Robins (Y1/2)

Miss Smith/Mrs Preece

Welcome to Robins

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

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.

 

Conquering Capacity in Robins!

Robins have worked incredibly hard this week learning all about capacity and how it differs to volume. It has been a tricky concept to get their heads around but today the children have shown just how great their understanding is by solving problems in groups. They...

Robins’ Castles!

Robins have had a fantastic time over the last few weeks designing and creating their castles. They've learnt how to print, practiced their cutting skills and have constructed some really effective castles out of cereal boxes. Look at their final pieces! Article 28:...

Bookworms Unite!

There's so much to do at Windy Nook during lunchtimes! Children are flocking along to the library to choose another new book for the week. Everyone is welcome! The only problem is deciding which one to choose! Article 17: You have the right to get information that is...

Online Safety- Stop, get off and tell!

  Today Year 2 have been learning about how to stay safe online. The story of Cinderella and Little Red Riding Hood were used to help the children understand that they don't know who they are really talking to online. They used the phrase... Stop! Get off! Tell!...

Mindful Robins

As Robins have enjoyed yoga so much, we have all started taking part in some mindfulness in the Zen Den! Whenever we have a spare 5 minutes we have taken the time to relax and rest our brains with some breathing techniques and some visualisation. Article 17: You have...

Safer Internet Day!

As today is Safer Internet Day, Robins took part in a One Day internet safety workshop led by Rachel. She got the kids really involved using fairy tales to explain how people aren't always who they seem online and what we can do to keep ourselves safe. We now all know...

KS1 Golden Time snow fun!

Article 23: You have the right to live a full life Golden time today took place outside in the snow. In KS1 we had loads of fun running around, building snowmen and even making some snow sculptures.

Robins’ Royal Chocolate Cakes

Yum yum! Robins had a delicious morning making chocolate mug cakes in our English lesson. As we have been looking at the book Small Knight and George and the Royal Chocolate Cake, we thought what better than to make our own! We did it all on our own (with just a few...

Measuring Madness!

What a great morning Robins have had! Today we started looking at length and how to measure it using non-standard units. The children went around the class decided on objects and what would be best to measure them with. We even used children to measure the length of...

Clockwise or anti-clockwise?

Today Year 2 have been learning about position and direction. They have been using language such as clockwise, anti-clockwise, half turn and quarter turn to solve puzzles and play games. If you need directions ask a Year 2!   Article 28: You have the right to a...

Robins are learning their 5s!

Robins are beginning to learn their times tables in class and what this actually means. We used cookie cereal to represent the 5 times table today and even managed to resist eating any! Article 28: You have the right to a good quality education. You should be...

Robins’ Royal Chocolate Cake Storyboards

This week, Robins have been reading and responding to the text Small Knight and George and the Royal Chocolate Cake. They've really enjoyed the story and have developed their prediction skills. Today, they had to read summaries of the text to draw images and complete...

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