Year 1 and Year 2

Welcome to Squirrel Class

Welcome to Squirrel Class! We are taught by Miss Hunter, Mrs White-Culf and Mrs Cartlidge.

Take a look below at the exciting lessons we will be taking part in.

Curriculum Planner

Squirrel Class Autumn Term 2023 Curriculum Planner

Key Knowledge Organiser

Squirrel Class Autumn Term 2023 Key Knowledge Organiser –  currently being updated, please check back soon

Homework – Year 1 and 2: Expectations and links


Please hear your child read regularly, ideally every day. Please then write in their reading diary and teachers will sign planners on a Monday. Your child will be awarded dojo points for reading at home. If your child is accessing AR, then they will complete a quiz at the end of each book.

Please find a link below to a recommended reading list:

You can also login to Oxford Owl for home to access e-books and fun reading activities. Your child can do this independently by selecting a book to read or listen to, then answer questions about it. The username and password can be found in your child’s reading record.


This year we will be using RWInc Spelling to help us learn our spellings. Your child will be allocated a task to complete at home to help them with their learning.

Your child will have spellings to practise at home each week which will be linked to their spelling sessions.

Doodle Maths

There will be weekly homework set onto MyMaths, where your child can complete a task related to the math’s concept they are currently studying.

Homework Menu

Your child will be able to choose a task from the ‘homework menu’ to complete each week. This will be linked to skills we are learning in class this term and our current topic focus. Homework books will need to be returned by Wednesday each week and will be sent out the following Friday.

We would love to see any home projects you have been doing at home together to continue your learning! – Please send photos into  so we can share these with our school!















Continuing our love of poetry with pupils from Squirrel Class reciting An Emerald is Green as Grass by Christina Rossetti.

Children in Squirrel Class have learned and recited the poem ‘Happiness’ by AA Milne. This has been part of their Science unit ‘Materials’ where they have recently learned about Charles Mackintosh and created their own waterproof material.