Welcome to Year 1 and 2!

Year 1 and 2

KS1 Weekly Update

We are so thrilled to be back in school and teaching you all again! On this page you will be able to see what we have covered in school each week and what you can expect over the next week. 


Venus Class (Mr Andrew and Mrs Emery)

Mars Class (Mrs Buffham and Mrs Ashman)

Pluto Class (Miss Seymour and Mrs Edgell) 

THIS WEEK (w/c 07/06/21):

Maths - Y1 have been looking at position, direction and turns; Y2 have looked at mass and comparing weights. 

English - we have been looking at the story of The Snail and the Whale and have learnt the opening to the story. 

Phonics/Spellings - we have looked at a variety of Set 2/3 sounds, including 'oi', 'o-e' and 'ai'. Y2 have looked at using the possessive apostrophe. 

Foundation Subjects - we have looked at some key dates of the Victorian era; how we can manipulate materials; and Y2 have started to look at their topic of Hong Kong. 

NEXT WEEK (w/c 14/06/21):

Maths - we will be conduction some end of year assessments to see what amazing progress we have made this year!

English - we will be planning and writing our own version of The Snail and the Whale.

Phonics/Spellings - we will be looking at more Set 2 and 3 sounds, including 'ue', 'or' and 'oy'. Y2 will be looking at a variety of suffixes we can add to root words. 

Foundation Subjects - we will be starting to look at different materials in science; the Industrial Revolution in history; and some key parts of Hong Kong for Y2s in Geography. 


Here are some useful links for you to use when at home:



Doodle Maths: https://students.doodlelearning.com/

Times Table Rockstars: https://play.ttrockstars.com/auth/school/student

White Rose at home: https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning 

Top Marks Maths Games: https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/5-7-years/counting

ICT Games: https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning 



Nessy: https://www.nessy.com/uk/

Free E-Books: https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page/

Free Audio Books for Kids: https://stories.audible.com/discovery/enterprise-discovery-21122358011?ref=adbl_ent_anon_ds_ds_dccs_sbtp-0-0

Phonics: https://www.phonicsbloom.com/