CLASS 2's WEBPAGE!
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’.
- 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
- 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
- Naming different materials and their properties
- Comparing the suitability of materials for their purpose
- Changing materials
- Performing simple tests and recording data
- 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
- Gymnastics – changing shape, direction and level, sequencing movements
- Dance – Using ideas from our topic and inspiration from music to create different dances
- Exploring paintings of the ‘The Great Fire of London’
- Using ‘The Great Fire of London’ as inspiration for our artwork.
- Modelling using different materials
- Programming Beebot to follow a route
- Using 2go to program simple directions
- Using text and multimedia to create a report
- 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
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.