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Welcome to Penguin and Year 1 Foxes Class Learning Page!



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


At the moment we are learning from home - please come to our morning meeting everyday at 9.10am on the google classroom !


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


Here are the Penguin Class team!

We are taught by Mrs Willis on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursday mornings. Mrs Waine teaches us on Thursday afternoons and Fridays.


Mrs Willis          Mrs Waine


   Mrs Ennals        Miss Lieu      Miss Blachford   Mrs Sutherland


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


Here are the Year 1 Foxes Class team!

We are taught by Mrs Ansel on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursday mornings and Fridays. Mrs Waine teaches us on Mondays and Thursday mornings.


 Mrs Waine      Mrs Ansel        Miss Lieu     Mrs Sutherland


Other adults that help us are Miss Lieu and Mrs Sutherland.


In Penguins and Foxes 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 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.

  Phonics - parents

In phonics we also practise spelling our common exception words. You can find a list of these here.

  Common Exception Words 

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



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?


Guided Reading Spring 2 2021



We split into Year 1 and Year 2 for guided reading. In Year 1 this half term we will be sharing, reading, and answering questions on books all about poetry and rhyme! We will be looking at lots of different fiction and non-fiction books. Year 2 will looking at a book called The Boy Who Grew Dragons by Andy Shepherd.


Literacy Spring 2 2021



This half term our literacy lessons will be focused on texts written by Oliver Jeffers.  We will be using his stories to inspire lots of creative writing ideas! See the curriculum letter below to find out more.

To see what we are learning in Topic, Science, RE, PE, Computing, Art, DT and PSHE please click on the pink button below.

Curriculum Letter Spr 2 2021

Curriculum Letter Spr 1 2021

Curriculum Letter Aut 2 2020

Timetable Yr 1 and 2 



In Yr 1 and 2 we bring our homework books home on Fridays and return them to school by Wednesday the following week.

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.

 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


We have lots of fun in Penguins and Foxes Class!