Oxford Street, Newmarket, Suffolk CB8 7EW

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welcome to goldfinches' class page

Class Teacher: Mrs White

Higher Level Teaching Assistant: Mrs Donald

Goldfinches' Gallery

our learning in the Autumn 1 term

This half term our topic is A Knight's Tale.

Please see our Long Term Plans for more details of the subjects taught through our topic.

in Maths we are ...

In english we are ...

Numbers within 100

  • recognise the place value of each digit in numbers within 100
  • identify tens and ones in a 2-digit number
  • partition 2-digit numbers
  • represent 2-digit numbers
  • read and write numbers to 100 in words
  • compare numbers to 100
  • order numbers to 100
  • explore number patterns
  • explore odd and even numbers


 Add and subtract 2-digit numbers

  • Use number bonds to 20 in addition
  • Use number bonds to 20 in subtraction
  • Add and subtract ones from a 2-digit number
  • Add and subtract multiples of ten
  • Add and subtract tens from a 2-digit number
  • Add two 2-digit numbers
  • Subtract two 2-digit numbers
  • Add and subtract two 2-digit numbers
  • Add three 1-digit numbers


Addition and subtraction word problems

  • Represent information as a bar model
  • Create bar models
  • Represent two-step problems using bar models
  • Represent comparison word problems using bar models
  • Identify suitable bar models to represent problems












Writing - Narrative

  • Retelling fairy tales

WritingNon Fiction

  • Labelling diagrams
  • Writing recounts


Spelling and Grammar

  • progressing through our Rocket Spelling Challenges, spelling words correctly in dictated sentences
  • continuing to learn alternative spellings for known phonemes
  • continuing to learn different spelling strategies to help us learn new words
  • Learning about different types of sentences
  • Beginning to understand what an expanded noun phrase is


  • reading non-fiction texts related to our topic on castles
  • reading non-fiction texts about plants and living things in Science
  • enjoying our School Library and Class Reading Area
  •  reading fairy tales

Our Class Reader

We will be reading Can't You Sleep, Little Bear? By Martin Waddell 



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Please see below for videos to help your child's learning in these areas.

useful links

BBC Dance Mat Typing - practise your typing skills with this great activity

KS1 BBC Bitesize Literacy - lots of fun activities to practise spelling, punctuation, grammar and much, much more

KS1 BBC Bitesize Maths - practise all areas of your maths with these exciting activities

KS1 BBC Bitesize Science - learn more about Science with this range of activities

BBC Bitesize KS1 Education - great videos looking at all areas of the curriculum, including some really useful explanations of grammatical terminology.


english videos


other videos