Ladycross Infant and Nursery School

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Welcome to Class 6 


Class 6 are a friendly bunch of creative and thoughtful children who love to learn. Our teachers are Miss Henshaw and Mrs Hooley and our teaching assistant is Mrs Western. Miss Henshaw works on a Monday, Tuesday and every other Wednesday and Mrs Hooley works on a Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Mrs Weston works Monday-Friday. We enjoy lots of fantastic learning experiences and every day our skills are improving! We do daily lessons in Maths, English and Phonics and have lots of opportunities to enhance and enrich our learning in our Continuous Provision areas. During our learning we have opportunities to discover indoors and outdoors. 

On our webpage you will find updates on our learning and important information. This will also be communicated on Class Dojo where regular updates will be shared, so please make sure you are connected. You can see an overview of our learning throughout the year here.


You can find our "Welcome to Year 1" Powerpoint from our Open Evening here. 



You can see our long term curriculum overview in Year 1 by clicking HERE. Please note this was updated in the middle of the 2021/22 academic year. 


 Useful Information

 Our PE days are Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Please remember to come in PE kits, tie long hair back and take out or tape up earrings. 


The children take part in reading activities every day and are expected to have their reading book and reading record with them every day. We really appreciate all the help and support you give your child reading with them at home – it makes a huge difference to their learning.


You can find the spellings from this term from this link. We test spellings on a Tuesday.

Click on the link for this term's words

Y1 Spellings Term 4


Our daily timetable:

A typical day in Class 6 will go like this.

8.50– 9:15 Registration and Morning Work

9.15-9:45 Mathematics input (we follow the scheme Power Maths)

9:45-10.00 Assembly

10.00-10:20 Mathematics work book.

10:20-10:40  playtime 

10:40-11:00 Phonics (We follow the scheme Rocket Phonics)

11.00-12-00 English

12.00-1.00 Lunch

1.00-1.20 Register and paired reading 

1.20-2.40 Topic lesson or PE

2.40-3:00 Story and hometime 


Summer Term 1

Our topic this term is "What do I love about our world?" We will be learning about where seaside towns in the UK are located and how to get there as well as exploring seaside holidays throughout the ages. This will include a fabulous Edwardian seaside drama session with Partake Theatre - we can't wait! We will also be exploring the plants that grow where we live, including a visit to Stoney Clouds Nature Reserve, and lots of time in our very own Ladycross Nature Garden! In DT we will be designing, creating and evaluating fruit smoothies.


Knowledge organiser: DT - Fruit smoothies

Knowledge organiser: Geography - Would I rather live at Sandiacre or the Seaside?

Knowledge organiser: Science - Which plants grow where I live?


Spring term 2


This term our topic is "What is exciting about where we live?"  Our question for topic this half term is "Is Nottingham castle a real castle?" We will be learning all about castles in our History topic and we will even be visiting Nottingham castle on a school trip. In DT we will be designing and creating our own castles with moving draw bridges. We will use our knowledge of castles to make sure our castles have the features of a real castle. In Science we will be researching which materials are best for building castles.   

Click the subject to view the Knowledge Organisers for this topic.

Science  History

Important dates for this half term

Monday 28th February - INSET day

Tuesday 1st March - Class 6 Road safety workshop

Thursday 3rd March - World Book Day, including whole school readathon

Week beginning 14th March - Science week 

Friday 18th March - dress up as the job you want to do when you are older day and Red Nose Day - £1 donation 



Victoria Road, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG10 5JD