St Mark's Eccles C.E. Primary School

Kerr Class


Class teacher: Mrs L Goldie Drumm & Mrs Clarke

Teaching Assistant: Mrs Beadle & Mrs Lavender



Mrs Goldie Drumm will be teaching the class Monday - Thursday.

Mrs Clarke will be teaching the class on a Friday. She will also be teaching the children in Year 4 on a Tuesday.


There are a few parents that did not manage to make the Consultation Evenings. Please can you contact the school to arrange an appointment for after school one evening. For those that I did see, I recommended some websites to use at home. Please see links below:
We have sent home spellings in blue SPAG books (with plastic covers) for children to practise their spellings. We encourage all children to practise the whole list, but each child should know how many they are expected to be fluent in (4, 8 or 12). The test will be on Wednesday, so they will need to bring their spelling/SPAG books back in on Wednesday. We have tried to keep everything to the same day to make it easier to remember!




Congratulations goes to Emily this week, as she was awarded the St Mark's Vision Award for Kerr Class on Friday during worship. Emily has excelled at being our class noise monitor and demonstrated this very well this week on numerous occasions. Emily always makes fantastic contributions to class discussions and is a great friend and team player. Well done Emily.

 Please find below details of the curriculum for this term:




This term we will be continuing to read When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit.

We would like you to record how much you read each day in your reading record. Remember, it does not necessarily need to be a book, it can be a magazine or newspaper article.

We ask that the children bring in their completed reading records every Wednesday (same day as PE and as their homework is due). We will be recording how many times your child reads in the week - we are happy that the children complete this, but it must be signed by an adult. If the children wish to change their reading books on a day other than a Wednesday, they should bring their reading records and books in that day. They know where to put them to let us know that they need changing. 



P.E. is every Wednesday.

Please come to school wearing PE kit suitable for outdoor learning. Earrings will either need to be removed, or covered with tape. It would be ideal if children didn't come into school wearing earrings on a Wednesday.


Home Learning

Home learning will be sent home on a Friday. On some occasions you will need to login to Google Classroom to complete the learning. All home learning is to be completed by the following Wednesday unless stated otherwise.


Other Information

Times tables tests take place every Friday

Any belongings brought to school e.g. clothing, lunch boxes, water bottles, hand sanitiser etc. should be clearly labelled.

Leave all your bits and bobs at home - you won't need your own stationery, toys or games.


Judith Kerr


Judith Kerr.. was one of Britain's most successful children's authors.

She was still producing stories and illustrations well into her 90s.

Best known for The Tiger Who Came to Tea and a series of picture books about Mog the cat, she combined great skill as an illustrator with a wry way with words.

She had an ability, which never left her, to see the world from a child's perspective.

BBC News (2019)


Some of her children's picture books are:    

  • The Tiger who came to Tea
  • Mog
  • One Night in the Zoo
  • The Great Granny Gang
  • The Crocodile under the Bed
  • The Other Goose

Some of her works of fiction for older children are:

  • When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit
  • Bombs on Aunty Daisy
  • A Small Person Far Away