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Beech's Page


Welcome to Beech Class Page!


Spring term 2

Beech trip to Leeds City Museum

This term our topic will be 'Rio de Vida''. 


Curriculum coverage for this half term:-



Texts for this half term

The Story of Guarana 

Victoria Regia

Jabuti the Tortoise

We will be working on this term...

We will be learning about…

  • Handwriting, capital letters, using finger spaces and full stops
  • I can join two sentences using and.
  • I can sequence sentences to form a narrative
  • I can use ‘I’
  • I can use a question mark
  • I can use an adjective
  • I can use a verb



  • The /ch/ as tch graphemes as in patch.
  • The /f/ and /w/ phonemes as graphemes ph and wh as in phone and white
  • The /c/ phonemes as graphemes k before e i and y.
  • The /s/ phonemes as graphemes c before e i and y. 
  • The phonemes /ee/ and /igh/ as graphemes y at the end of words. 
  • The phonemes /or/ as graphemes ore
  • Words ending in /v/ phonemes followed by the letter e. 



  • Count to and across 100, forwards and backwards, beginning with 0 or 1, or from any given number
  • Count, read and write numbers to 100 in numerals; count in multiples of 2s, 3, 5; and 10’s from any number, forward and backward
  • Given a number, identify 1 more and 1 less
  • Identify and represent numbers using objects and pictorial representations including the number line, and use the language of: equal to, more than, less than (fewer), most, least
  • Read and write numbers from 1 to 100 in numerals and words
  • Recognise the place value of each digit in a two- digit number (10s and 1s)
  • Identify, represent and estimate numbers using different representations, including the number line
  • Compare and order numbers from 0 up to 100; use <, > and = signs
  • Use place value and number facts to solve problems

Other Aspects: 



Position and Direction



Winter/ Spring 



 Countries and Capital Cities in the Uk



 Play tuned and un-tuned instruments. Use their voices expressively and creatively, by singing song and speaking chants and rhymes. 


Special stories for Muslims and Christians.



Recognise that they belong to different groups and communities



Create their own carnival mask and instruments.



  • Models of London landmarks, creating souvenirs



  • Dance



  • Singing traditional songs and nursery rhymes


PE Days 

Please make sure your child has a full, named PE kit. They need indoor and outdoor kit please – T shirt, shorts and trainers are essential items.  (See website for uniform & PE list). 

Thursday and Friday are the PE day for Beech class.


Start of the Day

Please escort your child to the classroom door and wait with your child until the teacher is there to open at 8:45am. We would appreciate it if you can say your goodbyes at the door as the cloakroom can become very busy. The door will close at 9:00am, if you arrive after this time please go round to the office.

End of Day

KS1 children finish at 3.25pm. Parents should wait outside the class door as usual. In the interests of child safety, please do not enter the school building at the end of the day. If you wish to speak to your child’s teacher then please be patient and wait until the teacher is free. Our main priority is ensuring that the children in our care are handed over to their parent or carer.


Please let school know if somebody else is picking up your child at the end of the day.



Your child will have maths learn its. They NEED to learn these off by heart. Completed tests will be sent home in their homework planner. Please practice with your child and return homework planners to school everyday. 



We are beginning to talk to the children about the language of learning and helping them to understand what goes on inside their heads when they are thinking and learning. This is called metacognition. Hopefully you will hear your child talk about how they learn this term. Alongside this we are looking at the learning powered mind focusing on the four key areas of: resilience, resourcefulness, reflectiveness and reciprocity.



Year 1 and 2 welcome meeting powerpoint





Pantosaurus - NSPCC






Pure Phonics sounds