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Welcome to Class Rufford!

Welcome to Class Rufford's home page. Here is some key information all about our amazing class.


Teacher: Mrs McGill and Mrs Sarno.

Topic: Prehistoric Britain.

Class Book: Charlie and the chocolate factory.  


Class Rufford have raised an amazing £345 for the RSPCA as part of our charity day. Well done :) Please see below for images of the day.



Hope you have a lovely half term Class Rufford! Let's have a fantastic final, summer term smiley 



Golden Reward

A huge well done to all of the children who followed the Golden Rules. Our Golden Reward this half term is yet to be decided! If you have any suggestions, please let us know :) 


noCongratulations to all the children we moved their peg up 'Setting a great example'. You superstars... Keep your eyes peeled for your names being displayed in our Friday morning Assembly! no 


Look at our amazing Stone Age home learning- We created models of Skara Brae

Well done to all of Class Rufford for raising an AMAZING amount of money for the RSPCA. What a fantastic Charity Day!


After Half term the children will be looking at persuasive writing. Class Rufford will be writing letters to Mr Graham to persuade him about matters within the school. smiley 

 Just a quick reminder that the children need to keep practicing their weekly spellings and their Year 3 spellings. Thank you.  


   As part of our Maths Learning we try to make our lessons as fun and as practical as possible. The topics we have been exploring this half term are problem solving, including addition and subtraction. The children have been focusing on their understanding of the Year 3 formal written methods. 


Please make sure you are aware of your child's 'Instant recall facts' for this academic year. Please see the link at the bottom of the page for more details. 


Our current topic is Prehistoric Britain. Over this topic we will exploring what life would have been like in Prehistoric Britain. We will use our art and food design skills to build our own models of Stone Age.  We will also spend time exploring our role play area, a Prehistoric Cave. 


Our Autumn Term topic was World War One.

(Please visit our beautiful tribute to 11.11 outside Year 5 and 6)


During the Autumn Term we will be focusing on key historical points from 1914-1918. We will be exploring how the war began and the impact it had on the soldiers and the people left at home. Although this is an emotional topic, it is a highly thought provoking and the children find it very interesting!  


Please use the web link below to engage your child in our amazing topic. 





During this Autumn Half Term we will be focusing on our Rocks and Soils Strand of the New Curriculum, looking at the different types of forces and how they affect everyday life. 

Please visit for further information and clips. 





  • Key dates for your diary-​
  • Our PE days are Monday and Fridays. Our P.E sessions this half term will be based on team games.

However, it is important the children have their PE kits in school every day so we can be flexible.

  • We will also begin our swimming sessions on a Tuesday morning, please make sure your child has the correct kit with them. 
  • Some of the children still don't have a water bottle in school. The children have access to their water all day, so please ensure they have a bottle in class.
  • Also, can all children please have their home learning books in school all week. Thank you. 


Here are a copy of our class' termly letter.


Maths Instant Recall facts

Curriculum Updates 

Here is a copy of the PSHE scheme for this half term. If you have any questions please pop into see Myself or Mrs Hally (PSHE coordinator)