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Highfield Primary School

Bridgenorth Avenue, Urmston, Manchester, M41 9PA

0161 7486096

Welcome back after the Whit holiday. Please remember to have a full PE kit in school every week.

Welcome to Class 3 

 (Year 1 and Year 2) 

Miss Errington and Mrs Patterson

Nautical Adventures

This term's theme is 'Nautical Adventures'. 

Literacy and Phonics 

The children will all access a daily RWI phonics/spelling and guided reading session.  This half term we will be looking at the features of fairy tales. The children will also write an explanation. 

We will also continue to develop comprehension, spelling and handwriting skills.


History & Geography

We will be identifying the geographical features of the seaside as well as learning about the heroine Grace Darling.


The children will use watercolours to create a piece of artwork inspired by Paul Horton. 



This half term in Science the children will learn how to identify and name a variety of common animals that are carnivores, herbivores and omnivores. The children will be sorting and classifying animals according to different features and habitats.


All our P.E. lessons will be outdoors and will focus on a games unit.

This will include the use and development of fielding and striking skills. The children will be working in teams, promoting the importance of working co-operatively.


This half term the children will be learning to sing ‘Count on me’ by Bruno Mars. They will also be playing instruments and improvising using their voices.


This term our unit is ‘We are Researchers’. The children will be finding out about the Titanic and creating a PowerPoint presentation.

Religious Education 

In our R.E. unit we will be exploring stories from the Bible that are about friendship.


Our PSHE unit is all about health and wellbeing. The children will learn about the importance of medicines and safety when using them.


In Maths  lessons this term, we will be focusing position and direction and how to find change from a given amount.  


This website has many games to support learning at home - 


Throughout the year the children will be practising to count accurately up to 200, being fluent with number bonds to 10 and 20 and their number formation. It will be very much appreciated, if at home practice takes place to ensure numbers are formed correctly.


Remember to login to MangaHigh to continue to improve your maths skills. If you can't remember your log in please ask your teacher. 





 General Information

Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar (SPaG): The children have daily SPaG lessons. 


For more information on our handwriting scheme please click the handwriting website link below:



Class Information:

PE lessons take place on - Tuesday

Homework will continue to be sent home on a Wednesday and collected back in on a Monday.

Children who do not complete their homework or hand it in on time will be asked to attend homework club which is available on Thursday lunchtimes.


Reading:  Please read for 5-10 minutes each night with your child &

                record any comments in the reading record book.

Books will be changed on a regular basis, as your child completes the text at home.

Class 3 have access to the Library on - Monday 


School Fund

A reminder that a voluntary contribution of £1.00 per week, for school fund would be really appreciated. (£7 this half term) This can be paid via parent pay.


If you have any questions please feel free to ask.