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We are a mixed Year 1&2 class and you will find us in the nearest of the 3 Key Stage 1 classrooms.


Our teachers are Mrs Stranks and Mrs Wilson, and our teaching assistants are Mrs Fielding, Mrs Jones, Mrs McGrath and Mrs Carter.


Mrs Stranks teaches us on a Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.


Mrs Wilson teaches us on a Thursday and Friday.

Picture 1 Mrs Stranks
Picture 2 Mrs Wilson
Picture 3 Mrs Fielding
Picture 4 Mrs McGrath
Picture 5 Mrs Carter
Picture 6 Mrs Jones

Welcome to Term 5 in Goldfinch Class.


This term our topic is ‘Pole to Pole’



Welcome to Goldfinch Class


Welcome back! We hope that you enjoyed your break and are ready for another busy and exciting term. We can’t wait to carry on our learning journey together.


For more information about our learning this term, please see our Topic Web and Parent Information Letter for this term:

For previous terms' information, please see our Topic Webs page.

Forest School


Term 5: Goldfinch do not have Forest School this term.


*Volunteers needed*




We really welcome parent volunteers to come into school to listen to readers. Even if you can only spare half an hour, this time will be very valuable to the children.


Maths Links:


Number facts:


Funky Mummy – Number facts to 10

Funky Mummy – Number bonds to 20

Number bonds t0 10/20/100

Little Animals – number facts to 10


Place Value:


Guess the number


Addition and Subtraction:


Aztec Take Away

Mummy Numberline

How much change?

Count On Convict

BBC Bitesize KS1 Maths

Subtraction activities

Addition Activities

Adding 11

Soccer Maths

Space Jumps


Counting in 2s, 5s and 10s:






Shape reveal




Time activities


Counting in 10s:


Fairy Fog


Duck Shoot


Doubling Numbers:


Doubling Activities





Money Activities

Price Challenge 1

Price Challenge 2




Capacity and Measures

Count us in




Picnic Multiplication

Multiplication activities




Fraction Activities

Fraction Flags

Snappy Maths


Reading Links:


Oxford Owl – This website requires you to obtain a log in but it is free to use and you can access 250 e-reading books for your children to read at home. You can also access the books on a tablet.


ICT Links:


Dance Mat Typing

Musical Mysteries

Infant Encyclopaedia

Espresso Coding

Make your own comic strip