Burton Class

The classes in Powerstock School are named after Dorset beaches.  Our class is named after Burton Bradstock beach and it includes Reception class as well as Year 1 and Year 2.  Our teacher is Mrs Angela Oxenbury and she is assisted by Mrs Claire Merriott.  

The classroom is divided into two sections, one for Reception Class and one for years 1 and 2.  The classroom has a wealth of resources and activities for pupils and includes a role play area, a book corner and secure outdoor garden with water play stations and much more!  

We have lots of colourful displays to help us to remember key spellings, our numbers to 100 and our phonics. We use lots of equipment to help us understand maths including numicon, base 10, 10 frames, money, bead strings and number lines.

The class follows the EYFS curriculum for Reception class and Key Stage 1 curriculum for Years 1 and 2.

Topic work is carried out over a two year rotation with Space always being a firm favourite with staff and pupils alike!  

We are hardworking, caring and try to be kind towards each other.  We enjoy working as a team to tidy the classroom and to be ready for the end of the day as well as supporting each other in our learning.  

We understand that we come to school to learn and we try to help one another to ‘be the best that we can be!’

Recent Learning

Children in Need 2022

Children in Need 2022

We all turned up to school in spotty attire as we got involved in Children in Need 2022. The theme was spots and during an assembly we had the opportunity to be 'spotacular' for 1 minute and take the spotlight, sharing our own talents. [gallery...

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Bridport Museum Trip

Bridport Museum Trip

Burton Class enjoyed their trip to Bridport Museum and Library on 9th November 2022.  The children took part in three activities including rope making, a look around the museum and a discussion about the paintings in the Art gallery.  We learnt all about the lives of...

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Our PE assembly

Our PE assembly

We wanted to share what we have been doing in PE this half term with our parents at our celebration assembly on Friday 14th October. KS1 were the first to show us what they had been doing…. https://youtu.be/oFp5VL_LjVs https://youtu.be/9Iy5M2wNA9c Then Seatown Class...

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Autumn term PE. Football for Years 2,3,4,5,6 With Lee Cuff leading, we walked to Nettlecombe in record time! Having listened to instructions, we were warmed up and ready for action! On a beautiful, sunny day, in our stunning countryside, we honed our skills and played...

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Sports Day KS 1 2022

Sports Day KS 1 2022

We had a wonderful afternoon of running, dribbling, hockey and hooping in the sunshine today!  KS1 really tried their best in everything they did with a smile, showing what good sports they are!  Parents enjoyed the beautiful gardens belonging to Dr Davies...

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Children in Need 2022

Children in Need 2022

We all turned up to school in spotty attire as we got involved in Children in Need 2022. The theme was spots and during an assembly we had the opportunity to be 'spotacular' for 1 minute and take the spotlight, sharing our own talents. [gallery...

read more
Bridport Museum Trip

Bridport Museum Trip

Burton Class enjoyed their trip to Bridport Museum and Library on 9th November 2022.  The children took part in three activities including rope making, a look around the museum and a discussion about the paintings in the Art gallery.  We learnt all about the lives of...

read more
Our PE assembly

Our PE assembly

We wanted to share what we have been doing in PE this half term with our parents at our celebration assembly on Friday 14th October. KS1 were the first to show us what they had been doing…. https://youtu.be/oFp5VL_LjVs https://youtu.be/9Iy5M2wNA9c Then Seatown Class...

read more

Autumn term PE. Football for Years 2,3,4,5,6 With Lee Cuff leading, we walked to Nettlecombe in record time! Having listened to instructions, we were warmed up and ready for action! On a beautiful, sunny day, in our stunning countryside, we honed our skills and played...

read more
Sports Day KS 1 2022

Sports Day KS 1 2022

We had a wonderful afternoon of running, dribbling, hockey and hooping in the sunshine today!  KS1 really tried their best in everything they did with a smile, showing what good sports they are!  Parents enjoyed the beautiful gardens belonging to Dr Davies...

read more