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Air Class

Term 1


Welcome back!

I hope you have all had a wonderful summer break relaxing and having fun. We are looking forward to a new term. Time to do some more amazing learning!


KS1 Prayer

Help us to love and care,

To be gentle and fair.

Help us to work and play together.

Help us to live and grow together.

To always be glad to help each other.

Let us stay happy in your loving care.



KS2 Prayer

We ask for your help as we begin this new school year.

Allow us to experience your presence in the many blessings you put before us.

Open our eyes to the new challenges and exciting opportunities that this new school year brings.

Open our heart and mind to new friends and new teachers.

Give us a generous spirit to be enthusiastic with our learning and courage to accept new opportunities.

Jesus, inspire us to do our best this year.



Mrs Powles, Miss Ives, Mrs Butcher

Key Information

Reading books to be brought to school daily. 

Our school day will be 8:40am – 3:05pm.

Please name all jumpers, coats, shoes, packed lunch bags/boxes, sun hats.

PE kits to be worn to school on a Monday and Thursday.

Dress your child warmly in layers on cold days as we do need to ensure that there is good ventilation in the classroom.

Remember to wear sun cream when the weather is hot.

Keep accessing Spelling Shed and Big Cat and keep me updated with all the books that you are reading and see if you can win the class reading challenge.

Term One Topic

Towers, Tunnels and Turrets.


This term our Topic is Towers, Tunnels and Turrets.

We will be visiting Dover Castle, getting ready to invade its mighty walls.  Shoot a projectile with an archer's aim.  Head across the drawbridge, over the moat and up to the top of the tower.  

Meet Rapunzel who lives in a tall, tall tower. Let’s build a brand new one. Whose is the tallest? Can you measure it? Then dig deep, deep down, making burrows and tunnels, just like the animals who live underground. What’s that sound? I hear little hooves going trip, trap, trip, trap, over the rickety bridge. Watch out for the angry troll underneath. He likes to gobble up little girls and boys. Make sure your bridge is sturdy enough to take our weight and get us safely to the other side. And finally, meet three little pigs who need your help to build a strong fortress. Inside its strong walls, they’ll be safe from the big, bad wolf. No huffing and puffing will blow your fortress down.

Reading books term 1


Science week home learning activity

To tie in with our wonderful Science week and our upcoming Sports day I have added an extra special home learning task for you to do if you wish. Please email the office any wonderful learning so that it can be added on to our School website. The activity sheet can be located below. Enjoy J

Science home learning activity

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Term 1

Term 6 Class Medal

Looking after our teeth

Science Week - desolving rainbows

Science Week - Forces in the park

Fizz Pop Science

Otterden Farm Visit - Our first coach trip since lockdown!


Science experiment - the digestive system

BFG Dance Workshop

Searching for rocks - First trip out of school since lockdown!


Easter Activities

Designing and creating Viking Jewellery

Forest School

Christmas Activities

Children In Need

Remembrance Day

P.E. with Primary Sports Giants

Theseus and the Minotaur Greek Dancing

Year 3 Forest School

Year 4 Forest School


Year 3 Forest School

Cave Paintings (using sticks to paint onto sandpaper)

Year 4 Forest School

Well done Dylan for reading for pleasure so much.

Meet your new teacher and learning support assistants

Mrs Powles, Miss Ives



Remember to keep reading, stay active and don't worry!


Don't Worry, Be Happy!





We always try our best, learn as a team and treat one another respectfully.

We love learning!


Take care, keep safe, look after your family and we hope to see you soon,

Mrs Powles and Miss Ives




Air Class Easter Performance

The Virtual Orchestra

Our visit to the Synagogue