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 30/11/20):

Maths - Y1 have been looking at place value up to 20. Y2 have been looking looking at subtraction when we will also need to exchange.

English - we have been looking at the poem Recipe for a Wolf. We wrote a class poem about a flamingo and then chose our own animal to write about. 

Phonics - we have looked at a variety of Set 2/3 sounds, including 'oi', 'o-e' and 'ai'.

Foundation Subjects - we have been looking at the legacy of Mary Seacole, looking at the continent of Africa and seeing what happens to the size of our feet when we get older.

NEXT WEEK (w/c 07/12/20):

Maths - Y1 will be looking at place value with numbers below 20. Y2 will be looking at money, including what the different coins/notes mean and how to calculate change. 

English - we will be looking at the nativity story and starting to think about writing a diary entry from the perspective of the donkey!

Phonics - we will be looking at more Set 2 and 3 sounds, including ''ue', 'or' and 'oy'.

Foundation Subjects - we will be looking at the legacy of Mary Seacole, looking at the continents of North and South America and recapping our learning about 'Growing Up' in Science. 


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



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/