St Elizabeth                                     ___

Academic Year 2017-2018

Class Teacher: Miss Green

Teacher Assistant: Mrs Cox


Our learning this term


Click here to see the SUNS CURRICULUM COVERAGE for the Spring Term.

Click here for the MOONS CURRICULUM COVERAGE for the Spring Term


Below are the spellings for both year groups. Thank you for your support in helping your child learn them.


Year 1:

the       do         a       to         today      of      said      says     are      were       is       was        his        has       I        you  your     they       be       he        she        me      we        by      my       so         no       go         one       here    there    where  love     come      some     ask       once       put      push      pull  full      house      our     friend     school

Year 2:

door         floor        poor      because       find      kind      mind  behind      children      child       wild         climb     most      only    both          old         cold        gold         hold      told      every great      beautiful      break      steak       pretty    after    father class         grass       pass        past         last      fast      plant  bath         path        hour      improve       move     prove     sure   sugar       could        should      would        eye       who      whole  many         any        clothes     people       busy      half      water again      everybody    parents     even        Mrs       Mr       money


Our P.E. days this Winter are Wednesdays and Thursdays. Please ensure children have their full P.E. kits in school as we will be going outside (weather permitting). Some children take P.E. kits home after sports clubs so please make sure they are brought back the next day.

St Elizabeth's learning environment:

Our Reptile Day: KS1 had a visit from lots of different animals and learnt about different types of animals and their habitats. The children were very brave!!

Year 1 and 2 had a special visit this week from the fire brigade. They learnt about fire safety, how to stay safe around the home e.g. not touching hot drinks and played some games. We are waiting for our second visit where they can go on the fire engine.

KS1 have been working so hard on their Nativity! Thank you to everyone who helped out - the costumes and set look brilliant.

Year 1 and 2 have been getting arty by making lovely Christmas decorations out of lolly sticks. The children had to research ideas for our Christmas fayre for their homework.


The children had lots of fun in St Elizabeth's class and spent some of their afternoon making Pudsey money boxes for Children in Need.


Our Suns have been exploring road safety during their 'scooter training' sessions. They have been able to bring their scooters into school and practice scooter safety in the playground and outside of school on the pavement. Alongside this, our Moons have also been learning about road safety in their 'pedestrian training' sessions.



Our Moons have been busy sorting numbers from 0-20 using different resources whilst our suns have been working hard to solve missing number sequences of up to 100.



To find out about the SUNS' latest topic click on THIS LINK

To find out about the MOONS' topic work this term, click on THIS LINK 



 This document shows the National Curriculum overview and coverage for the whole primary age range and year groups.

Have a look at what our Year 1 and Year 2 pupils will be covering throughout this year.


Year 2 - What a fantastic year 2016-2017 has been for you all. We look forward to seeing you grow and flourish in Year 3 next year.

Enjoy your summer break.



Welcome to St Clare class

Here you will find out up to date information about what is going on in St Clare Class.


An exciting day out at Drusillas Park! The children learnt lots about animals and it was a lovely treat for all their hard work!


Year 2 have been busy preparing for Sports Day!

Year 2 are becoming scientists this summer. They have been experimenting with materials and learning about different properties. We conducted an experiment to see which materials are waterproof. Here are our results:

Year 2's 'Under the Sea' Dance:

Year 2 have been taking it in turns to bring in their favourite book, on a Friday, to share with the class. So far we have had a range of chapter books, non-fiction books and even a sticker book!

St Clare's class have been busy making Easter nests as a well done for all their hard work this term.  

World Book Day:


We have Labout the Great Fire of London in literacy/topic. The children have taken ownership over their learning by creating actions to go with their writing. Many also found out interesting facts during their homework research task.

School Trip:

The children had such a good time at Pizza express on 29th of November. Their favourite parts were eating the pizza, rolling the dough and seeing the huge freezer that was -20C. They said their worst part was that the school trip had ended and I have been told that many shared their pizza at home. Thank you so much to the parent helpers who came the children loved having you there!

Power Brain Training Pictures

 Power Brain Training

The children have thoroughly enjoyed having 'Power Brain Training' sessions on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday before half term. The children have learnt many different exercises and methods for relaxation and mindfulness. It has greatly helped their concentration and co-ordination.                                                                 

Grandparent's Week

A huge thank you to all the grandparents and family members that came to celebrate with us. The children loved seeing you and showing you around their classroom (as well as using this as an excuse to eat biscuits). It was a lovely afternoon and we can't wait to see you all again soon!

PE Kits

We have PE on Tuesdays and Thursdays, please make sure children have their full PE kit especially plimsoles/trainers that are the correct size. Some children have also been mislaying their PE kit so please ensure all clothing is named.



Homework is given out every Thursday and is due in the following Tuesday. If there are any problems or questions with the homework please speak to the teacher.


Children will receive weekly spellings, maths or literacy.



Children are expected to read regularly at home and for this to be recorded in their yellow reading records. The teacher will record and comment in the reading record each week during guided reading and when reading 1:1 with the children. In year 2 children are encouraged to change their reading books independently and when needed from the class reading area.


Support for spellings

Please find a link below to the 100 high frequency words and the Year 2 Common Exception Words. These are words children commonly read and write. Children should be able to read and write these by the end of year 1 and 2. Please continue to practise these words at home.

100 High Frequency Words

Year 2 Common Exception Words


Subjects in Year 2



St Clare have been working hard on place value, adding and subtraction before half term. We are now exploring data, multiplication and division until Christmas.



The children have enjoyed learning about different stories in the bible and leading their own assembly to Key Stage 1.



The children have been learning about life cycles (both of humans and animals). We are currently learning about different mat



During PE we have explored the importance of a balanced diet and have played sorting games for healthy and unhealthy foods. We have also been learning a variety of ball skills: catching, dribbling, aiming and kicking.



We have   have been creating self-portraits to celebrate being different and unique.


Previous Topic Fun!


Please click on the images to find out more information about your child's topic.




At the start of the year we decided on our classroom rules. We work hard each day to follow our rules. Click on the link to read them.