E P Collier

Primary School and Nursery

Nurture. Discover. Achieve.

Year 1/2

KS1 Transition.mp4

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Staff in Year 1/2

Teachers - Miss Watkin, Mrs Lee, Mrs O'Neill and Ms Barnett

Learning Support Assistants: Mrs Dhall, Mrs Jhala, Miss Gillies and Miss Schultz.

Starlings have PE on Tuesday and Friday.

Goldcrests have PE on Wednesday and Thursday.

Magpies have PE on Wednesday and Thursday.

Nightingale have PE on Monday and Thursday .


We suggest to the children that they bring their PE kit in on Monday and keep it in school until Friday.  Please ensure that you provide your child with a named PE kit on these days. Many thanks.


If you have any queries please contact us on



Your child can access a daily reading book. 

All pupils have the same login. 


Please go to:

Then enter your username: -  epc(and your child's first name) e.g. epcmilo

And the password: Reading1


Then select a text at your child's current book band level.

Naming Uniform

Please ensure that all of your child's uniform are named on the label (initials are fine as long as the clothes are identifiable).

This means that if their jumpers get mixed up, they are easy to find as all of the jumpers look the same!


  •   Year 1 Common words

the   a   do   to   today   of   said   says   are   were  was   is   his   has   I   you   your   they   be   he   me  she we   no   go   so   by   my   here   there   where   love   come   some   one   once   ask   friend   school put   push   pull   full   house   our

  • Year 2 Common Words

door  floor  poor  because  behind  find  kind  mind   most  wild  child  children  climb  only  old  cold  gold  hold  told  both  every  everybody  even  great  break  steak   pretty  beautiful  after  fast  last  past  father  eye  class  grass  pass  plant  hour  path  bath  move  prove  improve  sure  sugar  could  should   would  who  whole  any  many  clothes  busy  people  water  again  half  money  Mr  Mrs  parents  Christmas  away  good  going  think  home  didn't  know  bear  can't  wanted  things  new  eat  everyone  through  right  these  began  animals  never  next  first  second  lots  baby



Knowledge Organisers


To share  additional information about our curriculum. Please share these with your child and help them to learn the key vocabulary.



Recommended Reading List- Year 2

This year, we will be issuing the children with two colour books that they can take home to read. These are to last the children until Friday when they need to bring them back in and their class teacher will then change them for two new colour books to last your child over the weekend. 

Their yellow reading record needs to be brought in every day. 

Welcome to KS1 transition Video 2020.mp4

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Supporting your child with their learning

There are useful links to resources to support your children with maths, reading, writing and handwriting on our school website.

To find these links go to Learning >> Curriculum >> Subject pages >>

In Computing we have been using Google Chrome Music Lab to explore the work of Kandinsky and to create our own music! 

In Maths this term we have been learning about place value. In Year One, we have been developing our knowledge of one more and one less and we have been matching numerals with the correct number of objects using a variety of resources to support us. In Year Two, we have been partitioning two digit numbers into tens and ones and comparing objects and numbers using symbols. We have also been looking at a range of mathematical problem solving.

In English we have started reading poetry and writing our own poems about the seasons. In Year One, we have been working hard to use our phonics to spell words and form our letters correctly. In Year Two, we have been punctuating our sentences with capital letters and full stops and using our phonics to spell words correctly independently. We are really enjoying learning the features of poetry and writing our own poems.

In our whole class reading we have just started reading the Poem 'Leaves' by Elsie Brady. We are enjoying discussing the movement created using the different vacabulary.

In Science we have been learning about materials and their properties. We have investigated different materials and categorised them according to various properties such as whether it is flexible, transparent, soft or rough etc.

In History we will be learning about Transport. We will look at how transport has developed throughout the years and how technology has advanced the different types of vehicles available.

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