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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 12.4.21

Yellow Class were delighted to begin using the Octopus bean bag and tent during ERIC Time. (Everyone Reading in Class). The children chose to buy these using the money the class won in the FOWSA Coin Wars competition.

Yellow Class created a Gratitude Bouquet. The children labelled each petal of their flower with something they are grateful for. These included, family, friends, pets, school, rain and ice-cream - among others.

Week commencing 22.3.21

We explored the copse hunting for Easter eggs. We found so many!

Creme egg and spoon races!

What a great time we had in PE, playing lots of different games to develop the coordination we need to play cricket. We worked so hard and used loads of energy! We will be incredibly fit!

We really enjoyed creating our Easter baskets for the chicks to lay their chocolate eggs in!

Week commencing 15.3.21

What a great day we have had today raising money for Comic Relief by coming to school with crazy hair!

We continued with our learning about architecture by looking closely at the features of buildings. We then became architects ourselves by planning and designing pillars.

We studied a number of different buildings in London and Liverpool. We then sketched our favourite. Can you work out which buildings we sketched?

Our art topic this term is Architecture and Building. In today's lesson, we drew St Paul's Cathedral. We are so proud of our work.

Week commencing 8.3.21

We loved playing Cat and Mouse with the parachute!

Whilst enjoying the Copse, we came across police tape around a tree. After further investigation, we also spotted lots of hairy, sticky slime. We want to find out where it came from!

Purple class have been developing their agility, balance and coordination to learn the skills needed to play cricket.

Yellow class had a wonderful time playing team games and beginning to learn the skills needed to play cricket.

The children spotted beautiful signs of spring in the copse during their nature walk.

The children really enjoyed our warm up game 'Cat and Mouse'.

The children enjoyed looking for the signs of spring.

World Book Day 2021 Yellow Class

World Book day 2021- Purple class!

World Book Day 2021 - Green Class

Week Commencing 14th December

Merry Christmas!

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Christmas Party!

In the style of Klee. But which one is the original?

In PSHE we have been identifying good and bad . We decided whether they are small or big feelings and discussed ways of coping with big feelings.

We have been learning how to sign Rudolf the Red Nose Reindeer using BSL

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Art- we worked in pair to create a painting inspired by Miro!

The final session of Forest School was spent learning how to light a fire safely and then toasting and eating fruit kebabs. The children have loved all the activities this term and said a huge thank you to Mr Anderson.

Week Commencing 7th December

Art- We created pictures inspired by Joan Miro!

We have also been looking at the artwork of Paul Klee this week and drew our family influenced by his style.

The children wrote a letter to Mr Williams trying to persuade him that we should get a 'perfect pet' for school.

Subtraction (First,Now,Then)

Christmas Jumper Day

Due to the inclement weather, Forest School was held inside this week. The children had a great time creating Christmas tree decorations with a Forest School theme. They were then set the challenge of tying a reef knot in the ribbon. This proved very tricky! However, with support all knots were secured resulting in decorations ready to be hung on the Christmas tree.

Week Commencing 30th November

Identifying common animals and sorting animals into groups.

Making Christmas decorations for the school Christmas tree.

Art in the style of Miro.

Week commencing 23rd November

We have been recording out Nativity!

In art, we have been learning about the different types of lines artists use such as, zigzag, curved, straight and wavy. We then used a variety of lines to create our own abstract compositions.

Week commencing 16th November

We have been exploring our number facts this week using the 'Part-Part Whole' model. We even made posters for the classroom to help us learn our number facts.

We have been enjoying our 'Dough Gym' sessions.

Our Nativity practices are in full swing!

Anti-Bullying Week

Uniformity vs Diversity?

Year 1 and 2 choose diversity. Being different is great. We are all different. The monsters we drew are all different.



Anti-Bullying Week 2020: United Against Bullying. We are all different and that is what makes us special, and it’s what makes our school so amazing.

History- We have been learning about King Henry III. We role played the important events that lead up to Simon De Montfort creating parliaments consisting of men all around England.