Robins (Y1/2)

Miss Wilinson

Welcome to Robins

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

Resources:

Must Reads KS1 master copy

https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/BuriedTreasure2.html

https://ttrockstars.com/

Important information:

P.E.

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.

 

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!...

Breaking news just in …

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...

Dinosaur Drama at Windy Nook!

There was huge excitement at school this morning when we returned from the half term holiday to find a huge bone in our wild life area! Some of the children wondered if it was the bone of a Tyrannosaurus Rex or perhaps a Pterodactyl? There was lots of speculation!...

Year 2 Multi Skills

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 Year 2 went to a multi skills event held at Gateshead Leisure Centre along with lots of other Gateshead schools. It was...

Fun with fungus in Robins!

Robins are excited to have received some fungus labs from Grow Wild and can't wait to see who can grow the biggest mushroom out of Nursery, Nightingales and Tulips! We planted some mycelium into some damp straw and have put them next to the radiator in our classroom...

Sharing in Robins

The children in Robins have been learning to share amounts into equal groups. They began by sharing into 2 equal groups and then moved on to sharing into a variety of different sized groups. We used our trusty cookie cereal to count and solved lots of problems with...

KS1 Mapping Skills Workshop

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...

Lunch time buddies

There's so much going on at lunch time in Windy Nook. Specially trained buddies from KS2 meet up with buddies from KS1 to play word games and enjoy reading together. Not only are our children learning, they are making new friends too!     Article 31: You have the...

Mona Lisa Mayhem in Robins!

This week, Robins have been learning all about Leonardo da Vinci and his work on the Mona Lisa. They've taken part in lots of activities to recreate the Mona Lisa in a range of different ways. We've made a HUGE class piece where the children had to colour in a section...

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