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Wrens (R/Y1/Y2)



Welcome to Wrens Class.


On Wren's class page, you will find Termly coverage, a photo gallery of learning experiences.


At the bottom of our page, look and find lots of home learning additional activities as well as useful documents you may have missed on Class Dojo!


Learning In Wrens

What I like about School

Video made by Wrens Reception 21-22 (current year 2 Wrens) about what they like about school. Filmed at two points in the school year. Stop frame animations made by the children.

Please see the bottom of the Wrens page for support and information documents around learning in Wrens, including information about Phonics, EYFS and KS1. 

Wrens year overview

Welcome to Term 4! 

This term we will be using animation and being musicians to create backing tracks to show How can we help?

We will also be looking to the future through the enquiry: How will we get around in the future? 

This Term is full of fun with World Book Day, Orienteering Day and the Life Education Van! 

Printable version of Term 4 Information

Welcome to term 3! 

This term, Wrens will answer the inquiry question, 'How can we live a Healthy life? Through this, we will be Engineers, Artists and Scientists. We will also be enhancing the Philosopher's State of Being. 

Later in the term and bridging into term 4, we will be artists and musicians answering the Enquiry Question: How can we help?

Prinatable Version of Term 3 Information

Term 2 in Wrens

This term we will be answering the enquiry question: How are schools the same? 

although we will contrast, by focusing on the compare aspect we allow the children to develop the feeling of a deeper connection to other children around the world as we explore the geographer and philosopher aspects of our enquiry. We will be scientists and observe and ask questions as well as Artists. 

This term we will also practice and perform the Nativity! keep an eye out on Dojo and on the Wrens page for more details! 


Term 2 Information page

Printable version of the term 2 information page

Books for Christmas Ideas for Parents

Term 1 in Wrens 

This term, we will be lead engineers as well as scientists, artists and historians.

We will be looking closely at the materials and their uses and applying this to our Challenge at the end of term, which should bring us closer to our wonderful wildlife!

Printable version of Term 1 Topic map 2023-24

Wrens 2023 - 2024

Welcome to a new year in Wrens! 

A special welcome to our new reception pupils and their families. 


Wrens in Action!


In keeping with our curious curriculum, Wrens in Action is divided into our States of Being.

Under each State of Being, you will find examples of learning from adult-led sessions as well as both continuous and enhanced provision from year R, Year 1 and Year 2.

Additionally, there is a section with a focus on outdoor learning.


For useful information and documents please see below this section 


Wrens love to learn outside!

States of Being in Wrens

Being Scientists

Local Wildlife - What is home?

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To inspire ' What is Home?' Here is a Wildlife Cam video made by Miss Pearce at her home, Showing the wildlife which have homes in our local area!

Being Mathematicians

Maths Day!

Being Author - Writers

How do can we play in different ways poetry

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The children were given the challenge to explore different playground games and mixed age groups create, write and perform poetry. Here are some examples


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Being Author - Readers

Recommended by Wrens - Reading for Pleasure suggestions from the Wrens to the school!

Reading Challenge

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One of our Wrens took the reading challenge to the next level!

Being Engineers

Being an Engineer Visitor: Geoff the Cob wall specialist from R.Moulding & co Salisbury Ltd

Being an Engineer Visitor: Stephen Hewlett ,Master Thatcher

Being an Engineer Visitor: Mr Pearce Joiner and Carpenter

  Being Computer Engineers 

The peach escapes the sharks!

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A collaborative effort by year 1 and R before separating out onto their own animation projects!

Wrens Created Stop frame animation in groups independently for the theme Moon Walk!

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2 space men went to explore a crater and collect some magical space gems!

Moon Walk 3

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2 Space men go and look for moon gems but someone is watching...

Behind the scenes of our 'moon walk' stop frame animation activities

Being Athletes

Being Artists

Dotty Animators

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The seal

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Little chick

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During our enquiry 'What do artists do?' We explored Dots in art. We explored the use on animation and fingerprint dots having been inspired by some of the work created by Animade.

Being Geographers

Being a Geographer Visitor: Project Uganda

Being Historians

Exploring Steam!

Being Philosophers 

British Values: What is Voting?

Happy Holi

2020 Nativity

Useful Documents and Information

Phonics and Early Reading

Phonics and Early Reading Information for parents

Little Wandle

For further information about our Phonics lessons, please see our Little Wandle - Letters and Sounds revised information page.


Optional Home Phonics Learning

To help support phonics at home, we have an optional home learning sheet for each week of the terms phonics learning. Please resist jumping ahead! The best time to use the sheets may be at the weekend after each week has passed as a revision of what has been taught in lessons over the week.

These are posted on Class Dojo for each year group - Appropriately linked to consolidate class learning and to consolidate Phonics for year 2 

Love Reading Together

Book Suggestions 

Look out for new book suggestions to enjoy reading with your children! 

Class Dojo

Online Learning Platform or Download the ClassDojo App

There are Four main features of the platform: 
Class Story – This will contain helpful learning links to online activities along with activities pupils may wish to complete at home. There is no requirement for these activities to be submitted. Staff will update the class story regularly. Each year group in Wrens has their own Class Story. 

School Story- The school story sends out information across the whole school and is shown on your feed. our newsletter, Pitton News, as well as our useful information, is sent through this and is sent to all families in the school.
Portfolio – This is a section where activities requiring ‘submission’ will be placed. Pupils will complete the activities and submit them online, where their class teacher will be able to access them, comment and/or award Dojo points. Staff will update portfolio activities regularly. The portfolio is only used during Remote learning in Wrens.  

Messenger - This is a useful message service built into Class Dojo. Mrs Davis and Miss Pearce check this regularly and will send out Targets, IEPs as well as send messages when needed. This is a great way to let the class teachers know if your child has been feeling unwell or not slept well (for example) if you are unable to pass this information across in the morning. 


Maths Information for Parents 

Home Web-based activities to support learning! 

Home Learning Examples 

Examples from our Remote learning during Covid - 19

Wonderful home learning .. Here is just a few examples across our three year groups!

Reconnecting as a class with Here We Are

Just a few examples of our Here We are Activities - Return to school Activities to bring us back together

Additional Home Learning 

In addition to Class Dojo Daily remote learning, Here are some further home learning options in the event of remote learning situations. 

The Department for Education has Provided daily lessons through Oak National Academy:


BBC Bitesize has produced daily lessons to support home learning. This was also mentioned by the Government in their briefing regarding Education.

Historic Topic Maps 

Here are a few example topic Maps from last academic year. 

Please ask Miss Pearce for any specific term guides - Wren's class page needed a de-clutter!