White Rock Primary School

'Inspiring Learning Together'

White Rock Primary School


The Brambling can be found most commonly in the British Isles during the cold winter months, the rest of the year it explores other regions of the world. They travel in large groups (usually in the thousands!) and we will take this characteristic of this bird and use it in our classroom to ensure that there is a sense of teamwork to encourage all children to work together and support each other in their learning journey!


This Terms Theme


The theme for the Autumn term is 'A Day in the Life of a Paleontologist'. This will give us plenty of opportunities to learn collaboratively across classes and year groups. We will begin our learning by asking the children what they are curious to learn about. We will be learning about different dinosaurs, making fossils and exploring materials.

(For more information about this term's theme, scroll down to our curriculum map)


P.E & Dance days

P.E. Days are Thursdays and Fridays.

Please ensure that your child has the correct kit in school all week. We will ensure that they are sent home at the end of every half term


Home Learning days

Home Learning will be handed out on a Friday and collected in on a Wednesday. This will give you the opportunity to explore aspects of your child's learning if you wish.


Upcoming events

Wednesday 21st November - Year 1 Learning Celebration


Meet The Team

If there are any issues or concerns, please feel free to come in and see your teacher (Mrs Dowdeswell) or alternatively please contact a team leader (Mrs Jarrett).



Academic Year 2018-2019

Autumn Term Curriculum Map

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Tuesday 18th September 2018

Today we were Paleontologists! We used brushes to discover fossils beneath the sand. Then we met a huge dinosaur!

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Thursday 6th September 2018 - Handwriting

Today we started our daily handwriting sessions. We are currently learning how to form our 'long ladder' letters correctly. We need to form small letters and write them so they sit on the line!

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Friday 7th September - P.E

Today we met Mr Leaman for our first P.E. session - what an exciting afternoon we had! Mr Leaman and Mrs Jones were crocodiles and we had to cross their river.. Some of us made it but lots of us got caught!

Thursday 13th September - Maths

Today we learnt how to represent a number using a beadstring!

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