Welcome to Pine Class. We currently have sixteen reception aged children and we call ourselves 'The Squirrels'.
My name is Miss Lock and I am the Class Teacher. Other adults who work in Pine Class are Julie Rixon and Jeanette Lewis who are both Teaching Assistants.
After a long Easter break we are all enjoying being back at school and looking forward to the Summer Term. Our topic this term is ‘Time Travellers’ and we have started looking at ourselves and how we have changed from babies to toddlers to five year olds. We have had fun guessing the babies and looking at the teachers photographs of when they were little girls.
We have already been on our trip to the Rural Life Centre where we found out how people lived in the Victorian times and what school was like for the Victorian children.
Our 1930s and 40s day has been a big success where the children dressed up and took part in typical school activities of this era such as skipping, marbles, hopscotch, sewing, baking and gardening.
We will be visiting the village soon where we will find out about the history of some of the local old buildings such as the Memorial hall and the old school room.
After the half term we will be turning our attention to the Hurtwood Forest and going on a Hurtwood hike to see the Iron Age Fort. We will also be reading stories relating to castles, kings, queens and princesses. The second half term will also be a time to enjoy our trip to Littlehampton and performing in the leavers play at the end of term. What a busy Summer term!