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.


Must Reads KS1 master copy



Important information:


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.



During our P.E. lesson we traveled from one side of the hall to the other using different methods.  First we crawled using our hands and feet.  We weren't allowed to touch the floor with our knees.  Then we traveled in a zig-zag movement and finally sliding ourselves...

Creating word banks

During English this week we have been reading the text The Storm Whale in Winter.  The children had great fun listening about what happened to Noi, his dad and the storm whale.  To help with their writing they created a word bank with some great...

First visit to the ICT suite

We had our first visit to the ICT suite this week.  The children were shown different parts such as the monitor, keyboard, mouse and icons.  Their really looking forward to their next visit as they will be logging on themselves and opening...

Making Best Friends.

During this weeks maths lessons Owls have been using a model to help them to work out what 2 numbers put together make a whole number - making best friends.  This model is called part part whole.  They have had great fun using the model all week.  They understand that...

Hauntingly good fun at the Halloween Disco!

At the Halloween Disco there was lots of creative costumes, daring dancing, fun food and perfect party games. Everyone had a great time and I particularly enjoyed the team game of wrapping up a Mummy!...

Spooky Goings on at the Nook!

Vampires, witches, cats and other spooky characters took over Windy Nook Primary school hall for party games and dancing tonight. The question is... what did they do with the...

Describing Rumpelstiltskin

During this weeks English we have been looking at the traditional story of Rumpelstiltskin.  The children used some excellent describing words to describe what sort of character he was.  They worked really well with their talking partner...

Making Best Friends

We all need a best friend so Owls have been looking at all the best friends to make 6, 7, 8, and 9.  They have used different resources to represent these.  Some fantastic understanding this week in maths with hard challenges where they have had to answer reasoning...

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