Year 1/2 2021 - 2022

Mr Moorcroft

Welcome to Year 1/2

"The child grew and became strong in body, mind and spirit."

What are we doing?

Please look at our class newsletter to find out what we are learning about this half term.


Our new story is all about lost toys and a journey into space. 

Toys in Space: Grey, Mini: 9781849415613: Books

When can we share our news?

Show and Tell will be throughout the week at the end of the day. Please send items of interest (awards, certificates, interesting objects etc.) Please avoid sending toys in for Show and Tell.

When will we need to be our P.E kit?

Our P.E lessons will take place each Friday, so please ensure your child arrives to school in their P.E kit. 

What can you do at home to help?

Please read with your child regularly throughout the week.

Please complete homework ready to be returned for the following Wednesday.

Practise the weekly spellings regularly at home reading for the spelling check each Friday. 

Practise phonics at home (take a look at the links below)

Reading for pleasure books have been sent home with your child. These books are for you to read with or to your child for their enjoyment. They are not expected to be able to fully access these books independently. School reading books provided will be at our child's correct phonetic ability. 


This week's spellings are:

WC. 2.5.22

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What does your child need each day?

Children should bring a water bottle to school each day.

A free fruit snack is available for in the morning, children are also welcome to bring their own snack in from home. If your children brings their own snack into school please ensure it is a healthy choice. 

Please ensure your child's reading folder is returned to school each day. 

How will I keep in touch?

Please download MarvellousMe, regular messages, notices and celebrations are sent to keep you up to date with the latest news in Year 1/2. We love to share great examples of the children's work using this resource. 

Please keep an eye on our galleries at the bottom. These are regularly added to to share events and activities we do in class.

Click on the useful links below.


Meet Jigsaw Jack and Jerrie Cat! Jack supports our learning during our PSHE lessons. Our current unit of work is 'Healthy Me'

Click on the links below.


Want to practise your phonics at home?

Take a look at these websites, there are lots of fun games and activities for you and your child to play. We are currently covering Phase 5 sounds, don't forget to practise your tricky words too (Tricky word lists are attached below).

Click on the links below.




Why not check out these websites to help your child with their maths at home. 

  Top Marks Numeracy games – Borestone Primary School

Lockdown lessons for homeschooling - BBC Bitesize



Feel free to come and discuss any items further with Mr. Moorcroft and/ or Mrs. Chorley before or after school.


Files to Download

Year 1/2: Gallery items

Lost Toys Role Play, by Mr Moorcroft

World Book Day Vocabulary, by Mr Moorcroft

Movement in Maths, by Mr Moorcroft

St Peters C of E Primary School, Birley St, Newton-le-Willows, WA12 9UR