Mother’s Day messages from Robins and Chaffinches

2021-03-13 17:18:40 jforbes

Robins and Chaffinches would like to say a big thank you to ALL the people that look after them, especially at the moment.  Please enjoy watching the short film, during which they share some thoughts about their lovely mummies.  Apologies for some of the sound issues, filming zoom calls was an interesting experience but I hope that the sentiment comes across.

Have a lovely day!

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Anston Greenlands Christmas 2020

2020-12-17 15:08:10 mrsbratt

A very merry Christmas from all the staff at Anston Greenlands. Wishing you all a very happy and healthy 2021.

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Panto Pandemonium

2020-12-17 14:26:24 mrsbratt

Please enjoy Robins and Chaffinches performance of Panto Pandemonium.

Have a lovely Christmas.

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Half term suggestions for Chaffinches

2020-10-23 15:55:28 mrsbratt

I know that everyone has been working really hard but if you’re finding that you have a spare 30 mins each day then there are a few activities which will really help your child’s progress. Obviously, reading is vital and I hope that everyone continues to read daily throughout the week. Don’t forget to share stories with your child too.

With the phonics screen coming up before Christmas, I’ve attached a few sheets for you to have a go at. Your child has seen something very similar before so knows what they need to do. Sound out each letter and blend the sounds together. They can use their finger and they can draw sound buttons underneath each sound if this helps. Remind them to think about their digraphs and split digraphs. Children need an independent score of 32 out of 40 to pass. Feel free to email me if you’ve got any questions about this.



We’ve been working really hard on improving basic number knowledge this half term. Please ask your child to tell you how many tens and ones are in 2-digit numbers. For example, tell them the number 52 and they will say that it is made up of 5 tens and 2 ones. If you could also ask them simple one and two digit additions and subtractions this would be really beneficial. E.g. What’s 8 + 2? What’s 12 + 8? 20 – 3 =? etc. The faster children are with these then the easier they find the maths lessons after half term.

Finally, I just want to say a quick thank you for all your support this half term. It’s been a challenging and unusual few weeks and I really appreciate how many lovely, smiling faces I see every day. Your children have blown me away with their resilience and positive attitude and they’re a real credit to you. I hope that you all have a lovely and relaxing week and I’ll see you after the break.

Mrs Bratt

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How bad can Chaffinches be?

2020-10-22 13:09:32 mrsbratt

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