Owls Class Yr 1/2
Welcome to Owls Class
We are a mixed Year 1 and Year 2 class.
Owls is a friendly, enthusiastic class who enjoy learning and love having a story at the end of the day.
Our class room has a wonderful role play area linked to our topic, a comfy reading area with some new reading buddies and a developing outdoor area.
Our teacher is Mrs Hood.
Curriculum Overview – Autumn 1
This term children will be writing with a purpose to entertain. They will be writing narratives and poems. We will also focus on
handwriting and spelling. Children will read daily as part of whole class and independent reading.
This term children will focus on Number: Place Value, Number:
Addition and Subtraction,
Children will regularly practice their fluency and problem
The children will be
learning about animals and
Children will learn about
significant astronauts and changes within living memory.
Children will be looking at the earth using satellite images and locating the 7 continents.
This term we will be using drawing software and learning how to programme.
Linked to our topic theme,
children will be making
space themed vehicles
This term children will
explore sounds by learning how music can be used to tell a story and by using famous pieces to stimulate
This term children will be finding out - Who made the world?
Home learning will be spellings linked to our spelling rules/phonics for the week. It will also have a maths fluency task. Also remember to read at least 4 times a week.
It will be sent home every Friday and should be returned by Wednesday.
For P.E. I would advise children to bring indoor and outdoor P.E. kit (including trainers) to be prepared for any weather, bringing their kit in on a Monday and taking it home on a Friday. Regular P.E. sessions with a coach are on Fridays and the additional P.E. will be on Mondays.