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Welcome to Chestnut Class! 

Dear Parents,

Greetings from St Andrew's C of E Primary! We are delighted to introduce you to Chestnut Class, where the magic happens. Brace yourselves for a rollercoaster ride filled with laughter, learning, and a dash of mischief. We guarantee that your little ones will have an unforgettable time in Chestnut Class.

Our dedicated team of teachers and staff Mrs Hart - Class Teacher (Mon - Wed), Mrs Lambert - Class Teacher (Thur - Fri) and Mrs Brettle - HLTA are experts in the art of making education an enjoyable experience. We believe in infusing learning with a generous dose of fun, ensuring that your children are not only gaining knowledge but also creating wonderful memories along the way.

So, dear parents, get ready to embark on this incredible journey with us. We promise you laughter, smiles, and a whole lot of joy as we watch your little ones blossom into confident individuals. Together, let's make education an adventure that they'll cherish forever! 

Yours humorously,

The Chestnut Class Team

School Day

Everyday - you will need your reading record/ reading book and a water bottle. We have free fruit available in school so you don't need to bring a snack in. 

Tuesday and Wednesday - PE - come to school in your PE kit.

We use Dojo to keep you up to date with events on a weekly basis.


Our topic this term is Animals around the world. Please click to see the overview

Summer 2024 


Reading and Phonics

Reading is really, really important! We use an online system for our reading books called Bug Club. All children have a log in (found in the front of their reading diaries) and the books are linked to their reading level. The school code is TAJM 

Our phonics scheme is Lesley Clarke's Phonics. You are able to log in and access workshops and the phonics we are covering in school. This term we will  be looking at Phase 5C , please either see Dojo or ask one of us for the log in details. 

Squid - any issues with accessing your Squid account, especially to pay for trips- please see

sQuid for Parents