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.





Instructions for fruit salad

Robins wrote some fabulous instructions on how to make a fruit salad today. They remembered to include imperative verbs and adverbs as well as making their instructions really clear. I think their favorite part of the lesson was eating the fruit salad...

How many ways are there to make 24?

Year 2 have been investigating different ways to make 24. They know number facts like half of 48 and have used the 4 operations to create calculations. Article 28: Your right to learn and go to...

Butterfly Word/Preston Park

We have had a fantastic trip to Butterfly World and Preston Park. First of all we explored the play park and then we went inside Butterfly World. We were fascinated by all of the different varieties of butterflies and were amazed when they landed on us! We were...

Watch out! Tigers in Year 2!

This week Year 2 are considering how tigers in captivity may feel. Some of the children were Hot Seated as tigers while other children asked them questions. The children are using enriched vocabulary such as 'velvet pads', 'cemented cells' and 'stalking' in their...

Halving and quartering with pizzas!

Robins had great fun in Maths today using pizza! The children worked in pairs and started off with a whole pizza and then they cut it in half and then into quarters. We ate our pizza's afterwards and thought that they were...

Science and Family Learning at Windy Nook

Last week, as part of our Science focus, we welcomed Kay and her team from Family Learning. They delivered three science workshops across school. The spaces were limited and the lucky few experienced a range of experiments and science fun! Take a look at the pics....

Science Week

What an exciting day! To finish off our topic from last have term Robins released two butterflies into the wild which we have looked after from being caterpillars. We found the life cycle of a butterfly fascinating! Key Stage 1 participated in an experiment to...

Nick the Chef

Robins have had an amazing morning with Nick the Chef! Nick taught us about all of the food groups and what each food does to help our body. He also taught us how to make healthy chicken burritos which included all of the food groups. Our favourite part was when we...

Meet the cast…

In Mrs Ferry's English we have been using role play to learn more about the book 'Over the Steamy Swamp' by Paul Geraghty. It is a humorous book with an important message about looking after wildlife. The children have taken on the roles of narrators, actors and...

Robins have some future civil engineers!

Thank you to all of our families who attended our bridge building workshop this afternoon. It was so lovely to see you working with your child and supporting some of the other children. Every team produced a fantastic bridge and put a lot of thought into each one. The...

What makes a good leader?

As part of our RE lessons this term we are learning about the story of Moses. We have all decided that Moses was a good leader. We thought about a leader that we know, Mrs Forrest, and we decided to interview her. This is a list of questions that the children asked...

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