Owls (Y1/2)

Mrs Short

 

Welcome to Owls

Hi and welcome to Owls. Our teacher is Mrs Short.

In Owls we love to have fun and learn lots of new and exciting things. We always try our best in everything we do.

Resources:

Must Reads KS1 master copy

https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/BuriedTreasure2.html

https://ttrockstars.com/

Important information:

P.E.

Is every Friday. Please make sure your child has a full P.E. kit; a white t-shirt, black shorts trainers/plimsolls with their name on.

Home Reading Books

Your child’s book will be changed every Thursday.

Reading books are changed by the child with guidance from teaching staff. Each child is expected to read regularly at home (at least 3 times per week).

Maths and English Homework

This will be given out every Thursday to be returned to be returned on Monday. It will alternate – one-week Maths the following week English.

RWInc. Phonics

This will be given out on a Thursday to be returned the following Thursday.

Spelling Test

Your child will receive new spellings on a Friday to be tested the following Friday.

In Owls we encourage the children to be as independent as possible. It is their responsibility to ensure they take their books and homework out of their bags and place them into the correct baskets. If your child does not complete or return their homework they will miss their Golden Time reward on a Friday afternoon.

Owls

Partitioning Baby Large’s Toys

For Maths Owls have been using the story they read in English of Five Minutes Peace to help them partition a whole amount using a Part-Part-Whole model. Baby Large had a 'whole' trunk full of toys. He wanted to split them with Mrs Large into 'parts'. So he parted them...

Celebrating a 100 years of WWI ending

To celebrate the 100th year anniversary of WWI ending the whole school came together to remember. Each child was asked to bring in a plastic pop bottle so the base could be cut off and decorated with red paint to create a poppy. The whole school from nursery to year 6...

Vertices, faces and edges..

Year 2 have been full of shape vocabulary this week as they built their own 3D shape from straws and blu tack. They had to work out which shape to build with the straws they had been given. Then they had to decide which face they would build first. It was a tricky...

Betty O’Barley & Harry O’Hay

Article 28: You have the right to a good education. In Year 2 we are using the brilliant book 'The Scarecrow's Wedding' by Julia Donaldson to think about character personalities and emotions. We hot seated Betty O'Barley to find out how she felt when her true love,...

Times Tables Fun!

Article 28: You have the right to a good quality education. We have had lots of times tables fun in Year 2 today. We were set times tables challenges to help us learn in a fun way. We played 'doubles bingo' (and there was a prize!), we were active and jumped up and...

Owls become scientists

Owls conducted a fair test investigation - Does Miley have a knowing nose? The children predicted how many smells Miley would guess correctly with a blindfold. To make it fair we only used one nose - Miley and she only had 5 seconds to sniff each smell. The children...

Autumn Poetry walk in Owls

This week Owls have been reading a variety of poems. To support their writing they went on a autumn walk around the school to help collect ideas. They used their five senses to help them record what they could see, smell, feel, hear and taste. By the end of they week...

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