Year 1 & 2
Welcome to Year 1 and 2
Message from the class teacher
Welcome to class 2! In this class we enjoy exploring and developing our understanding of the world further. We reach for the stars and celebrate all achievements. We are proud to work as a team and understand that each person is an individual who should be respected.
Miss Read – Teacher
Miss Walker – Teaching Assistant
Our PE lessons are on a Tuesday and Thursday. However, these days may change to accommodate other events.
Each week your child will have the following homework:
- One piece of English or maths assigned in their homework books.
- A reading book to bring back each Thursday.
- Spellings which will be tested on a Friday.
Audible Stories – All children’s audio books are available for free while schools are closed
AUTHORFY – Access to masterclasses on texts from a range of authors, including videos from the authors and activities linked to novels
Classroom Secrets – Downloadable resource packs which cover a range of subjects, including reading and writing
The Children’s Poetry Archive – An archive of spoken poetry recordings. Children can listen to poems read out loud
Literacy Shed Plus – Downloadable resource packs with tasks based on video clips on YouTube
THE DAY – A daily newsletter for parents and carers at home with children, helping to enrich learning with real-world knowledge and skills
Pobble365 – A new image is published each day as a basis for creative writing. Story starters, questions and drawing ideas are provided
Hamilton – Downloadable resource packs with teacher guidance. A week’s worth of resources are provided for each year group
Maths Zone – Maths games to play online
Mathematics Mastery – Downloadable guidance and resource packs for parents and pupils
NRICH – A range of activities. Some are interactive and some are to be completed offline. Activities are categorised by age range
CBeebies Help your child with Maths – Videos for numeracy development designed for children ages 0-6. There are fun activities that can be applied to everyday life and play
Topmarks – A range of interactive maths games categorised by age group
White Rose Maths – Presentations and downloadable workbooks which are easy to use for parents. New material is being released each week
BBC Bitesize – Interactive resources covering the primary science curriculum
STEM Learning – An online resource bank, which links to resources on external websites. The site features a live chat function offering support from subject experts. New home learning resources are being developed
Change4life – 10 minute activities based on Disney Films that count towards a child’s 60 active minutes a day
BBC Teach Super Movers – Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 – Videos which help children move while they learn. They support curriculum subjects, including maths and English