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Key Information

New **Please wear your PE kit to school on a Thursday ** 

New **Now that the weather is warmer, please remember to apply plenty of Sun Cream before your child arrives at school**.

Please bring reading books and Reading Records to school on Friday. 

A new reading book will be sent home on Monday

Our school day will be 9am - 3pm. Please do not arrive before 9am

If you have siblings in school, you can arrive at school with their class

Fire 8.50am, Air 9am, Earth 8.40am

If your child is now 5, please register at if you would still like them have milk at school. 

To access Home Learning tasks please click the Learning Log star below.

Please practice putting on hats, gloves, coats, shoes, jumpers, zips and buttons at home.

Please name all jumpers, hats, gloves, scarves, coats, shoes, packed lunch bags/boxes

Unfortunately your child is still not allowed to bring anything to school from home. 




Holy Spirit, help us to be kind to others when we don’t feel like it.

Help us to think about those who are lonely.

Help us to love everybody.

Help us to think of ways to help at home and at school.

Fill our hearts with your energy and kindness.



Here are some of the books that we will be enjoying this term.

Winner of our class medal! Well done Precious!

Water Class 2020-2021 Thank you for the memories!

Inspired by the Tokyo Olympics we have made medals and thought about what makes a great Olympic athelete.

Our final Balanceability session of the year. We have all made great progress in our balance, speed, control and resilience.

Exploring Forest School. Developing our thinking skills, focusing and thinking of new ideas.

A week of problem solving with bridge building and boat designing. Children have worked together to build the longest strongest bridge and found out the best materials for a successful boat!

Finding out how we have changed this school year. We have looked carefully at ourselves and drawn pictures of each other.

Using our own ideas we have found new ways to pour and collect water.

Exploring our wonderful outside area!

A fun day at the East Kent Railway! We enjoyed a train ride and explored the model railway followed by a picnic.

Fizz Pop science arrived showing us exciting ways to travel!

We have been learning about The Church this week and created models of St Finbarr's Church

We have designed vehicles with our friends and now we have been able to build them and play with them. We are very proud of them!

We have cared for our butterflies so well and now they are ready to be free! We have said goodbye and watched them fly.

This week we have explored the book 'We are going on a bear hunt 'and inspired by the story the children created their own bear hunt in our outside area!

Our Painted Lady Butterflies have finally arrived! We were very excited to see them and we have enjoyed watching them throughout the day. In a few days we will set them free.

A fantastic Forest School Day! We have been leaf bashing, flag making, bug hunting and we enjoyed a delicious marshmallow around the fire.

We have had a fantastic week building on all the different skills we have learned this term. We have celebrated our new knowledge and shared our ideas on our Learning Journey

'Holy Spirit make us strong.'We have thought about Pentecost this week.

We have a Garden Centre in class. We have been busy shopping, working and restocking the shelves with wonderful creations.

Paper plate farm animals have arrived in Water Class.

We had a fantastic morning retelling the story of the BFG through dance.

In celebration of St George's day we have designed our own of Coat of Arms, flags and built castles from our Kit Camp

We have been very busy learning about our new topic, building farms and finding out which shapes can roll.

We have had lots of fun and Easter activities this week!

The Easter Bunny has visited us! We had great fun searching for eggs!

We have been thinking about Jesus this week and made Prayer Gardens in small groups.

What do minibeasts like to eat? We thought about this question and recorded our ideas. We left them in our garden and checked each day to see which food had been eaten.

Using our new knowledge of different minibeasts we have created minibeast families by painting different sized pebbles.

We have created a wormery and looked at the things worms need to survive. We will care for the worms for the next few days. We are enjoying this new responsibility

Water Class have enjoyed a Balance Bike session . We have practised skills in gliding, steering and speed control.

Our Class Prefects!

Welcome back! We have had so much fun exploring and seeing our friends