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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.


Home Activities


Hello again everybody, I hope you have had a lovely weekend.

Well you have made it the last week of the Summer term and the end of a very strange year.  I am so proud of you all and of all the amazing things that you have achieved this year. 


I hope you are enjoying our virtual classroom. How many mini beasts have you found?  Remember to click on the link below to enter.


Well  back to our learning again this week πŸ“šπŸ“βž•βž–βœ–βž—πŸ˜ƒ.

All of the activities for you this week are in the documents below.  Remember that you don't have to complete them all in one go.


If you are not in school are some sites that you may want to visit.  Make sure you choose the correct year group.

I know this link has been on our page for a while but the link below has some step by step  video guides which may help, along with some FAQ on how to use Oak.

Another useful site for your on line learning


Another good site which you may want to visit for phonics. New lessons are added each day, just scroll down to your year group.  Year 2  it is always good to have a refresh.


But before you start you know I like to start week with a new song🎢 . We will be singing this one in school at the start of each day and it would be lovely to think that you are all joining in with us.


Your Gallery

Amazing Mini beast game! I wish I could play.

Mini beast hunt and a Mini beast home

A Minibeast hunt and Minibeast home




Congratulations to  OP for winning the first prize in the Yaxley Royal British Legion colouring/picture competition. πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»


Thank you to all of you who have been sending me pictures of what you have been up to, it is lovely to see them.  I have included some of your pictures in our gallery below.  Please keep sending them and you never know you may even get a little message back πŸ˜€.



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Learning a new skill! Well done.


More busy bees we will probably have to change our class name!


Amazing challenge.mp4

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Amazing is all I can say!




Looks like you have been very busy!

OP film.MP4

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OP Shadow show







Fantastic Lego Challenge


Making a Globe


Useful downloads


Curriculum Overview – Spring 2



This term children will be writing with a purpose to entertain. They will be writing fables 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 time, shape, measure and statistics.  
Children will regularly practice their fluency and problem 



The children will be 
learning about animals and 



Children will be learning about the 7 continents and 5 oceans.  They will be finding out about the  human and physical features and the animals that live there.

 β€‹β€‹β€‹β€‹β€‹ ICT

This term we will use technology purposefully to create, organise, store, manipulate and retrieve digital content.



Linked to our topic theme, 
children will be designing, making and evaluating animal mask.



This term children will 
explore sounds relating to animals.



This term children will be finding out -

Why does Easter matter to Christians?



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.

Prayer card template