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There are eight classes in Main School.

  • Rowans and Willows have children in Years 2 and 3 and work as KS1.
  • Acers and Beeches have Years 3 and 4 and work as Lower KS2.
  • Cedars, Larches, Maples and Poplars have children in Years 5 and 6 and work as Upper KS2.

The children are taught literacy, numeracy, PE and ICT. Additionally other subjects are taught in termly themed topics such as Toy Story (toys) , Tomb Raiders (Egypt) and Out of this World (sun, moon & planets). These themes are set into a 2 year rolling programme so that no child should be taught through a particular theme more than once. Any curriculum areas not taught through the topics will be taught discretely. Where possible, topics are supported by visits using either the school minibus or public transport.

We feel that the ability to swim and be safe in water is important so weekly swimming lessons are provided through Main School. There is also a focus on independence and life skills throughout the school.

As well as the National |Curriculum the children have individual targets which are set at the Annual Review using the barriers to their learning identified in their Statements or Education and Heal Care plan. These are then split into termly targets in the classroom. Where appropriate the children have access to a Speech and Language therapist, a physiotherapist and a behavioural support assistant. There is also support from outside agencies. Where appropriate, children may sit KS1 phonics and KS2 SATs.

Year 6 children are invited to a residential trip to Redridge, Wales where they take part in a range of adventurous activities. This trip lasts for 3 nights and is very successful and enjoyable.

Within school there are opportunities for all children to access lunchtime clubs such as dancing, football and computer clubs.

All documents above are pdf files.

Rowans Class Photographs

Aren't I a clever boy!
Listen to my story.

I want that one!
How do I get down?

Searching for a bargain.
Who wants a drink?

Over or under?
Look at me, I'm swimming.

Loving the challenge.
Can you tell what it is yet?

Willows Class Photographs

Looking for a different colour.
Drawing circles.

Wow! This is tall.

I can balance.
Trying hard to stay on the beam.

Aren't I clever?
This tickles my feet.

We can catch!

Acers Class Photographs

Re-building Stonehenge.
Stone by stone.

This one doesn't look straight!
This looks like the real thing.

Making sensory bottles.
Eating noodles.

Adding water.

Whipping the mixture.
This is fun.

Beeches Class Photographs

Stirring in the flour.
Stirring in the eggs.

Hope it is going to taste good!
When will it be ready?

Mapmaker extraordinaire.
Painting Scotland.

Is it my go?
Does this look ok?

Larches Class Photographs

Watch me complete the jigsaw.
This is such good fun.

What am I supposed to do with these?
This is hard to get hold of.

Do you want to play?
Have we got to put our hands in there?

A ball of cotton wool isn't big enough to clean this up.
It's like making cake.

Poplars Class Photographs

Christmas party.
Pass the parcel.

A Chinese dragon.
We're best friends.

Throwing the javelin.
On the fitness trail.

Hanging on.

Ready to swing.

Ready to go.
Faster, faster.