WELCOME TO CLASS 2's WEBPAGE!

      Summer Term 2021      

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                                 Class Information                       

Class teacher: Mrs. Percival

Teaching assistants: Mrs Kelsall, Miss Davies and Miss Tudge

Miss Newton teaches on Friday afternoons in Class 2.

Mrs Barker teaches on Tuesday in Class 2.

PE: Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons. 

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Key dates for the 1st half of the Summer Term;-

Monday 19th April School reopens for the 2021 Summer Term; Breakfast Club restarts.

Friday 30th April School closes for the May Day bank holiday.

Tuesday 4th May School reopens.

Friday 28th May School closes for the half-term holiday.

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            Class 2 Curriculum Summary Summer 1 2021     

This term the children will have lots of fun studying ‘The Seaside’. We will be finding out about the geography of seaside towns and using the theme of ‘Lighthouses as an inspiration for our Literacy work.

                                       

English

  • Using texts to research our topic ‘Lighthouses’
  • Inferring meaning when reading; answering questions about what we read.
  • Writing descriptions of settings
  • Writing in role of characters – letters, diaries,
  • Writing newspaper reports
  • Senses poetry
  • Phonics- different ways of representing vowel sounds
  • Handwriting – forming all letters correctly including capital letters(Y1). Joining letters (Y2)
  • Grammar & Punctuation –. 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.

                                       

Maths

  • 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
  • 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)

                                            

Science

  • Studying how plants grow including life cycles of plants
  • Different methods of seed dispersal
  • Investigating conditions needed for plant growth

                                   

Geography

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

                                 

Personal Social and Health Education (PSHE)

  • Keeping safe around medicines
  • Healthy eating
  • Friends and relationships

                             

Religious Education (RE)

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

               

PE

  • Games - Developing ball skills including throwing and catching and simple competitive games
  • Athleticstrack and field activities

            

Art/DT   

  • Art and craft activities linked the seaside/nature
  • Studying the work of the artists William Morris and Georgia O’Keeffe 

                  English artist & textile designer William Morris (1834-1896)   

                                      American artist Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986)

 

ICT

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

                                                         

Music

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

              

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 continued support

Mrs Percival

 

                        Home Learning                   

Tapestry

Tapestry is our main online learning resource. 

Click on this link to log in.   

https://tapestryjournal.com/

        

In the event of school or 'bubble' closure, daily maths, literacy and phonics lessons will be posted here as well as a range of other curriculum subjects. Video lessons, power point presentations and instructions for parents, make these lessons fun and accessible for all.

Please share your child's work by taking a photo or video and send it via Tapestry.

 

Purple Mash

Games and activities are also available on PurpleMash to support the topics we have been learning in school.

Click on the 'To Do' tick symbol to find these activities. 

                                                                   

https://www.purplemash.com 

**Please let me know if you need your child's login details**

 

Phonicsplay

Your child can use 'PhonicsPlay' to help practice their reading skills. 

Choose phase 3, 4 or 5 phonics games