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Emerald Class

Welcome to Emerald Class!


Our PE days are Monday and Tuesday. The children can come to school dressed in their PE kit for the day.


Every child has a reading book and reading diary. Please encourage daily reading. Reading books and reading diaries must be signed and returned to school every day.


Login details for Oxford Owl and Numbots can be found in book bags.


Oxford Owl - to complete online reading homework (plus access to additional books you may choose to read at home).

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Numbots - to practice maths fluency skills such as number bonds and number facts.

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Wednesday 12th January 2022


This term Emerald Class are learning about push and pull forces. Today we went on a forces walk around school and used post-its to label objects that use a push or a pull force to move. 

Tuesday 11th January 2022


Today in PE, we have been practising our gymnastics. We can make lots of different floor shapes including, straight, tuck and star shapes. We worked in pairs facing each other, taking turns as the ‘mirror’ and ‘reflection’. The ‘mirror’ performed different shapes and the ‘reflection’ copied.

Thursday 6th January 2022


This week Emerald Class have been exploring numbers to 20. We are brilliant at representing numbers in lots of different ways and have begun to partition numbers into tens and ones. 

Tuesday 4th January 2022


First day back at school after the Christmas holidays and Emerald Class are already impressing Miss Purdham and Mrs Atkinson! We used our super reading skills to follow instructions for making jam sandwiches - they were so yummy! 


Thursday 16th December 2021


Christmas party day! Not only have we danced our socks off and played lots of party games, we also had a visit from a very special guest... 


Thank you so much for all of your hard work this term Emerald Class - you are amazing! Have the most wonderful fun-filled Christmas with your loved ones. See you in 2022!

Wednesday 15th December 2021


Today we decorated our tree with our wonderful Christmas baubles (designed and made all by ourselves!) before impressing our grown ups with our beautiful carol singing. 

Friday 10th December 2021


Emerald Class are feeling extra festive! We had a delicious Christmas lunch before our Santa Dash in our Christmas jumpers! 

Thursday 9th December 2021


Emerald Class had a fantastic time at AAA Sports and learned lots of new tricks! 

Tuesday 7th December 2021


Emerald Class investigated herbivore, carnivore and omnivore poo to find out more about animal diets! 

Friday 26th November 2021


This week we have been investigating 2D and 3D shapes. We are super at sorting them into different groups and creating patterns! 

Wednesday 24th November 2021


In Art, we have been practising our painting skills. We have been focusing on holding our paint brush properly and have also been creating light and dark tones using white paint - just look at our beautiful artwork!

Wednesday 17th November 2021


Emerald Class had lots of fun investigating their 5 senses today!



Monday 15th November 2021


Odd Socks Day! We talked about how our differences make us special and unique! We shared lots of ideas about how we can be kind to others and what we should do if someone is unkind to us. 

Thursday 11th November 2021


Emerald Class will always remember. 

Wednesday 10th November 2021


It was great to see what Emerald Class already know about their body. We labelled some very important parts!

Monday 8th November 2021


Emerald Class love a brain break with some Jump Start Jonny! Look at those smiley faces.....and the moves!

Friday 5th November 2021


Our new RWI scheme is already having a big impact. Mini teachers are popping up in Emerald Class... even when it's not phonics time!

Friday 22nd October 2021


What a great way to end a fantastic half term! We celebrated with a little Halloween Party and some spooky cakes. Thank you all so much for working so hard! I wonder what we'll get up to in Autumn 2!

Tuesday 19th October 2021


Today we stretched our legs and had a race outside before using ordinal numbers to rank our finishing position! 

Monday 18th October 2021


Thank you Diamond Class for inviting us to your pumpkin patch. We absolutely loved our Halloween story and being in your wonderful area!

Tuesday 12th October 2021


We can compare numbers within 10 using vocabulary such as, 'less than, greater than and equal to'. We can even use symbols too! 

Monday 11th October 2021


We had a wonderful day at Hardwick Park. What a glorious day it was....we wrapped up warm, explored the park and learned about seasonal change and how animals in the woodland prepare for winter. We were so well behaved - the ladies leading our group were super impressed! Miss Purdham and Mrs Atkinson were as proud as punch!

Thursday 7th October 2021


In History, we are looking at how things have changed. We looked at photographs of telephones that our grandparents would have used and then we made our own string telephone to talk to our friends.

Thursday 30th September 2021


You should see our writing about Mr Bear! He couldn't get to sleep because of all the noises on his camping trip. We had super fun acting it out and it really helped us to think of some exciting words to use.

Wednesday 22nd September 2021


Today we have been Scientists who have investigated lots of different materials!

Friday 17th September 2021


Today we used our drama skills to act out the story 'A Very Noisy Night'. Tomorrow we are going to begin our new story about a character who also cannot get to sleep because of lots of noises... I wonder if he feels the same as Big Mouse! 

Friday 10th September 2021


Move over Wincy Willis - Emerald Class are the latest weather presenters on your screen!

Wednesday 8th September 2021


Our new text is 'The Colour Monster' and we have explored lots of feelings. Today we listened to some relaxing music, practised our yoga stretches and blew some bubbles.