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Squirrels Class Page

 Class Teacher: Miss Dean

Key information for Squirrels Class: 

Year 1 homework day - Friday 

Year 2 homework day - Monday 

Hand in reading diaries every Monday 

Autumn Term 2023

Hope you have all had a wonderful summer, I cannot wait to hear all of the stories and see you all. We have a jam-packed term ahead of us so make sure you are ready and excited to learn. 

Things to look forward to: 

Art week, 

School trips,  



and many more. 


This term, our big question is:

How can we save our planet?


In this topic we are are looking at the geography of the world. We will be learning about the oceans and the ocean animals. As part of this topic we will also be looking at recycling and how doing our bit can help to save our planet. 

If you are wanting to have a little look ahead then follow the link below: 


Oceans of the world - BBC Bitesize



Topic Overview

Story Time

A Hole In The Bottom of the Sea.

Adapted by Jessica Lew and Illustrated by Jill McDonald. 

Click the link below: 

A Hole In The Bottom Of The Sea | BookTrust

Recommended Reads


Don't know what to read? 

How many can you read?

Come and tell me about your favourite story.

If you read anything that you think is brilliant, please come and tell me so that I can share it with the class!

Reading is so important so make sure you document every time you read with your child!


Below I have attached some recommended books to read whilst in KS1. 


Books for Year 1 children aged 5-6 | School Reading List

Books for Year 2 children aged 6-7 | School Reading List


Times Tables

Download the sheets below so you can practice your times tables. 

Please remember to use Times Table Rock Stars too!

The year 2 children will begin to practice their times tables later in the year. 


Have you tried these phonics games?  

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Here are some fun maths games to play!

                          1-minute maths app | White Rose Maths ( Rose Education