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Welcome to Mars Class!

Mars class is a mixed class of reception and year 1 children. Our teacher is Miss Kelly, and Mrs Williams is our teaching assistant. 

We are lucky to have our own outdoor learning area and enjoy playing outside come rain or shine! The ethos of our class is to develop happy, confident and independent learners who are willing to try their best and find success in their everyday learning. Every child is unique and we aim to tailor lessons to the individual needs of the children.


On this page you can find weekly updates about our learning and any special adventures we have been on. We hope you enjoy reading about our learning journey!

MARS CLASS 2020.2021


We are all looking forward to all children returning to school after half term.  


In Mars class Miss Kelly will be the class teacher supported by Mrs Williams.


For this term, Mars class has been set up differently (following government guidelines).  Expectations and procedures will be shared with the children on the first day of school. 


We understand that some Y1 learners may not have been in school for quite some time, so we are approaching the first few weeks slightly differently to a 'normal' return to school.


We hope that you have all had a restful break over the half term and are looking forward to returning to learning within your classrooms.


Week Commencing: 12th October


This week Mars class have been learning all about Harvest Festival and we even got the chance to look and feel a traditional harvest bread. We also wrote a story all about Naughty Bus and what trouble he has been getting into.

This week we designed how our spooky ghosts would look like and they are making my classroom look super spooky!

Well done Mars Class!

Week Commencing: 5th October 

This week Mars Class have been learning all about Naughty Bus in English. Naughty Bus has been very naughty in the classroom! He has been making marks all over my floor and was even found in Stanley the snail's home!

Now we have made him a new home hopefully he won't be up to much trouble next week!

We have also been learning to recite The Hedgehog by J.J. Bell to celebrate National Poetry Day.

Well done Mars Class.


European Day of Languages.

Today Mars Class celebrated European Day of Languages by going to Spain.

We spent the morning exploring where Spain was on an atlas, making a Spanish flag, creating a passport and packing our bags ready to get on the plane.

We also spoke some Spanish today saying hello in Spanish 'hola' and counting to 10.

Muy bueno Mars Class! 🙂


Week Commencing: 21st September 


This week was receptions first week at school! We did lots of busy learning and explored all the areas of the classroom. 

We explored new materials through our artwork, did some gardening and spent time practised writing our names.


Well done reception! 

Week Commencing: September 14th


Happy Fri-yay Mars Class! This week has been a lovely start to the school year and thank you to the parents and children for being so welcoming.

Year 1 have been learning this week all about feelings, making our own feelings monsters and practising breathing techniques for when we have too many feelings in our tummy's.

It has been so exciting to meet the new reception children this week and they have really enjoyed being busy with us! If you have filled in your pink book we would love to see them so please bring on Monday!

See you Monday!


Week Commencing: September 7th 

Well done to the Year 1's in Mars Class today! We had so much fun this week with our busy learning and created some beautiful artwork to fill the classroom with.

We have sent the children home with a book in the meantime to read whilst they are being assessed on reading and phonics this week.😊

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