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.

Mini beast hunt

For our topic this half term, Animal Habitats, Owls went on an investigation around our school grounds to see what mini beasts we could finding setting up home. We with our talking partners to record the different types of mini beasts using a tally chart. We then...

How full?

Owls have been investigating capacity outside during their maths lessons. They worked with their talking partners to take turns reading different amounts empty, full, nearly empty, half full, nearly full, half empty for their partner to pour into a container. Article...

What makes a good leader?

As part of our RE lessons this term we are learning about the story of Moses. We have all decided that Moses was a good leader. We thought about a leader that we know, Mrs Forrest, and we decided to interview her. This is a list of questions that the children asked...

Year 2 Times Tables Fest!

Year 2 have been taking responsibility for their own learning and can now use lots of different strategies to learn their times tables. Ask a Year 2 to show you their times table rap! Year 2 need to know the 2, 3, 5, 10 times tables facts (including related division)....

Measuring Length

To finish off our measuring topic in maths we decided to measuring different lengths of paper using tape measures. They then had challenge questions to answer using the measurements. For example: What is the difference between strip 1 and strip 3? If you put strip 2...

ICT design

During Owl's ICT lesson this week they were designing pictures of a farm to link with our topic Down on the Farm. They had great fun selecting animals and placing them onto a farm setting.

The Last Supper

During our R.E. lesson Owls took part in role playing The Last Supper. They washed their partners feet in preparation along with blessing the bread for Jesus' body as well as blessing the wine for his blood. They then fell asleep in the Garden of Gethsemane before...

Owls visit Whitehouse Farm

What a fantastic day was had by all. The sun was shining and there were plenty animals out and about to feed and also have a hold of. We had great fun going around the farm on a tractor ride and finishing off the day by having a bit of soft play. Mrs Short even...

Owls and Robins Snow Day homework

Hope you are all having great fun in the snow 🙂 Snow day homework Can you describe what you have been doing in the snow whilst school has been closed. Remember to include: ABC capital letters Finger spaces Full stops . Adjectives (describing words) Sound out your...

Measuring maths

During maths this week Owls have been looking at measuring objects using non standard units such as cubes, pasta and bottle tops. They used their maths magic to sensibly estimate then measure.

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