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This half term our Christian Value is Kindness.


We are a happy, family school with strong Christian values. We all work together to promote a love of learning where children succeed and reach their full potential. We hope you enjoy your visit.Hanley Swan Primary School is part of the Hanley and Upton Educational Trust


Literacy Plan

This week we will be focusing on the story the Three Little Pigs again. We will be writing a character description of the wolf.

The activities are broken down, on the PowerPoint/PDF document daily to help you. 


Everyone, please do:

  •  handwriting daily (apart from Thursday and Friday this week)
  •  phonics lesson Year 1
  •  spellings/ grammar work in Year 2..


Year 2 spelling/ grammar work:


This week Year 2 have all received a log in for Spelling Frame The idea is that this site will expand and consolidate the spelling sound of the week. I will set an online test based on the spelling sound this week al at the end of the words which is spelling rule 9.  Have fun! 


Monday - grammar focus is to understand similes-  listen to the song on the plan to help you

Practice spellings

Tuesday - grammar focus is to understand adverbs- listen to the song on the  plan to help you

Practice spellings

Wednesday/ Thursday/ Friday focus on spellings


Year 1 Phonics - Read Write Inc:

Each day the Read Write Inc team post sound videos on their youtube channel.

For our Year 1 children they can revise Set 2 and learn Set 3. There are also 2 other useful videos on challenging words and red (tricky) words that are worth a watch if you have time.


Ruth Miskin Training - YouTube


Monday 18th January

Set 2 - ir

Set 3 - er

Reading longer words – ou/ow


Tuesday 19th January

Set 2 - ou

Set 3 - ow

Reading longer words - oo

Wednesday 20th January

Set 2 - oy

Set 3 - ow

Reading longer words - ar


Thursday 21th January

Set 2 - ay

Set 3 - oa

Reading longer words - ire


Friday 22th January

Set 2 - ee

Set 3 - ew

Reading longer words - ear