KS1 Class News 14.06.24

In English, 1HL, 1TS and 1MG have been writing some amazing recounts of our trip to Raby Castle. The children have thoroughly enjoyed talking about all of the wonderful activities they participated in and sharing their favourite experiences. They have retained some wonderful facts and expanded their vocabulary bank which will support their History sessions throughout the Summer term.

In Maths, 1TS and 1HL have been working hard on some arithmetic and reasoning questions in Maths as part of our assessment week. The children have blown us away with their maths skills! It is wonderful to watch them apply their knowledge and tackle some tricky concepts independently! Well done KS1!

In History, KS1 have been exploring the features of a castle and we labelled a castle with the vocabulary we learned. We then sketched our own castles in our Art lesson and they were AMAZING!

Our Topic

This term, our topic is called ‘A Knight’s Tale’ and is all about castles and their importance in History. Take a look at some of the wonderful work we’ll be doing.


As we are now in our final half term of school, would like to remind you of our school uniform expectations.

During the Summer months we request that children bring sun hats/caps to school and in the event of a good forecast and high temperatures – could sunscreen be applied before your child comes to school.

Our school uniform is…

Boys Girls
Grey /red V-necked pullover / Sweatshirt Grey / red pullover / Sweatshirt or Cardigan
White shirt White blouse
Grey trousers Grey skirt or red/white pinafore dress
White or grey socks White or grey socks

Black shoes should be worn with school uniform. Alternatively black trainers may be worn.
Hair styles should not be extreme and are considered part of the uniform. No tram lines nor hair dyes.
Earrings do present a problem – only studs can be worn.

The children should come to school in their PE kits on PE Days (white t-shirt, black shorts,
joggers and a sweatshirt, plimsolls or trainers).

Pupil of the Week

Pupil of the week in 1HL is Annabel for settling wonderfully into our class and adapting well to her new routines!

Pupil of the week in 1TS is Oliver for always trying his very best in everything he does.

Pupil of the week in 1MG is Layla for her excellent attitude to her learning!


Happy Birthday to Rosie, Hallie-Violet and Kate who are celebrating their birthdays this week. We hope you have a wonderful day!

School Value Awards- Summer 1

Year 2

Enjoy – Evan – For his enjoyment of our topic.
Inspire- Esther – For her inspirational fact file.
Achieve – Ellissia – For her work with fractions.

Year 1

Enjoy- Darcey-Mae – for enjoying everything we do.
Inspire- Daniel – for thoroughly enjoying our new topic and finding out new, interesting facts to share with the class.
Achieve- Zachary – for always trying his best and working super hard.

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