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Puffins are our Year 1 and 2 children. Their teachers are Miss Matich each morning and Mrs Cooke each afternoon.


If you need to contact your child’s class teacher, you can do this via Tapestry or via the class email address 

Puffin Class spend lots of time outdoors and in the local environment. They learn through play and practical experiences. Throughout the year they will learn through 6 different units. Keep an eye out on their latest photos to see what they are learning about.

Our learning 

Summer term 2

Click here to take a look at what Year 1 are learning in our 'Amazing Amazon' topic in summer term 2 

Click here to take a look at what Year 2 are learning in our 'Amazing Amazon' topic in summer term 2 

Summer term 1

Click here to take a look at what Year 1 are learning in our 'Medieval Magic' topic in summer term 1.

Click here to take a look at what Year 2  are learning in our 'Medieval Magic' topic in summer term 1.

Spring term 

Click here to take a look at what Puffin class are learning in our Fire and Ice topic in Spring term 1. 

Click here to take a look at what Puffin class are learning in Our Fire and Ice topic in Spring term 2.

Our class events

Science Fieldwork- May 2023

As part of our topic on plants this term, we enjoyed our science fieldwork at the park where we looked for a variety of wild plants and flowers.


Maths Tangrams- May 2023

This term we completed a unit of work on shape in maths. To start thinking about 2d shapes we visualised 2d shapes in a range of orientations by making tangrams.


World Book Day 2023!

Mathematical games! Spring term 1

At the beginning of the term the children learnt all about positional language! Children now understand how to write or say a command, using an enriched vocabulary. 


Where the Wild Things Are!

In English this term we have been learning all about the wild things! The children have loved rewriting the story and retelling the story using puppets!

Fire and Ice! - Spring term

The topic this term has been Fire and Ice! We have been looking at different animals in different climates and the national animal in each Country! 

Children in Need! – November 2022

A huge thank you to all of the parents and children who took part in our ‘Crazy Hair Day’ to raise money for Children in Need. We had a cake sale at break and lunchtime – and raised lots of money! 


A visit from Ripley Fire Station! – November 2022

The Puffins have been learning all about Bonfire Night this week, and what they can do to protect each-other and animals. We were extremely lucky at Street Lane to have a visit from our local Fire Fighters on Bonfire Night – the children loved being able to try on all the gear and even hopped into the truck.


Visit to view the Gaia artwork at Derby Cathedral! – October 2022

The Puffins enjoyed their trip to Derby Cathedral to view the Gaia artwork. Our theme this term is ‘space’, the children enjoyed the opportunity to see our planet to scale and learn about Derby Cathedral and special symbols by carrying out a ‘Symbol Hunt’ activity around the cathedral. 



Visit from Elite Football Development! – September 2022

Street Lane were very lucky to have some special visitors come and see us! Professional footballer Ben Osborn and Jack from Elite Football Development came in to talk to us and teach us some football skills. 



Comparing and Sorting Groups – September 2022

This week in maths, Year 1 and Year 2 have been comparing and sorting objects and numbers into groups. We had so much fun! Well done Puffins!



Welcome Back – Funky Spoon Making – September 2022

As we returned from our Summer holidays, the Puffins settled in really well into their new classroom. We spent the afternoon designing and making our own ‘Funky Spoons’, we will use these spoons when we pop our hands up.