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Welcome to Grindleford class!

Please take a look at our class page to find out about all the exciting things we are doing in Grindleford class.



Useful information

Our PE day will be on a Friday for the Summer Terms. Please can pupils come to school in their PE kit, making sure that it is suitable for the weather on the day.


Our library trolley day is on Monday, remember to bring in your library books to change on Mondays.

Our learning this term

This half term we are learning about Plants with a science focus.  


Science: Plants 


  • observe and describe how seeds and bulbs grow into mature plants
  • find out and describe how plants need water, light and a suitable temperature to grow and stay healthy


In Maths we will be learning:

Y1:   Multiplication and Division including 

  • count, read and write numbers to 100 in numerals; count in multiples of twos, fives and tens
  • solve one-step problems involving multiplication and division, by calculating the answer using concrete objects, pictorial representations and arrays with the support of the teacher.

Fractions including 

  • recognise, find and name a half as one of two equal parts of an object, shape or quantity
  • recognise, find and name a quarter as one of four equal parts of an object, shape or quantity.


Year 2: Fractions including 

  •  recognise, find, name and write fractions 1/3, 1/4, 2/4 and 3/4 of a length, shape, set of objects or quantity
  • write simple fractions for example, 1/2 of 6 = 3 and recognise the equivalence of 2/4 and 1/2. 

Length and height including 

  • choose and use appropriate standard units to estimate and measure length/height in any direction (m/cm);  to the nearest appropriate unit, using rulers.
  • compare and order lengths and record the results using >, < and =


In English:  Using Supertato, by Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet, we will embark on a range of writing including:

  • story writing 
  • wanted poster 
  • descriptions 


For more information about what we are learning, please click on the curriculum link below.


Class Author this half term is:

Rashmi Sirdeshpande


Train driver visit.

Investigating 2D and 3D shape in year 1.

Dynamic balance in PE

Wolfy character descriptions!

The visit of the old bus to end our Autumn Term 1 History theme of transport.

Christmas in Grindelford class

Enterprise week 22nd- 26th November 2021

A selection of the tree decorations we made to sell at the Christmas fair.

Letters to Santa!