Busy Bees 2019 - 2020

Mrs Cusick

Teacher in Busy Bees Class. This is a mixed age class containing year 1 and year 2 children.


Welcome to Busy Bees.

My name is Mrs. Cusick and I am the teacher of Year 1 and Year 2. Our class teaching assistant is Mrs. Taylor. In Busy Bees we make learning fun and exciting, always striving for excellence and ensuring every child reaches their full potential.  

We manage this through the following:

  •    Focused group teaching
  •    Valuing every child
  •    Small class setting - approximately 28 children
  •    Learning outside the classroom
  •    A broad and balanced themed curriculum which is relevant to the lives of our children.

Class News

Each half term we choose a new theme that interests the children. This year we will be covering the following topics:

  • Autumn 1 - Animals.
  • Autumn 2 - Fire! Fire!
  • Spring 1 - Growth and Green Fingers.
  • Spring 2 - Family Album.
  • Summer 1 - The Great outdoors.
  • Summer 2 - Robots.

PE is on Tuesday and Thursday. Forestry school is on Tuesday afternoon. 

In Year 1 and Year 2 we follow the Letters and Sounds Phonics Scheme.

In Year 1 the age related phase is phase 4 and phase 5

In Year 2 the age related phase is phase 6.

Please follow this link for further information and useful activities.


Homework is given out and collected each Friday. This is one piece of English, one piece of Mathematics and a set of spellings. We recommend that reading is carried out daily for approximately 10 min per session.

Class Timetable

Please click the link below




Files to Download

Busy Bees: News items

First day in Busy Bees., by Mrs Cusick

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Busy Bees: Gallery items

Blackpool Zoo Trip, by Miss Clark

Fire Engine Station Visit, by Miss Clark

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Contact Us

Westhead Lathom St James

C of E Primary School

School Lane




L40 6HL

Phone: 01695 574 078