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.

Super Snowmen 3D shapes

Today Year 2 have been creating 3D shapes from nets. It was very tricky and took a lot of concentration but just look at the results! We made cylinders, triangular prisms, cones, cuboids, square based pyramids and cubes.

Investigating Shapes in Year 2

Year 2 have been investigating the properties of 2D  shapes. We have been comparing regular and irregular shapes and we can explain the difference between symmetrical and asymmetrical shapes. We have started looking at 2D shape faces on 3D shapes. We can't wait to...

Anyone for a jam sandwich?

Following on from reading instructions Owls then had to make the jam sandwich.  They made sure that they read each instruction carefully and in order to make sure they made their sandwiches correctly. There wasn't much left in the end!

To read or not to read that is the question!

What a fantastic week Owls have had in English.  They have been reading instructions on how to make a jam sandwich.  They then had the task to sort mixed up instructions into the correct order.

Traffic Survey

Owls have enjoyed learning about their new topic Trains, Planes and Automobiles this week.  They took a little trip outside to conduct a traffic survey.  They used tally marks to record each vehicle that went by.  We were only out for 10 minutes and recorded 35...

Making 24

Even with only 5 sleeps to Christmas Year 2 are full of mathematical ideas! 

KS1 Christmas Party

What fun we all had at out Christmas party playing lots of games and having a dance.  We were very lucky to get a special visitor stop by!

Owls celebrating the Jewish festival of light – Hanukkah

During R.E. this week we have been learning all about the magical festival of light that the Jewish community celebrate for hanukkah.  To help Owls understand they played a traditional Jewish game called driedel.  They also ate doughnuts because they are cooked with...

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