|ELSA||Emotional Literacy Support Assistant.|
This is the first stage of the National Curriculum that focuses on the distinct
|Golden Good Book||
This is a special award given to children by the Head Teacher.
Guided reading is 'small-group reading instruction designed to
|HLTA||Higher Level Teaching Assistant|
|INSET||Teacher Training Day where the school is closed to pupils.|
|KS1 (Key Stage 1)||Collective name for year groups: Reception, Year 1 and Year 2.|
|KS2 (Key Stage 2)||Collective name for year groups: Year 3, Year 4, Year 5 and Year 6
(although Parley First School does not have a year 5 and 6)
Jigsaw PSHE is a comprehensive and completely original Scheme of Work
|MUFTI Day||This is non-uniform day where children are invited to wear their own
clothes in return for a contribution to a chosen charity.
|OFSTED||Office for Standards in Education. The body that arranges, and sets standards for
Phonics is the first strategy children are taught in helping them learn to read.
Partners of Parley School. This is our Parent and Teacher Association.
This is our school uniform provider.
Social and Emotional Aspects of Learning
Special Educational Needs and Disability
Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar
|SQUID||This is a secure online payment system for school trips.
It also acts as the parental consent for these trips.
|Time to Talk||
This is drop-in session for parents. Usually first Monday of the month at 2.00pm.
|VF||Verbal Feedback - this is something you may see written in your children's books.
It means that the teacher has talked to your child about their piece of work.
WALT.. we are learning to (learning intention)
WILF.. what I'm looking for (success criteria)
This is the POPS school lottery.