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“The small size of the school means that teachers know all pupils very well and plan work to meet their individual needs within the mixed-age classes.”


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“Lively and interesting activities promote pupils’ high levels of engagement. They develop their collaborative, creative and independent skills.”


Ofsted 2017

Woodpeckers Class

Key Stage 1 – Year 2

Children carry on their Key Stage 1 education in the Woodpeckers Class, where we continue to emphasise enjoyment of learning through our Creative Curriculum, covering all the core areas of the National Curriculum to establish a good foundation to take them into Key Stage 2 (by the time they reach Year 3).

In the morning the Woodpeckers class focus their work on Literacy and Maths and in the afternoons they look at a weekly subject such as Music, Technology or History etc. within the overall topic area for that half term. They also have weekly PE sessions with a qualified Sports Coach.

Miss Kluge

Woodpeckers Class Teacher

Mrs Wyncoll

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Smith

Teaching Assistant

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On this page you will find news about our class, an overview of the work we are doing this half-term and links to online learning resources.

Latest News From Woodpeckers Class

Woodpecker Sharing Afternoon

On Friday afternoon, the Woodpeckers had their parents and relatives into school to share their learning. They showed their parents their research into The Great Fire Of London and chose three pieces of work they were most proud of to sit and share with their parents....

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History Detectives

In History, Woodpeckers Class have been learning about The Great Fire Of London. They have travelled back in time their time machines to 1666 and learnt all about what life was like. Then they took ownership of their own learning by being challenged to use research...

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Retelling A Story Using Actions.

This half term in literacy, the Woodpeckers have been looking at Traditional Tales. The children have learnt the story of The Three Little Pigs and worked in groups to retell part of the story using actions. They worked as a team in unison to retell their part of the...

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Our Day Out in London

What an amazing day Years  2-6 had in London. Sightseeing on the coach, a trip to the Imperial War Museum for some, a visit to the Cabinet War Rooms for others (and a look at Horse Guards Parade - as well as watching them change the guards) before meeting up at St...

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Woodpecker Class Assembly

Thursday 5th July was the turn of The Woodpeckers to share their learning from the past term. They showed off their Maths skills using division and remainders as well as reading some parts of their book reviews that they have been working on. They shared their...

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RAF 100 Years Fly Past

On Tuesday 10th July, the children gathered on the field to watch the RAF100 fly past.  The children waved flags as the planes passed overhead. The Red Arrows left a trail of red, white and blue and another planes tilted its wings and flashed its light! It certainly...

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We Are Working On

Spring 2

History – Travel and Transport

  • How has transport changed over time?
  • Early Travel – Viking Longboats
  • A history of cars
  • George Stephenson and Trains
  • A history of Flight
  • Comparing travel in the past, present and future

Science – Plants

  • Observing Plants
  • Seeds and Bulbs
  • Life Cycles
  • What do plants need?
  • Plants we eat
  • How do different plants grow?

Design & Technology – Bunting

  • Evaluating different bunting
  • Designing our own bunting
  • Templates
  • Running Stitch
  • Selecting and joining fabrics

    PE – Futsal / Gymnastics

    • Control and co-ordination
    • Balance and agility
    • New skills using the feet
    • New rules and tactics
    • Teamwork
    • Performing

    RE – Celebrations

    • Chinese New Year
    • Important Animals
    • Culture, Custom and Celebrations

    Computing – Presentation Skills

    • Internet Safety
    • Folders
    • Slides
    • Images and formatting images and text
    • Presenting and saving
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