Year 1 & 2

Welcome to our learning in year 1 & 2 - Autumn 1


This term the topic in both Year 1 and 2 is Pirates.

Both year groups will be reading A New Home for a Pirate, by Ronda Armitage, of which they are writing a retell.  Both year groups will also be writing a setting description, thinking about the five senses and how they can use adjectives to describe what they see, hear, etc.

Both year groups will also be making 3D islands in DT; they will be designing a treasure map and making these come to life using junk modelling techniques.

In Spanish, both Year 1 and Year 2 will be learning how to introduce themselves, and in PE they will be learning ball skills and gymnastics.

RE will be learning about Hinduism, focussing on learning about the use of symbols, as well as the celebration of Diwali; what it means and how it is celebrated.


Year 1

In Numeracy, Year 1 will be learning about shapes - they will look for 2D shapes around the school in a "shape hunt", sort 2D shapes according to their properties, and use lollipop sticks to make their own shapes, couting the sides and corners.

In Literacy, they will be writing their own pirate adventure stories!




Year 2

In Numeracy, Year 1 are learning about place value, as well as more and less, and learning to compare and round numbers.

Further Literacy topics will include writing diary entries from the perspective of a pirate.










Year 1 & 2 Latest News

We painted it red across the school today for this year's Wear Red Day!

Posted: Friday 16th October 2020, 1:23pm

It's Pirate Day on the ground floor! What wonderful costumes, and what a fun way to celebrate this term's topic learning!

Posted: Wednesday 14th October 2020, 11:07am

Some pictures from the ground floor over the past couple of weeks. Have a lovely weekend all!

Posted: Friday 25th September 2020, 1:22pm
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