Amber and Ruby (Y1/Y2)

Our teachers in Amber Class are Mrs Ali Bowden and Mr Jon Morray-Jones. Mrs Bowden is also our Deputy Head, SENCO and Key Stage 1 Leader.

Our Teacher in Ruby Class is Mrs Nicky Sampson and Mrs Meryl Cousins.

PE is taught to both classes by Mr Marc Taylor.

Both Amber and Ruby classes are made up of a mixture of Year 1 and Year 2 children.

We aim to provide an excellent education which matches each child’s intellectual, physical, spiritual and emotional development.

Further Curriculum information may be requested from the class teacher or the school office.

Amber and Ruby Curriculum

Current topics: Kings and Queens

Spring 2019

Storymaking story: Rumplestiltskin

Exploring fairy tale characters

Innovating Rumpelstiltskin by changing a character

Inventing own fairy tale stories

Non-chronological report writing

Guided reading

Daily phonics or spelling work

Year 1:

Place Value to 50,

3D Shape,

Measuring Mass

Year 2:


3D Shape

Measuring mass and temperature.

Performing experiments - making predictions and recording results.

Learning how to perform a fair test.

What is the best materieal to make a shield?

What is the best material to make a tapestry?

Recognise and sort common materials and discuss how they can change.

Historical portraits of Tudor royals.

Making stained glass windows.

In PE we will be learning a range of skills and team games.

We will also be learning about healthy living as part of a Health Futures project.

‘Good To Be Me

We will discuss our own skills and strengths.

This will include how we can make others feel good about their strengths.

How we can feel proud.

What we can do if we feel worried.

Using computers and other technology to support work in all subjects including Virtual Learning Environment DB Primary, ActiveLearn and Bug Club.

Designing, writing and debugging simple programs.

We will be discussing why Jesus is important, including:

The Lord’s Prayer,

Palm Sunday,

The Last Supper,

Jesus’ death and resurrection.

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    Remembrance Day
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    Frozen role play

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