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Seahorse Class


At Millbrook we are committed to teaching a broad and balanced curriculum that challenges all of our pupils and enriches their life experience. As of September 2014 in line with Government initiative Millbrook is delivering the New Curriculum.
Our reading scheme is the Oxford Reading Tree from Oxford University Press, supplemented with the “Floppy’s Phonics” scheme. We use the ” Letters and Sounds” programme to teach phonics.

Katie Morag


  • 2D & 3D shapes
  • Problem solving
  • Measuring mass,length and capacity
  • Time


Reading and Writing Opportunities

  • Reading book – Katie Morag
  • Performance poetry
  • Writing about the beach trip


  • Common exception words
  • Puntuation
  • Plurals & suffixes



  • Learn about significant historical events, people and places in our community


  • Trip to the beach
  • Basic geographical vocabulary
  • Maps skills to identify the UK and it’s countries
  • Compass directions

Discovery Scheme

  • What it means to belong to a faith community


  • Label basic parts of the human body
  • Senses


  • Athletics
  • Rounders & cricket


Scheme: Purple Mash

 Creative Arts

  • Using a range of materials to design and make products
  • Singing songs, chants and rhymes
  • Island collage


  • Jigsaw scheme – Changing me

Linked Documents

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Recent updates from Seahorse class

  • Millbrook celebrates the Royal Wedding

    We had an amazing afternoon in the beautiful weather on Friday 18th May. The event started with a family picnic on the field, with the packed lunches served in Union Jack boxes. The children then entertained the audience by taking part in various events such as the Kings and Queens Parade, maypole dancing, country dancing, singing nursery rhymes and wedding songs, a wedding hat parade, morris dancing, by our very own Millbrook Maurice Men!, and a rousing finale of traditional…
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  • Born in a Barn

    KS1 and Foundation stage worked incredibly hard to put on three fantastic performances of Out of the Ark’s production, ‘Born in a Barn’. A special well done to all the Year 2s for learning their parts and projecting their voices so well. All the children across the 4 year groups performed so well and the singing was beautiful. A big thank you to all the parents and carers who came to watch.  

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  • Christmas in KS1

    KS1 are preparing for their Christmas nativity, ‘Born in a Barn’. The Year 2 children have learned their lines brilliantly and everyone has been practising the songs! They are counting down the days until Christmas with this Christmas stories advent calendar. Each day during December there is a new book to open and read. We’ve read poems, Christmas stories and stories about winter. We can’t wait to find out what will be next! 

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  • KS1 Library Visit

    KS1 had a wonderful trip to the West Swindon Library before half term. They enjoyed listening to fables and choosing books to take back to their classrooms.

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  • Once Upon a Time in Year 1

    In Year 1 we have been learning through challenge. We have to complete 8 challenges a week independently in different areas of the curriculum and our topic this term is ‘Once Upon A Time’ so we have been listening to lots of different fables.’

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  • Vet visit to The Ark, Year 1 & 2

    On Tuesday 4th April The Ark, Year 1 and Year 2 were visited by Thameswood Vets. Lovely Luna the dog joined them. The children learned how to care for a dog. They were shown how to brush a dog’s teeth, signs to look for if a dog seems unwell and how to make sure germs are not spread from pets to owners. It was a fantastic morning and the children learned a lot.

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