Category Archives: Class 1 Blog

Online Safety

In the coming weeks, it is possible that your children will spend a lot more time online. is a website for children, parents and teachers to help with online safety. This page has been created to support parents during COVID-19 and the closure of schools. Each fortnight, they will be releasing new home activity… Continue Reading

Week 2 Home School Learning Pack

Dear Parents/Carers We hope you are all keeping safe and well.  The Class 1 Team have been very impressed with your ‘Home-Schooling’ efforts this week and it has been fantastic to see all your updates on Tapestry.  We have put together a Learning Pack for Week 2 of learning at home.  We will continue to… Continue Reading

COVID-19 – Beware of false information

Dear Parents and Carers, We are hearing about some FALSE information circling about our COVID-19 response, which you should be aware of. FOR ANY EDUCATIONAL NEEDS, ALWAYS CONTACT THE SCHOOL DIRECTLY. 1) There are emails arriving with parents which tell them that the school can help with financial difficulties. They just need to give details… Continue Reading

A message from the Slimbridge staff

To all our parents, carers and wonderful children, We would just like to extend our thanks to you all for your support during the past week. School has felt like a very strange place to be – with children, parents and staff members feeling anxious and helpless – but your children have been amazingly resilient… Continue Reading

Class 1, Term 3

Welcome to Term 3 and a very Happy New Year to you all.  We would also like to say a huge thank you for all of our lovely cards and gifts, which were very much appreciated.   This term, the children will visit our exciting fiction library in the new building every Wednesday for a… Continue Reading

Term 1 & 2

We had a fantastic start in Term 1, getting to know one another, exploring our learning themes in child initiated time, starting our phonics learning and Numberblocks programme.  We also really enjoyed our gym sessions in the hall, using the apparatus and finding imaginative ways to move around.   We did our first class performance at… Continue Reading

Flu Immunisation Programme

The Gloucestershire Immunisation Team will soon be visiting Slmbridge Primary School to start the flu immunisation programme. Don’t worry – there are no needles involved! The children are immunised with a quick and simple nasal spray. All the details have already been sent home, but are attached here just in case you need any other… Continue Reading