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.


House point winners’ reward

Emeralds were the winning house this term. They enjoyed their house point rewards this afternoon. It was great to see so many board games being enjoyed. I wonder who will win next term. Article 31: You have the right to play and rest.  

Super Spring disco!

A good time was had by all at our Spring disco. Music, dancing, games, food, fun and friends...what more could you ask for? A huge thank you to our PTFA for organising it. Article 31: You have the right to play and rest...

Judo Workshop

Over the last two days, children have had a thirty minute Judo taster session.  Children had a brief overview of the rules and tried some of the holds and throws.  Thank you to Destination Judo - Gateshead for coming along. Article 29: Your education should help you...

World Book WEEK in Robins!

Robins have had a great day dressing up for World Book Day but the fun didn't end there! All week the children have been learning about our author Jill Murphy and have written fact files about her. They've listened to a number of her books, designed new front covers...

World Book Day at Windy Nook

Article 28: You have the right to a good quality education. We have had a fantastic World Book Day at Windy Nook. Thank you for all your efforts in supporting your children getting dressed in a brilliant variety of story book characters. Paul Atkinson, manager at W H...

Book Worms at Windy Nook!

Year 2 had such a surprise when they were allowed to choose not one but two brand new books today! They couldn't wait to start reading them! They have been having fun reading and doing lots of World book Day activities. Article 17: You have the right to get...

Time to remember Mrs Greaves.

The memorial to Mrs Greaves is under construction. Already great progress has been made during the last two days. Once the structure is completed it will then be 'personalised' to make it extra special for Mrs Greaves and to not let us forget what a lovely person and...

The Book Fair is on!

Article 29: You have the right to develop your abilities. As you can see the Book Fair is in full swing. It has been really popular with some great book titles available. It is open Wednesday and Thursday during morning break 10.30 - 10.45 and after school from 3.15 -...

Doubling and Halving in Robins

This week, Robins have been working on their doubling and halving skills. Today, they were left some really tricky word problem to work out for themselves. They decided which questions they wanted to attempt and which resources (if any) they'd like to help them. They...

Introducing our Mini Health Champions!

Four of our Year 5 children have recently completed some training at Gateshead Leisure Centre and are now 'Mini Health Champions'. Part of their role is to teach and participate in playground games with Key Stage 1 during lunch times, mediate with friendship issues...

Cricket Coach Visits Robins

Robins had a great afternoon with their first cricket coaching session today with Mick Armstrong from Felling Cricket Club. They played some fun games of volcanoes and craters to get them warmed up then began looking at their catching skills. They're all excited to...

Key Stage 1 are proud to present…

Article 28: You have the right to a good education. In history Key Stage 1 have been finding out about castles and kings at the time of The battle of Hastings in 1066. We linked the topic to art and the children colour mixed paints to create shades of brown and then...

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