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Diary Dates 

W/C 30th Nov - Christmas Cards to be posted

Friday 4th Dec - Raffle prizes due in

W/C 7th Dec - Raffle tickets on sale

Tue 8th Dec - Bags 2 School

Thu 10th Dec - Reception Parents Information Session @ 10:00

Fri 11th Dec - Christmas Jumper Day 

W/C 14th Dec - Christmas Raffle

W/C 14th Dec - Christmas Gifts For Sale

Thu 17th Dec - Christmas Dinner

Fri 18th Dec - School Closes

Tue 5th Jan - School Opens

Tue 23rd Feb - Pupil Photos

Thu 4th Mar - World Book Day

Fri 19th Mar - Comic Relief

Mon 22nd Mar - World Down Syndrome Awareness Day

Staggered times 

Starfish Explorers 12.30-2.50pm

Starfish 8.40-2.50pm

Dolphins 8.45-2.55pm

Lions 8.50-3pm

Eagles 8.55-3.05pm

If you have several children, they can come to school together, please use the youngest childs start and end time. 

 

After school club needs to be pre-booked and runs from 3-5.30.  Please email admin@kirksmeaton.n-yorks.sch.uk 

 

NOTICES 

The DfE have launched a helpline to answer your questions about COVID-19 in relation to education. You can contact them on:

Phone: 0800 046 8687

Email: DfE.coronavirushelpline@education.gov.uk

Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)

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

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If your child is due to start secondary school in 2021, applications are open until 31st October 2020. Further information can be found here.

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

Dolphins - Thu

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.

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Info Leaflet

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maths

 

We are passionate about enabling all our children to be brilliant mathematicians. In the last two years we have changed maths considerably to ensure that all our learners can access Maths and enjoy it too. 

We ask for parents to work on timetables everyday with their children.  There are some great apps for the ipads which can help, but just asking your child questions and writing them in different orders on paper is a great, cheap way to learn them.  We also have timetables rock stars, we pay for this, so please use it, it is a great resources and really helps with remembering times tables.

We plan using Plan B and whiterose schemes, which provides us with a very clear scheme with high expectation.  Please click here for more information.  All our staff have had intensive training and are committed to raising the profile of Maths at our school. 

Please see our Maths calculation policy for more information. 

Staff use a range of maths strategies to support children, one area we have worked on is the use of numicon and this has had a positive impact on our reluctant learners. 

 

Videos of maths skills

Subtraction without exchanging https://cloud.swivl.com/v/e76cf50fb39feecc31aa4bc77e81de6d

Subtracting with exchanging https://cloud.swivl.com/v/d595f5fbefeaf79123706e1e6ec1e61a

Column addition

https://cloud.swivl.com/v/5ebf66ebfe5da10b602996994b5bdca1

https://cloud.swivl.com/v/77b0766f71518d7ea58f576220b1e05f

https://cloud.swivl.com/v/bc57fdaac2078a3d2fbe64c89f740f6f