WELCOME TO GARNET!
MRS GARCIA AND MRS MCLAREN ARE OUR CLASS TEACHERS
MS CALEY IS OUR TEACHING ASSISTANT
WELCOME TO JASPER!
MRS BRIDGEMAN IS OUR CLASS TEACHER
MRS GASSEM IS OUR TEACHING ASSISTANT
WELCOME TO RUBY!
MRS ABBEY- GIBBS IS OUR CLASS TEACHER
MRS SNEE AND MRS SEVERINI ARE OUR TEACHING ASSISTANTS
In Reception it is important that we have lots of opportunities to learn through play and exploration. We enjoy making friends and having fun inside and outside of the classroom. We have a beautiful outdoor area which we all share. We love learning outside as we can extend our learning and play on a bigger, louder and more active scale.
In Reception we gain a broad range of knowledge and skills – we are always curious to find out more and enthusiastic to have a go at new things. We are super lucky as our classrooms are vibrant and exciting. In reception we learn through play. We have lots of fun, are encouraged to try our best and we understand that it is okay to make mistakes.
During the school day we are involved in activities and experiences which are based on the EYFS areas of learning and development: Personal, social and emotional development; Communication and language development; Physical development; Literacy (reading and writing); Mathematics (number, shapes, spaces and measure); Understanding the world; Expressive arts and design.
We love being at school and at home which is why we value the importance of building open communication and positive partnerships between our teachers and parents. We learn better together.
WELCOME TO AMBER!
MISS BATES IS OUR CLASS TEACHER
In year one we try our best in lots of activities.
In literacy we love learning from story books! These include Beegu, The Man on the Moon and The Story Tree. We do phonics every day to help us with our spelling and reading.
In maths we learn many things, including how to add, subtract, count on, tell the time, find the different values of coins, measure and much more!
We have six fantastic weeks of Forest School where we make mud self-portraits, 3D maps, play games and lots more.
In our topic lessons we learn all about ourselves, changes in living memory and all about famous artists like Picasso and Andy Warhole.
We are always honest, friendly and well behaved in Amber Class which helps us to learn to the best of our potential.
WELCOME TO CITRINE!
MRS HOLLANDS AND MRS LEEVES ARE OUR CLASS TEACHERS
In Citrine Class learning is a fun adventure exploring new topics, diving into good books, expanding our mathematical knowledge and discovering more about the world around us!
Reading is one of our favourite things to do and books such as 'Man on the Moon', 'Beegu', 'The Yeti and the bird' are particular favourites. We use phonics and tricky words to help us with our reading and spelling.
In Maths, we learn to add and subtract and use numbers up to 100! We add coins and find change. We learn how to weigh and measure, and we know all our shapes.
In our other exciting subjects: we find out all about where we live, discover amazing artists such as Picasso, travel back in time to our grandparents living memory and make interesting scientific investigations. We also love the getting muddy and mud painting in forest school!
We are always friendly, we love to support and encourage each other, and our class motto is 'Be the reason someone smiles today!'.
WELCOME TO GOLD!
MISS DOWLEY IS OUR CLASS TEACHER
We love reading books in Gold Class and our favourites are Man on the Moon, Beegu and Yeti and the Bird. We enjoy exploring these books through drama, SPAG lessons and learning lots of descriptive language!
In Maths we learn about numbers to 100, addition and subtraction, shapes, time, money and lots more!
Science is one of Gold classes favourite lessons as they get to learn through hands on experiences in Forest School and also perform their own tests in the classroom.
Gold class is full of fun learning!
WELCOME TO TOPAZ!
MRS MATTLESS IS OUR CLASS TEACHERS
In Year 2 Topaz Class, children have great fun and are encouraged to always try their best while taking pride in everything they do. Children develop a love of learning through a range of interesting subjects in our exciting curriculum.
This year we have stimulating History, Geography and Science topics to cover including: The Great Fire of London, Oceans and Continents, Living things and their Habitats and many more!
In English, we read a range of books, from picture books to chapter books. Using a variety of texts helps us to practise our spelling, grammar and punctuation in order to improve our writing.
We love maths in Year 2, and we always find engaging ways to practise our number skills.
We work hard throughout the year to become independent learners who will be well-prepared for Key Stage 2.
WELCOME TO JADE!
MISS WOOLVEN IS OUR CLASS TEACHER
In Year 2 Jade Class, we learn new things every day and try our very best in all that we do. We have a positive attitude towards our learning and enjoy celebrating our successes as a class.
In English, we will be exploring various stories; as well as poetry and non-fiction texts. As a class, we will be working hard to present our work beautifully in all of our subjects. In history we will learn all about The Great Fire of London and we will be working scientifically to discover new things in our exciting science topics. During our engaging maths lessons, we will develop a love for working with numbers! We will engage in problem-solving activities and work hard to develop our reasoning skills.
Throughout the year we will be developing our independence in preparation for Key Stage 2, as well as helping others whilst learning as part of a team.
WELCOME TO EMERALD!
