Change to day of returning and changing home reading books.

We have decided that we will now change the home reading books on a more regular basis, instead of every Friday. When the book needs to be changed the children will just place their book wallet into the classroom box and we will then give them the opportunity to swap it for a fresh one…. Read more »

Daily reading in Class 1.

The children are really enjoying reading the books from the Rhino reader scheme, which are linked to what they have been learning in their daily phonics sessions. Throughout the day children are given lots of opportunities to read for pleasure as well as working on specific ‘skills’ during their literacy lessons. We are starting to… Read more »

E books 20.10.23

This weeks book titles are Ben and In the Cock Pit.

Local geography

Class one and two have been learning about the geography and history of Tolleshunt D’Arcy. We took a walk around Darcy village and spotted some local land marks and physical features, which we are going to plot on to our own maps that we will be making in our geography learning.

Cricket Day!

Today , we were joined by Chloe from Essex County Cricket Club for a day all about cricket. This was to celebrate the Cricket World Cup that is being held in India. Chloe held an assembly this morning and talked about the nations taking part and showed us some of the rules of the game… Read more »


Class 1 had a visit from an Essex cricket coach. We learnt about the different equipment that cricketers use, how to use it safely and then practiced some some key skills with batting, throwing and catching balls.

Baby Photos

Next week, Class One and Two will be reflecting on how they have grown since birth and the changes they have experienced. In order to help them with their learning, please could you supply them with a photo of themselves as an infant. We will keep them safe and return them as soon as possible…. Read more »

Reception Home Learning

Hello Reception parents, this afternoon your child will come home with a brown envelope – this is some home learning that needs to be done every night, if possible, along with their reading. Inside the envelope will be some tricky words and highlighted sounds to practice. Please only practice the highlighted sounds (as these are… Read more »