Welcome to Year 1 and Year 2

Welcome to Year 1/2

Welcome back! We hope you had a fantastic break, we are looking forward to another exciting half term with you all.


Our Topic: Once Upon a Time

This half term our topic is ‘Once Upon a Time’ in which will be exploring design technology through traditional tales. Our topic also includes a trip to ‘Perlesthorpe Education Centre’ on 09.05.22, where children will get the opportunity to develop their understanding of the traditional fairy tales they know and love. Letters have been sent out for the trip before half term but do speak with a class teacher if you need any help with this.


Your Year 1/2 Team

Mr. Gritt is the class teacher for Seacole Class and he is supported by Mrs Kane and Mrs Kerry.

Miss Byrne is the class teacher for Nightingale Class and she is supported by Miss Whistler.

Miss Mullins and Mrs Russell are the class teachers for Anning Class.


PE and Forest School

Seacole class will have P.E on Tuesday

Nightingale class will have P.E on Thursday

Anning class will have P.E on Wednesday and Thursday.

Please ensure you bring the correct P.E kit, labeled with your child's name, on these days.


Nightingale & Anning class have Forest School on Fridays.

Seacole class have Forest School on Thursdays.

Please ensure your child brings a warm coat and wellies on this day. It would be useful to practice putting the wellies on at home so no time is wasted at school.

If you have any questions on this, please do not hestitate to contact one of the year 1/2 team.

Behind the Class Names

Florence Nightingale was a pioneer for good standards for nurses in hospitals. She paved the way for safe and clean healthcare!

Mary Seacole was best known for going against prejudice and social rules. She was a key nurse during the Crimean war and helped to save lots of lives.

Mary Anning was best known for being a key female fossil hunter in the Victorian times. She discovered many remains of dinosaurs and even the first skeleton of the Plesiosaurus!


June 2022


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