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Kempsey Primary School

To learn with respect and belief; to challenge, create and dream!

Our Learning Journey

Welcome to our Learning Journal!

Hello all! Keep checking back on this page weekly to see what we have been up to at school. 

Welcome to Miss Bell!


You may have noticed a new teacher around the classroom over the past few weeks. Miss Bell is a student from Heart of Worcestershire College and is currently studying Early Years. She will be joining us until the end of the term for work experience towards her placement hours. 


New topic: Seaside Adventure - Come Away From the Water Shirley by John Burningham


The Three Little Pigs


Little Red Riding Hood


Forest School


The Jolly Postman by Janet and Allan Ahlberg

  • Number Recognition 
  • Writing Lists
  • Creating Envelopes
  • Writing Letters
  • Shape Recognition 

Healthy body, healthy mind workshop


A Nest is Noisy by Dianna Hutts Aston

English - Alliteration 

Maths - The Census (counting forwards and counting backwards), adding and taking away.

Phonics - Consolidation of Phase 3 sounds.


Spring - Focus Story - Titch

Science Week!

This years theme for British Science Week is ‘innovating for the future’.

World Book Day - 04.03.2021


​​​​​​​Art Day from home - creating snowflakes 


Christmas Jumper Day from home!



English - Adjectives, writing a ‘good sentence’

Maths - rectangles and squares

Forest School

Crazy Hair Day

Christmas provision 🎄

Worcestershire Infant Agility - 30.11.2020



Book - Handa’s Surprise

Maths - one more/less

English - Adjectives



Handa’s Suprise

English - adjectives 

Maths - number compositions

Phonics - ch, sh, th, ng 


Wheat - Farming

Remembrance - Poppy making

Phonics - y, z, zz, qu

Making bread!


Farm animal - sheep

English - writing facts about sheep

Maths - Shapes and positional language

PGCE Students - Miss Vickery and Miss Gilks 
Autumn 1
Celebrating the end of half term!


Farm Animals - Goats

Maths - Creating different number compositions

Mr Dalton's Active 10 - Live on Microsoft Teams


Farm Animals - Cows

Maths - Representing numbers


Farm Animals - Hens 

Maths - Patterns


Our first week of Farmyard Animals - Pigs!



We have been very busy in Chestnut Class - there has been lots of learning! This week we have started to learn our sounds s, a, t, p and i. On Friday, we all read our reading books with both teachers, to see if we could identify our new sounds. In Maths, we have been practising pegging washing on the line, ensuring that matching socks are placed next to each other. Next week we start our 'Farmyard Animals' topic. During this topic we will look at animals you may come across on a farm, and how to take care of them. 



Welcome to Chestnut Class! We have had a brilliant start to the new term and the children are settling really quickly into school routines and procedures. Much of our focus this week has been getting to know each other.


This week we started our whole school topic of 'Emotions and Change' by looking at the story 'The Colour Monster'. We have coloured in a monster - with our own choice of colour - and have compared the feelings from the story to our own individual experiences. This has been a great conversation starter between children and has helped us all to normalise that everyone feels different in various situations - and this is ALWAYS okay. We had a big discussion about emotions and concluded that it IS always okay to feel any emotion - whether its being sad, angry, happy, excited or the need to cry. After this discussion we all spoke about different ways to manage our emotions around school and at home. 


Check out our display below and hopefully later this week will have some pictures up of the children engaging in our provision activities.

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