Classes

Art is an important part of school life and all our classes are named after famous artists:

Year 6 – Mackintosh and Morris

Year 5 – Escher and Klimt

Year 4 – Kandinsky and Matisse

Year 3 – Renoir and Tissot

Year 2 – Monet and Turner

Year 1 – Picasso and Seurat

Reception – Lowry and Van Gogh

Nursery – Ofili

Please click on the class links to see what the classes are currently working on.

 

Nursery – Ofili Class

Summer (2) 2021 This term in nursery our theme will be Fantastic Fantasy! We will be using books based on aliens, pirates, dragons and castles to inform and guide our learning. We will be creating a pirate ship, alien space craft and castle in our classroom as well as dressing up in lots of fancy dress. …

Nurture Class

Welcome to Dali Nurture Group What is a Nurture Group? Dali class is an extension of EYFS, for children who are temporarily unable to fully access the curriculum within their mainstream class setting. We offer a sanctuary where children can progress without the pressures of the classroom, whilst developing their personal, social, and emotional skills, which are …

Play and Stay

Thursday from 1.30pm – 3.00pm Mrs Nash and Ms Darling are running ‘Play and Stay’ sessions for parents with pre-school children. Why not come and along and join them for a play and a chat.  

Reception – Lowry and Van Gogh

Summer Term 2021 (2) Our theme for this term is ‘Changes big and small.’ In our Literacy sessions we will use focus texts to explore stories that explore changes. These sessions will concentrate on story structure, language and vocabulary acquisition.  Children will be encouraged to retell the stories in their own words and to write …

Year 1 – Picasso and Seurat

Summer Term 2021 Welcome back to Year 1 Summer Term with Miss Richards and Miss Haig.  We hope you all had a lovely Easter break and look forward to the final term of the year!  During this coming term we will be covering two themes.  During the first half term we will be learning all …

Year 2 – Monet and Turner

Summer Term 2021 During the Summer term our theme will be Seasides past and present. We will also be focusing on the features of seaside locations.  During the latter part of the term we will compare Clacton to a seaside in Australia to allow the children to explore changes over time in different locations. In …

Year 3 – Renoir and Tissot

Summer 2021 During the Summer Term our theme will be The Roman Empire. This provides the opportunity to study the Roman Empire, where they settled and how cities were built up.  We will be looking at the powerful leaders including Boudicca and how she rebelled against the Roman invasion in the UK.    In Science …

Year 4 – Kandinsky and Matisse

Summer Term 2021 Our theme this term is ‘Our European Neighbours’. We will be exploring the countries within Europe, including where they are located on the map, their flags and what it is like to live in these countries. We will be developing our research skills as we work to learn more about the countries. …

Year 5 – Escher and Klimt

Summer Term 2021 The Rainforest Environment.  This term our theme is ‘Under the Canopy’.  The children are exploring where in the world we would find rainforests and how different the climate and the habitats are compared to our own local woodland areas. Our research will give us an insight into the many unique plants and …

Year 6 – Mackintosh and Morris

Spring Term 2021 Welcome to the Spring Term in Year 6 Our literacy lessons will be developing, securing and applying new grammar, spelling and punctuation to a range of writing genres. The children will be broadening their vocabularies and given opportunities and support to write creatively and imaginatively. Our novel study this term will be …