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       Welcome to Seals and Penguins Class Learning Page




We are really looking forward to the term ahead and all the fun things we are going to do together!


Keep checking our class page for updates on our learning adventures!


Here are the Seals and Penguin Class team!

We are taught by Mrs Willis.


  Mrs Willis 



   Mrs Ennals        Miss Lieu      Miss Blachford   Miss Bartlett


Other adults that help us in our class are; Mrs Ennals, Miss Lieu, Miss Blachford and Miss Bartlett.


In Penguins and Seals Class we are........



Each day we have lessons in;



At Tiptoe School we learn cursive handwriting which means we learn to do lead ins and lead outs on all our lower case letters. We learn to write this way because it will help us to join our letters when we are ready to do so. 



In Year 2 we can earn a pen license when we can write using the correct letter formation!

Click on the button below to practise your handwriting at home!




We use a systematic synthetic phonics teaching programme to ensure we:

  • give all children a solid base upon which to build as they progress through school

  • help children to develop the habit of reading widely and often, for both pleasure and information


We learn phonics in small groups.We use a programme called Monster Phonics to help us learn our letters and sounds.

Click on the button below to hear the sounds and see the actions.

  Meet The Monsters  Monster Phonics Actions

  Monster Phonics Story Time

You can find out more about Monster Phonics here.


In phonics we also practise spelling our common exception words. You can find a list of these here. There are separate words for Yr 1 and Yr 2 so make sure you look at the correct ones! 

  Common Exception Words

We also practise spelling of our high frequency words. You can find a list of these here.

KS 1 High Frequency Word List

We have lessons in spelling punctuation and grammar each day. 

SPAG Glossary KS 1                                


In KS 1 we use concrete resources, pictorial and abstract representations to show that we fully understand what we have learnt.To find out more about what we are learning this half term see our curriculum letter on the pink button below.



Please see below a copy of our long term maths plan for Yr 1 and 2


Don't forget to look on the google classroom for lots of maths games to play where you can practise all of your number skills! 


Maths Monkey


Each week a superstar maths worker can take Maths Monkey home for 2 nights! Maths Monkey loves maths so he will enjoy counting your toys or playing snakes and ladders! What will you find at your house for Maths Monkey to do?

If you click on the link below you can see our class learning plan for the coming year. Take a look and find out about all the exciting things we will be learning about. 

KS 1 cycle B overview 2021-22 

Guided Reading Aut 2 2021


We split into Year 1 and Year 2 for guided reading. In  KS 1 we call guided reading "Cosy Club."

In Year 1 this half term we will be sharing, reading, and answering questions on books all about Africa!

Year 2 will looking at a book called Olga da Polga along with other texts about guinea pigs. To find out more about "cosy club" see the guided reading overviews below.

Yr 2 Guided Reading Overview Cycle B

Yr 1 Guided Reading Overview

Literacy Aut 2 2021


This half term our literacy lessons will be focused on texts about Mog by Judith Kerr. Have a look at our Autumn Term curriculum letter below to find out more of what we will be learning about. 

Curriculum Letter Aut 2 2021

Curriculum Letter Aut 1 2021

Timetable Aut 2021


Each week we try to; read every day to an adult, practise our spellings and complete a maths and literacy task.

All home work is now on our google classroom! Click on the green button below to join our classroom. Homework will be submitted

on Fridays and ideally needs to be completed by the following Thursday. 

 Google Classroom

Click on the buttons below to see suggested reading book lists for Year 1 and 2.

Reading List Year 1

Reading List Year 2

Yr 2 Book Recommendations