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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.


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The Man on the Moon

We have started the Space part of our Voyage topic by reading this fantastic picture book.  The children have enjoyed finding out about Bob and his unusual job!


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We have had a brilliant time learning about pirates as part of our Voyage topic.  We especially enjoyed taking part in different activities during our Pirate Day at Beaumanor Hall. 


Many thanks to the parents and grandparents who came to the Year 1 Phonics Meetings on Wednesday 2nd October.  If you were unable to make it, here is a link to the Powerpoint.


Phonics Meeting Powerpoint - 2nd October 2019

Below are some links to useful websites which include online Phonics games.  These are suitable for both Year 1 and 2 children.

Our current topic is...


Where will our journey take us?

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We are very happy with how all the children are settling into their new classes.  They are enjoying exploring their classrooms and taking part in a range of activities.

Our first topic of Voyage encourages the children to explore the world.  This will include finding out more about the continents and different modes of transport.  

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In May, some of the Year 2 children went on their trip to Beaumanor Hall.  We all had a great time (children and staff included) and the children enjoyed taking part in lots of different outdoor activities. 

SATs Meeting Powerpoint

Here is the Powerpoint that we shared with parents at the meetings regarding Year 2 SATs.   After Easter, we are going to refer to them as part of a Secret Agent Training Programme.  If you have any questions about the Year 2 SATs, please don't hesitate to contact your child's teacher or Mrs Mosedale.

Bella Italia Creative Homework

We were blown away by the amazing projects that the children brought in.  Thank you so much for your support.

Times Tables

The children are currently practising their 2, 5 and 10 times tables and every Wednesday afternoon they are challenged to see how many they can recall in a set amount of time.  Rock music is also played in the background to spur the children on!  



Here are some examples of the written work that the children have completed so far this term.

These are our topic areas for our new topic.

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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.