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Classes

Welcome to our class pages. 

Early Years

Mrs Collins and Mrs Elliot teach Red Kites, overseen by Mrs Glendinning

Red Kites Class is a stimulating environment for our Nursery and Reception children. 

We have so much fun in Red Kites, learning through play both indoors and outdoors. Our classroom is colourful and inspiring. It is divided into different areas of learning, incorporating our 'magic maths area', writing station, an inviting reading area, a fun creative zone and our ever-changing roleplay area. We have our own outdoor area where we can play in our wooden play-cottage, build with the construction materials; sticks, planks and tyres, dig in our garden, relax in the cosy corner with a book, get messy in our mud kitchen or have a splash in the water area!

We value everybody's interests in Red Kites. We learn and explore in exciting ways that motivate and challenge. In Red Kites we aim to instil, in all children, a love of learning, that will prepare them for their next steps on their learning jounrney through school.

 

Falcon Class

Mrs Glendinning teaches our Years 1 and 2.

Our stimulating classroom environment is a fantastic setting to learn in!

We are all budding authors in Falcon class and we love creative writing projects.

A love of reading and books are encouraged so we read as individuals, groups and as a class.  We value reading for enjoyment alongside developing secure phonic strategies.

We enjoy practical activities and get excited about learning new things.  We do love to take on a challenge!

Supporting each other along our learning journeys and learning through paired and group activities play a key role in developing and talking and thinking skills as well as our ability to cooperate and work as a team.

Kestrel Class

This is our Year 3 & 4 class taught by Mrs Capes

Welcome to our classroom – an inclusive and engaging place where we challenge ourselves and push our learning forward at every opportunity.

We love spending time outdoors, taking advantage of our environment and incorporating it into our everyday learning.

Buzzard Class

This is our Year 5 & 6 class taught by Miss Canny

Every Buzzard tries their best to be positive role model for others in the school, both in our in class learning, and also out in the playground or common areas – being a supportive and caring friend to all pupils.

All children in our classroom are supported in their goal of becoming independent and confident learners. At all opportunities we try to inspire curiosity - relating to both our learning and the wider world.

Reading is an important part of our day. Not only do we read, but we have a true passion for it and have become confident readers who both love to read and find enjoyment in it.