Hello and welcome to the Year 1 and 2 page!
We are very proud of the learning opportunities we offer the children in key stage one and think we have created a range of topics which appeal to lots of different children’s interests. We aim to incorporate play based learning to continue the great start that children have in EYFS at Thorndown.
Please have a look at our most recent newsletters to find out more about what’s been going on in Key Stage One:
Mrs Browne is in the Key Stage One team. She is on maternity leave at the moment.
Mrs Murphy and Mrs Scarrow teach in Owls class.
Mrs Murphy adores animals, singing and art.
Mrs Scarrow loves playing sport and reading stories using lots of different voices.
Mrs Monks works in Owls classroom too. Mrs Monks loves reading, listening to music and phonics games.
Mrs Lally and Mrs Dunsdon teach in Bats class.
Mrs Lally loves books and her favourite story is ‘The Tiger who came to Tea’ by Judith Kerr. She also loves being creative with words in English lessons.
Mrs Dunsdon enjoys teaching art. Mrs Dunsdon loves spending time outdoors and going on holiday to new places.
Mrs Sirot-Smith works in Bats classroom too. Mrs Sirot-Smith loves finding and investigating number patterns and reading stories. She also loves anything to do with history and geography.
Miss Goulding teaches in Camels class.
Miss Goulding enjoys art and singing. Her favourite children’s book is ‘Peace at Last’ by Jill Murphy.
Mrs Garwood works in Camels classroom too.
Mrs Garwood has been working at Thorndown School since 2001! Mrs Garwood enjoys maths, phonics and hearing many readers.
Miss Medlow teaches in Giraffes class.
Miss Medlow loves cats and has two cats at home. She loves reading stories and her favourite book is called ‘The Queen’s Knickers’.
Miss Sibanda loves sharing a story with her class. She also likes keeping active by playing football and going for runs when the weather is nice!
Miss Collins teaches in Lemurs class.
Miss Collins enjoys reading in the sunshine and making her own clothes. She also likes exploring the countryside and going on adventures.
Phonics and Reading
Please click on the links below to see a breakdown of our exciting topics:
During the school break preceding a new topic we send home a list of key information for children to explore together with their families. This pre-learning is a great way for children to talk about their learning at home.
Here are our knowledge organisers:
Year One .