Robins (Y1/2)

Miss Smith/Mrs Preece

Welcome to Robins

Hi and welcome to Robins. Our teacher is Miss. Smith


Must Reads KS1 master copy

Important information:


Is every Tuesday. 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 Robins 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.


Recycle your batteries here!

As part of our commitment to the environment and as a rights respecting school we are collecting batteries to recycle . Hopefully by now, you will have received your recycled  battery collection box . School Council / Rights Respecters will collect the batteries every...

Times Tables Rockstars

Year 2 have been proving their times tables expertise today during maths. They have been using the times tables rock stars program to improve their skills. They have their own personal account to use at home and their log in details are in their homework book. They...

Robins are Raft Builders!

As part of our Environment Week activities, Robins took part in a raft making challenge today using natural resources. They worked in groups to craft a raft using sticks and string and then tested them outside in water to see if they floated effectively. Just look at...

Can We Build It?

Article 28: You have the right to a good quality education. Article 29: Your education should help you use and develop your talents and abilities. Yes we can! Clare from Wilmott Dixon came to work with Y2 today and set them a challenge to build structures only using...

I Spy Dinosaur Eyes!

Well! Robins have been working so hard this afternoon to recreate the fantastic dinosaur eyes that they designed earlier this week. They each moulded a small lump of clay into the most outstanding pieces of realistic dinosaur artwork. They paid special attention to...

Environment Week fun in KS1!

Today, KS1 have had a fantastic time taking part in some activities as part of their learning for Environment Week. We were lucky enough to have a visit from Willmott Dixon who led us all though a spaghetti tower building workshop. The children had an excellent time...


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Look at our d-eye-nosaurs!

This week, Robins have been working on their art skills looking at dinosaur eyes. They researched different eyes before designing 2 of their own. They then practiced making them using a glass eye and play dough to see which looked the most effective before they make...

Robins Do Dippy!

Today, Robins and Owls went on their much anticipated trip to the Great North Museum to see Dippy the dinosaur as part of their Digging for Dinosaurs topic at school. We all took part in an excellent workshop where we got to look at actual fossils and even got the...

Newcastle Eagles Coaching

Thank you to Coach C, who came from Newcastle Eagles, to teach children from Year 1-4 basketball skills.  Children were taught various games to improve speed, dribbling, passing and shooting.  We have also been working with the Eagles to deliver an after school club...

Marvellous Measuring in Year 2!

Today Year 2 have been measuring parts of their body and comparing them with each other. They had to decide which measuring tool to use and then had to make sure their measurements were accurate. I think we may have lots of future tailors and carpenters in Year 2!...

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Article 12: you have the right to an opinion and to be listened to. Article 13: You have the right to find out things and share what you think with others, by talking, drawing, writing or in any other way unless it harms or offends other people. Article 17: You have...

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