Hello and a big welcome from all the staff and children at Ightham Primary School! This is our Pine Class webpage where all important information regarding the class such as routines, upcoming activities/events and home support can be found. Please speak to Mrs Black or Mrs Weller if you have any questions.

Pine Class Tree feature


Mrs Black (Mon-Wed) and Mrs Weller (Thurs-Fri)

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Davies-O'Malley and Mrs Gibbins

Pine Class Information

Reading Books

Your child will have a new decodable book and a sharing book each week. Please use the Superstar Reading Diary to note down when you read with your child and any difficulties they had.

Contact Books

Please sign/initial daily. Letters and other important information to go home will be clipped inside (please do not remove the clips.) Please make a note if your child is attending a club; going home with someone else or being collected by a different adult. Please send all letters/money in clearly labelled envelopes. 

Uniform and belongings

Make sure all uniform and PE kit is clearly labelled. Please ensure they have a waterproof coat in school every day. PE kit should include: shorts, t-shirt, tracksuit bottoms and top, trainers/plimsolls and socks.


PE kit should be worn into school on our PE days. PE in Term 3 is on Tuesday and Thursday. 

Pine Class will swim in Terms 5 and 6.


A snack will be provided every day. Milk can be ordered through http://www.coolmilk.com 

Drop in

This is on a Thursday after school and is a chance for your child to share their work with you.

The weekly timetable is displayed in the classroom.

PE Term 3 Tuesday and Thursday afternoons.

Swimming Terms 5 and 6.


  • Food Glorious Food
  • Toy Story
  • Ready, Steady, Go


  • Animals including Humans
  • Everyday Materials
  • Plants
  • Seasons

The children have daily phonics lessons and they will be assessed every term. These assessments help us to cater for your child’s need, giving them extra provision if necessary.

Your child's reading book links to the sounds we have been learning each week. 

We will include the sounds we have been learning in our weekly newsletter. 

Reading books

Please use the Superstar Reading book to note down which page your child has read to and any difficulties.

They will bring home one book linked to our phonics lessons and one book for you to share with your child each week. 


10 minutes reading with an adult everyday. 


15 minutes use Numbots across the week. 


15 minutes use of Edshed spellings across the week.


1 task set weekly linked to the in class learning.

Pine Class Presentations

Pine Class Parent Presentation.

Our Class Pages


Early Years – Acorn Class

Pine Class Tree feature

Year 1 – Pine Class

Chestnut Class Tree

Year 2 – Chestnut Class

year 3 willow tree

Year 3 – Willow Class

year 4 elm tree

Year 4 – Elm Class

beech Class Tree feature

Year 5 – Beech Class

year 6 oak tree

Year 6 – Oak Class