Welcome to Penguins Class

Class Teacher: Miss Haddon

General Information



This half term our topic is 'Potions' and our class book is 'George's Marvellous Medicine.'

We will have lots of fun finding our about significant, inspirational people from history, writing instructions, recounts and poems based on our class story and visiting 'The Thackray Medical Museum' in Leeds. 



We love to read in Penguins class!

We have daily comprehension lessons to develop our understanding, inference, prediction and sequencing skills. In these lessons we enjoy reading a range of texts including stories, non-fiction and poems. Once a week, we read one-to-one to an adult during our guided reading session. 

Don't forget... whenever you read at home to get your adult to initial in the home section of your planner. When you have finished your book put it in the 'I need a new book' box so you change it for a new, exciting home read book. 


Phonics and Spelling

Continuing from Year 1, we have a daily phonics lesson. Each Monday we have a spelling quiz based on the previous week's learning.


Mental Maths

Each Monday we will have a mental maths quiz alongside our spelling quiz.



This half term P.E. will be on Thursday afternoon. Please ensure you have your full P.E. kit with you.



Our library day is on Tuesday. Please make sure your bring your library book every Tuesday so you are able to change it for a new book.  

Penguins Class Timetable

The opening of Harrogate Christmas Market 2018

Penguin Class were lucky enough to be invited to the opening of Harrogate Christmas Market where they got to meet Santa!

On Friday we went and posted our letters to Father Christmas!

Road Safety Rap!

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As part of our work on road safety we learnt Super Cat's Safety Rap! We are sure you'd agreed we did a great job!
Applying for a Primary School place or transfer to Junior school, see our 'Latest News' page for full details. Application deadline is 15th January 2019.