In Years 1 and 2, the timetable is more structured than the Reception Class and the learning environment is slightly more formal. The children are still given many opportunities to explore the world around them and participate in practical activities but our focus is on the fundamental skills of Reading, Writing and Mathematics. Children are expected to read regularly at home, practise their spellings and complete homework tasks for Mathematics and English.
Class sizes are small and this allows teachers and teaching assistants to focus on the needs of each child. Children also receive specialist teaching in the following subjects:
3. Physical Education