Class 1

Summer 2023 First Half

Class 1 Summer 1 2023 Curriculum Letter

Towers, tunnels and turrets

Welcome back for the final term of the year! Where has the time gone?  We have lots of fun things planned to help us learn this half term. Here is our topic information – we hope it gives you an idea of the things we’ll be doing and learning about over the coming weeks.

A few reminders –

Reading We will still be sending  home a book to learn and a book to love on Fridays. Please return these the following Friday. However these are going to be RWI books which link with the reading book we are learning in school. We will also continue to send home the online link for their book.

P.E. is on aTuesday and Friday. Children should come to school wearing their PE kit.

Please keep a spare pair of pants/tights/socks/joggers in school should you think this is necessary. It’s always nicer for a child to change into their own clothes as opposed to school spares.

Labelling Please can we ask that you ensure all belongings brought into school are clearly labelled with your child’s name – from water bottles to clothing etc. It is far easier for us to reunite children with their belongings this way as water bottles are taken into the hall at lunchtimes and clothing may be removed in the playground at break and lunchtimes.

Home items We have noticed that some children are bringing in their own personal items from home. Please can we ask that unless they are for sharing with the rest of the class as part of their homework or circle time, that things are not brought in as we wouldn’t want them to go missing.


If anybody has any Castle themed toys or role play costumes we would love to have them in school. Thanks.


We plan to head to Powderham Castle in search of historical artefacts and to learn more about the features of castles. More information to follow asap.

We are also welcoming a new student teacher Miss Rowena Craggs to Class 1. She will be with us full time until the middle of June.

We very much look forward to the term ahead.

Please email or phone if you have any questions.

Verity Edwards and Rachel Garner

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