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.


Shipley Art Gallery

Robins have had a very creative morning at Shipley Art Gallery. First of all we learned about natural and man made materials and where they come from. We compared some wool that hadn't been treat to some that had been carefully cleaned, we examined a silk worm cocoon...

It is our right to be safe.

We had an excellent assembly this afternoon with some special visitors from the NSPCA. We learned that it is everyone's right to be safe and what we can do when we don't feel safe. We talked about sharing our worries with a trusted adult. We also found out about an...

Marvelous maths in the Robins class!

A huge thank you to the families who attended our times table work shop this morning. It was a huge success and very enjoyable. We exercised while counting in two's and ten's as well as completing some number pattern activities.

Marvelous Multiplication Workshop!

Lots of adults came into our maths lesson today to find out just how we learn our times tables in Y2. We did LOTS of fun activities and all the adults joined in. We are all getting much better with our 2, 5, 10 and 3 times tables because we love to practise them....

Maths Workshop

Year 2 invited their adults in to school today to do lots of multiplication and division reasoning activities. They surprised them with their maths vocabulary (such as 'commutative') and lots of top tips.

Sharing smarties in Year 2!

We have been using smarties to help us with division in Year 2. The children have been creating arrays and division calculations. They enjoyed making the smarties disappear at the end of the lesson!

Lunchtime Library

Key Stage 1 children have started lunchtime library sessions which are run by Year 6 pupils. The children can go along to Lower School's library and choose a book to take home and enjoy with an adult at home. The library sessions are: Owls Monday lunchtime...

Meet Harry and Reginald…

Today we were comparing two very different characters- Harry and Reginald from 'The Scarecrow's Wedding'. The class asked them lots of questions using why, what and how to find out about their personalities. Today we used adjectives such as 'ignorant',...

Hauntingly good fun at the Halloween Disco!

At the Halloween Disco there was lots of creative costumes, daring dancing, fun food and perfect party games. Everyone had a great time and I particularly enjoyed the team game of wrapping up a Mummy!   

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 children?!

Fire! Fire!

KS1 were lucky to get a visit today from our local fire station.  They were able to answer lots of questions regarding The Great Fire of London.  The children were shown the full safety uniform that a fire fighter would wear. We even had our very own fire girl in...

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