May 19

Friday 19th May 2023

Hello and happy Friday,


We’ve had a lovely week in the sun. We’ve explored mini-beasts, played in the water, climbed trees and so much more.


In English, we wrote messages to Anna from our class text. In Maths, we have been ordering the numbers 1-10 and playing some number track games.

In RE, we learnt about the story of Rama and Sita and made our own bridges.

We learnt all about Africa and learnt a new song.


In RWI, we have split into our RWI groups and practicing lots of independent writing.

Thank you for attending Parents evening, it was lovely to speak to you all.


Wednesday – Beach day at school. Please bring in shorts and t shirts for water play and a towel. Plus shoes you don’t mind getting wet.

Thursday-PE, please come to school in PE Kit ( Plain black top and bottoms)

Blazers should be worn with maroon summer dresses and if warm they do not need their cardigans.

Can all Home-work be sent in for Wednesday, so we can mark it and be ready for next terms homework.


Have a lovely weekend.


The Sapphire Team

May 12

Friday 12th May 2023

Hello and happy Friday,


This week, we have continued our story and wrote about how Anna could make friends at the beach.


In Maths, we have explored how to make 10.  We have been practicing writing our numbers.


In RE, we explored the story of The thirsty Camel.


Lots of great independent learning, and lots of fun in the rain and the sun.

The weather is very un-predictable, please can a coat be brought to  school everyday.

Please can all children have a change of uniform ( trousers, socks and underwear ) on their peg.

Blazers should be worn to school over summer uniform. (Jumpers are optional if its warm)


Home-learning has been set.

Please sign when you have read.

Have a lovely ( hopefully warmer) weekend.


The Sapphire Team

May 5

Friday 5th May 2023

Hello and happy Friday,


We have had a fun packed week, which has been lots of learning about the coronation. We learnt how to sign the national anthem and also made flags and crowns.

In English, we wrote our own poems about  the sea.


In Maths, we have been exploring the different ways to make 5 and   being able to record these in a number sentence and a part-part whole.

In RE, we have been learning about stories from different faiths, today we learnt about The Tiny Ant.

Please do sign when your child has read.

Home-learning has been set- please spend time on Numbots.

Bank holiday Monday – No school

Thursday – please wear PE kit to school – this should be plain black bottoms and top with trainers- No Laces please.


Have a lovely weekend celebrating the coronation.


Sapphire Team

April 28

Friday 28th April 2023

Hello and happy Friday. I can’t believe we are already 2 weeks into this half term.

By now, you should have received this terms ‘summer homework’ and also up to date information about your child’s phonics group.

The school’s Mathseeds subscription has come to an end, but we are having a trial with Numbots, which you have been given the log in details for. Please do let us know how you find it.

Today, you were also given their final ‘Home Stars’ we look forward to seeing what your children have achieved at home.


We had a great trip to the planetarium and the children were brilliantly behaved.


In Maths, we have explored ways to add using 5 and a bit, such as 5+1=6, 5+2=7, 5+3=8 etc.


Monday – Bank holiday – no school

Thursday – PE- please come to school in PE kit – Please no laced trainers.

Please can book bags be in school everyday, please bring a coat/jacket as the weather in unpredictable and we do go out in all weathers.


Have a great weekend


The Sapphire Team.

March 29

Show and Share

We would like to invite you to a mini Easter celebration on Friday just before our ‘Show and Share’ event.

We will be singing a song along with KS1 in the KS2 hall from 2:35pm


Thank you

March 24

Friday 24th March 23

Hello and happy Friday,


This week, we continued our text Astro Girl and looked at comparing our favourite food. We were also able to try space food.

We learnt all about asteroids and moon craters.


We have had some great learning during free choice learning,


In RE, we made our own Easter Gardens.

We finished off with a trip to West Kingsdown Library.

Please do read at home and sign when read. Book bags should be in school daily.

Can any outstanding homework been brought in by Wednesday please. Thank you for your support.


Next term, we will be looking at spring and the seaside.

Our space trip  is scheduled for Wednesday 26th April.

Thursday – PE please wear PE KIT to school

Friday – show and share . We will be sharing an Easter song at 2:35 followed by opportunity to look at their journals.

Have a lovely weekend


The Sapphire Team



March 17

Friday 17th March 2023

Hello and happy Friday,


We have had a jammed packed week of space activities.  We dressed as astronauts as well as finding out and leaning all about the constellations.

We wrote about Astrid from our story ‘Astro Girl’

In Maths, we have been learning all about doubles.


Friday, we enjoyed a science day with St Pauls.


Homelearning – space project.

please do spend 10 mins on Mathseeds.

Please do read at home.


Please can we ask the children to bring in a family favourite food to share in class.

This is linked to our class text and would like the children to be able to share with others what they like to eat at home. This could be savory or sweet.  If able to, could you list any allergens. NO nuts please.
Have a lovely weekend


The Sapphire Team

March 10

Friday 10th March 2023

Hello and happy Friday,


This week, we have been busy making rockets and planets in our free choice learning time.

We have explored the different ways to make 7.


In PE, we continued our dance unit with Miss Bracken.

In RE,  We listened to the Easter story and remembered how On Easter Saturday Jesus was placed in a tomb.

Each week, we learn a traditional tale- this week we have been learning all about The Enormous Turnip- can they retell the story to you?

Monday – wear red for Red Nose Day and bring in a £1

Please can each children bring in a Tupperware/plastic container for our Easter Gardens.

Also, we are still collecting shoe boxes.


Have a lovely weekend


The Sapphire Team

March 9


The children have been very busy with their creations and it seems our supply of junk modelling has run out.

This could include bottles, egg boxes, boxes, cardboard tubes.


Also, please can ALL children bring in a Tupperware/ plastic container for an Easter Garden we will be making in the next two weeks.

Thank you for your support.