Old Sodbury Church Of England Primary

"Let your light shine" Matthew 5:16

Welcome to Hazel's class page. Here, you can find out what we've been up to and what's coming up. We are very excited about the year ahead and we hope you enjoy looking at our learning! Please visit again soon to follow our learning journey across the year.

Useful information

Each day, the children need to bring their book bag, water bottle and a coat.

Please can children keep a pair of daps in school as we will be having active sessions throughout the week. They won't need full PE kit, just a change of shoes.

The children have PE with the PE coach on a Thursday so please ensure PE kit is worn on this day.

If you would like to find out more about our approach to teaching phonics and early reading, please click here.

Term 6

Continuous Provision - Theme Enrichment

Following the children reading our class story Clean Up!, they then used their knowledge of plastic pollution and recycling whilst in continuous provision.  They are able to talk about what sea creatures need to have a safe and clean ocean. The children built boats to help collect plastic from the oceans whilst others used their nets to clean the sea of rubbish. 



Hazel Class enjoyed comparing seaside holidays whilst reading our class book Seaside Holidays Then and Now, they discussed the different types of clothing that was worn along with the differing types of entertainment.  They then completed a piece of writing regarding the comparisons. 


Term 5

People Who Help Us - Police Visit 

Hazel Class enjoyed a visit from the Police, they had thought of various questions to ask and were interested to learn about their uniform and police van.  The class had their fingerprints taken and then were able to experience being a Police Person as they tried on the very heavy police vest and explored the police van 

Enrichment Theme

Charlie, the postman, visited Hazel Class, the children were amazed at how far he walks every day!  They were able to explain to Charlie what and how stamps work and learnt all the important parts of an address.  The children then used this knowledge during provision and have enjoyed writing letters, postcards and using their own post-box.  


Hazel Class have been learning about how the Coast Guards help us and the special equipment they use.  They used this new knowledge to create a piece of writing. 

Term 4

Theme - Go Outdoors

Hazel class are mini-beast experts! If you are a mini-beast in need of a home, fact file written or portrait created, Hazel are the class for you!  The class have enjoyed using the different areas both inside the class, outdoors, along with trips to the forest to further their curiosity. 

Hazel's spectacular story spoons

What a wonderful way to celebrate World Book Day!

Expressive arts and design 

Hazel class enjoyed creating colourful spiders whilst dressed as their favourite book character for World Book Day, they enjoyed listening to stories related to our topic Go Outdoors, especially mini-beasts stories! 

Term 3

Expressive Arts

Hazel Class have explored mixing and creating cold colours based around the class theme of Winter Wonderland.  The children then painted onto tin foil to create their own winter picture and enjoyed adding glitter for some wintery sparkle. 



The class have been learning the different properties of the shapes circles and triangles.  The class extended their learning through activities including: creating shape pictures, using the construction area and painting, this was also a great work out for their fine motor skills.  Ask your children to spot circles  and triangles around your home and maybe when out at the shops! 


Hazel Class enjoyed talking about how their family celebrated Christmas and then using their increasing phonic knowledge completed a piece of writing with a lovely picture

Maths/Expressive Arts and Design 

Hazel Class used circles and triangles, which they are exploring during their Maths lessons and created some colourful art work.  The class were inspired by the artist Kandinsky and his use of circles. 

Term 2


As part of our new theme, we discussed the ways our families celebrate different special occasions, we talked about birthdays, Christmas and Easter. We learnt about Bonfire Night and how we all celebrate differently. We then created wonderful firework paintings and just like the way we celebrate they are all different. 

Music and movement 

With Mrs AJ at the piano, Hazel Class enjoy exercising to the music:- marching, hopping and racing around. They are also wonderful wiggly worms, cheeky monkeys and snails! 

Outdoor learning and art

The children have enjoyed exploring the forest and spotting the changes to their environment linked to the changing seasons. Hazel Class then created artwork with items gathered from their environment, Andy Goldsworthy was their inspiration, the children were amazed by his artwork and sculptures. 


Hazel Class have enjoyed music lessons, selecting their favourite instruments and creating music with them.


Hazel class enjoyed listening to the story Whatever Next!  They wrote about what they would take to space during their English lesson, they had some interesting ideas!


The children listened to the story, A Day to Remember, linked to Remembrance Day and then discussed why and who we should remember during this time.  The children then created poppies using different resources in the class. 


Hazel class went to the moon! We made sandwiches with many different fillings to pack into our rocket.  Blast off! 



After our trip to the moon, Hazel class created their own rockets using paint, glue and tissue paper. 

Term 1

Meet Hazel Class!

Mud kitchen

The children have been creating some delicious recipes in our mud kitchen - yum yum!

Three teddy bears

In maths, we had a picnic and found three of each item for our bears, we have been learning about the number three. 


Hazel Class had a visit from the SCARF Team, we learnt how to look after our bodies. 


Hazel Class have been looking at the number four. 

Outdoor learning 

Hazel Class have been learning how to care for their garden and we had great fun digging up the weeds.