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Year 1 & 2

Welcome to Year 1 & 2

 

Mrs Mosedale (Teresa), Mrs Corley & Mrs Sluce (Hockney) and Mrs O'Hara (Picasso) welcome you to our Year 1 & 2 page.

If you would like to contact your child's teacher please email directly: mrs.corley@stmarys.leics.sch.uk  mrs.sluce@stmarys.leics.sch.uk  mrs.mosedale@stmarys.leics.sch.uk  mrs.ohara@stmarys.leics.sch.uk

            Mrs Corley                                          Mrs O'Hara                                                 Mrs Mosedale

             Mrs Sluce                                             Mr Tratt                                                      Mrs Causer

              Mrs Burt                                             Miss Virk                                                     Miss Linton

            Mrs Walton

All around the World 

Teresa Class have really enjoyed learning about different continents both at home and in school. Before Easter, we learned more about famous places in North America and Africa.

After the Easter Holiday, we also found out more about the fascinating continent of Antarctica.  As it doesn’t have a flag, we designed our own! We also wrote our own fact files.

Photos from Picasso classroom

Picasso class photos-

Some of our fantastic story writing from when we re-told the story Papa Piccolo.

We also created a friendship chain with some messages about what we had missed about not being in school during the lockdown. The children wrote some really thoughtful messages about what (and who!) they had really missed! Lots of them had missed school dinners and maths the most!

Picasso class busy researching Continents using iPads, fact sheets and atlases! We enjoyed working together as a team 👍🏻

We love ‘rocking out’ during our virtual music lessons with Rocksteady Music School!

Photos from Hockney classroom

We have different learning areas in our classroom for the children to explore and extend their learning. Here are our book corner, enquiry area, maths area and block play.

British Science Week 

This week the children have enjoyed taking part in fun Science activities and investigations.

The children in Teresa Class took part in a Now Press Play adventure where they used their imaginations to explore different Habitats.

Teresa Class also designed our own Robo-bugs! First, we thought about what job the Robo-bug would be used for. For example, exploring, construction or rescue. Then we looked closely at different insects and their strengths to help us to decide which ones to base our Robo-bugs on.

Picasso class enjoyed creating storyboards as a Pre-vis supervisor would during science week!

Hockney class made flitter Jars as part of British Science Week.  The children added different materials to water to achieve various effects.  The overwhelming favourite material was glitter!

Photos

Christmas Videos!

 

Here are some Christmas videos for you to enjoy:

Teresa Class

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Hockney Class

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Picasso Class

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Our new topic is...

At the Farm

We have started our new topic by reading the book 'The Scarecrows' Wedding' by Julia Donaldson.  The children have really enjoyed talking and writing about the different characters.

Year 1 and 2 Phonics Letter 07.10.2020

Phonics Screening Check Information PowerPoint

Year 1 and 2 Information Letter Autumn 2020

Terrific Toys!

We are very happy with how the children have settled in and our Terrific Toys topic is now well underway.  It would be great if you could speak to your child about the toys you used to play with when you were a child.

 

Dogger by Shirley Hughes and Traction Man by Mini Grey

To support our topic, the children have really enjoyed reading these books together.  We have also done lots of drama work and writing about them.

Welcome back Year 1 and 2!

  Please see below photos of our classrooms.  You might be able to see that our new topic this term is 'Terrific Toys.'

Teresa Classroom 2020

Picasso Classroom 2020

Hockney Classroom 2020

We will be sharing this PowerPoint with the children when they return to school on Wednesday and Thursday.

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