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Purple Class 2020/21

Autumn 1 2020

Welcome to Purple Class! We are pleased to say that every member of purple class has settled in well and very few tears have been seen. The tears we have seen soon turned in to happy smiley faces. All of the children are taking part in getting to know you activities, which are helping the children to make new friends. We are reminding children of school rules and taking this opportunity to help the children get to know the school.

In computing, we have been practising using the correct mouse control. We have to make sure our index finger is on the left side of the mouse and the middle finger is on the right. 









Purple Class 2019/20

Spring 1 2020

Our topic this half term is The World Around Us. We will be looking at a wide range of fiction and non-fiction books. Some of these will include; Kipper’s Toy Box, A place to call home, There’s a boy like me, Time to play and Clothes around the world. We will also be learning about Chinese New Year and how people may celebrate.


Autumn 2 2019

Our topic this half term is celebrations/events. We will be looking at Bonfire night, Remembrance Day and Christmas. 


We made poppies out of clay. We used a cutter to cut out the petals and a circle for the centre. We then rolled balls of clay up to put in the middle to show the seeds. When the clay had dried we painted our poppies red and black and put PVA glue over the top to varnish them. 

For firework night, we made some firework biscuits. We used two different coloured icings. We put a spoonful of each colour on top of our biscuit and used a cocktail stick to mix the colours together. 

In foundation stage, we had a PJ day. As part of PJ day we had stories in the hall read by torch light. In class we had a bedtime drink and snack (hot chocolate and a biscuit) and designed pyjamas. It was a really fun day!