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Southfields Primary School

Southfields Primary School

Our Classes

In the Early Years our classes are named after three famous children's authors. We chose authors that we love and that have produced high qualities stories that you want to read again and again and again. Let's meet our classes:

Waddell Class 

Waddell Class is named after the author Martin Waddell. He wrote the much loved books of Owl babies, Pig in the pond and Can't you sleep little bear.



Class Teacher                                                   Teaching Assistants


              Miss C King                                                                           Mrs A Johnson                     Miss K Walden


Donaldson Class

Donaldson Class is named after Julia Donaldson who wrote the much loved book The Gruffalo as well as other stories such as what the ladybird heard, and stickman.


Class Teacher                                         Teaching Assistant


             Mrs E Harlow                                                                  Miss J Johnson


Carle Class

Carle Class is named after the well loved Eric Carle who famously wrote the story The Hungry Caterpillar. Eric Carle also wrote stories such as The very busy spider and The bad tempered ladybird.



Class Teacher                                              Teaching Assistant


              Miss L Prodrick                                                                                Mrs D Crane


Mr Aldous is also a teacher in the Early Years. Mr Aldous covers PPA time and teaches PE with the children in all three classes as well as teaching them about gardening and caring for our outside areas. 



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