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Year 3 and 4

Welcome to Lower Key Stage 2!

Meet Our Team!


Miss Tracey Smallman - class 12 teacher/LKS2 co-ordinator

Mrs Rachael Kirby-Murray - class 4 teacher

Miss Lucy Taylor - class 4 teacher

Mrs Emma Loakes - class 5 teacher

Ms Charley Edge - class 5 teacher

Miss Georgia Hinton - class 7 teacher

Mrs Catherine Roberts - class 9 teacher

Mrs Kim Link - higher level teaching assistant

Mrs Sue Morris-Bateman - higher level teaching assistant

Miss Faye Broadhurst - teaching assistant

Mrs Agnieszka Pakoca - bi-lingual teaching assistant

Mrs Kay Headley - teaching assistant

Mrs Zoe Mitchell - teaching assistant


The School Day


Children should be dropped off at their class door at 8:40am and registration closes at 8:45am.

The gates will be locked promptly at 8:45am - pupils arriving after this time will be required to go through the office and will be recorded as late.

Pick up time at the end of the day is 3:15pm. Children left behind after 3:20pm may be asked to join After School Club and at this point a charge will be applied.

Each day the children need a coat, water bottle and packed lunch if they are not having a school dinner.

Suitable footwear – every day we will encourage the children to take part in the daily mile or other physical activities, so they need comfortable, safe footwear to do so.

Slippers can be left in school for children to change into.

All uniform including outdoor clothing needs to be named.

PE Days


All pupils need to bring an appropriate PE kit on their allocated PE days. 

Children will need the following items of clothing in their PE kits:

  • plain black shorts/cycling shorts or leggings
  • a school royal blue short or long-sleeved T-shirt, which can be purchased via the school website/ uniform shop or a plain blue or white top
  • training shoes suitable for outdoor games on the field and playground
  • a track suit is recommended for outdoor winter games
  • a one-piece swimming costume/trunks and towel
  • lightweight, long sleeve t shirts and leggings can be worn if necessary, for religious/cultural reasons

Please note! No football shirts/strips should be worn, and clothing should not have large brand names on them.

Children will also need wellies and waterproofs for our Forest School and Outdoor Learning sessions.


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Reading and Learning at Home


Reading – children must aim to read for 10 minutes each day: the more a child reads at home, the more progress they will make. We ask that an adult at home supports reading for 10 minutes each night and signs their child's reading diary to show that this has happened.

Year 3 children are also encouraged to practise their times tables on TT Rockstars; Year 4 children can use the following link to prepare for the end of Year 4 multiplication checkMultiplication Tables Check - 2023 - 


Here are some useful websites:



If your child has lost their TT Rockstars or Bedrock login, please let their class teacher know and we will send out a new one.



ParentPay can be used to pay school meals and for any other trips / visits that are planned in school.

ParentPay is also used to give permission for activities beyond the daily curriculum offer, including for trips, visitors or other enrichment activities.

If you need any help or support setting up your ParentPay account, please contact the team in the office who will be happy to help.

Keeping in Touch


We will continue to use Dojo as a way of keeping in touch. 

We will do our best to respond in a timely manner, but please bear in mind that during the school day we are focused on teaching and learning with your children, and we do not monitor Dojo after 5:30pm.

If you have an urgent request/message, please contact the team in the office.




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