MS SIKALAEV IS OUR CLASS TEACHER
Now that we are some of the oldest children in Key Stage 1 we are encouraged to be independent learners in readiness for Key Stage 2 and beyond. Therefore, if you visit our classroom you can expect to see us:
- Using the four different mathematical operations to calculate, reason and problem solve
- Beginning to use cursive script and taking more pride and care in the appearance of our work
- Using the correct grammar in our speech and writing
- Reading a wide range of texts independently for enjoyment and understanding
- Writing for different purposes
- Learning about the History of London
- Doing map work in Geography, locating the continents and oceans within the world and then in our Science topics exploring these as habitats
- Smiling, laughing and sharing news and our experiences with our friends
Most importantly, in Emerald class we are continuing to have fun and be the best that we can be!
We are always pleased to have parents coming in to support individual reading. There will be opportunities to help with other activities throughout the year and notes will be sent out as and when these occur.
WELCOME TO AQUAMARINE!
MRS ASLETT AND MRS SAHYOUN ARE OUR CLASS TEACHERS
In Y3 Aquamarine class you will find an assortment of challenges to work towards. Individual awards include Pupil of the Week and pen licences. Additionally tables work collaboratively to try and become the Table of the Week. We also have weekly times tables and spellings challenges. Our curriculum is full of fun and excitement. This year we will travel back in time to see how our first ancestors survived this gruelling world during The Stone Age. We will be meeting a wide range of interesting characters from our Literacy Tree books. We all love maths and being challenged through various exciting activities. You even get to go swimming and experience Forest School!
We love to listen and discuss stories, learn how to become budding geologists and find out about the past through the vast range of mountains in the world and the rivers and valleys that form over periods of time. We make comparisons between the life of the Quechua people in South America and the children's own life living in Bromley.
Everyone is valued and respected in our class and we love to share our ideas and work together as a team.
WELCOME TO SAPPHIRE!
MISS DAVIS IS OUR CLASS TEACHER
As we begin our juniors journey, we go back in time to explore the Stone Age, through our History, Science and English topics, finding out all about human life, earth and nature. It's a fascinating glimpse into a life we might never have known before.
We work hard to achieve our pen licences, through presentation and developing our handwriting skills, we continue our journey up the times tables ladder, take on the challenges of interesting and inventive home learning tasks and as juniors, get a chance to exercise our sporting muscles, with junior running club.
Our Christmas show is an exciting opportunity to flex our creative performance muscles, and is always such a lot of fun for everyone in the run up to the holiday celebrations. And don't forget our trips out and about in the local and regional area, forest school, and swimming in the summer!
We further develop our mathematics skills, and focus on greater maturity in our writing, reading and comprehension of both, as we continue to read a variety of texts, and use a multitude of resources to learn new and valuable skills on our learning voyage.
WELCOME TO AGATE!
MISS WARD IS OUR CLASS TEACHER
Welcome to Agate class where, 'Mistakes are proof that you are trying'.
We are a community of learners who work together to learn to the best of our ability. We are kind and supportive of one another in an environment where all children and adults are respected and valued.
We have an exciting curriculum that ignites our imagination and curiosity, as well as instilling key knowledge. What would you do without any use of technology? No Google, no phones, no iPads. This is how the people of the Stone Age had to live. We explore the lives of people in the stone age and the world that they lived in at that time. This iscoupled by our Literacy Tree book, The First Drawing. In the Spring Term, our Geography topic is Mountains and Land Use. This is a new topic and has given the children opportunities to explore the Earth and its human and natural qualities. Our History topic for the Summer Term is Invaders and Settlers, where we will explore life as Vikings and Romans.
We love to share high quality texts together and share stories. Through forest school, we brings the topic of plants to life.
Every child has the opportunity to shine and their uniqueness in celebrated through many reward systems and high praise.
WELCOME TO AMETHYST!
MISS HARDY IS OUR CLASS TEACHER
In Amethyst we are enthusiastic learners and are encouraged to try our best in everything we do.
This year we are working hard to learn about different topics in History, Science and Geography - from Volcanoes and Electricity to Ancient Egyptians!
In our classroom we enjoy using our comfy, cozy book corner where the children can choose their own books. Our favourite books currently include Harry Potter and books byt the author Rick Riordan, which is also helping us with our history.
Amethyst class support each other and work as a team, helping everyone to enjoy their time in year 4!
WELCOME TO ONYX!
MISS HENSON AND MRS GENOVESE ARE OUR CLASS TEACHER
In Year 4 we are going to learn about an exciting range of topics and delve into some wonderful books.
We'll start the year learning about the power of Nature, including earthquakes, volcanoes and tsunamis. We'll emulate famous artists who explored these themes and read "The Iron Man" and "Varjak Paw".
In the Spring Term, we'll be finding out about the lives and customs of the Ancient Egyptians, whilst studying Sound and Electricity in Science.
We end the year exploring the world’s rainforests to discover their many secrets.
And much more…….!
WELCOME TO CORAL!
MRS PICKARD IS OUR CLASS TEACHER
Throughout the year we cover a range of exciting topics in History, Geography and Science. We learn all about volcanoes and earthquakes by taking a journey deep underground. We travel to The Tropics in our learning about Rainforests to find out about the diverse range plants and animals which depend on this threatened habitat. In Science we learn about States of Matter, Sound and Electricity and we plan experiments to discover more! In History, we are lucky enough to enter the tomb of Tutankhamun and discover the secrets behind what was found there almost 100 years ago.
