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.

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...

The Greatest Show comes to Year 2!

Article 28: You have the right to a good quality education As part of Anti-Bullying Week Year 2 took part in a drama workshop. The theme was  based on the film 'The Greatest Showman'. The children took on the roles of strong men, tightrope walkers, clowns and ring...

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...

Creating 3D Snowman Shapes in Year 2

  Year 2 have been learning about 3D shapes. Today the children were given a net that they had to make into a 3D shape. It was very tricky and took a lot of patience but look at the results! Article 28: You have the right to a good quality education. You should...

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,...

Hot Seat Betty!

We have been reading the Scarecrow's wedding by Julia Donaldson. Today we were thinking about how poor Betty felt when Harry disappeared just before their wedding! The children thought of words like anxious, devastated, apprehensive and furious! Heidi became Betty...

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...

Is it more than? Or less than? Or equals to in Owls?

Owls have been looking at comparing quantities of objects. They worked with their talking partners to discuss what amount was more, less or equal to. Article 1: Everyone, under 18, has the rights of the UN Convention Article 2: All children have rights. No child...

Sharing Smarties

Today Year 2 have been looking art ways to share smarties and write division calculations. We have been sharing 6, 8 and 12 smarties in different ways. Then of course we had to eat them! Yum yum! Article 28: You have the right to a good quality education. You should...

Searching for signs of Autumn…

Year 2 have been outside looking for signs that Autumn is here. We were amazed by what we found! We stumbled across conkers, fir cones and piles of leaves. The children thought of lots of adjectives to describe our findings such as, shiny, smooth, crimson, crunchy,...

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