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Welcome to Blue Class!

I'm Miss Bowman and I am the class teacher for year 1. Mrs Baker and Mrs Tilley are Blue Class' lovely teaching assistants. Mrs Baker works Monday to Wednesday and Mrs Tilley works on a Thursday and Friday. We love working in Blue Class and learning alongside the children. There is nothing more amazing than seeing the children's personalities grow throughout the year as they develop confidence with their learning. This gives them a sense of pride and achievement which makes us all very proud to work with them. We aspire to capture the children's interests as we go along our learning journey, to ensure that they are always engaged and inspired. We aim to promote a love of learning that they will be able to take with them throughout their school journey. Together myself, Mrs Baker and Mrs Tilley make a great team as we offer different skills and attributes. Mrs Baker is very creative and often comes up with fantastic ideas to make our classroom engaging and exciting for the children to work in, Mrs Tilley is very compassionate and caring and I love to have fun and be silly sometimes. We are also very lucky to have a lovely spacious classroom where the children have access to a themed book corner and role play area depending on the class topic. Overall we aim to ensure that children receive the best education, academically and emotionally in a safe learning environment where they feel confident and happy to be themselves.

Blue Class Termly Newsletter

Term 6


Welcome back everyone! I hope that you all had a lovely half term and are ready for another exciting and our last term in Blue Class! We are continuing the topic of world explorers this term as we have lots more continents that we need to visit! Once we have covered all of this, at the end of the term we will be looking at the Great Fire of London. We also have our exciting trip this term on the 2nd of July to Porte Lympne to continue our science learning on animals. 



This term in English the children will be looking at sentence structure, punctuation, story writing, persuasive writing and recounts. 



This term in maths we will be looking at position and direction, time, money and consolidating place value to 100. 


Art and DT

This term we will be making African houses out of clay and models of London before the London fire spread. 



The children will continue looking at animals with trips to the woods and to the zoo as well as seasonal changes. 



The children will continue their learning on the continents and oceans. 



The children will be looking at The Great Fire of London. 



The children will be doing athletics in preparation for Sports Day. P.E will continue to be on a Monday and a Thursday. 



The children will continue consolidating basic computer skills as well as googling images and copying and pasting.



We will be continuing to prepare for the phonic check as well as consolidating all sounds. We will also begin to look at alternate spellings. 




General Reminders


Show and Tell- 

Penguins: 19/06/18

Pandas: 26/06/18

Lions: 03/07/18

Sharks: 10/07/18

Koalas: 17/07/18


Please can I kindly remind you that show and tell should be closely linked to the learning. This could be topic based, work based or any achievements. 


Next week commencing 11/06/18 I will be completing the phonic screening check with Blue Class. Any opportunities you have before this to use some of the materials I have put on the website with your children would be very helpful! 


Our school trip to Porte Lympne is on the 2nd of July from 9:00am to 4:00pm.


Thank you again for all of your support! I look forward to another productive term :)


Miss Bowman, Mrs Baker and Mrs Tilley.