Class Focus

 IMPORTANT: click here to go to our coronavirus school closure section


Class information

Here at St. Mary’s Church of England Primary School we would like to keep you up to date with what’s taking place in each of our classes. Below you can click on each of the different classes to go to their dedicated page. For each class you will find a curriculum map, class timetable and a brief overview of the areas of learning that will be covered by the class throughout the year.



Class newsletters

At the beginning of each half term a class newsletter will also be published and available to view from each class page. These newsletters will provide parents and children with more details about what will be taught, what class trips have been organised, whether any visitors are coming in, diary dates to be aware of and any other relevant information.


Coronavirus school closure section

In response to the coronavirus pandemic the Department for Education directed all schools in England to be closed from 23rd March 2020. Please read the following letters from our headteacher regarding the arrangements in place during the school closure:

School closure letter to parents and carers

Reduced provision letter to parents and carers


The Department for Education has since given direction on a phased reopening of schools to take place from 1st June 2020. Primary schools can reopen for children in reception, year 1 and year 6. Please read the following letters from our headteacher regarding the arrangements in place to facilitate this phased reopening:

Update on government guidance letter to parents and carers

Possible return to school letter to parents and carers



The safety and wellbeing of our children and families during this challenging time remains our key priority. If there is anything you would like to discuss please get in contact with our Designated Safeguarding Lead, Miss Cheryl Payne.

You can send her an e-mail using:


We have also made important amendments to our safeguarding arrangements for the school closure period and these can be found in the policy below:

Arrangements for Child Protection and Safeguarding During COVID-19 School Closures


Are you a child feeling worried or not feeling safe?

While you are at home we want you to feel safe and happy.

Click here to let us know you need help


Remote home learning

Class teachers are sending a PDF document of weekday learning tasks to parent/carers via the PACT email system. Please refer to your child’s teacher for access to these learning tasks and if you have any learning enquiries.

During the Easter holiday the weekday learning tasks will be replaced by our special Easter Activity Pack which can be accessed by clicking the link below:

Easter Activity Pack


You may also find the following website links* useful in supporting home learning for your child/children. Many of these sites are usually subscription based but are currently offering free access during this school closure period.

Audible – a streaming service of a vast collection of stories for children to listen to

BBC Bitesize – revision lessons, games and videos for different curriculum subjects

Jigsaw Families at Home – free stories with activities from our PSHE scheme

Out of the Ark Music @ Home – songs and resources for each day of the week

Oxford Owl for Home – free resources to support learning at home, including access to the eBook library

PhonicsPlay – a range of interactive phonics games and activities to enjoy

STEM Learning – a range of fun, hands-on activities for families to use at home

TTS Home Learning – bumper activity book available for each key stage

Twinkl – a range of school closure home learning packs available for each year group

White Rose Maths – maths lessons online that link with our Power Maths scheme


*These links are provided as a courtesy and to the best of our knowledge are working appropriately. However, we cannot be held responsible for their content, including if a link becomes corrupted or is broken. Should this arise, please contact us immediately so that we can make amendments.


If you would like paper copies of any information, policy or document found on our website please contact the school office and a member of staff will be happy to arrange this for you free of charge.

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