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Bottesford Infant School

Tall Oaks From Little Acorns Grow


Welcome To Violet Class!

The class teacher is Miss Robinson, and the Teaching Assistant is Mrs Connatty.

Here is some information about Violet Class.

P.E days are Monday and Wednesday (please have P.E kits in school on Monday's and they will be sent home Friday)

Book change day is Wednesday, and library day is Friday.

Please hand in homework by Wednesday.

Many thanks




Our Classroom - Does everything grow and change?

Summer Term - 

We will be focusing on - 


* Story writing - retell change, plan and write. Adopt a style of an author.

* Recount

* Instructions

* Poetry - riddles



* Ongoing SPAG skills such as punctuation, sentence structure and common exception spellings


* Number and place value 

* Addition and subtraction

* Multiplication and division

*Geometry, position and direction

*Problem solving linked to the 4 operations and in different contexts


* Properties of shapes - reasoning

* Statistics (pictograms, tally charts and tables)


* Life processes and living things - basic needs of animals to survive, life cycles

* Plants - conditions for growth, seeds and bulbs

* Scientists  - Marie Curie and Alexander Fleming


* Focus on changes of ways of life - victorian seaside

* Placing events in chronological order

* Comparing seasides today with seasides in the past

* Identify similiarities and differences between ways of life in different time periods


* Map skills and fieldwork - studying features of the local area


* Internet safety

* Using technology purposefully to create, organise, store, manipulate and retrieve digital content. Video creation.

* Word processing - chromebooks

Design and Technology

* Design and make a playground - building structures

* Evaluate finished piece of playground equipment


*Focus on sculpture - creating 3D sculpture

* Artist Focus - Jill Townsley, Eva Rothchild and Anish Kapoor


* Focus on timbre

* Children will be exploring a range of instruments and comparing their sounds

* Children will be composing, performing and appraising music


*  Games - net/wall and Dance - interpretive dance, performance dance, athletics 


* 'Respect' 

* Empowerment' 

* Relationships

* Changing me


* Christianity/Islam/Hinduism - Thankfulness





Summer Term

Colour Run 2023

Spring Term

Microhabitat minibeast hunt

DT - designing and making a healthy salad

'How to Lead a Healthy Lifestyle' collaborative poster

Cricket taster session

Tinga Tinga Art Project Launch Day

African Drumming Exhibition

Animal adaptation collaborative work

Easter Bonnets!

Autumn Term 2022

Visit from Sir William Petty!

Visit to The Pods - Invasion games

Visit to 20:21 Visual Arts Centre

DT - designing and making a moving vehicle

Great Fire of London Exhibition

World Cup Day

Rainbow Day 2022!