Churchfields Primary School


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Poplar CLASS

Welcome to Poplar Class.

Your teacher is Mrs Blundell with the help of the teaching assistant Mrs Baldwin

We are learning

In English this term, we are beginning with reading George Speaks by Dick King-Smith.  This is a humorous story that will support us to use dialogue in our writing. After this, Gregory Cool will be the text that enables us to write persuasively. Finally, our History topic will inspire our writing, as we write a set of instructions for mummification.

We will be covering a range of writing styles, including fiction, non-fiction, formal and informal writing.  

In Science, our learning will all revolve around light and shadow. We will carry out experiments using various equipment and begin to think scientifically to explain our results. 

In Maths we will be following our 'Maths No Problem' curriculum. Particular focus will be on measure: mass, length and volume.


Maths and spelling homework will be sent home every Monday. Please make sure your child practises for the tests on Fridays. 

Reading homework will be set once the new reading records arrive. Again, this will be weekly. More information TBC.


PE is still Monday and Thursday. Thank you for ensuring your child has their PE kit every week. 

Forest school is this half term on Thursday afternoons. Please make sure your child has suitable clothing. 

Class Timetable

Please do not hesitate to contact me on our class email address if you have any concerns or questions at

However, if you need to speak to us directly about anything, then after school when you pick up your child is the best time.

Thank you for your continued support.

Mrs Blundell and Mrs Baldwin.

Churchfields Primary School

Churchfields Road, Beckenham
Kent, BR3 4QY

T: 020 86505247
F: 020 86633383