Whitley And Eggborough Community Primary School

Caring, Helping and Sharing

Welcome to Elm Class - Year  1/2

Teacher:  Miss J Donnelly

email:  jdonnelly@whitley.n-yorks.sch.uk

Google Classroom code:  iliemar

Google Classroom


Every child in the school has been given a home login for google classroom (it will be their own personal school email).

Their password is generic --> Password1          (captial P)


Recommended Reads for Year 1. 

Parent's Information Letter



How can you help at home?

We often get asked this question.  One of the most useful and rewarding things you can do with your child at home is to read, read, read!!! 

Click on the link to read a booklet with lots of ideas that can make reading at home more fun and includes top tips on how to make the reading experience you have with your child really effective!


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This half term's Special Mention

 Week 7

Week 6

Week 5

Week 4:Goes to Darcie this week, for all the effort you have put in with your maths work. Darcie has followed instructions well and completed most of the work independently. She is always looking to move on to challenges and doesn’t give up if something is tricky. Well done Darcie. 

Week 3- Special mention goes to Edie this week for the wonderful work she did in RE. She tried so hard and took her time so her presentation was beautiful. She has also really tried hard in phonics this week, Well done Edie!

Week 2-Goes to Joseph this week for his fantastic work in his phonics, for reading those speedy green words without sounding them out! He is doing so well with his reading and spellings too! Well done!

Week 1-We have 2 special mentions this week. 

Our first special mention is Harlow, this is for all the hard work you are putting in in every lesson. You have really excelled in our English lessons and made a great booklet about Guy Fawkes, using your phonics to spell by yourself. 

Our second SM goes to Layton, this is for the amazing number formation you are doing in maths. Layton is now writing his numbers clearly in the boxes and moving on to more challenging work, well done! 

This half term's CHAS


 Week 7

Week 6

Week 5

Week 4-Chas is going home with Rupert this week. This is for all the effort you are putting in with your school work and friendships. You are always offering to help others and the teachers too. Your attitude towards your work is improving and we are starting to see your natural caring attitude emerge towards your friends. Keep it up! 

Week 3- CHAS is going home with Etinosa this week for being a great friend. Etinosa did his absolute best to calm his friend down when he was feeling angry by offering kind words and reassurance that everything would be okay. Thank you Etinosa, it was wonderful to see you being so kind and mature.

Week 2-Goes to Paisley mai this week, for being so kind to others. Paisley will often go out of her way to help other children and make sure they are okay. When someone is hurt or upset she is the first person to volunteer to look after them. 

Week 1- Chas is going to Finley T this week, this is for being an always child. Finley is always such a caring, sharing and helpful member of the class. He will let anyone join in with his games and is doing so well in lesson time. 


What we've been doing this week