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Welcome to Otters class page, there are 19 of us otterly fantastic children. Our class teacher is Miss Louden. We are in for an exciting and busy year, so please keep an eye on the class page for updates!


Please find below the information discussed at last night's SAT meeting.

Remember, if you have any questions or concerns about SATs, please come in and speak to one of the Year 6 team.


Autumn Term

Otters have made a brilliant start to the year. We have begun our Ancient Greeks topic, we kick started this with an afternoon of Greek food tasting. The children tried: pitta, houmous, tzatiki, feta, halloumi, olives, yoghurt and figs. They were all brilliant and at least tried the foods, many of them didn't like the olives! 


In English, we are focusing on Percy Jackson & The Lightning Thief which the children are loving, all of our pieces of writing up till Christmas will be based on this film.


Our Guided Reading book is Who Let The Gods Out? The children are already enjoying this book and can't wait to read more, make sure you ask them about it as I'm sure they would love to tell you about it. 


In Art, we used our colour mixing skills to create a faded background in which the children are going to stick a Greek God on, to make it pop out, we will upload pictures once we are finished! 


PE - We have started Hockey and we have also started practicing our Greek dancing, keep an eye out for a video in the near future when we have perfected the Greek dancing. 


As you can see, we have already made a busy yet exciting start to the year, keep an eye on the class page for further updates and pictures. 

Burbage Valley


What an exciting start to the year we had! We got to go to Burbage Valley for a day of exciting activities! We got to go rock climbing, which all of the children tried and they were brilliant at. We also tried scrambling which meant climbing over lots of rocks and into some small spaces which again the children loved. 


Burbage Valley

Burbage Valley 1
Burbage Valley 2
Burbage Valley 3
Burbage Valley 4

Take Care Champions


As you are aware, we are a Take Care school and we were working hard at being Take Care pupils. Every Friday, we have a Take Care assembly in which our newest Take Care champion is announced, please pop in to the KS1 hall to look at your child's work. 


Otters Take Care Champions

Week 1 - Whole class for having a brilliant attitude towards our trip to Burbage Valley. 

Week 2 - Ben for some fantastic descriptive writing in English. 

Week 3 - Amy for brilliant rounding work in Maths. 

Week 4 - Stephanie for beautiful presentation on her work on lines of latitude and longitude. 



School Councillors


Excitingly, we have elected Otters school councillors for the year. They will be very busy this year working with the other councillors and Mrs Martin, keep an eye out to see what changes they make! 


Otters councillor is: Zak Virden. 

Otters deputy councillor is: Amy Wilkinson. 

Autumn overview