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Year One/Two

We had an amazing Summer 1 half term

Check out our learning and curriculum video below.


Year one/Two

Dear Mums, Dads and Carers

Welcome back!

Please find the following information relating to the new academic year!

Year 1-  Swooping starlings- Mrs Pitts and Mrs Spiers

Year 1/2 – Successful swans- Mrs Gibbons and Miss Hetherington

Year 2-  Daring ducklings-Miss Petty, Mrs Simpson and Miss Ahmed


Here is our curriculum overview and newsletter


Curriculum overview


Click on image for a link to the spelling shed


At The Academy at St James we follow Read Write Inc phonics scheme to help children develop their reading skills.  Here you can find videos and resources to help you understand more about this.  Please email your child’s teacher if you need any further help with this.

Click the image to direct you to the correct website.


Homework: Spellings will be set weekly via Classdojo. Project homework will be set half termly.

P.E: All children are required to come to school in their PE uniform. When the weather starts to get colder, children are able to come in black jogging bottoms and wear their school jumper.

Monday- Successful swans

Thursday- Daring ducklings and Swooping starlings

   Please click the appropriate link below to request joining your child’s class dojo – this is where you can message the class teacher, access all home learning, celebrate learning and translate everything into over 40 different language to help us communicate with all out familes.

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Swans –

Starlings –

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