Welcome to Miss Wheeldon's Class


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Our Class Information


In Year 1 we have Miss Wheeldon, Mrs Jeffreys, Miss Mullen and Miss Capewell who work in our class.

Our PE lessons are on a Monday and a Wednesday. On these days, children may come to school in their PE kit.

Reading books will be changed on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Please ensure that on these days, books are brought to school ready to be changed.

Our learning this half term: 

PHONICS: Please click here to see our phonic curriculum

ENGLISH: Nonsense poems & explanation texts

READING: 'Great Explorers'  by Charlotte Guillain

MATHS: Properties of shape, addition and subtraction, multiplication and division


HISTORY: Christopher Columbus & Neil Armstrong

GEOGRAPHY: Continents & oceans

RE: Jesus is a friend to everyone 

ART: Collage

COMPUTING: E- safety and communicating

PE: Invasion games

PSHE: Relationships

Knowledge Organisers



Helpful resources!

Please find below some helpful resources that you may use with your child at home.

Year 1 & 2 Common Exception Words

These are words that cannot be sounded out phonetically and children need to be able to read and spell off by heart.

Phase 1 Sounds

Phase 2 Sounds

Phase 3 Sounds

Phase 4 Sounds

Phase 5 Sounds

These are phonics sound that your child will be learning in school to help them read and write. You could use these sound mats to play games at home such as snap or even have your child look for items around your home that have these sounds in them and ask them to write it down. Don't forget to log into your Spelling Shed account to help you with your common exception words.

Spelling Shed


Precursive Letter Formation

This is a technique your child will be learning at school to help them move onto joined up writing as they get older. Each letter stars with a 'flick from the left'.

Handwriting PowerPoint 

Times Tables

By the end of year 2, children should know their 2s, 5s, 10s and 3s. You could print these to use at home with your child. Likewise, remember to log into your child's TT Rockstars account and practice there!

TT Rockstars