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.


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...

Visit from the Nurse

Today we had a visit from a nurse. She talked to us about being healthy. She told us we needed to eat healthy food, drink water, do exercise and clean our teeth and bodies. She took some of the children's blood pressure and listened to our heart beats. She said we...

Dear Diary

During The Great Fire of London Samuel Pepys recorded all the happens that he could see in a diary.  The children used aged writing paper to record how the fire started pretending they were there just like Samuel...

Year 1/2 Soccer Skills

A group of children attended a soccer skills session at Thomas Hepburn.  The children worked around 7 football based activities that tested their ability in balanced, control and accuracy.  The children had an amazing time and set a great example to...

Making 5

Owls have been learning in maths how to make 5.  They have had great fun finding out what 2 numbers put together will make 5 as well as those 2 numbers are best friends.  They have also been representing making 5 in different...

The Great Fire of London KS1 Workshop

KS1 have had a fantastic morning creating model houses for their Great Fire of London display. Mams, dads, grandparents, aunties and uncles all packed into the classrooms to get creative with just a cereal box and coloured paper. The results were amazing!...

Science Investigation

We carried out a science investigation to see if you have a big hand span does that also mean you have big feet.  The children drew around their hands then measured in using a non-standard measurement of pasta.  They then drew around their feet to see if they the...

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