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'Growing Together'


Welcome to Cedar Class


All about your class teacher;

My name is Miss Staggs and I am excited to be working in KS1, this year. When I'm not busy doing teacher things, I really love to spend time outdoors, walking my dog called Bella. 


Our class;

In Cedar class this year, the adults are Miss Staggs, Mrs Begum, Miss Silver and Mrs Ridge. 

This half term we are learning about;


During the Autumn term, Cedar class will be learning all about Yorkshire and the local area. We will be using maps, globes and atlas' to identify our local area and we will start to look at directional language using bee-bots and compasses. 


In English, the children will be using comman (bossy) sentences to write their own instructional texts. You can support your child by writing sentences together at home.


In maths, the children will be learning all about the place value of numbers. We will do lots of counting to 100 and will focus on identifying numbers.

Our key vocabulary;


Recent -  something that has just happened.

Living memory – when something happens in a lifetime.

Locality – where a place is found.

Changes – something that becomes different.

Compare – to find similarities and differences.

City – a large town e.g. Leeds.

Town – a built up area with a name e.g. Holbeck.

Village – an area of houses and buildings smaller than a town.

Locate – to find a place on a map.

Map – an area of land or sea showing where they are placed.

Compass - north/south/east/west - an instrument that points in the direction that you are going.

Symbol - a drawing or letter that represents a place/building.

Nutrients - food that is needed to live and grow healthily.

Up-coming trips, experiences and events;

The children will take part in our Nativity in December. We hope to see you all there!

Important things to remember;


HomeworkHomework is set on Purple Mash each week. Your child will have an English and maths 2do. This will go live on a Friday and you have until Tuesday to complete it. Please speak to a member of staff if you are struggling to access Purple Mash.
Floppy's Phonics

Floppy's Phonics is our phonics programme. Your child will bring home their phonics pack each Friday. Please look through their sound books and read the words/sentences with your child. You can also access the Floppy's Phonics online books by going onto 

Oxford Owl for School and Home


Username: cedar ks1

Password: books

ReadingIt is very important for your child to build up confidence and fluency in reading. Please read with your child and log this in their reading record book. We will check each week and give the children a sticker for their bookmark every time they read at home. When their book mark is full, they can choose a book to keep. 
PE kitPE is on a Wednesday, PE kit should be placed into a bag and brought into school.


Links that could help us;


Oxford Owl for School and Home

This link has access to our Floppy's Phonics programme.



This link has access to different phonics games to support your child.


Purple Mash by 2Simple

This link takes you to Purple Mash which is our computing programme. We use this programme for our homework but there are lots of activities to support your child.


Primary games - BBC Bitesize

The above link has access to games to support learning across the curriculum.

Our Learning Gallery;