Through our English lessons we get to know The Iron Man, Varjak Paw, Cinnamon and Gulliver and the stories they tell. Mrs Pickard loves to read to the class. The Outlaw Paw, The Firework Maker’s Daughter and The Polar Bear Explorers’ Club are some of the books Coral Class have heard recently. In the classroom, children are welcome to choose books from ‘The Reading Rainforest’ book corner.
In Coral Class we all have responsibilities and we work together as a class or a table to help each other to do our best. We can be Role Models and Super Stars and we can aim to be Table of the Week with the reward of a special chair-cushion to use for the whole week. We work hard, listen carefully and rise to a challenge - even if we find things tricky! Most of all, we enjoy our time in Year 4.
WELCOME TO OPAL!
MS PARRY IS OUR CLASS TEACHER
If you visit our classroom you will find a fun and enjoyable learning environment. This year we have lots of interesting topics to cover including a history topic this year on Ancient Greece. We also look at Space and Rivers. We look forward to our time in Forest School in the Spring. In English we look at a range of funny and interesting texts which may sometimes link to our topics.
In Opal class we love to share our work with each other that we do in class as well as our homework.
You will see our work displayed on the walls in and around our classroom.
In our learning at school, we will all be working to the best of our abilities and encourage parents to ensure that the same happens at home with weekly homework and spellings.
We have great fun in Year 5 as we take more responsibility for ourselves and our learning as we get ready for the final year of primary school.
WELCOME TO PEARL!
MRS SYKES IS OUR CLASS TEACHER
In Pearl we are enthusiastic learners and are encouraged to try our best in everything we do. We are expected to work hard, but we have a lot of fun along the way!
We thoroughly enjoy all of our learning activities, especially being challenged in our maths work. We also love doing our English books and impressing our teachers with our own writing! In the Autumn term we go on an exciting trip to study the stars and planets at the Royal Greenwich Observatory.
In the Spring term we read the book “Cosmic” – a hilarious and exciting story which inspires our own writing to impress our teachers. We also go on a trip to Lullingstone Park to study our river topic in geography.
To round up the year, we look at how monarchy has shaped our country and how things look today.
In Pearl, we value who we are and support each other in our learning journey recognising that everyone is different.
WELCOME TO QUARTZ!
MRS FOX IS OUR CLASS TEACHER
In Year 5 Quartz class, children will develop their love of learning and independent learning skills through embarking on a gripping voyage of discovery throughout the year.
We begin the Autumn term with a leap into space, exploring the planets and the moon. In history, we travel back in time to discover how Ancient Greece has made an impact on our lives today. Our English book is “The Adventures of Odysseus” through which children will learn about Greek mythology.
During the Spring term, we get to experience our outdoor learning in the Forest School and read “Cosmic” which will enhance and support our focus from a fictional, fun and comical perspective.
We will conclude the academic year in the Summer term by looking at how monarchy has influenced this country and how it looks today.
WELCOME TO DIAMOND!
MISS BENSON IS OUR CLASS TEACHER
Year 6 is an exciting time– the transition between Primary and Secondary education, so we want it to be a unique and memorable time. We have an exciting year ahead with our interesting topics which include: Trade, WW2 and Climate Change and our residential trip to the Isle of Wight.
In our learning at school, we will all be working to the best of our abilities and encourage parents to ensure that the same happens at home with our home learning grids and spellings.
After a hard working year to prepare for SATs and moving on to Secondary School; we get the chance to go to Chessington World of Adventures as a reward.
WELCOME TO ZIRCON!
MR SAMUELS IS OUR CLASS TEACHER
Over the course of Year 6, you will experience a wide range of engaging and investigative topics across the curriculum including: a historical study of WW2; understanding the impact of climate change and drawing people in motion to name but a few. As well as exploring these new areas of learning, we will also continue to develop and expand upon our knowledge from previous years, by engaging in more advanced areas of study within Maths, English and Science.
With Year 6 comes responsibility, it is expected that all members of the year group will act as role models and ambassadors for the school. Year 6 will be expected to undertake a range of roles, which are all vital to the effective running of the school. We are also lucky to experience a wide range of unforgettable enrichment experiences - from the action-pack Isle of Wight PGL trip at the beginning of the year to the thrilling Chessington World of Adventure visit at the end of the year as a reward for all your hard work.
WELCOME TO PLATINUM!
MR POWELL IS OUR CLASS TEACHER
Your final year at primary school is when you will knit all of your learning from previous years together across the curriculum and become well-rounded, knowledgeable and highly skilled learners. You will be able to study fascinating topics in depth; such as WWII, Light and Drawing Moving People.
You will be challenged on a daily basis in English and Maths, as well as learning to hold responsibility within the school through your school roles as you prepare to transition to secondary school.
What's more is that you will experience a once in a lifetime school journey to PGL on the Isle of Wight, as well as rewarding yourselves with a day of rollercoasters and exhilaration at Chessington World of Adventures towards the end of the school year.