Welcome to Our Class
Our class teacher for the 2023/24 academic year is Mrs Snape. Our teaching assistant is Mrs Williams
In Blue Class, we cover many exciting topics to enhance children’s knowledge and understanding in-line with The National Curriculum 2014. British Values also underpin our curriculum.
Our key topic areas this year are:
Which plants and animals would I see in the local woods?
Big Bad Owl, Mouse Fairy, Look what I Found in the Woods and a poetry book about animals
This is a Science topic based on plants and animals. We will learn how to observe and describe how seeds and bulbs grow into mature plants and how a habitat provides the basic needs of things living there and how they are suited to their habitat.
What was The Titanic and why was it so important?
Polar The Titanic Bear, National Geographic Kids The Titanic, If you were a kid aboard The Titanic, Rescuing Titanic and The Snowflake
This is a History based topic. We will be learning about events beyond living memory that are significant nationally or globally.
What was so important about Neil Armstrong’s and Christopher Columbus’ journeys?
The Man on the Moon – a Day in the Life of Bob, Space Poems, The Story of Neil Armstrong and Counting on Katherine.
This is a History based topic. We will learn about the lives of significant individuals in Britain’s past who have contributed to our nation’s achievements.
What is our school made of?
Traction Man – Mini Grey
This is a Science topic based on the uses of everyday materials. We will identify and compare the suitability of a variety of everyday materials. We will also look at the history of our school and how the local area has changed since the school was built.
Why do we love to be beside the seaside?
Look what I found at the seaside, The Owl and The Pussy Cat, Harry and the Jaggedy Daggers, Stella and the Seagull and The Not Bad Animals book.
This is a geography based topic. We will identify seasonal and daily weather patterns in the United Kingdom and identify the human and physical features of a small area of the United Kingdom.
Would you rather live in Kenya or the UK?
Lila and the Secret of Rain, Planting the Trees of Kenya, Wangari Maathai and the Tree of Kenya, The Ugly Five and The Not Bad Animals book
This is a Geography based topic. We will be learning about the geographical similarities and differences through studying the human and physical geography of a small area of the United Kingdom, and of a contrasting non-European country
Blue Class will have their PE lessons on a Friday morning. It is essential that children have the correct PE kit in school.
- Black shorts
- Red t-shirt
- Black pumps
Homework: Homework will be given out on a Friday and needs to be returned to school by the following Thursday. Children are encouraged to read and change their reading book at least twice a week
Our Learning Line
The Learning Line helps the children to evaluate their own progress in lessons. Our line shows the journey of The Minions, the children helped to design our learning line and use it in all areas of the curriculum. It follows the process of: Plan, Understand, Passion, Act, Evaluate, Embed.
Our Golden Promises:
More detailed information about class activities will be shared with parents on our half-termly class newsletters.
If you would like any more information about our class, please do not hesitate to contact us via the school office.
Mrs Snape & Mrs Williams