Sutton Valence Primary School, North Street, Maidstone, Kent, ME17 3HT, United Kingdom
"The constant quest for knowledge, learning and adventure..."
Our Class Teacher is Miss Tracey and our Teaching Assistants are Mrs Underdown and Mrs Dunston. If you have any concerns about your child, then please don't hesitate to come and talk to us!
Our PE days are MONDAY and THURSDAY. We change reading books every day and change library books on a Thursday afternoon. ICT will take place on a Monday morning.
1.11.17 What a great first week back! On Monday we had our memorable experience; we made woodland crowns and followed a trail of bread crumbs through the field. We read the story of Hansel and Gretel and had a hot chocolate on the field.
17.10.17 In English this week we have been imagining ourselves as superheroes and towards the end of the week we will be creating a fact file for ourselves.
In Maths, we have moved on to addition and subtraction. We have been working on part part whole models and fact families (something that we have found quite tricky).
Some photos from Grandparents day (thank you to all of the grandparents who came to help us):
29.9.17 This week has been a very busy week! We have been doing our Franz Marc painting of Rabbits, which has taken up a lot of our time as it was so big!
In maths we have been practising one more and one less as well as using the language greater, fewer and equal. We have just begun using the signs <>=.
In English we have been studying the story Super Daisy and the Peril of Planet Pea. We started of by predicting the ending, and then moved on to making a story map and retelling the story in our own words.
River, Millie - I enjoyed doing PE and climbing on the apparatus.
Dexter - I enjoyed climbing the ropes in PE.
Maria, Emily - I enjoyed maths this week. i have enjoyed using the crocodile signs (<>=).
John - I really enjoyed doing the hobby horse jumping.
Harry H- I enjoyed painting the rabbits.
Charlotte- I enjoyed making a story map.
Ella - I really enjoyed reading Super Daisy to my teachers.
19.9.17 This week we had our first ICT session. We are working on debugging and programming bee bots, as well as practising our use of the keyboard.
In PE on Monday we had a great amount of fun playing some team games with the parachute.
In English this week, we are still looking at speech, focusing on our capital letters and full stops. We are going to make our own short comic strip towards the end of the week.
In Maths we are still covering place value, looking at counting forwards and backwards and finding one more than a given number.
I look forward to seeing you at the Meet the Teacher on Thursday!
11.9.17 This week we are starting our Superhero topic. The children had their memorable experience today where we made our own masks and outfits and helped save the day by rescuing some puppets which had been blown around the garden by the wind.
In maths this week we are looking at sorting, counting and representing numbers using concrete objects. Our focus is on place value this term.
In English this week we are looking at using the suffix 'er', superhero speech and using adjectives to describe superheroes.
Please see our new topic newsletter below!
9.9.17 We have had a fantastic first week of school and the children are settling into their new class nicely. This week we have focused on getting to know the rules and routines of Rabbit Class. I have thoroughly enjoyed getting to know the children using their all about me bags, so thank you to everyone who brought these in to show.
Brain Week- We have been learning about the different parts of our brain and the 'learning stars' in our new brains. The children did some fantastic work and really enjoyed learning about their brain and how we can help it to learn.
We have began to think about our new topic which will be starting next week; Superheroes!
Lucas T- I have enjoyed working with my partner.
John- I have liked writing with my partner.
Lucas B- I enjoyed showing the class my all about me bag.
Henry & Harry W- We enjoyed making our learning star badges.