Year 1/2 2018 - 2019

Mrs Molloy

Science Co-ordinator
KS1 Class Teacher

Mrs Hopkinson


Welcome to The Excellent Elepahnt Class!

Mrs Molloy and Mrs Hopkinson are really excited to be teaching Year 1/2 and have a fantastic year full of interesting topics planned! Our Topic for Spring Two is 'Meet the Royals', which focuses on developing our history skills through exploring the Royal family tree and changes that have happened over the course of Queen Elizabeth's lifetime.  


We'll be using this website to share lots of information with children and parents, including galleries showcasing our learning, letters and calendar dates. 



  • Children will problem solve by planning a Royal Banquet
  • They will explore numbers to 100 through planning numbers of guests and quantities of cutlery
  • They will apply knowledge of fractions through the Royal celebration cake
  • Explore symmetry by designing crowns


  • Rule of Law
  • Respect
  • Democracy


  • Non-Fiction: Non-chronological report of the Royal family, write biographies, a newspaper article about Queen’s coronation
  • Narrative: Write their own adventure story based on The Queen’s Handbag
  • Poetry: Humourous poetry and riddles


  • Create a Royal family tree
  • Explore what happened during the Queen’s coronation
  • Compare 1953 to today, explore the changes that have taken place e.g. transport, technology, clothing

Meet the Royals




  • This half term children will create their own puppets to give as a first birthday present for the Royal Prince.


Science – Plants
  • Children will Explore the life cycle of humans through the Royal family tree
  • Investigate how seeds / bulbs grow into plants
  • Identify what plants need to grow and stay healthy – fair testing
  • Investigate if a bigger seed grow into a taller plant – pattern seeking, observing over time.


  • Research information about Queen Elizabeth II
  • Watch clips of the Queen’s coronation



Files to Download

Year 1/2: Gallery items

World Book Day, by Mrs Bolton

Our Sea Creature Masks, by Mrs Molloy

Year 1/2: Events items

Easter Fayre, by Ms Horan

MFL Enrichment Week, by Mrs Bolton

Break Up for Easter , by Ms Horan