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Queen Street, Little Hulton, Salford M38 0WH

stedmunds.rcprimaryschool@salford.gov.uk

0161 921 1940

St Edmund's RC Primary School

Year 1 and 2

Welcome to Year 1 and 2!

There are 3 classes in Key Stage One this year. The classes are: 

 

Team Jade - Miss Berry

Team Emerald - Mrs Eccleshare

Team Lime - Mrs Bramer and Mrs Leeson 

 

 All 3 teams are supported wonderfully by Mrs Robino, Mrs Egan and Miss Gray!

The lovely Miss Ward is currently on her maternity leave.

Key Stage One Reminders

PE is on a Tuesday (Team Jade) Thursday (Team Emerald and Lime) and Friday (all 3 teams).

Fruit is available free of charge daily. Toast and milk are available for the half term via Parent Pay.

Remember you can change your reading book every day! Show your reading record to your teacher in a morning when you come in. 

Your child will have a 'Reading Reward Card' in their reading record. Please read with your child at home each night. If you sign your child's record (they don't have to change their book) 5 times in one week they will receive one stamp. When they have achieved 4 stamps your child will be given a reward in school. If you are unsure please speak to a member of the team. Thank you for your continued support and happy reading! 

 

Online Home Learning Links

Click on the images to access the websites. 

We set online maths work for all Year 1 and 2 children on MyMaths. Children have login details in their reading record. 

We set online spellings and maths games for all children on EdShed. Children have login details in their reading record. 

Oxford Owl is a wonderful website with lots of free online books to share at home. 

Reading Eggs is an amazing website/app that you can use from home. You can have great fun playing games and reading.

Children have login details in their reading record. 

 

Homework Grids

Homework Grids are now up and running on Google Classroom. Access Google Classroom in the usual way, ask if you're unsure, and this half term's homework tasks are ready and waiting. We can't wait to see your submissions. 

Google Classroom

In the event of home learning we will be providing continued learning via Google Classroom. 

We have a new Google Classroom suite that can be found via this link. 

https://sts.platform.rmunify.com/Account/SignIn/stedmunds

 

Information Briefings

23.09.2021 Y2 SATs Briefing 

 

Please click on the presentation below to access the information shared at our annual SATs briefing. If you have any questions please speak to us. Thank you. 

Year 2 SATs 2021

30.09.2021 Reading Workshop 

Please click on the presentation below to access the reading information shared this week. 

Reading Briefing 2021

06.10.2021 Y1 Phonics Screening Workshop 

 

Please click on the presentation below to access the phonics information shared this week. 

 

Phonics Screening Briefing 2021

 

Poetry Challenges

We are launching a new half termly poetry challenge for all children. You can access the poem and submit your performances on Google Classroom. We can't wait to see your performances. 

Summer One 2022 

RHS Bridgewater

Wow! What a fantastic day we have all had at RHS Bridgewater! Take a look at some of Team Emerald's photographs from our day! We have planted, made dens, played and explored all day long! 

Music

This half term we have been enjoying our Music lessons as we have used different types of music to tell stories. We have used instruments to add to the story using different tempos and volumes

Year 2 Maths No Problem

We have been exploring shape in Maths. We started with 2D shapes and discussed their properties. We then used shapes to create patterns. We have also learnt about, and created, shapes with lines of symmetry. 

RHS Bridgewater

Wow! What a fantastic day we have all had at RHS Bridgewater! Take a look at some of Team Lime's photographs from our day! We have planted, made dens, played and explored all day long!

 

Religion

We have started exploring different Holy Days. We discussed the days we have experienced recently such as Good Friday and Easter Sunday. We talked about how these days are celebrated and experienced in different countries. 

Computing

This half term we have begun our digital literacy unit. We have started by learning how to switch on the computers and to log on. We are going to be developing our skills by using a mouse and accessing websites

RHS Bridgewater

Wow! What a fantastic day we have all had at RHS Bridgewater! Take a look at some of Team Jade's photographs from our day! We have planted, made dens, played and explored all day long!

Year 1 Maths No Problem

We have been working hard in our Maths beginning to explore fractions and division. We have been sharing objects into equal groups. Then we learnt about halves and quarters

Music

This week in music we have started to develop our understanding of a beat further. We used body percussion and them some instruments to tell a story using the music. 

Spring Two 2022

Maths No Problem

We have been working really hard learning all about money. We have looked at different coins and notes and exploring their value. We tried to make the same amount in different ways. 

Music

This half term in our Music lessons we have worked hard to develop our understanding of a beat. We have focussed on a steady beat and the strong beat in different pieces of music. 

Science

We started an investigation to see what will happen to our seeds in the sunlight and the dark. We made predictions and we will observe them over the next few weeks to see what happens. 

World Book Day!

We had a fantastic World Book Day this year and we all looked amazing in our costumes! We have been focussing on the book 'Journey' in our English sessions. We wrote about our dream journey and created hot air balloons. 

Geography

During this half term we have worked really hard to develop our knowledge of the 7 continents and the 5 oceans. We have used atlases to help us explore maps. We created our own map of the world on the playground and 'jumped' to each continent. 

Art

This week in our sculpture unit we have explored the artist Phoebe Cummings. We sketched our designs first and then used clay to create our own sculptures of leaves and flowers. We did a great job! 

Art

We started our sculpture unit of work this week by exploring the artist Andy Goldsworthy. We looked at examples of his work and then created our own sculptures using natural materials. We sketched our sculptures too! 

