Welcome to Class 2

We try to ensure an easy transition for children leaving Reception going into Key Stage 1. We also ensure those children moving up to Key Stage 2 have the necessary skills to settle quickly and to meet the new challenges of the Juniors.

Teaching and Learning

In Class 2 we continue to learn in an exciting and stimulating environment with a very hands-on approach to learning. There are many opportunities for outside learning, including our weekly forest school trip which helps extend and consolidate lessons taught in the classroom. The supportive environment we create in Class 2, allows children to confidently take risks in their learning and to enjoy new challenges.

Phonics Screening Check

There is a statutory phonics screening check for all pupils in Year 1. The check will be administered during the week commencing 16 June.

Please find below some useful information and links for parents to support their children at home:

Learning to Read Through Phonics – information for parents

Information for parents regarding the phonics screening check

The games on Phonics Play website are a fun way for your child to practise reading real and pseudo words. The best games for practising this are: Buried Treasure, Picnic on Pluto or Dragons Den.

Please watch a video demonstrating the correct articulation of phonemes – Articulation of Phonemes

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Upcoming Events
  1. Y6 SATs Week

    May 14 @ 9:00 am - May 18 @ 3:00 pm
  2. Sports Day

    May 23 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
  3. Break up for half term

    May 25 @ 3:15 pm
  4. Back to School

    June 4 @ 9:15 am - 3:15 pm
  5. Year 1 Phonics Test

    June 11 @ 9:00 am - June 12 @ 5:00 pm
Contact Info
  • Whiteshill Primary School
  • Stroud, Glos. GL6 6AT
  • 01453 762949
  • admin@whiteshill.gloucs.sch.uk