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24th September 2021

Newsletter - October 2021

We have had an absolutely fantastic start to the new academic year filled with learning, laughter and amazing experiences from growing and selling fruit and vegetables at Borough Market to having afternoon tea on Brigit's Bakery Bus Tour.

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26th October 2021

Newsletter - December 2021

We have come to the end of another incredible year at CJ and what a year 2021 has been!

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21st December 2021

Newsletter - Spring 2022

It has been a great half term. Our pupils have had great experiences both in school and on trips which have enriched their access to our curriculum.

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16th February 2022

Newsletter - Summer 1 2022

We have had another fantastic term at Cyril Jackson Primary School. Our pupils are always eager to learn and have worked incredibly hard in all aspects of their learning.

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31st May 2022

Nursery - Summer 1 Newsletter 2021

Our topic this term is 'The Farm'. The books we will read are The Gigantic Turnip and Rosie's Walk. We are hoping to look after some eggs which will hatch into chicks.

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26th March 2021

Newsletter - March 2021

Welcoming our school community back together has been an absolute joy! Our pupils have settled back into school life exceptionally well and it has been lovely to watch them interact with their peers.

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26th March 2021

Reception - Summer 1 Newsletter 2021

We will be developing writing opportunities for children in preparation for Year 1. Please get your child to practise their High Frequency Words daily and applying them in a meaningful context, for example writing sentences and stories.

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26th March 2021

Year 1 - Spring 1 Newsletter 2021

Children will continue to follow the Read Write Inc programme, to learn reading and writing.

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15th December 2020

Black History Month 2010

To celebrate this year's Black History Month, children at Cyril Jackson will be taking part in a range of events and lessons to explore different aspects of our shared history. We recently held an art exhibition of work created by the children to celebrate Black History Month. Video highlights from...

Year 5 - Spring 1 Newsletter 2021

We will be focusing on writing letters and monologues based on poems, including The Highwayman. During the second half term, we will be focusing on the tale of Treasure Island!

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15th December 2020

Nursery - Spring 1 Newsletter 2021

Our topic for Spring is Transport, Buildings and Structures We will also be celebrating Science week in February and Book week in March.

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15th December 2020

Year 6 - Spring 1 Newsletter 2021

We will be focusing on writing mythical stories based on our book Odysseus. We will then be creating our own fantastic beasts based on Harry Potter and be writing non chronological reports.

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15th December 2020

Elm Class - Spring 1 Newsletter 2021

Your class teachers are: Mrs. Bush and Ms. Qureshi Your TAs are: Miss. Amina, Miss. Gomez, Mr. Griesman, Mr. Khan, Ms. Li & Mr. Tep.

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15th December 2020

Year 4 - Spring 1 Newsletter 2021

We will be focusing on narrative and non-fiction this term. We will be immersing ourselves in the wonderful world of fantasy and learning how to write free verse poetry. We will be immersing ourselves in the Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe.

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15th December 2020

Reception - Spring 1 Newsletter 2021

We will be building on children’s phonics knowledge and encouraging them to read and write independently. Please ensure that your child has their reading diary and book bag daily and remember to read with your child EVERY night!

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15th December 2020

Year 3 - Spring 1 Newsletter 2021

Children will be focusing on Greek Myths and non-fiction this term. We will be immersing ourselves in the world of Greek mythology. We will be exploring a range of non-fiction texts.

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15th December 2020

Year 1 - Summer 1 Newsletter 2021

The children will have the opportunity to explore places in Australia and identify the physical and human features. The children will be making their own indigenous piece of artwork and learning about the seven wonders of the world.

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26th March 2021

Year 2 - Spring 1 Newsletter 2021

Children will have the opportunity to read Aesop’s Fables and have a go at writing their own.

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15th December 2020

Newsletter - December 2020

As we come to the end of an incredible term, I would like to take this opportunity to look back at some of the highlights of the Autumn term.

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16th December 2020

Newsletter - February 2021

I would like to begin by thanking the staff at Cyril Jackson for the tremendous effort in providing quality remote education to our pupils as well as their flexibility and dedication in the face of this unprecedented and challenging time.

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15th February 2021

Newsletter - Return to School

It is with great pleasure that the we welcome our pupils back to school on Monday 8 March 2021. The staff at Cyril Jackson have not seen some of your faces for 15 weeks and we are incredibly excited to see you all and come back together as...

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27th February 2021

Year 4 - Summer 1 Newsletter 2021

We will be finishing off our unit about the legend of Robin Hood. We will be writing an explanation text about the water cycle. Finally we will be studding the book Way Home by Libby Hathorn.

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26th March 2021

Year 5 - Summer 1 Newsletter 2021

We will be focusing on writing letters and monologues based on a narrative poem. Set in the 18th century. During the second half term, we will be focusing on a story from another culture.

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26th March 2021

Year 6 - Summer 1 Newsletter 2021

We will be continuing with Harry Potter, focusing on creating suspense in descriptive writing. Later, we will be building on our suspense writing skills when we innovate and write our own version of a horror story.

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26th March 2021

Year 3 - Summer 1 Newsletter 2021

Children will be focusing on the writing of Roald Dahl and Adventure Stories this term. We will also be reading a range of non fiction texts.

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26th March 2021

Newsletter - Autumn 1 2022

What a great start to the year! It has been a pleasure to see that, from the very start of the year and in both buildings, learning has been buzzing in every classroom, corridor and space. Pupils are not just working hard in all aspects of their...

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21st October 2022