Y6 have been making their Christmas cards for the Bromley Christmas Card Project. They have written kind messages to people who may be lonely at this time of year. This also links to our value of kindness.


Y4 Takin class had a wonderful trip to Pizza Express last week. They made pizzas, thinking about food hygiene, ingredient sources and links to their learning about Italy! 🇮🇹 🍕


Y3 had a fun, engaging and memorable PSHE Education workshops that helped our children to understand the importance of promoting positive behaviour,  mental health, wellbeing, resilience and achievement.


This week Year 5 have refined their chopping skills by learning three new techniques. They learnt how to rough chop, dice and julienne potatoes and carrots 🥕


Nursery have been exploring different materials, developing their ideas of how to use them and what to make.


Reception have been enjoying their new home corner and making some Christmas decorations. It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas.. 🎄


Y6 enjoyed their time on the Life Bus today, thinking about decisions, influences and good choices around peer pressure.


Y3 had a wonderful trip to Dulwich Picture Gallery last week. They took part in a mark making session in an art studio, as well as observing pieces of art in the gallery. 🖼️🖌️🎨


Y5 have had a great day visiting Tate Modern. They thought about how the art made them feel and what media was used to create them. 🎨🖌️🖼️


We’ve had a wonderful day celebrating children in need, wearing spots and Pudsey colours!


Some children have been writing some beautiful Remembrance Day poems!


Don't forget it is Children in need tomorrow. You are invited to wear something spotty! Reception today made their Pudsey bear hats ready to wear!


Knitting club have started making their scarves, bags and purses. They have mastered the skills of knitting! 🧶


Amazing guys! Thanks for sharing and supporting Odd Socks Day and Anti-Bullying Week 2023! 🧦🙌❤️


This week, we are focusing on kindness and anti-bullying. Today we wore odd socks to remind us that differences are good! 🧦


Peace and light to everyone this Diwali 🪔 Reception have been embracing the light of kindness and humanity this week. Kindness is also our value of the term


EYFS have been celebrating odd socks day today, to kick off Anti-Bullying week! 🧦


EYFS celebrating Diwali and embracing kindness week.


Get your best odd socks at the ready as on Monday we will be having Odd Socks Day to celebrate everyone being unique. This day will kick off Anti-Bulling week. We can't wait to see your odd socks! 🧦


This morning we hosted a wonderful maths workshop, where Mrs Bocus spoke to parents about how to support Y4 pupils in preparation for the Multiplication check. 🧮❎

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Year 1

Key Times 


Each week, children are expected to learn their spellings which will be sent home on a Friday. The spelling test will then be the following Friday. Pupils will have to bring back their homework folders and reading books every Wednesday.


In year 1, the PE day is a Monday and Tuesday for Hippo class.

Tuesday and Thursday for Rhino class.  

Please ensure that your child comes to school wearing school uniform and they will then change in school.  


This half term we have book a trip to St. Jonn church in Penge on Thursday 7th December 2023 and we have the pantomime at school on 13th December.

Key Times 

For Year 1, the school day will begin at 8.30, and end at 3.30. Please ensure your child is on time as we start phonics lesson at 8.50am.

What are we learning? 



In English, we will be reading ‘Chappati Moon,’ ‘My Hair’ and ‘Perfectly Norman.’  From this we will be writing an alternative ending to a story, persuasive letter and a diary entry.


In maths, we will be focusing on addition and subtractions and geometry (shapes). Pupils will learn to find number bonds to 10, adding together and adding 1 more, look at addition problems, subtracting by using crossing out, counting how many are left. In geometry pupils will learn to recognise and name 3D and 2D shapes, sort 3D and 2D shapes and finding patterns with 2D and 3D shapes.


In science, we are focusing on everyday materials. Pupils will learn to recognise what materials objects made from? What does the material look or feel like? What is the property of the material and which material is the most see through?


In geography, will be focusing on the UK and four countries in the UK. Pupils will learn to name, locate and identify characteristics of the four countries and capital cities of the United Kingdom and its surrounding seas. 


Our topic this half term is ‘Am I making History? The children will learn about changes within living memory, significant historical events, people and places in their own locality. The key questions we will answer are what is a family tree? What is the story of my family? and what historical objects can my family share with me?


In RE this half term, we will be learning about Christianity and what gift would I have given to Jesus if he had been born in my town? Pupils will learn more about what makes a gift special. What happened when Jesus was born? We will retell and suggest meanings to some religious and moral stories, exploring and discussing sacred writings and sources of wisdom and recognising the traditions from which they come.


This half term the children will be learning how to create animated Stories using Purple Mash. Pupils will use technology purposefully to create, organise, store, manipulate and retrieve digital content 


In art, pupils will be introduced to collage.  Pupils will have developed their confidence at both using collage techniques of tearing, cutting, arranging and overlapping shapes. Pupils will know that Eric Carle is an artist as well as an author who makes colourful papers to use for his collages which are used in the books that he writes. Pupils will be confident at identifying what a collage is and what they need to do to create a collage. They will be able to explain how to make collage papers to use in their work. Pupils will have created their own animal which using collage techniques inspired by the artwork of Eric Carle.


In Mandarin, the topic this half term is establishment. The children will learn how to say hello, goodbye in Mandarin.


In PSHE we will be learning about how to manage hurtful behaviour and bullying/ safe relationships. We will be focusing on understanding how people may feel if they experience hurtful behaviour or bullying. That hurtful behaviour (offline and online) including teasing, name calling, bullying and deliberately excluding others is not acceptable; how to report bullying; the importance of telling a trusted adult. To recognise that some things are private and the importance of respecting privacy; that parts of their body covered by underwear are private.


In Autumn 2 children will be learning how to:

  • master basic movements including running, jumping, throwing and catching, as well as developing balance,
  • agility and co-ordination and begin to apply these in a range of activities.
  • Participate in team games, developing simple tactics for attacking and defending.


Our topic this half term is Feels like Winter. Pupils will be learning to use their voices expressively and creatively by singing songs and speaking chants and rhymes. Listen with concentration and understanding to a range of high-quality live and recorded music.


In DT we will continue learning about how to create a book using different mechanisms and looking at developing a design in response to a specific design brief.