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Great Kimble Church of England School

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Year 1/2 (Air Class)

Welcome to Air Class!




Below you can find some key information about what we will be learning together this half-term.

If you need to get in contact with me as class teacher, please use our class email address:

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If there is anything that needs my immediate attention, please contact the office

PE is continued to be timetabled for Monday and Wednesday. Please wear PE kit on these days.  Please check our uniform policy to ensure your child is appropriately and safely dressed to participate in P.E. 


Our Topic: Textiles: Puppets (Design Technology)

This unit’s theme is based on the children choosing a storybook character to base their puppet designs on. This unit aims to give the children the skills and knowledge to be able to; join fabrics together using pins, staples or glue, design a puppet and use a template and decorate a puppet to match their design.



During this half term within our subjects we will be focusing on the following:


  • English: Writing a meeting story using a range of description (Model Text: Kassmin and the Greedy Dragon) and An action finding story (Model Text: Pirate Penelope)
  • Maths: Year 1: Place Value (within 100), Money and Time 

       Year 2: Positions and Directions, Time Recap and Transition to Year 3. 

  • Science: Making Connections: Plant Based Materials- Consolidating knowledge of materials and plant growth through enquiry.
  • Learning For Life: Safety and Changing the body- Learning how to communicate safely with adults;  learning steps to crossing the road safely; considering hazards at home; identifying which substances should or should not go in the body; learning what to do when lost; being aware of some of the risks associated with the internet; learning about appropriate and inappropriate contact
  • R.E: Big Question- Where do some people talk to God? Investigating why people choose to go to places of worship.
  • Music: Myths and Legends- Create rhythms and arrange them in a particular order or structure based on classical tales, myths and legends. 


Key Information:



PE is timetabled every Monday and Wednesday. The children should come to school in their PE kits on these days.


Homework/Home Learning:

Content to follow



Smokey Row is timetabled for Tuesday afternoon, weather and adult ratio dependent.