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Class 2 – Year 1 / 2

Teacher: Miss Parry

Welcome to Class 2's web page!

Our topic this term is "Our Feathered Friends". In geography, we will be learning about birds in our local area. We will also be taking part in the "Big Garden Birdwatch". In art, we will be exploring the artwork of Lynn Norton and creating our own artistic bird paintings.

Active 30 will continue to be every day. Please make sure PE kits are clearly labelled and in school every day. This term we will be going swimming! So please bring your towel and swimming costume every Friday in a separate swimming bag.

Reading books will be changed every Tuesday and Friday. Children on Accelerated Reader are able to take a short test on their book and choose a new book whenever they need to. Please read with your child every night where possible, as this will help them to become confident readers. I would encourage you to read a variety of books in order to develop a true enjoyment of reading.

Home Learning

I've added a number of worksheets and activities available to download and complete at home with your child. Please see the files section of this page.
Your child will also go home with a "Learning Pack". This is also available within the files attached.

Children have also been given their Spellingshed login (Year 1 and 2) and TT Rockstars login (Year 2). Both these apps are free to download and will help children with their spellings and times tables.

Please see the list below for useful websites that will help with home learning.

Accelerated Reader

If your child would like to complete an accelerated reader test once they have finished reading a book, please click the link below. This will take you to the correct log in site for Calveley Academy.
Accelerated Reader

If you want to share any of your home learning with me, then please send me an email. Include anything you want to ask or share – comments, pictures, photos and questions! The temporary class email is calveley2@actonceprimary.net

White Rose Maths
We highly recommend using this home learning resource from White Rose to help teach your child maths at home to suit their specific year group. There are five daily lessons for each week and they provide audio teaching and related worksheets free to download for your child to complete. They suggest to spend between 20-30 minutes on each daily session.
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Useful Links


Phonics Games
English Games
Bitesize English
Bitesize SPAG
Reading Games
Non Fiction


Counting in 2s, 5s and 10s
Maths Games
Hit the Button
TT Rockstars
Bitesize Maths


Beebot game
Science Revision
ICT Games
A range of curriculum activities
KS1 Games
Oceans of the World Song

The gruffalo
Class 1 and 2 Storytime – The Gruffalo

The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson A firm favourite for Miss Luke and Miss Parry when paired with The Gruffalo Song . If you have the book at home you can follow along with the video. After listening to the

The day the crayon quit
Class 1 and 2 Storytime – The Day the Crayons Quit

The Day the Crayons Quit We really like this story because we love the idea of crayons having such strong opinions! After listening to the book could you draw a picture using crayons and perhaps label it with what the crayons might say or write a letter

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Maths – Home Learning Help

For dailymathsteaching at home we highly recommend the following website for EYFS through to Year 6: White Rose Home Learning  White Rose Maths are providing five daily lessons for each week with engaging audio teaching and related worksheets (free

FROCS Bake Sale – Class 2

Thank you for the cake contributions from Class Two to their bake sale yesterday! We would like to thank FROCS as well for running the bake sale. Only 2 more to go until we find out the winner of the trophy...

World Book Day

Calveley have loved World Book Day! We have all shared books and participated in a quiz about books that we would know. All of the costumes were fantastic and it was great to see the children so excited about the book characters that they came as.

Class 1 and 2 Trip to Nantwich Library

What an amazing trip to Nantwich Library today! We spoke about the library, borrowing books and getting a library card. We then got to do some activities. We chose our favourite books in the library and displayed them, we went on a hunt for Mr Men characters, we made bookmarks and ended the trip with

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