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Key Information for September 2021

Parent Phonics Workshop - after school on Thursday 21st

Our school day is 8.40am - 3.05pm

 Please wear your PE kit to school every Tuesday. 

Please name everything! All jumpers, hats, gloves, scarves, coats, shoes, wellies, book bags, packed lunch bags/boxes

Please bring Reading Records to school every day

To access Home Learning tasks please click the Learning Log star below or look inside your Learning Log books.

Purple Mash logins will be available shortly

Learning Logs are due in on a Tuesday and will be returned on a Friday.

When your child turns 5, please register at if you would still like them have milk at school. 

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





Here is some more information about reading Wordless Picture Books


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.



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

Our author visit from C.S. Clifford. We loved listening to his stories and joining in with has the actions

People who help us! The St Joseph's hospital in action.

Performing our poems of the term with Year 1

Matching our Wellington Boots to sort them into pairs.

Fantastic forest school! Bug hunting, wand making and noticing the first signs of Autumn followed by a toasted marshmallow.

Our visit to our local library. We loved choosing books and sharing them with each other.

Our first PE lesson exploring different ways of moving safely in the space around us.

New bike helmets have arrived in Water Class. We have sorted our old helmets and talked about staying safe on bikes at home and in school.

We have been exploring our environment with our friends. 

We have loved sharing our photos and toys from home and finding out what makes us special.

The classroom is ready for lots of fun! We can't wait to see you all on Monday for your first day at school. X

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Water Class 2020-2021 Thank you for the memories!

Winner of our class medal!

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.