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More about life in Years 1&2...

Years 1 and 2

Welcome to Class 2′s Page. (Class 2 is made up of Years 1 and 2). Our Teacher is Miss Snowball and Mrs Walters is our Teaching Assistant.


Class 2's learning this term will include:

  • Reading and writing about earth and space.
  • Designing and making a rocket.
  • Learning songs from the musical and creating our own musical compositions.
  • Fractions, patterns and sequences in maths.
  • Tennis – skills, activities and games that act as an introduction to golf in P.E.
  • Learning about some of the customs and festivals associated with Judaism.
  • We will also be carrying out assessments to measure children’s progress and consider next steps in learning.
  • Daily RWI phonics and mental maths. Regular handwriting sessions.


General Information

Reading: Reading at home is the best kind of homework you can do – aim for 10 minutes every night if possible.


Could we please ask for your support to ensure your child wears PE to school each Wednesday? Thank you.


In Class 2 we expect the bulk of children’s homework time to be devoted to varied and regular reading. 10 minutes a night really does make a difference, and adds up to just over an hour a week.


Web Links: Please explore the internet responsibly! Always ask an adult up first.
(Please note: these websites have not been vetted by the school): – How to be safe when using the internet. Look in the 5 to 7 section. – Enter the Academy of Fun! - lots of interesting facts about animals. – many of these clips include jungle animals; they’re also lot sof fun too. – great games linked to all areas of the curriculum. Do check out the Key stage 2 bitesize for games that offer a bit more of a challenge too. – Information about our special author for last half term. – the home of Puffin Books. – Poems for children. A lot of them have sound files so you can listen too! – fab site for homework topics, with lots of general information and fun bits as well. – lots of fun games and ideas for budding artists; highly recommended! Do look at the section on Turner for more on landscapes. – science website. Games and clips. – phonics games. – maths games. – more maths fun! We will use some of these resources in the classroom. The sections on other subject areas are worth a look too, as is the Key Stage 2 section for more challenging games and quizzes. – two search engines for children.

Mums and Dads: – How to be safe when using the internet. The FAQ in the parents section is a useful starting point. – has lots of straightforward and useful information and advice about education and other school related matters. – interesting site about reading, writing and books. – and here’s another one!


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