WELCOME TO CLASS 2's WEBPAGE!
STAY SAFE! STAY WELL!
Class teacher: Mrs. Percival
Teaching assistants: Mrs Kelsall and Miss Luddon
Miss Newton teaches on Tuesday and Friday afternoons in Class 2.
Mrs Barker teaches on Monday and Thursday afternoons in Class 2.
PE: Thursday afternoon & Friday morning.
I hope everyone is well and keeping busy at home.
Purplemash is our main online learning resource.
The work is set weekly and there are range of exciting activities and games for you to choose from.
https://www.purplemash.com - use your individual username and password to login. Click on the '2do' tick to find home learning tasks I have set especially for you.
Look out for an email I have sent you on purple mash (click on alerts!) or click on 'computing' then '2email'
We will be starting to use our new online learning journal 'Tapestry' very soon. Parents please see the letter on 'Parenthub' explaining how to access Tapestry.
Challenges 1-10 are good for Year 1, Year 2 should practice 1-10 and then concentrate on challenges 11-20- these are tricky!
https://ttrockstars.com/- more suitable for Year 2's but would suit Year 1's who like a challenge
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/ - phase 3 and 5 phonics games suitable for Year 1
Additional learning Activities
Maths Year 2
- Practice counting on and back in threes to 30
- Practice counting on and back in tens from any single digit e.g 3,13,23 etc
- Practice adding coins - choose any 5 coins and find the total. Repeat choosing 6 or 7 coins.
- Practice adding two 2 digit numbers e.g 32+47 . Add the tens first so 30+40=70.Then add the ones; 2+7=9. Then add the ones to the tens;70 +9=79.
- Practice counting in fives to 100 and back
- Practice counting in 2s to 20 and back.
- Find some 1p 2p 5p and 10p coins. Choose 3 coins and find the total. Repeat choosing 4 or 5 coins.
- Make some number cards (6-14). Pick a number card and roll a dice. Add the number on the dice to the number on the card by 'counting on'. Then subtract the number on the dice from the number on the dice by 'counting back'.
- Make a list of things you would like to do during the summer break.
- Make a brochure about somewhere you would like to go for a holiday.
Make a map of your journey to school or your local area.
Label the buildings and key features.
Keep learning your number bonds and practice your spellings and handwriting. Enjoy sharing books with your family and read as much as you can.
Good luck and keep safe!
Class 2 Curriculum Summary - Summer Term
This term our main topic is 'Our Local Area'. Here are some of the activities the children will be enjoying when we come back to school. However, feel free to carry out your own research and activities linked to our topic at home if you wish.
- Identifying wild plants in the local area
- Visiting Chesham woods, naming types of trees
- Naming parts of a plant/tree
- Understanding why plants are important
- Knowing own address
- Finding own address/school on a map
- Identifying places in the locality
- Planning a route, mapping
- Likes/dislikes in the area
"I live at.........."
Personal Social and Health Education (PSHE)
- Caring for our local environment
- Recognising what we are good at
- Setting goals
Religious Education (RE)
- Studying the Jewish and Christian faiths
- The Story of Creation
- The Story of Moses and its importance to Jews
- The story of Purim
- 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.
- Observational drawings of plants in the environment
- Studying the work of Georgia O’Keeffe
- Developing painting techniques
American artist Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986)
- Using 2animate to make a moving picture
- Using text and multimedia
- 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 ‘recounts’ and identifying features
- Writing recounts of our holidays, class trip and events in school.
- Studying the story of ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’
- Inferring meaning when reading; answering questions about what we read.
- 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 contact me if you need any help or further advice.
Thanking you for your support
Above - our representatives on the school council from the Autumn/early Spring Terms
Below - our terrific 'Polar Animals' hall display from the Spring Term
Below - 2 of our fantastic displays from the Autumn Term