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Welcome to Herons’ class page!

You will find all of our news and homework organised by type on a handy one-stop page!

Heron class routines leaflet

Routines in Herons Adults in Herons 
PE Indoor — Thursday Mr Housden
PE Outdoor — Wednesday Mrs Titchmarsh
Spellings — Monday Mrs Chavda
Times tables — Friday Miss Dibb/Miss Marriott

Class governor: David Winters

This Week’s Homework – Click the title for more.

KS1 Homework 15.04.19

Year 1 Year 1 have completed Maths Skills Check 6. Please go through any mistakes your child has made. Stage 1 Check 6 Stage 1 Check 6 Answers Year 2 Today children have completed an arithmetic style test with questions similar to those they will get in SATs. Please go through any mistakes your child …

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This Half-Term’s Topic Homework & Knowledge organiser – Click the title for more.

KS1 Topic Homework and Knowledge Organisers-Summer 1st

People of the past Homework grid Summer 1st People of the past- Significant People- Knowledge Organiser-Summer 1st Cyc 1 2019 English Knowledge Organiser Summer Year 1 Maths Knowledge Organiser Y1 Summer English Knowledge Organiser Y2 Summer Maths Knowledge Organiser Y2 Summer Science Knowledge Organiser Wonderful weather Y1 unit

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Latest class news – Click the title for more.

Key Stage One Muddy Puddle Day

    Key Stage One took full advantage of the Easter sunshine and did a superb job looking after their school grounds and the surrounding area.            

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ENTRY POINT – Herons

Herons Class spent the day making and launching rockets in preparation for their new topic: From A to B.

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EXIT POINT – The Fast (ish) and the not so Furious.

With Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson declining an invitation to film the 17th instalment of the franchise around Tranmere Park (something about residents and their grass verges), Herons class had to settle for Mr Housden and a few wooden ramps. We spent the afternoon racing our hand-engineered cars down a variety of ramps to investigate which …

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KS1 Muddy Puddle Day

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KS1 Muddy Puddle Day

Thursday 14th February is our Muddy Puddle Day in KS1.  Please can all children come in their own warm clothes, rather than school uniform. They will be outside for most of the day so they will need gloves and hats too. We are planning to be on the banks so be prepared for all the …

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EXIT POINT: Herons’ Circus Skills Workshop

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HERONS’ ENTRY POINT: The Circus is Coming to Town!

Ladies and gentlemen… boys and girls… children of all ages… Step right up to see the greatest show on Earth!

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Muddy Puddle Science – Herons

Below are some pictures of Herons’ muddy puddle science lesson. We spent the morning in search of minibeasts using a range of scientific equipment to collect and analyse them. Enjoy!

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Year 2 – Reading List

Please click the link below for a recommended reading list for Year 2 children. Whilst not exhaustive, it does add further titles to the reading lists sent home last year. Suggested reading list for Year 2 pupils | KS1 | Age 6-7  

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YEAR 2 EXIT POINT: The Magic Toymaker

Herons spent the afternoon creating their very own cup and ball as part of the exit point to their recent topic: The Magic Toymaker. Have a look at the results below…

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The Little Angels Get Their Wings!

A huge congratulations to all who took part in the Key Stage One dress rehearsal of The Little Angels Get Their Wings. The staff couldn’t be prouder of the performances and we’ll certainly be keeping an eye out at Guiseley theatre in years to come. Again… WELL DONE KEY STAGE ONE!

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Herons’ Nutcracker Entry Point

As part of our topic ‘Magic Toymaker’, Mrs Hodgson taught Herons all about The Nutcracker ballet. She showed the children how they can use their bodies to perform. During the session the children moved like the soldiers, mice, a jack in a box, Clara and the Sugar Plum Fairy. They  used musical instruments to make …

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Herons at Harlow Carr

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The Frog, the Scorpion and the Herons!

