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Year 1 and 2 Curriculum Information Booklet

Please click on the links below to see what we will be learning this half term

Year 1 and 2 Autumn 1 Overview

Thornham Homework Grid Autumn 1



Mrs Joanne Stanley

I joined Greyfriars Academy in September 2016 and I am currently working in a mixed year one and year two class. I enjoy teaching the younger children of the school and take immense pride in helping them to be the best they can be. Children in my class are happy, friendly and enjoy their learning. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family.

Hello Thornham Bubble

Posted on Sunday, September 20th, 2020

It has been another fantastic week for all children. Again we have been very busy making a start on all subjects in our curriculum.

We have started ‘Power Maths’ where we  have been counting in tens and looking at numbers to 10 (yr1) . We have been learning to read the written words and matching to the numeral. Children in year 2 have completed some Pixl maths questions for addition and subtraction and we have started looking at numbers to 100.

During our English lessons we have started to find out about astronauts ready to start learning our Talk 4 Writing text ‘ Diary of an Astronaut’.  In phonics we have started to recap on phase 3 sounds  to make sure we are confident sounding out and writing the phonemes. This week we have revised qu, sh,  ch and ng. 

Children have now been allocated a reading book which is staying in school at the moment.  We aim to hear everyone read at least once a week in addition to our daily Guided Reading sessions.

On Thursday we had our first PE lesson of the year!  In glorious sunshine we practising our ball skills. Well done to those who remembered to come to school in our PE kit.

In music we listened to ‘A lovely Day by Bill Withers’. We listened to the rhythms and found the beat. We decided we all liked the music.


I have sent home spellings for you to read and practise spelling- please help your children and encourage them to have a go at spelling them. Here is a reminder of the words.


Here are a few photos from the week!Our Gratitude tree – we wrote down things we are thankful for.

Counting and orders in tens.

Yr1 Power Maths.


Handwriting practise!

English – writing about astronauts!


Over and Above – 4 children were awarded over and above this week (a note has gone home!)

This is awarded for a range of reasons, for example, a child this week completed his maths work and was very helpful to another child by showing the maths working wall showing examples to help him.

Class Reward –  We have been able to colour lots of our 50 squares to enable us to have a class reward when all are completed!

Have a great week!

Mrs Stanley

Thornham First Week Back!

Posted on Friday, September 11th, 2020

Hello everyone!

Welcome b to the new  school year! Thornham Bubble have had a very busy week.  We have had lots of fun getting to know everyone and being back with our friends as well as completing activities from our Phoenix Rising Curriculum. We have had lots of discussions about how we are feeling and when we are worried and how we can share our worries using our lovely decorated worry box.

We are already now familiar with all the new routines for our bubble and getting used to our new ways of learning. This  has included  lots of washing and sanitising our hands, learning the bubble and class rules, Greyfriars Walk and self registration to name a few.

I am super proud of everyone, especially how they have all settled in  and being more independent after being at home for so long. Well done!

Here are a few pictures from our classroom.

Bubble rules

Staying safe and Rainbow display.

Our Phonics board.


Our Maths board.

We had fun being with our friends again whilst playing outside.



Our cupboard for our lunch boxes and our Rainbow reward sheet.

we are all  looking forward to next week when we start our normal timetable – we have lots of fun activities planned including PE on Thursday. Don’t forget to come to school wearing your kit!

Have a great weekend and see you all on Monday!

Mrs Stanley, Mrs Wiggs and Mr Crawley


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