Useful Information

This page features presentations and other information we hope you will find helpful.

 

Summer 2022

Thank you to the parents of children joining Year 1 in September 2022 who attended the 'Welcome to Year 1' session on 18 July.  If you missed the session, please find below a copy of the presentation: 

Welcome to Year 1 presentation for parents

Thank you to the parents of children joining our Reception in September 2022 who attended the Parent Information Evening on 6 July.  If you missed the session, please find below a copy of the presentation: 

New to Reception Parent Information Evening presentation

Thank you to the parents of children joining our Nursery in September 2022 who attended the Parent Information Evening on 29 June.  If you missed the session, please find below a copy of the presentation: 

New to Nursery Parent Information Evening presentation

 

Spring 2022

Thank you to everyone who attended the Year 2 SATs Parent Workshop on 10 February.  For those of you who missed it, please see below for a copy of the presentation:

Year 2 SATs Parent Workshop slides

We held a Maths workshop on place value:

Maths workshop on place value

Thank you to everyone who attended Nursery Reading workshop on 19 January.  For those of you who missed it, please see below for a copy of the presentation: 

Nursery Reading Parent Workshop presentation - January 2022

This is a video of Mrs Davies, our reading lead with essential information on how to read a decodable book with a child on a one to one basis. It covers decoding words, pronouncing phonemes correctly, segmenting, blending and tricky words. It also gives tips on how to encourage children to read with prosody, which means reading fluently with expression. Finally it covers how to talk to children about the book, ask questions and build comprehension skills. It is aimed at parents, Beanstalk Readers and parent helpers. 

Reading Support Video Presentation - January 2022

 

Autumn 2021

New Reading & Phonics Scheme Parent Workshop

If you were unable to attend the workshop on Monday 6 December, please click below to see a copy of the presentation. 

New Reading and Phonics Scheme: Parents Workshop Slides

Parent Information Morning - Autumn Update

How are we doing?: Autumn term update on attainment, attendance and Ofsted

Maths Workshop for Nursery and Reception - November 2021

Maths Workshop for Nursery and Reception - Nov 2021

Online Safety - Presentation for Parents on 15 October

Online Safeguarding - Presentation from Parent Workshop on Friday 15 October

New Phonics and Early Reading Scheme - October 2021

Essential Information on Changes to Phonics and Reading Books - letter to all parents

Parent Workshop presentation on Phonics and Early Reading

Video of presentation by Reading Coordinator

Parent Information Morning on Friday 24 September

Presentation to Parents - 24 September

What to Expect in EYFS

Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) covers Nursery and Reception.  Parents and carers of children aged 0-5 years - click below for a really useful guide about what to expect in the first 5 years of your child's learning and development. 

What to Expect in the Early Years Foundation Stage - a guide for Parents

 

2020-21

PSHE Parent Information Morning

The focus if the Parent Information Morning on Friday 28 May was the PSHE (Personal, Social, Health, Economic) curriculum, and the new statutory Relationship and Health Education (RHE) requirements which we have already implemented at Burlington.  In the session, we updated parents about how the curriculum leassons are going so far and we talked more about how we plan to teach more sensitive topics.

FAQs from the PSHE Parent Information Morning

Home Learning for Children Isolating

If and when your child is unable to attend school during this COVID-19 pandemic, we have prepared a letter outlining the various resources you can use to support their home learning whilst they are at home, and well enough to do so.  There is a separate letter for each year group.

Key Stage 1 (Years 1 and 2) Home Learning Guide

Reception Home Learning Guide

Nursery Home Learning Guide

Our tiered approach to blended learning depending on the circumstances of isolation is outlined below.

Blended Learning Tiered Approach

Live Lessons for Home Learning in Years 1 and 2

Live Sessions Letter to Parents

BIS Protocol for Live Sessions

How to Use Google Meet for Live Sessions - guidance for pupils and parents

How to use Tapestry / Google Classroom for Home Learning

To help you with the home learning, we have created a short video to show you how to use Tapestry (if your child is in Nursery or Reception) or Google Classroom (if you child is in Year 1 or Year 2).  The video covers how to see what home learning has been set by your teachers, how to upload your child's completed work and also how to write / reply to comments from your teacher.

How to use Tapestry for Home Learning

How to use Google Classroom for Home Learning

Here are a few important reminders:

> If you have any problems logging on to either Tapestry or Google Classroom, please email the school office at admin@burlingtoni.org.uk
> The school is asking you to please upload any work on the day it is completed - there is no need to wait till the end of the week before uploading.  The video shows you how to resubmit additional work for the following day. 
> If your child is in Year 1 or Year 2, and you are using Google Classroom for your home learning, please ensure you upload your work to the 'week overview' folder / assignment.

Virtual Open Days for Prospective Parents

We have created a video tour of our school to show you round our site and inside the classrooms.  Please view this below:

Video Tour of Burlington Infant School

Video Tour of Burlington Nursery

Tapestry: How to 

At Burlington Infant and Nursery School, we use Tapestry to record the children's learning.  To help you learn how to set Tapestry up and use it, we've created a short video.

Tapestry 'how to' video for parents

To view the slides from the presentation, you can view them here:

Tapestry 'how to' powerpoint presentation

If you have any questions, please ask your class teacher or send an email to the school office on admin@burlingtoni.org.uk