We have several tour dates to see our lovely school, Wednesday 27th March, Wednesday 24th April, Wednesday 22nd May and Wednesday 26th June all tours are at 2.45pm. Please contact the school office to book on.

Walton On Trent C of E Primary and Nursery School

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Squirrels- Y1 and 2

Welcome to Squirrels!



We would like to welcome everyone to Squirrels 2023-24. Our team this year will consist of Miss Grigg (Class Teacher), Miss Blunn and Mrs Wilkins. Our class consists of Year 1 and Year 2.


We value working with parents, carers, wider family and friends with each child being at the centre of this support network. We are an approachable team so please come and talk to us with any concerns, questions or important information about your child. We are available at the end of every day or please make an appointment via the office for a mutually convenient time.




Spring 1

Curriculum Coverage 


Important information

Squirrels have PE on Tuesdays and Thursdays this half term. Please ensure that all items of their PE clothes are clearly labelled. 


It is very important that children bring in their reading books and diaries everyday. 




Writing stories about journeys 



Year 1 - Numbers to 20, Addition and subtraction within 20, Numbers to 50

Year 2 - Money, Multiplication and division



Year 1 - Everyday materials 

Year 2 - Living things and their habitats, around the world 



The Local Area - Burton



Artist study - Vincent Van Gogh - Sunflowers 



Pure Imagination



Digital Writing



Year 1 - Dreams and Goals 5-6

Year 2 - Dreams and Goals 6-7



Sacred Places 



Autumn 2

Curriculum coverage


Important information

Squirrels will have forest school on a Monday this half term. Their PE days have changed to Tuesdays and Thursdays. 

Please ensure all kit is clearly labelled.





Year 1 - Addition within 10, subtraction within 10, 2D and 3D shapes 

Year 2 - Addition and subtraction, properties of shapes 



Year 1 - Being me in my own world

Year 2 - Living things and their habitats



The Great Fire of London



Creating structures 



Nativity songs



Programming - Using beebots and programming software



Year 1 - Celebrating Difference 5-6

Year 2 - Celebrating Difference 6-7



What can we learn from sacred books?




Autumn 1

General Information


For this half term,  PE will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays. All children will need to come dressed for PE on Tuesdays and Thursdays.


Curriculum coverage



Year 1 - Numbers to 10, part-whole within 10, addition within 10

Year 2 - Numbers to 100, Addition and subtraction


English - Stories related to oceans and travel

Year 1 - Writing sentences, capital letters and full stops

Year 2 - Writing sentences, using correct punctuation, conjunctions, adjectives


Class texts - The snail and the whale, Lost and Found



Year 1 - Seasons

Year 2 - Uses of everyday materials


Geography - Oceans


Art - Ocean silhouette art 



Year 1 - Being me in my own world 5-6

Year 2 - Being me in my own world 6-7


RE - What is a Christian and what do they believe?


PE -

Indoor - Gym

Outdoor - Throwing and Catching


Computing - Computer science and networks


Music - Learning rhythm and beats