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Welcome to Kestrel Class!

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This is our class page and it is where you can find information, pictures, videos and website links about what Kestrel class have been doing and learning about during the week.


The most recent pictures and updates will be at the top of the page but feel free to scroll down to have a look at earlier posts in the year smiley

Summer Performance -'Wind in the Willows'

Kestrel Class Play the Hokey Cokey

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Sports Day

Times Tables Rock Stars Launch Lesson or Assembly

Play this video to the pupils in the launch lesson or assembly.

Multi Skills at Hugh Sexey Middle School

Brilliant Book Week

Our Trip to Bristol Museum

Making Pyramids in the Outdoor Classroom

Egyptian WOW Day

Egyptian WOW Day - Hieroglyphics

Egyptian WOW Day - Making Clay Scarab Beetles

Egyptian WOW Day - Food Tasting!

Egyptian WOW Day - Senet Game

'It's a Party' Nativity 2018

Kestrel and Woodpecker Class Evacuation Trip

Look at our fabulous poppy display

Gas Masks

General Information


Spellings are handed out on a Friday and are tested the following Friday. The spellings are based on the work we are doing in class in Letters and Sounds and on high frequency words. If you lose your spellings, there will be spare copies on the Parent's Notice Board in the cloakroom for you to take.


Children, please bring in your reading book and reading diary into school every day. Try and read to an adult every day at home for 10 to 15 minutes.


Homework is given out on a termly basis. Homework tasks will be varied and you may choose which tasks you would like to complete. Spare copies will also be available on the Parent's Board. Parents - if you're able to spend some time helping the children on their homework, that would be fantastic.


Our PE lessons this year will take place on Tuesday afternoons every week and on a Thursday afternoon on a fortnightly basis. Our outdoor classroom slot will alternate with the second PE lesson on Thursdays. Please ensure your child has their full, labelled PE and Outdoor Classroom kits in school on these days.


I would be very grateful to any helpers who would like to come in on a regular basis to hear readers as this has a huge impact on our young readers. The children will also be busy practising their number bond facts so if anyone is free for period of time, please do let me know. Later in the term, it would also be brilliant if anyone would like to help the children learn their times tables with our '77 Club'. If you would like to volunteer to do this, please pop in and speak to me or a member of the office team.


Children, try and remember to bring in a water bottle and please remember to name your water bottle. Drinking water helps your brain to function better!


Thank you smiley

Kestrel Class Autumn Term Curriculum Leaflet



Maths Games

ActiveLearn ebooks



Online Creative Space