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Welcome to Eagle Class!

Welcome back, we hope you have all had a good summer and are looking forward to year six! Pupils in Eagle Class have a busy few terms ahead: plenty of learning and fun to be had! We will update the website regularly so look out for additions in the Eagle Class section.

https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcREe6Eta4qat7fLKK9OS9Mqa79yo_5G5YjOi5R59rfZvtwEBJTUA quick reminder; PE kit should be named and in a bag which remains in school. This should include a dark blue or black tracksuit which can be worn outside when the weather is a little fresh! PE for Term 1 will be on a Monday and a Thursday. If, for any reason, your child cannot take part in a PE lesson we would appreciate a note, just to explain the reasons why.

 

Homework will continue as last term with a grid of 9 activities to complete a selection of across the term. Alongside this Times Table Rock-stars and Spelling Shed will be set and an expectation to read at least 4 times a week.

Forest School will be every other week, on a Wednesday, and children will need to be fully equipped for any weather conditions (this should include thick socks, gloves and a hat). Wellies are also a must please.  Walking boots are not suitable during the winter as the entrance to Backhouse Woods can get very wet and muddy. Please also bring a water bottle and a snack but no plastic rubbish please. Where possible encourage them to get themselves ready for forest school days!

 

Alongside the residential we have exciting trips to Dover Castle and Dungerness Power-station lined up across the next few weeks. We will send out further information on these nearer the time.

 

As you are hopefully aware our first topic is WWII. We have already recieved excellent quality homework. If anyone has any good resources from the war or has any knowledge about Aldington during WWII please let us know. Thanks for all the bits that have come in already, they really are enriching our topic.

 

Young Voices.

6th February 2020

Charity Support

 

Following discussions, research and a class vote, Eagle class will be supporting the following charities this year:

  • WWF (World Wildlife Fund) The World Wide Fund for Nature is an international non-governmental organization founded in 1961, working in the field of the wilderness preservation, and the reduction of humanity's footprint on the environment.
  • Kent Association for the Blind KAB provides partially or fully blind people in Kent the resources and equipment they need to lead fun and active lives
  • Cancer Research Our mission at Cancer Research is to support children, adults ad families with all the support they require when faced with cancer.
  • Alliance to End Plastic Waste A charity to prevent plastic waste polluting our environment and negatively impacting on our wildlife. 

 

Look out for opportunities to support these amazing charities throughout the year.

We are now part of the Letter-join handwriting scheme and any of our pupils wishing to practice their handwriting at home can now log on to the Letter-join website on iPads and tablets as well as desktop and laptop computers.

DESK TOP LOG-IN

Go to www.letterjoin.co.uk and log in using the desktop log in boxes:

Username:ald

Password:ing

Letter-join works best on browsers: Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari or Opera.

 

IPAD AND TABLET LOG-IN

Go to www.letterjoin.co.uk and select the tablet log in button, log in using these details:

Username:ald

Swipe code: starting at the top left form the shape of a capital L

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