Welcome to Starling Class!
Year 1 & Year 2
Class Teachers: Mrs Gardiner
Teaching Assistants: Mrs Stone
We love being outdoors and exploring, so far this term as well as settling back into routines we have been exploring our school environment.
This half term our class topic is
As the term progresses we will post pictures so that you can see what we have been doing.
An email with our Autumn Term letter was sent to all parents at the start of term but key information is below.
Reading books are changed Monday and Thursday to allow for 'Book Quarantine'
Please hear your children read daily if possible, it really is key to their progress.
PE is on Wednesday and the children may come to school in PE kit all day.
Spellings will be given out on a Friday to be tested the following Friday. They will also be uploaded to this page weekly.
'Mucky Mondays' started on 21st September!
Below are some pictures!
We will be doing outside learning all day on Mucky Mondays! So please send your children in school uniform but also additional appropriate clothing, sun hats, wellies, warm coats, extra layers, waterproofs etc
Look out for MyMaths homework, coming soon... please let us know if you do not have log in details.
Our first Mucky Monday was a great success, we all had a lot of fun and luckily the weather was beautiful!
Our suggested 'Blended Learning' weekly timetable will be posted on a Friday for the following week, in the unfortunate event of self isolating or being away from school ill you will be able to follow the timetable, use the links and access learning like the children in school.
Blended Learning access to White Rose Maths tutorials here, click on the link.
Worksheets can be found for each block below!
Year 1 Place Value Worksheets (3 weeks work!)
Year 2 Place Value Worksheets (3 weeks work!)
We also complete weekly maths and SPaG (spelling, punctuation and grammar) mat in Starling Class.
It practices key skills that the children are learning.
If your child is ill or you are self isolating these can be accessed week by week below for the first half of the Autumn term.
Week 1 being 14th September.
Maths Mats for Autumn term 1
|Y1 Maths Mat 1.pdf||Download|
|Y1 Maths Mat 2.pdf||Download|
|Y1 Maths Mat 3.pdf||Download|
|Y1 Maths Mat 4.pdf||Download|
|Y1 Maths Mat 5.pdf||Download|
|Y1 Maths Mat 6.pdf||Download|
|Y2 Maths Mat 1.pdf||Download|
|Y2 Maths Mat 2.pdf||Download|
|Y2 Maths Mat 3.pdf||Download|
|Y2 Maths Mat 4.pdf||Download|
Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar mats for Autumn term 1
|yr 1 SPaG Mat 1.pdf||Download|
|Yr 1 SPaG Mat 2.pdf||Download|
|Yr 1 SPaG Mat 3.pdf||Download|
|Yr 1 SPaG Mat 4.pdf||Download|
|Yr 1 SPaG Mat 5.pdf||Download|
|Yr 1 SPaG Mat 6.pdf||Download|
|Yr 2 SPaG Mat 1.pdf||Download|
|Yr 2 SPaG Mat 2.pdf||Download|
|Yr 2 SPaG Mat 3.pdf||Download|
|Yr 2 SPaG Mat 4.pdf||Download|
Weekly Spellings-given on Friday tested the following week...
The topic Worksheets/Activities for the current week can be found here...
Fantastic Fact Booklets can be downloaded below.
Year 1's will begin at F1 & Year 2's will continue from last year.
We aim to start testing the children in class after half term.
Phase 4 and 5 tricky word booklets for blended learning are below.
Daily Phonics Lesson Videos
See Starling Class calculation policy below.
If you are stuck this is how we do maths!