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Welcome back everyone!


I hope that you have had a lovely holiday and are well rested and ready to start the second Spring term.

I am raring to go so I hope you are too!


How this works...


I will update this page as we go along to bring you information, dates and photographs of the children's learning. I update by putting the most recent at the top BUT always scroll down in case I have added new information or changed the page over.


Happy reading and happy learning!

People you will see in your classroom


Miss Matthews -  Y1 Teacher

Mrs Holmes -  Y1 Teaching Assistant

Mrs Kabesh - Reception Teacher

Mrs Powell -  Reception Teaching Assistant

Mrs Houghton -  Y1 RE Teacher

Mr Kirtley - Y1 Fitness Friday Expert

Miss North - Y1 Teaching Assistant 

Spring Term Two


This term Our topic is, ‘Let's Investigate.' 


This term we will be learning about Tango Makes Three. This is a lovely book about two male penguins who fall in love and have a chick in New York Zoo. Since our Topic is, 'Let's Investigate' we are going to focus on learning about and creating different buildings, starting by looking at the New York skyline and then a little closer to home, a walk around Tickhill to identify houses made of different materials.  We will explore through play using a range of materials and then later work on building our own mini 3D homes made from the most suitable materials. This will also be reflected in our writing as we are going to begin by writing about where we live before we start our three week block of writing which will focus on the story. 


If anybody is in the building trade and would like to come and talk to our class one afternoon then please let me know.  


In Maths, we will be learning about place value to 50. 


Also happening this term: 

Monday 19th February - Chinese New Year Celebration in school.

Wednesday 28th February - Year One's Multi Skills afternoon. 

Thursday 1st March - World Book Day dress up day. 

Monday 12th March - British Science Week. 

Friday 16th March - Creative Homework.  

Wednesday 21st March - Red Nose Day and Mother's Day lunch. 

Thursday 22nd March - Easter Church Service. 


Please send homework books in every Thursday so that we can complete our spelling test on Friday and return the books ready for the weekend.  


Thank you for your support


Miss Matthews.  








PE kits will be needed for children. Our PE lessons will take place on a Friday afternoon during 'Fitness Friday'. (You will be already familiar with this!) PE kits can be left at school for each half term and then taken home to be washed during the holidays! Please ensure all kits are labelled clearly with names (shorts included please.)

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