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Welcome to Porthill Class

⭐Mrs Thomas (Miss Pharo) will be teaching in Porthill Class Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday and Mrs Smith will be teaching in Porthill Class on a Thursday and Friday. Miss Jones will be our class teaching assitant everyday, Mrs Bates will be in class on a Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and Mrs Crean on a Wednesday. ⭐

️ PE will be on a Monday and Thursday, please ensure your child has their kit on a Monday and leave it in school until Thursday. 


⭐️ Reading books - children will receive a school book, possibly two books to support their phonics. They are able to change these reading books when complete. Please encourage your child to read three times per week. They will complete a reading challenge through the year, each Monday we check reading records, if they have completed three reads they move on step along the journey towards a prize. ⭐️

⭐️ Water bottles - please ensure your child has a water bottle in school everyday. If it is warm please ensure your child has a hat and wears suncream ⭐️

⭐️ Please contact myself and Mrs Smith via email on if you have any questions, comments or concerns. Please remember to check your app messages as we regularly send home class messages. ⭐️

We are all really excited about the year ahead and we look forward to sharing lots of activities on here with you.

Kind regards

The Porthill Team

Buddy Reading 


Buddy reading started again and the children really enjoyed it. We are paired with pupils from Attingham class who have had some training in how to support the younger children reading. 


Queen Elizabeth II

Porthill class have taken some time to reflect on the Queen’s life this week. We have made a wreath to celebrate her life. 

Handwriting practice

Our challenges have been linked to the traditional tale The Three Little Pigs

In Art this week we have been exploring paint! Children have been printing using duplo bricks and mixing colours to create different shades of green

Lots of smiley faces after a fantastic first week in Porthill Class, well done everyone!

Porthill class have enjoyed exploring their new classroom and completing continuous provision activities

In English we are learning about Traditional Tales, we had a muddled sack arrive with lots of different stories in. We sorted them, sequenced and retold the stories

We are working on our place value knowledge in maths. Working hard to recognise how many tens and ones in two two digit numbers

Welcome to the Autumn Term

Termly Forecast and Knowledge Organisers

This term for our class novel we will be reading The Magic Faraway Tree

In our English and Reading lessons we are focusing on the skills that we need to help us read.
Our reading dogs are helping us learn each of the following skills:-

 Vocabulary      Predicting      Sequencing      Inference      Retrieval


The document below introduces the reading dogs and what their jobs are.

Access Espresso at Home!

Shared student username: student26744

password: mount123


Phonics Play:


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