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Cedar Class

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My favourite subject is mathematics. I love working with numbers.

I enjoy reading books and always make sure I've bought a new book to read for my holidays. When I was younger, I read the Harry Potter books over and over again.

I love travelling. My favourite country to visit is Germany!

Our Class

This Half Term

This term our project focus is 'How have toys changed over time'. We are focusing on different periods of time e.g. Victorian period, 20th Century and now. The children will have the opportunity to explore toys from all of these times. We will also be making our own moving toy in Autumn Two. This will link to our science topic on materials.


In art we will be focusing on drawing skills during the Autumn Term. We will be completing sketches of different toys.


In English we are focusing on Finding Tales. Our focus text is Jack and the Beanstalk.


In maths the children will be focusing on place value and addition. You could support your child at home by looking at adding and subtracting 10 from a number.


We are close to the end of level 5 in phonics and will be continuing to learn about the alphabetic code for the next few weeks.

Our Key Vocabulary

Century – 100 years.

Year – 365 days.                                               

Past – Something that has already happened.

Present – Right now!

Future – Something that hasn’t happened yet.

Picture – A drawing, photograph or piece of art.

Photograph – Taken using a camera.

Dowel – A piece of wood which is used to hold different objects


Friction – When one object or surface rubs against another there can be resistance.

Axle – the rod that goes through the wheel.

Axle holder – holds the axle in place.


Our School Trips and Experiences

Thursday 22nd September

Cedar class will be going to Abbey House Museum for the day. The children will get the chance to explore different Victorian toys.

Important things to remember

HomeworkHomework is set on Purple Mash each week. Your child will have an English and maths 2do. This will go live on a Friday and you have until Tuesday to complete it. Please speak to a member of staff if you are struggling to access Purple Mash.
SpellingsSpellings are sent out on a Friday. The spellings sent are linked to taught sounds in a phonics lesson. Please practice with your child and bring the spelling book back into school for Tuesday. The spelling test is on a Tuesday morning and we will let you know how many spellings your child got right, using their spelling book.
Floppy's Phonics

Floppy's Phonics is our phonics programme. Your child will bring home their phonics pack each Friday. Please look through their sound books and read the words/sentences with your child. You can also access the Floppy's Phonics online books by going onto 

Oxford Owl for School and Home


Username: cedar ks1

Password: books

ReadingIt is very important for your child to build up confidence and fluency in reading. Please read with your child and log this in their reading record book. We will check each week and move children along the reading race if they have read at home.
PE kitPE is on a Wednesday, PE kit should be placed into a bag and brought into school.


Links that could help us

Oxford Owl for School and Home

This link has access to our Floppy's Phonics programme.



This link has access to different phonics games to support your child.


Purple Mash by 2Simple

This link takes you to Purple Mash which is our computing programme. We use this programme for our homework but there are lots of activities to support your child.


Primary games - BBC Bitesize

The above link has access to games to support learning across the curriculum.