The Federation of Church Schools of Shalfleet and Yarmouth

Y Year 1 & 2

Welcome to Year 1 and 2 – Yellow Class

Staff – In Yellow Class, the staff team are Mrs Hedley (Class teacher) and Miss Bristow. (LSA)

Morning routines – The children will be greeted in the playground at 8. 45am by a member of our class team. Registration is completed upon entering the classroom at 9.00am. Should you wish your child to attend morning club, this is available from 8am.

End of day – At the end of the school day (2.50pm), the children will be taken to the gate in the playground for collection. If someone is collecting your child for you, please make sure you have notified the office or we will not be able to let your child leave with them.

PE – We will be doing PE Tuesday morning and Friday morning. Please can you ensure your child has their full PE kit in school every day in case it is needed. For health and safety requirements, please ensure your child can either remove their earrings, or provide them with surgical tape to cover them. If your child has long hair, it should be tied back and out of their face.

Forest Schools– This will also be on a Tuesday and Friday morning. Correct clothing will be needed for this. (Wet weather gear).

Drinks – We recommend that your child brings in a named water bottle to drink throughout the day. They will be fully accessible in the classroom at all times.

Snacks – If your child wants a snack at break time, this will need to be provided from home. Being in Key Stage 2, we no longer receive free fruit. This has to be a healthy snack such as fruit or a cereal bar. No crisps or chocolate coated items please. We now offer a tuck service, where your child can choose from Toast, Crumpet or a Teacake for 50 pence as well as juice for 50 pence. Please note that this is only available on a Monday and Thursday.

Reading – This is a vital part of your child’s learning. We will hear your child read in groups or individually every week. To support your child, we ask that you listen to them read as often as possible at home and question them on the text. Please record every time you listen to your child read, or they read to themselves, in their reading record.

Homework – Each half term, your child will be sent home with an optional topic related homework task. Maths and Spellings will be sent home weekly in a Homework book.

Thank you for taking the time to read this! Hopefully you have found it useful, however if you wish to discuss anything further, please come and see me at the end of school.
Yours sincerely,
Yellow Class Team.

Please click to download – Yellow Class Long Term Plan 2020-2021

Yellow Class MTP Autumn 1 – Victorians

Yellow Class MTP Spring – Home and Away

Please click on the links below to access details of our curriculum & planners:

Curriculum Overview KS1

RE Yarmouth YR & KS1 Long term plan

Spelling Progression Map for the Curriculum

SPAG Whole School Curriculum

Year 1 English Overview

Year 2 English Overview

English Glossary of Terms

Numeracy for Key Stages 1 and 2

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