We are ready to Blog!

YAY! We are able to use our Blog! We wish you all a very Happy New Year and are looking forward to sharing lots of our adventures with you.

We have had a great start to Term 3 and are looking forward to continuing our topic ‘Active Earth’.Ashdown Forest 054


Dear Badgers,

I hope you’re looking forward to a snowy weekend as much as I am! Next week the RSPB will be coming in to do an outreach session on using observation equipment to discover wildlife within our grounds. For Badgers our session will be on Wednesday the 6th of February  from 13:00-14:30. What a nice way to end the afternoon!  Please remember to bring a warm jacket, a change of shoes and water proof trousers if you have them.


Dear Badgers,

It may almost be the end of term, but there’s still a lot to look forward to. Next week the Badger’s will be visiting Cumnor House for a science afternoon in their labs. Letters have gone home, but we’re still waiting for the return of a few permission slips so please make arrangements for Monday and email the office if you think yours have gone astray. There are spares in the Badger’s cloak room for anyone who needs them. We will also be continuing to work on our Dioramas and Leaflets promoting the Arctic, and of course, practicing our carols so we can sing them beautifully on the 19th.  Lots to do to keep us busy in our last full week!

Best wishes for the weekend,

Miss Jarrell


Thank you to Gold Property Development

Dear Badgers,

This week we’ve been studying in food chains in science and continuing to look at measurement in mathematics. Today, we were lucky enough to visit the property development across the road and find out all about how houses are made and who makes them. We even got to visit a show house and all the badgers were really excited. Well done for a great trip Badgers, and thank you very much to Gold Property for their lovely tour and their present of new high visibility jackets.

Miss Jarrell

Class Assembly

Dear Badgers,

Many thanks to everyone who  came to our class assembly this week. I hope you enjoyed it as much as the children did. They worked very hard to prepare it for you all, especially their acting of the digestion system.

Speaking of the digestive system, we have been following up our previous work by conducting experiments into how the stomach works and  making models of the digestive system to annotate. Please find photos below!

All the best for the weekend,

Miss Jarrell



Curriculum Letter and Homework Grid

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Hello Badgers!

It’s been a busy week and a half and the class have launched themselves into the first term with enthusiasm. I’ve enjoyed getting to know each and every one of the children as we took our first steps (or should that be flaps?) into our learning journey on flight. We’ve spent time outside with other classes hunting for information on birds; thought about how to work scientifically and prepare fair tests on flight; as well as creating bird mobiles to decorate the classroom.

In English we are exploring the book “Fly Eagle Fly” and will be learning to write our own stories as the term progresses. In maths we are learning all about place value. The full curriculum map and homework grid for the term are attached below and I will be handing out physical copies on Monday at the curriculum meeting. I look forward to welcoming as many parents as possible to the meeting and answering any questions you might have on the work ahead.

Stay tuned for: lots of pictures next week and news on updating our reading area.

Miss Jarrell

Badgers Curriculum Letter Terms 1 & 2 2018/19

Badgers Class Homework Grid Term 1