Rift House Primary School

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Welcome to Class 7

Miss Dunn

Class Teacher

Miss Penberthy

Snr Support Staff

Miss Hegarty

Support Staff



From a child's very first day in reception, all the way through to year 6, we support children to make the right 'CHOICES' to enable them to grow into well-rounded, motivated individuals.


 In Class 7, we have a positive learning attitude and work hard to achieve our personal goals and targets.  We all try to make the right 'CHOICES' and give 100% in everything we do. We work hard to build positive relationships between home and school to ensure that your child feels comfortable and supported.

 Classroom Environment



Our classroom is set up to allow all children to have the space they need to learn to the best of their ability.


Class 7 are lucky enough to have computers set up in the classroom. Children enjoy using these to type up their amazing English work and to play educational games.


We have lots of displays to help us with our learning. The children especially like the handwriting display as it reminds us how to form our letters correctly.

We have a lovely, calming reading area that children enjoy using for reading, quiet time and meditation.


Topics Over Year


In English we will cover lots of genres of writing:

Traditional tales, Myths and Legends, Letters, Adventure Stories, Adverts, Stories with Imaginary Worlds, Instructions and Poetry. We will read lots of these types of texts and write our own.


 This year in Maths we will cover:

Addition and Subtraction, Multiplication and Division, Money, Statistics, Length, Fractions, Time, Properties of Shape and Mass and Capacity. 

We will focus on securing our knowledge of the 7, 8 and 9 times table.



At Rift House we aim for your child to participate in a broad and balanced curriculum.  Our timetable shows various opportunities that your child will access daily, including opportunities for mindfulness, Primary Movement and energizers.

World Book Day

We had a lovely day dressing up and reading our favourite books.


We tried out some Pilates in PE some of the positions were very tricky.

Comic Relief 

We joined in an activity run and a Red Nose treasure hunt.

Visiting Billingham Forum

Educational visit to Hartlepool College of Further Education

Children enjoyed looking around the college, meeting former students and talking about their career paths.  They visited a replica fuselage where they were able to experience and ask questions about how flights work.

The Queen's Platinum Jubilee

Class 7 had a fantastic time celebrating. We especially enjoyed performing on stage. 


Class 7 take part in mindfulness and primary movement every day to support our well being and mental health.

Supporting Education

PE - Children will join their year group for PE each week

Year 3- Monday and Thursday afternoon 

Year 4- Friday afternoon 

Year 5- Wednesday afternoon 

Year 6- Friday afternoon

Class 7- Swimming- Friday morning 

We ask that all children have a full pe kit in school for these days. 


Children will take home a reading book daily and we ask that they read a couple of pages every night. 

 Homework and spelling will be sent home on a Monday and will be due back in by Friday.