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Owls Class Yr 1/2

Welcome to Owls Class

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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.

 ​​​​​ ICT

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

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.

Useful downloads

Prayer card template