Year 1 / Year 2 – Donaldson Class

Class Information

Year 1 / 2 Class Teacher: Mrs Cole and Mrs Hicks

Year 1 / 2 Class Teaching Assistants: Miss Horrobin and Mrs Rana

This year Donaldson Class will be taught by Mrs Cole (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday) and Mrs Hicks (Thursday and Friday). We will be working in close partnership to ensure consistency for the class. We are both very excited to be working in Donaldson Class as we will have the opportunity to read lots of books by one of our favourite authors.

teaching assistant of rosherville academy - sarah cole
year 2 teacher of rosherville academy - rachel hicks

Welcome to Donaldson Class (Year 1/2)

Please note our parent consultation evenings are the 8th and 9th of November, more information will follow.

Please can you ensure that your child’s uniform is named and that your child brings their school reading book and a named water bottle to school with them everyday.


An example of our class timetable can be found below. Please note that our PE days are Monday and Friday, children should come into school in their correct PE kit (no jewellery please).

Donaldson Class Timetable

Curriculum Information

Donaldson Class Curriculum Overview

Terms/Topic Information

Our learning this year will be based on the topics below and will change accordingly each term. The table below contains the knowledge organisers for Geography and Science.

Additional useful information (such as Recommended Reads and Phonics information) can be found at the bottom of this page and will be updated regularly.

At Rosherville, we have introduced ‘50 Things Before I Leave Rosherville’, this helps to give children the opportunity to tick off big items throughout their primary years. The experiences and activities Year One and Two get to complete include:

#6 Make a Mud Creation
#23 Learn to Skip
#35 Fly a Kite
#41 Have a Picnic

Useful Parent Resources at Year 1

For further useful resources, please visit each curriculum page.