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Sesame Street: Homes | Elmo's World

Enjoy exploring homes with one of our favourite characters.

Kids Book Read Aloud: Home by Carson Ellis

What does your home look like? Share this book and look at different homes around the world.

I spy sheet

📐🏢 Iggy Peck Architect by Andrea Beaty (Read Aloud) | Storytime | Self-confidence |Miss Jill

An architect is someone who designs buildings. Why don't you take a ride around your local area, what buildings do you see? You could use the i spy sheet to help.

If I Built a House by Chris Van Dusen

This story is one to share at home, if you could build a house, what would it look like? What items would you have in each room. Feeling creative? Why not find some old boxes or Lego to make a model of your dream house or one of the rooms.

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Interview with award-winning children's author Onjali Q Raúf

In this video, the author of The Boy at the Back of the Class, Onjali Q Rauf answers questions about our class book and offers ideas on how to write.

After watching this interview did it offer any new ideas about the story?

Interview by Emily Drabble Filmed & edited by Robbie Hunt

Calibre Audio. 


Our students all have a membership to Calibre audio, Play Calibre Audiobooks, which is a library of audio books.  The books can be streamed directly from the website, via an app, we use Dolphin Easy Reader on our class iPads or requested via a memory stick.  There is a wide variety of children's books available, including our class text, The Boy at the Back of the Class.  



Spring Term 2023, Home and Away 


This term, we are focusing on a class text, The Boy at the Back of the Class by Onjali Q Raúf to explore our theme of Home and Away.  This text has been chosen for its contemporary plotline, it is the story of refugee coming to a new country, and also one that allows us to explore different cultures and experiences.   

Corfe Class Spring Timetable 2023. 


Please find an updated timetable for Spring 2022.  

Zones of Emotion

Symbol instructions for making a leaf wreath

An evergreen wreath

Reading - Soup recipe and pricing

November 28th 2022


Please find attached a number of activities to share with your child at home.  I will add the full symbol instructions on Tuesday morning.  At the heart of our curriculum is communication, reading and community, so reading a book with your child or exploring your local area would be wonderful ways to continue our ethos at home.  In the morning I will add a video to Dojo to welcome students to the day and as a means of keeping in contact with you all.  





Wordle Challenge. Our daily wordle challenge is at This sheet may help you work out today's challenge.

How I learned Geography prompts

'How I Learned Geography' read by Ed O'Neill

Corfe class, where in the world would you like to visit?
'How I Learned Geography' is written and Illustrated by Uri Schulevitz and read by Ed O'Neill. Having fled from war in their troubled homeland, a boy and his family are living in poverty in a strange country. Food is scarce, so when the boy's father brings home a map instead of bread for supper, at first the boy is furious.

Me on the Map - Read Aloud

Corfe class, please have a look at this story, can you draw a map of your bedroom, then your house, then your street, how big can you go?
"Me on the Map" was written by Joan Sweeney and illustrated by Annette Cable. This version of the book was published by Crown Publishing, Inc. in 1996.

Welcome to Corfe class - key information letter

Corfe Timetable 2022/23

Corfe 2022-23


We are delighted to introduce the Corfe team for 2022/23.  It is a team full of experience, kindness and fun. Let the learning adventures begin ..