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Welcome to Year 1 & 2


Mrs Owen, Mrs Corley, Mrs Sluce and Mrs Mosedale welcome you to our Year 1 & 2 page.


Our current topic is...Memory Box!

Welcome back! The children have settled in very well after the summer holiday and are enjoying exploring our new topic all about toys.

To accompany the topic, we have been reading the book Dogger by Shirley Hughes.

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The children have enjoyed acting out scenes from the story and designing their own Lost posters.

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We were so impressed with the amazing homework for our Moon Zoom topic.  

Here are a few photos of the fantastic rockets, UFOs, Solar Systems and even astronaut's backpacks that were made.

This half term we will be learning about Space.  The children have already started using their brilliant imaginations to create their own aliens and planets!  We have also been learning about Neil Armstrong and the first moon landing.

Take a look at our space displays below.

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Paws, Claws and Whiskers!


We hope you all had a happy and relaxing Easter holiday.  The children have quickly got absorbed into our new topic and are enjoying finding out about their favourite animals.

Our classrooms have also been transformed with a range of displays and activities relating to animals and their different habitats. 

Please take a look at the photos below.

This half term our topic is...

Scented Garden


Here are some pictures of the new displays in our classrooms.  The children are enjoying exploring the different activities related to plants, flowers and gardening.  We definitely have some keen gardeners!

Times Tables Songs

Here are the links for the Times Tables Songs that the children have been given for their homework.  We have been singing them in class and the children love joining in and calling out the answers.


This half term our topic is

Street Detectives

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The children have settled in very well after the Christmas holiday and are enjoying our new topic.  We started by thinking about what it would have been like to be a pupil at St Mary's up to 60 years ago!  The children were quite surprised by what they found out! 

Thank you to all the parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles who were interviewed and helped the children to complete their homework.

Towers, Turrets and Tunnels

We are really enjoying our current topic and have been learning a lot about Castles, including our very own Hinckley Castle.

We had a visit from Master Jack who taught us all about the life of knights.  We even got to try on some armour!

Last week, we held a very grand medieval banquet and everyone looked fantastic.  We really enjoyed the medieval food. Thank you!

We were entertained by jesters and took part in some medieval dancing.  We all had a great time.

Classroom Castles

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Welcome back! The children have settled in nicely to their new classes and are enjoying the new layout of the classrooms after our makeover in the Summer holiday.

Our new topic, Land Ahoy! is well underway and we are really enjoying our pirate adventures! 

We are also very much looking forward to our Pirate Day at Beaumanor Hall in a couple of weeks' time.

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We are now teaching phonics using the DfES Letters and Sounds programme.  For more information about the scheme, please visit the website below.  This website also includes phonics games that your child can play to practise different sounds.


If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact your child's class teacher.