Waingroves, Ripley, Derbyshire DE5 9TD

01773 744106

Waingroves Primary School

Think. Do. Achieve

Mrs Parkin's Class 2023/24

 Welcome to Our Class Page.

Other adults in our amazing classroom are:

Mrs Boot: Teaching Assistant.

We also do PE every Tuesday afternoon with Mrs Smith. 

As part of our celebration of Dawali, Mrs Challand came to our classroom to tell the children a story, show them her beautiful Divas and clothing.  She also made Mrs Parkin a Sari out of a long piece of material we were all very impressed and thought Mrs Parkin looked like a princess!  Then we danced to the Indian music and Mrs Challand brought us some sweets to wish us a Happy Diwali.  After Playtime, we dressed up in some of the beautiful clothes.  We had a fantastic afternoon.

Yesterday the Children learnt all about the Festival of Diwali, what it's other name is, who celebrates and why.  Ask your children what they can remember.  We than made Rangoli Pictures, it was really tricky but we had great fun and I am sure you will agree the Children did a fantastic job!

Our Topic this half term is Natures' Toybox!  Below is our Curriculum Plan:

Marvellous Me!!

We have now come to the end of our first term together and wanted to share our learning journey with you. 


During the first two weeks at school, we spent a lot of time getting to know each other, the classroom and the whole school.  During this time Mrs Parkin and Mrs Boot played some games with us to see how much we already knew, they were very surprised!  For the next six weeks we learned all about ourselves, our family and our history.  Please take a look the photo gallery below to see some our fun learning activities.

This is our class timetable:

Our Topic this half term is Marvellous Me!  Below is our Curriculum Plan