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Classes

All the classes at Gamlingay First School are named after birds to celebrate our proximity to the RSPB headquarters at nearby Sandy.

Due to the class structure of the school our curriculum is organised as a two-year cycle. Please find information regarding which topics are taught each year in the download in the panel on the side of this page.

You can find out more about the staff of Gamlingay First School in the panel at the side of this page.

Home Learning 

Our school believes that it is important to have a strong parent partnership and one of the ways we can foster this is through home leanring. Our Home Learning expectations are as follows:

 

Class Name:

Activity

Time guidelines

Robin and Wren

Daily Reading

Minimum 5 minutes

Mathletics

Minimum 10 minutes

Daily High Frequency Word practise

Minimum 5 minutes

Woodpecker, Falcon and Kingfisher

Daily Reading

Minimum 5 minutes

Spellings 6 weekly

15 minutes + memorising

Mathletics

Minimum 15 minutes

Pick and Mix Menu

2 before half-term

Swift and Buzzard

Daily Reading

Minimum 10 minutes

Spelling 8-10 weekly

20 minutes + memorising

Mathletics

Minimum 15 minutes

Pick and Mix Menu

3 before half-term

Kestrel and 

Daily Reading

Minimum 15 minutes

Spelling 10-12 weekly

25 minutes + memorising

Mathletics

Minimum 15 minutes

Pick and Mix Menu

4 before half-term

 

All home learning is going to be handed out on the same day each week and is due in on the same day each week. Spelling home learning will be handed out on a Thursday and is to be handed in on a Tuesday. Pick and Mix home learning is also to be handed in on Tuesdays of your choosing. We have chosen this day of the week to support families who may have had a busy weekend.

Staff

You can find out more about the staff of Gamlingay First School in the panel at the side of this page.