For our 50th blog post, we are very proud to have Mr R Davies (@davies_mr_r) write a guest post on his now area of expertise: teaching and learning year 2 & 3 in a small primary school.
Trials and Tribulations of a Cross-Phase Class
It was around this time two years ago when I started thinking about my class for the next year. Numbers on roll in each year group were running through my head. That year we had had a nursery class, a reception class, a year 1/2 class, a year 3/4 class (my class), a year 4/5 class and a year 5/6 class. Numbers at the younger end of the school were high, we had two full year groups coming through, but numbers at the older end of the school were lower. It dawned on me that I may have a year 2/3 class…CROSS PHASE. Oh.
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