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Dear Fox parents and carers


Many of you have been adding photos and comments on to our Twitter page @WideyFox which is a great way to let the children keep in touch. If you don't want to add a photo or comment for everyone to see then you can send a 'direct message' which I will check regularly. Make sure you set your notifications 'on' for Twitter so that you can keep in touch.


It has been heart-warming to see such lovely comments about the activities you are doing at home - from gardening and baking to practising spellings and creating cards. All of these activities enrich our lives at a time when we need it the most. Looking after our mental well-being through sharing simple things together is going to be a strength for us all. Being a teacher without a class of eager faces around me is not something I know! 


The children were a credit to you all, especially in the last week when we discussed how things were changing. One exceptionally mature response was 'We're all going to learn how to be a lot more responsible Mrs Thomas aren't we!' Indeed! Hopefully the children will also realise that the small things in their lives are the most important. Take time to snuggle up together and read a story, listen to music and dance until you laugh, take a walk and notice the details like the colours of the new spring flowers. Let these things inspire you and the children - use them to follow their ideas as to what they want to find out about. Yes they also need to do their times tables, spellings and comprehensions but let's not forget that we are finding our way too as parents. 


Please let other parents know about the updates on the Widey web page here on Fox class and on Twitter. It's vital that we stay together as a community - just because we might not physically be in the same building does not mean to say we can't communicate.


I'd love to see pictures of Easter Egg Hunts and faces full of chocolate! In the meantime take care, listen to the advice and stay safe.


Mrs L. Thomas




Take a look at these lovely creative activities you can do as a family.

A useful story about the world right now from the point of view of a child.

Free e books available with the code below. These are online versions of great quality books we have in school.

Welcome to Fox Class Power Point Meet The Teacher

This term the children will be further encouraged to become successful learners, where we will build upon their independence, resourcefulness and perseverance.


Lower Key Stage 2 Phase Leader is Mrs Thomas.

Year Leader for Year 4 is Mrs Thomas.

Fox Class Teacher is Mrs Thomas.

Fox Class Teaching Assistant is Mrs Brimming.


Our topics this term are:

What Have The Romans Ever Done For Us?

Where The Wild Things Are!


PE Gymnastics/Dance - Monday

Violins - Tuesday

Library - Thursday

PE Games - Friday


Below are some useful dates aimed at helping you and your child to continue to enjoy their time in Year 4.


Monday 6th January - Spring Term begins

Monday 3rd February - Growth Mindset Week

Monday 17th February - Half Term 

Monday 24th February - Friday 13th March - Year 4 Swimming at the Life Centre

Monday 2nd March - Ready2Read Week

Thursday 5th March - World Book Day

Friday 13th March - Sport Relief Day

Monday 16th March - Growth Mindset Week

Friday 27th March - End of Spring Term 1:30 pm finish


Follow us on Twitter @WideyFox


There is a homework slip for parents to sign in the Purple Home Learning Book.


Purple Mash and Bug Club use the same login details for when you need to log on.

My Maths login details differ from the others.