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Welcome to Year 1/2


Autumn 1 

This half term we have been busy settling into our new classes and starting our first exciting topic.


Amazing Animals

We have been learning where different animals come from in our Geography lessons and learning about all the different species of animals in Science. We have even been on an exciting school trip to the New Forest Wildlife Park!



In English, we have been focusing on 'Talk for Writing' and learning the story of 'Goldilocks and the Three Bears'. 

We now know the story off by heart and have written the whole story over the last few weeks!

We are also writing a recount of our school trip to the New Forest Wildlife Park.



We have started learning the first sounds from our Phase 5 phonics. We now know ayouie and ea



This half term we have been learning about the place value of numbers and adding and subtracting.



We have been enjoying the chance to swim this half term and have been focusing on our breathing and kicking skills in the water.





Since September, Year 1/2 have covered a wide range of learning opportunities:

Our topics this year have included: Where we Live, Remember Remember! (Guy Fawkes), Materials, Food Glorious Food, A Study of Beatrix Potter, United Kingdom, Explorers and Dragons and Castles.

Alongside these topics the children have explored aspects of Christianity and Judaism including visiting and comparing places of worship.

We have also taken part in a variety of sporting activities, such as REAL PE, Hockey, Cross Country, Gymnastics, Swimming and competed in a variety of competitions.

In addition to all of that, we have made puppets, weaved baskets, painted in the style of Kandinsky and made models using clay.

What a busy and exciting year we have had!