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Welcome to Year 1/2!


Welcome to the Year 1/2 information page.
Read about what we have been doing so far.



Week commencing 15.11.21

Children in Need 2021!

Yellow class Forest School fun

Week Commencing 8.11.21

Maths- In Purple class, we have been learning about money. We recognised coins and matched them to how much they are worth. At first we thought the biggest coin would be worth more but we soon realised that this is not the case!

The children learnt about habitats and enjoyed exploring the school grounds and seeing the habitats of different plants, animals and mini beasts. They then made their own habitat for a woodland animal.

In P.E this week, , the children learnt how to use the space and how to dribble in hockey.

Week commencing- 1.11.21

Maths- We have been finding and making number bonds to 100.

The children solved subtraction problems by using the first, then and now grid.

English- We retold the story of Goldilocks and The Three Bears through drama.

Computing- We have been learning to drag and click using a mouse.

Week commencing- 18.10.21

Maths- We have been learning to add and subtract from two-digit numbers.

Gymnastics- We have been learning to perform a range of actions with control and coordination.

Week commencing- 11.10.21

In gymnastics this week, we learnt that we can put together a series of travels, balances and shapes to make a sequence.

In art, we looked at the shapes of natural objects and sketched a pumpkin.

Maths- Purple class have been adding one-digit numbers to two-digit numbers!

Music- In music we were able to read notes to play along to the song 'Hands, Feet, Heart'.

Week Commencing 4th October 2021

English - National Poetry Day

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We wrote a class poem about Autumn using ideas from the children’s individual poems. The children then worked together to add actions to the poem and thought about what instruments they could use to represent what was happening. They then performed the poem whilst trying to use expression.

Gymnastics- We have been using a variety of equipment to develop our fundamental movement skills.


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We supported YoungMinds this World Mental Health Day by saying #HelloYellow

In P.E, the children learnt to show control of a ball with basic actions and understand the concept of moving to get in line with a ball to receive it

The children explored number bonds using the part-whole model.

In English, we used our senses to write a fantastic Autumn poem!

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Poem 2.mp4

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Poem 3.mp4

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Poem 4.mp4

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In Geography, we used globes and atlases to locate different countries and find out which continent they are in.

Week commencing 27.9.21

In science, we learnt about the circulatory system- investigating the effect of exercise on our heart rate.

Cricket- We have been trying exceptionally hard to hit the ball with the bat using control and accuracy.

English- Over the past few weeks, we have been learning about instructions. We decided to create our own instructions on how to make a delicious smoothie. To do this, we had to make one ourselves!

Gymnastics- We have been working on developing our agility, balance and coordination.

Week Commencing 20.09.21

We learnt lots of different shapes in gymnastics.

We learned about verbs during our instruction writing.

We went on a number hunt whilst learning how to read and write numbers in words.

We have been comparing numbers using <, > or =