The Honey Bee class at Osbournby Primary is a mixed Year 1 & 2 class. We teach maths & literacy in the morning & the creative curriculum in the afternoon, which covers all of the other subjects: science, computing, art & DT, PE, RE, music, history, geography, PSHE & citizenship, under the umbrella of the class topic.
Initially phonics is taught in small groups using 'Letters & Sounds' before they move on to learning spelling patterns and rules.
Our reading scheme is Oxford Reading Tree. Children are encouraged to read daily and develop their reading skills thorough a combination of individual reading, small group reading and whole class reading lessons.
Our timetable allows for a range of activities, which keep the children involved & interested - learning social skills as well as physical & cognitive skills.
The class has and interactive board, PCs, & the use of laptops and iPads. A role play area is part of the classroom and interactive English, Maths and Spelling displays are available for the children. We also have the use of a kitchen for small-group cooking activities, where we have cooked produce from our school garden.