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DIARY DATES

Tuesday 22nd October - Eagles Trip to Eden Camp

Tuesday 22nd October @ 14:00 - Reception Parents Phonics Meeting

Wednesday 23rd October - Y2 and Y6 Parents Evenings

Thursday 24th October - Lions Basketball @ Campsmount

Friday 25th October - School Closes

Monday 4th November - School Opens

Friday 8th November - Non Uniform Day (Wear It Blue - £1 donations)

Monday 11th November - Food Bank Donations Due In

Friday 15th November - Non Uniform Day (Children In Need - £1 donations)

Tuesday 19th November - Individual School Photos

Wednesday 4th December - Bags2School Collection

Monday 9th December @ 14:00 - EYFS Nativity

Tuesday 10th December - Pantomime Trip

Thursday 12th December @ 14:00 - KS1 Play

Friday 20th December - Christmas Jumper Day

Friday 20th December - School Closes

 

 

 

NOTICES 

If your child leaves school unsupervised, please ensure you complete this form.

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If your child is due to start Reception in September 2020, please read the letter below regarding your application.

September 2020 Admissions

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Please make sure all children have their PE kits on Wednesdays and the below;

Dolphins - Fri

Lions - Tue, Thu

Eagles - Mon, Fri

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 Information regarding our current Y6's applying for secondary schools can be found here.

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Information from our Healthy Child Team for our Year 6 pupils can be found below.

Letter

Info Leaflet

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Curriculum

 

At Kirk Smeaton we are dedicated in developing an enjoyable and varied curriculum.  We have a member of staff who is committed to sharing great strategies and experiences with children.

We follow the National curriculum from Y1-6.  Please see our class pages for termly planning.

 

Languages- we teach French throughout R-Y6. 

Art- we love to express ourselves through art, we have lots of art lessons and often subjects such as Literacy and RE to develop artistic designs and drawings.

Science- we teach Science weekly and depending on the topic we have Science weeks. 

Geography and History- we love to teach lots of geography skills within all our lessons and wherever possible we like to add curriculum subjects such as History and Geography within our Literacy planning.  We read lots of non fiction texts which give Historical information too.

IT- we have lots of different technology which we have developed over the years.  We have IPADs and laptops and staff have had training to use them.  We like to use technology in every lesson we do.  We teach a range of skills such as typing, editing, saving, Microsoft programs, apps and coding. 

PE- PE is taught at least two hours per week, we do the golden mile throughout the week too, we access maths4theday, which incorporates Maths and PE.  We have lots of playing equipment at play times, the children are encouraged to run, dance, sing and be happy. 

Drama- We teach drama through Literacy as well as in collective worship with the weekly whoosh. Each class share a show too.  Reception and Y1/2 do a Christmas Nativity, Y3/4 share a play at Easter, this is usually related to the bible stories and Y5/6 share a end of year play. 

Music-  We have a bought scheme for music, but we also have weekly singing sessions and  where possible we offer wider opportunities to come and tutor guitar, piano, brass instruments too.

RE- we are committed to our Church Ethos, we teach RE through a range of medias and all staff support and deliver the RE curriculum.  We have collective worships daily and these incorporate drama, child led praise and our vicar to support us in prayer. 

Forest schools- we promote the outdoors in all lessons, we often go outside for drama, maths, art etc.   At Kirk Smeaton we have invested in a Forest schools teacher.  We have a specialist teacher who comes to us each week and takes groups of children to work on team building and life skills.