Herons have been learning all about traditional tales in English. This week, we read and retold the story of  The Frog and the Scorpion, learning all about the phrase: It’s just in my nature! Have a look at our storyboards below…  

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Key Stage 1 Entry Point: Our World – The Environment

As part of their first topic, Key Stage 1 have been learning about the wonders of the natural world. From tracking hurricane Florence across the Atlantic ocean and learning about different weather symbols to creating a piece of ephemeral of art in the style of Andy Goldsworthy; all classes have really enjoyed getting to know …

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Know Your Place! (Value)

Below are just a few pictures of Herons’ maths lessons from the past two weeks. We have been working hard on recognising and representing 2-digit numbers using plenty of practical equipment. Enjoy!  

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Welcome to the new academic year!

A big welcome to all of our families, both old and new, for the new academic year. We hope you have all had an enjoyable summer and that the children are rested and ready for another action-packed year. Your child’s class pages will be updated over this week and each phase will publish the usual …

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Herons’ have got football fever!

Today Heron Class have got football fever! We came to school wearing red, white or our favourite football shirt and have taken part in a range of football activities. We collaged our own England football flag, took a penalty shoot out against Mrs Wright and played our own class football game. Here’s what we’ve been …

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Local Study in Heron Class

In Heron Class this week we have been learning about our local area. Barnaby Bear had taken an adventure through the Tranmere Park estate and we had to work out where he was using aerial photographs. We then learnt about physical and human geography features. The children identified these features using aerial photographs. What can …

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Going on Safari!

This half term we are doing a local book study. In KS1 our book is ‘Meerkat Mail.’ Today we spent time reading the book and researching meerkats. We found out a lot of interesting facts. This afternoon, we went into the computing suite and used Oddizzi. We wanted to find out about the animals that …

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KS1 Glow Disco

Glow sticks, neon paint, games and hot dogs…what more could you want? Another fantastic time had at the PTA Glow Disco – thank you to all the volunteers that helped out this afternoon.

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Viva la pizza!

As part of our topic work, the children made pizzas using foods from a variety of food groups. Using a mini wrap as a base, the children added cheese, ham, tuna and a range of fruit and vegetables. As part of our food for life work, we learnt to grate and practised our cutting skills …

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Colour Mixing in Heron Class

Today, the children have been learning how to mix paint to make the secondary colours. The children learnt to mix the primary colours (red, blue and yellow) to make green, purple and orange. They each made their own colour palette to showcase their learning.

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Not So Muddy Puddles Day

Today Key Stage 1 took part in their first Muddy Puddles day. Each class took part in a carousel of activities including planting lettuce, broad bean, peas and rocket seeds, measuring trees to find out their age and writing a poem based on a garden. It was a really great morning and the children had …

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Heron Class Make Sandwiches!

This week, Heron Class have been making egg sandwiches using the skills of rolling, peeling, mashing, snipping and spreading. We really enjoyed learning new skills and eating the sandwiches we had made. Yum yum!

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Homes from around the world

As part of our topic work, we have been learning about homes from around the world. Using the Ipads, we researched stilted houses, mud huts, tepees, yurts and igloos. Mrs Wright even brought in her own igloo which we enjoyed reading in this afternoon. Look at what we have been up to!    

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Year 2 SATS Information 14.3.18

Please find attached the leaflet that was given out at the Year 2 SATS parent information evening. If you have any further questions do not hesitate to come and speak to your child’s class teacher. Year 2 SATS parent leaflet

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Year 2 Wonderful writing!

Over the last few weeks, the children have been learning about fantasy stories. As part of our work, the children have designed their own dragons using pastels and have written a creative character description using adjectives and similes. Here is a taster of some of our fantastic writing!

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KS1 Local Area Walk

To start our topic we went on a walk around the local area. We wanted to look at the buildings that we could see on the Tranmere Park estate. We looked at the materials the houses are made from and identified them as detached, semi detached or bungalow. Here are some of the pictures from …

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Year 2 SATS drop in for parents 14.3.18

For our Year 2 parents there will be a Year 2 SATS drop in tomorrow evening 6:00-6:45pm. We will be covering the content of the video below.  Should you have any questions or require further information please feel free to come along to the drop in session. Regards Mrs Wright    Mrs Holland    Miss …

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