Class 3 - 10th June 2019

         Summer 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.

Upcoming events for the remainder of the Summer Term:- 

Friday 21st June - Non-uniform Day.

Saturday 22nd June - Summer Fair, 2pm-4pm.

Tuesday 9th July - Reports to parents.

Monday-Wednesday 15th - 17th July - Parent's evenings.

Tuesday 16th July - Class move up day.

Friday 19th July - Leavers' Assembly; End of term, 2.30pm. 

    Class 2 Curriculum Summary Summer 1 2019   

 This term the children will have lots of fun studying ‘The Seaside’. The children will be finding out about the geography of seaside towns and how seaside holidays have changed through history.


This is also a very busy term as we shall be preparing for the Year 2 SATs which take place in May and for the Year 1 Phonics test which takes place in June.


  • Comparing the living, dead and things that have never been alive
  • Exploring habitats and how animals are suited to their environment
  • Finding out about micro habitats and how animals and plants depend on each other
  • Studying food chains



  • Identifying human and physical features of seaside locations
  • Identifying landmarks and key features from aerial images
  • Making maps
  • Using compass directions



  • Asking questions about the past
  • Using sources of evidence to find out about seaside holidays in the past
  • Comparing seaside holidays then and now
  • Using language to describe the passing of time


Personal Social and Health Education (PSHE)

  • SEAL topic - Changes
  • Recognising that some changes are easy to make whilst others take more time
  • Identifying different  ways to help us learn
  • Cooperating with others in a group


Religious Education (RE)

  • Comparing the Jewish and Christian faiths
  • Finding out about ‘The Torah’ as a special book
  • Exploring how Jews celebrate Shabbat



  • Games – Developing ball skills including throwing and catching and simple competitive games
  • Gymnastics – Exploring ways to move on the floor and using apparatus. Developing rolling techniques.



  • Art and craft activities linked the seaside/nature
  • Studying the work of the artist William Morris
  • Making puppets

                         William Morris (1834-1896)       


  • Using 2animate to make a moving picture
  • Using text and multimedia



  • Singing songs Linked to our topic
  • Exploring rhythm, beat, tempo and volume
  • Playing instruments to accompany songs



  • Counting on and back in ones, two, threes, fives and tens from different starting numbers
  • Understanding the value of a digit e.g. in 14 the 1 has a value of 10
  • Addition strategies e.g counting on from the biggest number (Y1), adding tens then ones (Y2)
  • Subtraction – finding the difference by counting on (Y1) subtracting tens then ones (Y2)
  • Understanding the relationship between addition and subtraction
  • Solving missing number problems
  • Solving multiplication and division problems
  • Telling the time to the quarter hour (Y1) 5 minute interval (Y2)
  • Measuring – reading a scale
  • Recognising all coins, totalling coins (Y1) giving change (Y2)
  • Finding ½ and ¼ of a number of objects (Y1) finding ¾ 1/3 2/3 of a shape or number (Y2)
  • Describing turns – ¼ ½ ¾ turns clockwise and anticlockwise, right angle turns (Y2)
  • Identifying vertical symmetry



  • Reading texts relating to ‘The Great Fire of London’ and ‘Seaside Holidays’
  • Inferring meaning when reading; answering questions about what we read.
  • Writing descriptions of settings
  • Writing in role of characters – letters, diaries
  • Writing non-chronological reports
  • Phonics- different ways of representing vowel sounds
  • Handwriting – forming all letters correctly including capital letters(Y1). Joining letters (Y2)
  • Grammar & Punctuation –Using the past tense correctly. Spelling words ending with ing, er and est. Exploring time connectives used in stories and recounts. Using conjunctions ‘and’ ‘so’ ‘but’  ‘because’  ‘if’  and ‘that’ to extend sentences. Identifying and using adverbs.


I hope you find this information useful, please come and speak to me if you need any help or further advice.

Thanking you for your support

Mrs Percival

 Below - 3 views of out terrific 'Great Fire of London' corridor & classroom displays from the Spring Term