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Summer Term

Friday 14th June

Blue Whale's have enjoyed Forest School again this week as well as planning and making resources for their own stop motion animations for DT. A huge well done to Ruby and Bertie, who gained our RECH certificates today. Next week, we have expert groups on Wednesday so we do not have Forest School. This will run again on 26th June. 

Homework for 21/06/24 = My Maths, spellings (phon and sign word family), reading and times tables.


Friday 7th June

Blue Whale Class has enjoyed taking part in Forest School this week as well as going on the Book Bus. Thank you for your contributions of book purchases, which go towards new books for the library. Well done to everyone in today's assembly that gained a certificate for their Accelerated Reader word counts! 

Homework for 14/06/24 = TT rockstars, spellings (sol and real word family) and reading.


Thursday 23rd May

Well done to the class for persevering this week when they were tried from a busy residential week last week. On residential, Blue Whale class did Dovedale proud with their enthusiasm, determination and perseverance. This week we have enjoyed writing a description about Mount Cook Adventure Centre and concluded our units of learning ready for Summer term 2. Have a lovely break everyone and see you all on Monday 3rd June. 

Homework for 07/05/24 = Times table activities (Ready for the times table check in June), reading, spellings (statutory words). 


Friday 10th May

The children are now starting to look forward to residential next week and you may want to begin packing in preparation this weekend. Small suitcases or a holdall bag are the best size to carry and place on the coach. A huge well done to Heidi and Shannon who gained a Blue Whale award in today's REACH assembly. 

Homework for 23/05/24 (due to residential next week) = spellings (s sound spelt c after i or e), reading, times tables and


Friday 3rd May 

The class enjoyed spending some time in our library on Friday afternoon with chance to take a look at our books. We also worked on our listening skills throughout Friday and discussed how to show good listening to others. During the week, the children have also designed bread cobs  ready to be bakers soon! A huge well done to Felicity and Jamie, who achieved a Blue Whale certificate in the REACH assembly this week. Enjoy the bank holiday and see everyone on Tuesday. 

Homework for 10/05/24 = My Maths, spellings (homophones), reading and times tables. 


Friday 26th April 

The class have enjoyed having a Severn Trent water workshop this week, where they had to consider if families were water savers or wasters. The children are also enjoying having a sports coach in to teach them athletics, covering jumping, running and throwing skills. Well done to Samuel and Orla who both gained REACH certificates today. 

Homework for 03/05/24 = TT Rockstars battle, reading and spellings (statutory words). 


Friday 19th April 

It has been lovely to see Blue Whale class back to school this week for the beginning for the Summer term. The children completing art printing today and enjoyed bread tasting for DT this week. Thank you to everyone that came to parent evening this week. Next week, on Wednesday, we have expert groups and a Severn Trent water workshop. 

Homework for 26/04/24 = Spellings (-ly adverbs of manner), reading, times tables and