Geography

This week we have started our new unit 'Around the World'. We began by exploring the seven continents. We labelled each continent and then created our maps on balloons! 

Art

In our sculpture unit we have created our own spider sculptures! We were inspired by the sculpture artist Louise Bourgeois. Team Jade then painted their spider to make it look metal. 

Science

Our investigation has come to an end! We checked on our plants each week to see how they had grown. We noticed that some of them were green, big and healthy and some of them were big but white! We talked about the reasons why this happened. 

Year 2 Maths No Problem

Year 2 have been learning all about picture graphs this week. We have collected data in a tally chart and then created our own picture graphs! We have been talking about the greatest and smallest amounts. 

Science

We have started our new Science unit this week and we are learning all about plants. We talked about what we already know about plants and went exploring in our playground. We found new plants growing, deciduous and evergreen trees! 

Spring One 2022

Trip to Staircase House

Year 1 and 2 had a fantastic trip to Staircase House in Stockport! For some of us it was our first time on a school trip and we really enjoyed it! We dressed up as people such as Samuel Pepys and did a role play around the house. We designed our own fire marks and learnt about wattle and daub. We really impressed everyone with our knowledge about the Great Fire of London

Design and Technology

This week we had a mission to complete! We have some boxes that we need to turn into vehicles that can move. We designed our vehicle making sure we use all our knowledge to include wheels, axles and axle holders. We can't wait to make our vehicles! 

Design and Technology

This week we did our final 'make' session and created our moving vehicles. Take a look at our pictures and see if you can spot the features we have included such as axles, axle holders and wheels

Design and Technology

This half term our unit is 'wheels and axles'. We started by exploring different types of wheels and how they move. Then we created a mechanism with wheels, an axle and an axle holder

Year 2 Maths No Problem

Year 2 have been exploring length this week. We have been measuring in metres and centimetres. We have tried to think about which equipment we should use. 

Religion

This half term we have been learning all about the church. We have talked about the special people in a church and the jobs they do. We also explored special books such as the Bible and we designed our own Bibles

Year 1 Maths No Problem 

In Year 1 we have started to explore shape. We have started by learning the names of different shapes and describing the properties

Great Fire of London Dance

During our History learning about the Great Fire of London we have completed some dance sessions. We moved like the fire, thought about how it spread and the different ways they tried to put the fire out. 

Autumn Two 2021

Advent

We have been learning all about the importance of Advent as a time of preparation. We created Advent wreaths and spent some time reflecting on the meaning of this time. 

Year 2 Maths No Problem

We have been working really hard this half term on our multiplication and division skills. We can now count in steps, multiply and divide by 2, 5 and 10! 

History

This half term we have been learning all about 3 significant women: Florence Nightingale, Mary Seacole and Edith Cavell. We have explored why they are significant and the impact they have had on our lives today. 

Christmas Experience Day!

Wow what an amazing day we all had! We completed lots of different Christmas activities throughout the day and ended with a biscuit, hot chocolate and watching our wonderful nativity! 

Lego Club

This half term some of the children have attended our Lego after school club. They have had great fun creating boats to see if they can float, zip wires, marble runs and much more! 

Computing

During our coding lessons this half term we have been learning lots about the different sorts of input and buttons we can use. We have used our coding skills to create a code which can make objects move, appear and disappear. 

PE

Duel, win, lose! In some of our PE lessons this half term we have had 6 bases and challenges including movement direction, movement style, movement in groups and adding items to carry or guard! 

SUMO - Fruity Thinking

This half term we have explored another SUMO principle 'Fruity Thinking'. We created fruity thoughts as a team and sorted some statements into fruity and faulty thinking. We also learnt about our inner coach and inner critic. We are amazing! 

Science

The Year 2 children have been learning all about living things and their habitats. In Year 1 the children have been learning about the different seasons and what we might see at that time. We are excited to continue our learning after Christmas!

Autumn One 2021

Art

As part of our Lowry art unit we had a visit from Michelle the artist from The Lowry! We learnt so many new skills such as sketching, making buildings look 3D, smudging and using our artist rubbers! 

National Poetry Day

Watch Team Emerald perform our poem all about our team! 

Geography

This week we started our Geography unit all about 'Our Country'. We began by talking about the United Kingdom. We have learnt all about the 4 countries that are part of the UK and the seas that surround it. We really enjoyed putting together the pieces of the UK like a jigsaw and exploring the flags for each country. 

Year 2 Maths No Problem!

This week we have explored the place value of 2 digit numbers. We took our learning further by finding different ways to make the same number using our equipment to help us. 

National Poetry Day

Watch Team Jade perform our poem all about our team! 

Art

We have started our LS Lowry unit. To start we have talked about who he is and looked closely at some of his famous artwork. We are excited to find our more this half term. 

Year 1 English

We enjoyed the start of our learning about the 'Everywhere Bear' this week. We followed some clues around school to find a bear in our classroom! We then made predictions about where the bear was from and what he was doing in our classroom. 

National Poetry Day

Watch Team Lime perform our poem all about our team! 

Science

This half term our Science topic is all about materials. We enjoyed exploring our environment at school to see what sorts of materials we could find. Once we had found them we talked about their different names and the Year 2s sorted the materials by their different properties

Year 1 Maths No Problem!

We are enjoying our Maths No Problem sessions. We are focusing on numbers to 10 and working with our new Maths No Problem partner