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Meetings

Autumn 1

Areas Discussed:

  • How can we encourage children to read more at home?
  • How can we improve our existing reading raffle incentive?
  • What would be the benefits of a child-led newsletter?

Actions and Impact

  • A reading survey to be carried out so reasons why children might not be reading can be identified.
  • A new child-led newsletter, run by the Learning Council, to be in print by the end of this half term.

Autumn 2

Areas Discussed:

  • The success of the new school Newspaper 
  • How can we support non-readers and those that don't do their homework at home?
  • How successful is the VIPERS reading scheme in KS2?

Actions and Impact

  • Year 6 reps to recruit new reporters for the next issue
  • The potential for a homework club to be taken to the school's SLT
  • Options for making the library open at lunch again to be put in place 

Spring 1

Areas Discussed:

  • Children very pleased the library is now open at lunch  
  • Children are enjoying the new Clued spelling scheme and like the way it gives them ownership over their learning 
  • The children feel we have a wide curriculum here at Midfield and enjoy learning about a varied range of topics
  • How can we use homework to help us remember more? 

Actions and Impact

  • Mrs Donnelly to speak with the clubs co-ordinator to organise a homework club for next term
  • Newsletter to go out in week 5 this term
  • Children in year 5 to feedback on new homework layout