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.


Betty O’Barley & Harry O’Hay

Article 28: You have the right to a good education. In Year 2 we are using the brilliant book 'The Scarecrow's Wedding' by Julia Donaldson to think about character personalities and emotions. We hot seated Betty O'Barley to find out how she felt when her true love,...

Hot Seat Betty!

We have been reading the Scarecrow's wedding by Julia Donaldson. Today we were thinking about how poor Betty felt when Harry disappeared just before their wedding! The children thought of words like anxious, devastated, apprehensive and furious! Heidi became Betty...

Times Tables Fun!

Article 28: You have the right to a good quality education. We have had lots of times tables fun in Year 2 today. We were set times tables challenges to help us learn in a fun way. We played 'doubles bingo' (and there was a prize!), we were active and jumped up and...

Autumn poem inspiration in Robins!

This week, children in Robins have been reading and responding to autumn poems. Today they all went on an autumn walk, using their senses to inspire them to write their own poems tomorrow. They had great fun jumping in the leaves and collecting their favourite leaf...

Sharing Smarties

Today Year 2 have been looking art ways to share smarties and write division calculations. We have been sharing 6, 8 and 12 smarties in different ways. Then of course we had to eat them! Yum yum! Article 28: You have the right to a good quality education. You should...

Searching for signs of Autumn…

Year 2 have been outside looking for signs that Autumn is here. We were amazed by what we found! We stumbled across conkers, fir cones and piles of leaves. The children thought of lots of adjectives to describe our findings such as, shiny, smooth, crimson, crunchy,...

Hot Seating in Robins

The children in Robins have been working on a video clip in English called The Clock Tower. We have done lots of reading and understanding of the clip over the past week and today children wondered what it would be like to interview the main character. Yesterday they...

What’s it like to be a grandad?

As part of our topic in KS1, 'Me and My Family', the children have been thinking about different roles within the family. We had a visitor in school who is part of our school community and is a grandad to four of our pupils. The children had prepared questions to...

Maths in Robins!

Robins have had a great start to the term in maths. They have been working on their place value and number skills using lots of different resources and working with partners. They've also enjoying getting up on their feet and dancing to the 2s and 5s and 10 times...

Book Buddies Begin

KS1 book buddy lunchtime library sessions started this week. Year 6 pupils run the lunchtime library sessions for each of the KS1 classes (Monday - Nightingales, Tuesday - Robins, Wednesday - Owls). The children can come along choose a book, sit and read quietly with...

Sequencing Sandwiches

  Today Year 2 were sequencing instructions to explain how to make a jam sandwich. We used time words to help organise the instructions and even thought of Top Tips to help others. We seem to have some top chefs in the making... Article 29: Your education should...

Year 2 Speed Calc

Year 2 have settled in very quickly and are hard at work focused on 'Speed Calc'.

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