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Mrs Jennings-Payne & Mr Lightfoot




Mrs J-P would like to say a massive thank you for all the kind gifts and to wish each and every one of you good luck in the future.  Believe in yourself and follow your dreams.

Welcome to Exeter Class. We are looking forward to sharing our progress, and the learning taking place in our class, with you this year.


We have P.E. and Games on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday each week. and it is really important that your child is properly equipped for these lessons with T-shirt, shorts, trainers and as the weather gets colder, track suit bottoms.


Every child will be sent home weekly homework consisting of spellings and timetables on a Monday. This will need to be brought back to school the following Monday every week.


Reading record books are sent home daily. It is important that every child reads on a daily basis and has their book signed. This book should be brought to school every day please.


Newsletter 17

Newsletter 16

Myst III Exile - Our new topic has begun

Newsletter 19.05.17

SATs Week Timetable 2017

Following a light breakfast every morning from a selection (toast, cereal and fruit juice) the children will participate in the test activity.  A selection of fruit for Break time will also be available. 


Monday Reading (1hour)  
Tuesday Punctuation and Grammar (45 minutes) Spellings (20 minutes)
Wednesday Maths Paper 1 - arithmetic (40 minutes) Maths Paper 2 - Reasoning (40 Minutes)
Thursday Maths Paper 3 Reasoning (40 minutes)  


Attendance for week ending 30th March 2017


93.3%   Come on Exeter we need to imporve on this please.

Some of our amazing art from term 4 with Mrs Comber

Easter Egg Hunt

Attendance: week ending 24th March

93.3%   Come on Exeter, let's make this 100% next week!

Newsletter - 24.03.17

Year 6 went to the Methodist Church, Cecil Square to learn about Easter

Week ending 17th March attendance percentage 98.5%.


Well Done Exeter, getting better

National Science Week - Bottle Rocket Competition

This week's attendance percentage is 95.2%

Newsletter 10th March 2017


The Japanese student teachers visited our classroom in the morning then taught us something new in the afternoon. Using Chopsticks and writing our names wasn't as easy as we had thought.

Having written our own playscripts for a section of the Macbeth story we then acted them out in teams.

World Book Day Image - Write a caption for the image or come up with a reason for the giraffe being up the tree.

How exciting can SPAG lessons really be? The class are linking prefix words and contractions

Newsletter 24.02.17

Term 4 - Shakespeare and his story about MACBETH

Learn your times tables using a new website link

Week Ending 3rd February


Having had a week of testing in year 6 it has again been noticed that the children need to be reading regularly and then talking about whta they have read.  It is noticable which members of the class are doing this and the benefits we can see in their progress.  Could I remind parents that if you could encourage your children to read for at least 10 minutes every day we will all be able to see the impact in their porgress very soon?

In addition to this, daily recounting of the times tables will increase recall speed and therefore make this knowledge more useful in their maths lessons.


Each week homework is set on Education City for the children to complete.  Please take a look at this with your child as this will keep you up to date with what we are learning each week.

We came SECOND in the attendance race this week (27.01.17) - Well done Exeter. Let's try to be first next week!

newsletter 10

Learning to negotiate with an issue in the Burnett News Club lesson

Harry Potter Studios Trip

On Wednesday 25th January we are going to Harry Potter Studios.  We will be leaving school at 8 am in two mini buses.  Please ensure you have a packed lunch and a little bit of tea to keep you going on the journey home.  You can wear trainers if you wish with your full school uniform.  Pocket money is allowed although please remember items are extremely expensive in the shop.  No mobile phones are allowed.  

Some of our personfication poems

Welcome to the world of Harry Potter for term 3

Wingham Wildlife Park, Monday 5th December 2016 - anyone familiar here?

Newsletter 9.12.16

I'm a Year 6 Get me out of here Parents' afternoon

We shared second place with 3 other classes this week

Art with Miss Lena

Food to Fork at Tesco - we did a food hunt for foods from the rain forests around the world

It's Anti-Bullying week and Year 6 received a talk from Miss Julie on the topic

Ordering fractions with different denominators

Holding a Burnett News Club Debate on how money should be spent in prisons

3D Jungle Dioramas were designed and made this week using natural and man-made items.

Newsletter 5 and Spelling Homework

I'm a Year 6, Get me Out of Here! homework has begun to arrive

Bubbles inside Bubbles as our final \university afternoon for term 1

Creating a Viking Timeline using our research was fun - Let's look at the results

We made our own version of the Viking Hnefatafl game

Long Multiplication

We have been working on multiplication using the column method. Can you solve this task ?


A 3 digit number is multiplied by a 2 digit number and the calculation is written out as shown below.
Each star like this stands for one digit.

Apart from the zero shown the only digits which occur are 2, 3, 5 and 7.
This is sufficient information to complete the whole multiplication.

University afternoon - studying flight with Corporal Burnistan

A group of Exeter class were making their own bouncy balls during their lunch break

University Afternoon in the Science Lab...... How strong can you make paper? We made bridges but whose was the strongest?

Year 6 went to visit the Royal Harbour School on Tuesday 4th October 2016

This week's Newsletter and Homework

What is the ratio between a model Viking Long Ship and the real thing? We completed a TASC wheel to find out.

Star of the Week: Isabelle for being kind and considerate of others; also working hard

University Afternoon Week 3 - Making the 'BEST' parachute...

What is the ratio between a real car and a child's toy model? We investigated using cars in the car park

In Science we were sorting living things into our own categories.

Four pupils from Exeter Class went to an Able Writers Course at Holy Trinity School and had an amazing time.

More homework has arrived and the variety of entries is amazing... Keep them coming please.

Some Viking Creative homework has arrived. Here is Alex with his model.

Star of the week:  Sinaya for just being amazing and totally focused in her learning

University Afternoon week 2 - Balloon Racing looking at forces

Star of the Week:   Renata for modelling our school values

Newletter and Homework

Please remember that your children have 2 more weeks to complete there creative Viking homework project.  Their spellings will come out next week with the new no-nonsense spellings lists.  They also need to be working on their level of times table and number bonds linked to the level of Ninja maths they are on - remember it is about recall speed.

EXETER UNIVERSITY Science Afternoon - Watch the Rainbow, Taste the Rainbow.....

Roald Dahl Day in Exeter Class - The BFG, Fantastic Mr Fox and Matilda came for the day.

We worked hard to create our own version of Cinderella in the style of Roald Dahl's Revolting Rhymes.

Star of the week: Martyna for being a good role model to her peers

We used drama to develop our instructions on how to catch a dragon

Summer Homework Projects about Exeter - Who else also has a project to bring in?