CLASS 2's WEBPAGE!

Welcome back!

I hope you had a lovely break and the children are refreshed and ready for this exciting half term.

     Winter to Spring 2019     

          

                             Above  - our representatives on the School Council

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Class teacher: Mrs. Percival

Teaching assistant: Mrs Kelsall

PE: Thursday afternoon and Friday morning

Miss Newton teaches  on Tuesday and Friday afternoons in Class 2

Mrs Barker teaches on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday afternoons in class 2.

   Class 2 Curriculum Summary Spring 1 2019   

Happy New Year!

I hope you all had an enjoyable Christmas break and the children are eager and ready for a new school term.

This term our main topics are ‘The Great Fire of London’ and ‘Materials’.

 Maths

  • Counting on and back in ones, two, threes, fives and tens, completing sequences
  • Understanding that subtraction is the inverse of addition
  • Adding and subtracting 2 2 digit numbers (Y2)
  • Adding and subtracting a 1 digit number to/from a 2 digit number (Y1)
  • Using symbols + - = < > to record calculations
  • Telling the time to the half hour (Y1) 5 minute interval (Y2)
  • Describing 3D shapes using ‘vertices’ ‘edges’ ‘faces’
  • Finding ½ ¼ ¾ 1/3 of shapes and numbers
  • Positional language, describing turns – ¼ ½ ¾ clockwise, anticlockwise

English

  • Reading and understanding stories, non-fiction texts and poems
  • Reading comprehension exercises (Y2)
  • Reading/writing words with different pronunciations of the same letter e.g. c (c/s) g (g/j)
  • Handwriting – forming all letters correctly, understanding which letters are tall and which are small (Y1). Joining small and tall letters (Y2)
  • Grammar & Punctuation – Using full stops, commas, capital letters, question marks and exclamation marks.
  • Use of adjectives, verbs and nouns.
  • Adding ‘ed’ ;ing’ er’ and ‘est’ to words (Y1) Adding suffixes ‘ful’ ‘ness’ ‘less’ (Y2)
  • Writing – winter poems, non-fiction reports linked to our topic

Science

  • Naming different materials and their properties
  • Comparing the suitability of materials for their purpose
  • Changing materials
  • Performing simple tests and recording data

              

History

  • Finding out about the Great Fire of London using different sources
  • Understanding how the fire started and spread; ordering events
  • Comparing life now and in 1666

                    

Personal Social and Health Education (PSHE)

  • Exploring relationships
  • Identifying feelings of ‘jealousy’ and ‘being proud’ in self and others’
  • Knowing how to deal with feelings of jealousy

                              

Religious Education (RE)

  • Christian beliefs and practices
  • Learning through stories 

                                 

PE

  • Gymnastics – changing shape, direction and level, sequencing movements
  • Dance – Using ideas from our topic and inspiration from music to create different dances

                      

Art/DT

  • Exploring paintings of the ‘The Great Fire of London’
  • Using ‘The Great Fire of London’ as inspiration for our artwork.
  • Modelling using different materials

          

ICT

  • Programming Beebot to follow a route
  • Using 2go to program simple directions
  • Using text and multimedia to create a report 

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Music

  • Singing simple songs from memory
  • Exploring pulse and rhythm
  • Playing instruments to accompany songs

          

I hope you find this information useful. I am looking forward to another successful term with your amazing children!

Thanking you for your support

Mrs Percival

Dates for your diary for the remainder of the Spring Term;-

Monday 25th February - School reopens for the 2nd half of the Spring Term.

Thursday 7th March - World Book Day - parents welcome in school.

Friday 15th March - Comic Relief 'Red Nose Day.

Wednesday 20th March - Book Fair in school.

Monday 25th March - Parent's Evening.

Wednesday 27th March - Easter Egg Competition - Fairtrade link.

Friday 29th March - End of term - school closes at 3.30pm.