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Autumn 1

Autumn 1 - WK2


What a great start the Panda children have made! They've adjusted so well to the new routines, it is as if we've been Pandas forever. 


This week has been an assessment week to help us find out what we've remembered prior to home learning and what we've learnt since.  I have been incredibly impressed with our Pandas' focus and maturity during these tests and their super attitude to have a try. Over the next half term we will be reviewing as many of the areas that we found tricky and have still yet to master, so that we can move on to Year 3 work with greater confidence in Autumn term 2.


As REACH is such an important part of our school ethos, we have been reminding ourselves what this means as well as thinking of different strategies to keep us on track throughout the year.  Pandas have thought of some great ideas to keep them motivated:       


Respect - thinking about others and their needs too, remembering to treat people how we'd like to be treated.

Enjoyment - remembering to stick to the facts when mistakes happen in order to stay positive.

Achieve - stop and think about any hurdles we face in making progress to help us get out of a dip in our learning.

Challenge - take small steps and accept advice.

Health - remembering our mental health and to talk, be mindful and take time to relax and be aware of our environment.


Hopefully, our BFG dream catchers will encourage our Pandas to DREAM BIG for Year 3 and aim for the stars!