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.


Watch out! Tigers in Year 2!

This week Year 2 are considering how tigers in captivity may feel. Some of the children were Hot Seated as tigers while other children asked them questions. The children are using enriched vocabulary such as 'velvet pads', 'cemented cells' and 'stalking' in their...

Science and Family Learning at Windy Nook

Last week, as part of our Science focus, we welcomed Kay and her team from Family Learning. They delivered three science workshops across school. The spaces were limited and the lucky few experienced a range of experiments and science fun! Take a look at the pics....

Super Scientists

What an amazing week Owls have had. They have been very luck to have 3 fantastic workshops linked to Science. They had great fun with Nick the chef learning about food science and healthy eating. Then a habitat workshop with Mike the scientist and finally ending...

Repeating Addition

During maths Owls have looked at repeated addition. They used resources to help see patterns. Article 1: Everyone, under 18, has the rights of the UN Convention Article 2: All children have rights. No child should be treated unfairly. Article 12: you have the right to...

I predict…

Owls have been predicting what they think might happen next in digital literacy for Something Fishy. They worked in groups to share their thoughts and ideas. Article 1: Everyone, under 18, has the rights of the UN Convention Article 2: All children have rights. No...

Bridge Builders in Owls

What a fantastic afternoon was had by all in Owls today. We invited our parents to help build a bridge using only 3 newspapers and 1 roll of tape. It became very competitive - and that was just the parents! Article 1: Everyone, under 18, has the rights of the UN...

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...

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