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    Week beginning Monday 14th September 2020

    Things we will be exploring this week:

    All About Me and My Family

    Please could you bring in up to 6 photographs of your child and your family including any pets.

    Vocabulary Development

    It is estimated that by 6 years of age, children have a vocabulary of 14,000 words. Based on these numbers, children between 18 months and 6 years old would have to learn 8 new words a day. Research has shown that children who have poor vocabulary at 2 years tend to do less well at school by 7 years.

    At Cornerstones, we are a language rich environment but we are now going to introduce focus language linked in with our topics. Our focus words for All About Me and My Family are:

    Bungalow Flat Tallest Shortest

    Growing

    Upcoming Events/dates for your diary:

    Next Payment Date – Monday 28th September

    Half Term – school closed from Monday 26th October to Friday 30th October

    Photographer

    To be arranged

    Last Day of term – Christmas Party – Tuesday 15th December

    All children will be invited to this. More details later.

    Please Note: there will be no afternoon school on Monday 14th December and Tuesday 15th December due to staff training

    Other Information:

    Please bring in water bottles, named and with water only. No juice. Also could you provide any cutlery needed for your child’s lunch.

    Thought of the week:

    ‘Play gives children a chance to practice what they are learning’

    Fred Rogers

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