Welcome to Ash Class

Mrs Gadsby (Mon, Tues & Wed)

Mrs McLaughlin (Wed, Thur & Fri)


You can now download the class HOMEWORK mat for term 3 by clicking on button below.
Please scroll down to Important Communications for class spellings for Term 3 for Years 1, 2A and 2B.


Non-Fiction (Dictionaries and Information texts) – Can you order words alphabetically? Can you find a word in the dictionary? What are the key features of information texts? Can you write a castle fact file?

Fiction (Traditional Tales) – What are the features of Traditional tales? Can you write a character profile? Can you rewrite a known story in a new setting? What noun phrases and interesting words can you include in your writing? Can you use powerful past tense verbs, and connectives to add detail and extend sentences? Can you punctuate sentences correctly with capital letters and full stops or use other punctuation?

Poetry – Can you find rhyming words and repeating patterns in poems? Can you learn and recite a poem?


Can you count in twos, threes, fives and tens?

Can you find simple fractions (1/2 ⅓ ¼) of shapes and numbers of objects?

Do you understand multiplication and division? Can you solve addition, subtraction, multiplication or division problems? What are the key vocabulary to look for?

Can you tell the time to the nearest five minutes? Can you make quarter, half and three- quarter turns clockwise and anti-clockwise?

Can you name and describe 2D and 3D shapes? What criteria can you use to sort shapes?


Can you name and describe common everyday materials? Can you say why a material may or may not be suitable for a particular purpose eg why is a window made from glass? What is the best material to wrap a parcel? What materials would be good to build a castle with? What properties do these materials have?

Can you give instructions to a Beebot to make it follow a route? Can you programme a Beebot to explore a castle?


Art – Can you design a stained glass window? What features and patterns can you see on buildings? Can you make a clay tile Castle? Can you make a pattern with mosaic tiles?
DT – What materials are castles built of? Can you design and make a a shield?
Music – What sounds do instruments make? Can you represent sounds and sequences of sounds using symbols?


PE – Cricket skills
Can you throw and catch a ball? Can you bowl at a target?

PSEE – How do you learn? How could you improve your learning? What acievements are you proud of? How can you help others to feel proud?


History –Who lives in a castle? What are their roles? What did they eat? What did people wear? What did knights do for fun? Can you research shields and crests? Can you design your own shield?

RE – Why do Christians celebrate Easter? Do you know the main parts of the Easter story?

Class Timetable (subject to change)

School Begins
Session 1 Maths Maths Maths Maths RE/PSEE/Activities
Session 2 Phonics & English Phonics & English Phonics & English Phonics & English Maths
Session 3 Topic Handwriting/Reading Topic PE Computing
Break (KS1 Only)
Session 4 Topic PE Topic Music/Show & Tell Computing
School Ends