01253 790282
School Office


Fluke Hall Lane, Ladies Hill,
Pilling PR3 6HA


01253 790282
School Office

Welcome to Desert Class

Mr V Marr - Beech Class Teacher

Class Teacher

Mr Marr

Curriculum Information for Autumn 2019


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NOTE: Weekly (sent out Friday, expected in the following Thursday) or daily.


  • Mathletics task (weekly)
  • Arithmetic calculations (daily)


  • Five new spellings and a strategy (weekly)


  • Children will be expected to read for a minimum of 15-30 minutes. (Daily)


  • A different task each week; either writing, research or comprehension.(Weekly – Each task to be presented neatly in their homework book)

Primary Homework Guidelines

Year 1 & 2(Age 5-7)

  • Reading, spelling, other literacy work and number work  (1 hour a week)

Year 3 & 4(Age 7-9)

  • Literacy and numeracy work and occasional assignments in other subjects (1.5 hours a week)

Year 5 & 6  (Age 9-11)

  • Regular weekly schedule with continued emphasis on literacy and numeracy but also ranging widely over the curriculum (30 minutes a day)

How you can help

  • Please ensure your child has the appropriate PE kit in school every day.
  • Label all clothes clearly.
  • Ensure that your child does the set homework each week.
  • Monitor the amount of time your child spends reading
  • Support your child with tables and spellings
  • Speak to the class teacher if you have any concerns
  • Discuss your child’s learning targets
  • Encourage your child to take responsibility for their homework and learning.