Welcome to Griffin Class

Welcome to the newly named Griffin Class.


My name is Mr Beresford and I will be the class teacher for Griffin Class. I am very excited to be part of Kimberley Primary School and finally get started teaching the children of Griffin Class. Joining the children and I in the classroom will be my colleague, Mrs Kempa whom many of you already know.


The attached curriculum newsletter outlines the plan for this term but please do come and see me if you have any questions.

Griffin Class Curriculum News Letter Autumn
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Term Updates:


Thursday 27th of September


Griffin and Phoenix classes taking part in a full days workshop on Ancient Egypt.


The day started with a fact finding session and informative talk from an Egyptologist. We then moved on to taking measurements, the Ancient Egyptian way and playing Ancient Egyptian games. After lunch the classes were treated to a live mummification and then had the opportunity to practice their hunting skills! 

Friday 12th of October


Griffing class have finalised their designs for our Ancient Egyptian Death Masks and have made a start in realising their designs! It's still early days but the foundations are in place. Next week will begin the real work. Pictures to follow!


Oh, and a BIG THANK YOU to all the parents and staff who helped resource the lesson with cardboard and newspaper. We have so much cardboard now its coming out of our ears, so no more please! Any remaining newspaper will still be much appreciated.


Class Activities:


Portals to the Past – Ancient Egyptian Workshop

On the 27th of September our colleagues from Portals to the Past will be in school to run a whole day workshop for both year 3 and 4 on the Ancient Egyptians partaking in entertaining and informative activities. As part of the day children can come to school dressed as Egyptologists (jeans, shorts, wacky jumpers, hats, etc.) or as an Ancient Egyptian.


Portals to the Past recommend the following websites from which to locate suitable fancy-dress outfits;







More details about the work will be provided to parents closer to the time.