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North Crescent Primary School

‘Guiding explorers of the future’

Thank you to all of the families who were able to come to a 'Loved one lunch'******Check out our Notice Board for holiday activities.*****See you all safe, sound and well-rested to start the second half of spring term on Monday 24th February*****Check our calendar for dates and times to join our class brilliance showcases*****

Class 1

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Welcome to Class One! laugh

Welcome back!

Here is where you will find any information regarding your childs learning and school journey.

This year your child will have 5 supporting adults that they will work with at different points in the week:

Class Teacher: Miss Couchman

LSA's: Mrs Woodford, Mrs Hinks, Mrs Reeves, Mrs Windebank and Mrs.Clark.


Remember that if you have any

queries, or need to catch me at all, we have an open door policy—just ask the office to speak to me, or write to me through the Partnership Book. 

PE days are Monday and Wednesday, but we recommend that kits are kept in school.

Thank you.

Here’s to a great year!

Miss Couchman


Crazy Hair Day

Today we took part in ‘Crazy Hair Day’ to raise money for young carers. We had so many amazing hairstyles showcased such as doughnut heads, mohecans and birthday cakes with candles! Thank you so much for everyone who has taken part for this amazing cause! 

Let’s go on holiday ✈️

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Here is an example of how our travel agent role play area is used. Today the children pretended to book holidays for one another. They gathered information from their peers to ensure that they booked them their perfect holiday! 

Today we learnt how to control our feelings through ‘Power Thoughts Day’. We were shown lots of useful tips and tools to help us when we feel big feelings in our bodies. 


Exploring Our World

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This term we will be exploring our world. We will look at different countries and continents around the globe, methods of transport that take us there, animals in these areas, and stories from different cultures that we encounter. Our first stop will be in Africa where we will look at the book ‘Handa’s Surprise’. 

Our Chaplin Lodge Visit

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Today we visited Chaplin Lodge to sing Christmas songs to the residents. It certainly got us into the Christmas spirit and I am certain we spread it throughout the home! We cannot wait for our next visit laugh

Fire! Fire!

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Today we were visited by the local fire service. We learnt all about how firefighters jobs have changed since the Great Fire of London, discussing the causes of the fire and how these are prevented in the modern day. It was very interesting to see the changes that have been made over the years and to have the opportunity to ask questions about the past and present.

Operation Christmas is Complete!

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Reminder to all


Please ensure that your child is coming to school with all of the required items please:

  • Partnership book.
  • PE kit.
  • Coat (dependant on weather)
  • Reading book.
  • Cardigan/jumper. 


Also can you ensure that your childs name is clearly written in their belongings to avoid children misplacing their items.  

Thank you in advance,

Miss. Couchman

Would you like to hear a story?

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Today we were extremely lucky to be visited by a local storyteller. We were enchanted by her story all about Tom the king cat of London and his experience of the Great Fire of London. It was very exciting to capture the story in the magic musical bowl and watch it come alive before our eyes. It really was fantastic and we cannot wait for the next smiley

Interviewing Samuel Pepys

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Today in Drama we travelled back in time to 1666 to interview Samuel Pepys about 'The Great Fire of London'.

The Great Fire of London

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With continued help from Paddington, this half term we will be learning all about the Great Fire of London. We will be walking through the events that happened in 1666 using drama. We will be taking on many roles during our journey through time, such as the famous Samuel Pepys, news reporters and civilians living through the event.  We have so many great learning opportunities planned which we cannot wait to share!
Today we went on a nature walk to collect natural resources. We then used the materials we collected to create craft bears. 

Talk and Share

Today we had talk and share where we were able to share our work with our parents. It was lovely to see so many faces! Thank you to all those that attended smiley 

Today we were visited by the reading bus. We had a lot of fun choosing books to read, which we shared with friends. We were then given the opportunity to invite our parents to come in, look at and purchase books to take home. 



A Beary Exciting Adventure!

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This term, with the help of Paddington, we will be learning all about London with many

fantastic activities planned. We look forward to working in partnership with you to provide the children with an exciting terms learning.