Benedict Biscop Prince Bishop School Teaching Alliance Leading School
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Year 1 & 2

Welcome to Year 1 and 2

Message from the class teacher

In Year 1 and 2, we make sure that we have fun every day! We learn about the wider world and how we are all unique and special. We celebrate our achievements together and are proud to be members of our class.

 

Teaching Team

Miss Sturrock

Miss Walker

 

 

PE Lessons

Our PE lessons are usually on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons. However, these days may change to accommodate other events so your child should have their PE kit in school for a full week.

 

Homework

Each week, your child will be given the following homework:

  • One piece of English or Maths (alternate weeks)
  • A reading book
  • Spellings (tested on Fridays)
  • A choice of activities from this half term’s Topic Grid (optional)

 

Frequently Used Links

Times Tables Rock Stars

Bug Club

Sumdog

BBC Bitesize

Oak National Academy

White Rose Maths

PhonicsPlay

Number Blocks

 

Additional Websites

Purple Mash – Free during the school closure period. Each week, a selection of daily activities is produced on different subjects, including comprehension and grammar.

 

English

Ruth Miskin Training – Available from Monday 20th April. Films of well-loved stories read by Nick Cannon, a trained actor, teacher and trainer

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

 

Maths

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

 

Science 

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

 

PE

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

 

Wellbeing 

Starline – Advice and support for providing learning at home including a hotline available 6 days a week

 

KS1 Home Learning

KS1 Summer Home Learning

Y1/Y2 Spring 2 Home Learning

Y1/Y2 Spring 2 Beachcombers Homework Grid

 

Y1 & Y2 Quiz

Y1 & Y2 Quiz Answer Sheet

Reading Comprehension Y1

Autumn 1

The Atlantic Ocean 1

Reading Comprehension Y2

Autumn 2

The Atlantic Ocean 2

In this section

Our Values and Ethos

We have a set of school values that were devised in conjunction with our Governors, pupils, parents and staff

Friendship & Trust

Always our Best

Thankfulness

Compassion

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