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Chepstow Class


Welcome to Chepstow Class!

Our teachers are Mrs Broomfield and

Mrs Gordon

Our Teaching Assistant is Mrs Low

Our Curriculum.

This term we will initially be settling in to our new class and finding out about our castle- Chepstow. Then we will be focusing on History and finding out all about the life and times of Queen Elizabeth 1. Please see the Autumn term topic web below to find out about our learning across all the Curriculum subjects.


We will try to share your child's learning with you on a regular basis via Seesaw. Do ask if you are not sure how to access this, as lots of useful information can also be sent this way.


Chepstow Class PE sessions will be on Tuesdays and Fridays, and for the time being we ask that children come to school in their PE kit on those days and wearing suitable shoes.They can wear their sweatshirt and tracksuit bottoms if they are likely to feel the cold.


We would ask you to read with your child as often as possible- it really does make a huge difference to their progress. If they are not in the mood to read to you, it is fine to read to them or to take it in turns to read a page each- it should be an enjoyable experience, not a chore! They will bring books home from school, but they may sometimes rather read things they choose at home or at the library and you are welcome to record this in their yellow reading records. Talking about what they have read or asking questions about a story you have read to them is also invaluable and we are really grateful for your support in this area.


Spellings will be sent home towards the beginning of term (once phonics assessments have been completed) and will be tested on Fridays. They may practise a particular phonic pattern, or be taken from the "common exception words" list of high frequency words that are tricky to spell.


Year 1 and 2 common exception words- tricky words the children will learn to read and spell.