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Thurstonland First School

Marsh Hall Lane, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD4 6XD

01484 666480

Class News


Welcome to the class page for Reception & Year 1.

Our morning activities focus on Phonics, English and Maths. Our afternoons are different each day:

Monday: Topic

Tuesday: Jigsaw and Reading

Wednesday: Computing and Dough Gym

Thursday: Indoor PE and RE

Friday: Outdoor PE

Sometimes our activities vary to accommodate special events. 

Shape & Pattern


We have been learning about shape and pattern in Reception. Do you like our Kadinsky inspired art?!

Remembrance Day

In class we have been learning about Remembrance Day and why it is an important day and time to remember and pay our respects.

We have used charcoal and pastels to make a picture of a poppy field and have also painted pebbles.

Shortly before 11am we went to the Memorial in the Village to lay our pebbles and place our class cross ready for the Villagers to see when they paid their respects.

Bonfire Night

Remember, Remember, the 5th November!

This week we have learnt about Bonfire Night and why we celebrate it. We have enjoyed lots of different activities including building the Houses of Parliament out of wooden blocks, making edible sparklers (yummy), and firework printing, which also including ripping techniques to create fire.

Harvest Festival 2020

As we were unable to hold our usual Harvest Festival in church this year we performed our songs in our classes and shared the videos with each other across the school - please take a look at our class performances below: -