Welcome to Ash Class

Mrs. Gadsby (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday mornings and alternate Wednesday afternoons)

Mrs. McLaughlin (alternate Wednesday afternoons, Thursday & Friday)

Over the next two terms, our topic is ‘Brilliant Bristol’. We will be learning about our city, as well as Brunel and other things for which Bristol is famous.  Further information about our learning in each subject can be found on the planning mat.

General Information:

Please make sure that your child has the following in school:

  • A PE kit
  • Outdoor shoes that can be worn on the field when muddy
  • A water bottle

Children also need to bring their reading book and reading record into school every day.


You can now download the class HOMEWORK mat for term 4 by clicking on button below.


Non-Fiction Information texts (based on topic work) – Where does the food we eat come from? What are the key features of information texts? Can you write a recipe or a set of instructions? Can you create a fact file about food from another culture?

Fiction – Can you sequence a story? Can you discuss what has happened and what might happen next? Can you change a traditional tale? Can you use connectives to extend sentences e.g and?

Can you punctuate sentences correctly with capital letters, full stops, question marks and exclamation marks? Can you include speech marks? Can you identify sentence types?


Do you know what each number represents in a 2 digit number? Can you read a number sentence? Can you use number line? Can you count in 2s, 5s, 10s and 3s? Can you solve multiplication and division problems? Can you solve work problems?

Can you recognise different coins? Can you add up coins to pay for an item in a shop?
Can you calculate change? Can you combine different coins to make an amount?


Science – Can you name some animal babies. Can you say three things humans need to stay alive? Can you give examples of healthy and less healthy foods. Can you use a magnifying glass?

Computing - How can you stay safe online? How do you you search for information using a computer? Can you use a mouse to move around a computer? How do you use the learnpads? Can you make a stop frame animation?


Art – Can you find out about Acrimboldo? Can you draw a fruit face picture?
DT – Use kitchen equipment to prepare different fruits for eating. Can you design, make and evaluate a fruit salad?
Music – Can you compose and perform a piece of music as part of a group.


PE – Can you bounce and catch a ball? Can you throw a ball at a target? Can you apply these skills in a game situation such as cricket and netball?
PSEE – Can you give examples of situations that are fair or unfair? Can you find out about fairtrade food?


Geography –Where does our food come from? Can you name food from other origins? What food is typically British? Can you describe how different foods have travelled to Britain?
RE – Can you tell stories from the bible? Can you link the stories to the concept of good news? Can you recognise that Jesus gives instructions about how to behave? Can you link Jesus’ teachings to everday life?

Class Timetable (subject to change)

School Begins
Session 1 Maths Maths Maths Topic Writing Science
Session 2 Phonics Phonics Phonics Guided reading Guided reading
Session 3 Writing Writing Writing Maths Maths
Session 4 Topic PE Art / DT PE ICT
Break (KS1 Only)
Session 5 Topic RE Music / PSHE Show & Tell Choosing
School Ends