WELCOME TO CLASS 2's WEBPAGE!
Spring Term 2020
Above - our representatives on the School Council
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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.
Upcoming events for the 1st half of the Spring Term
Monday 3rd February - 'Children's Mental Health Awareness Week' starts.
Tuesday 11th February - 'Safer Internet Day'.
Friday 14th February - School closes for the half-term holiday (3.30pm).
Monday 24th February - School reopens for the 2nd half of the Spring Term. 'Fairtrade Fortnight' begins.
Class 2 Curriculum Summary Spring 2020
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 topic will be ‘Cold Lands’. The children will be studying the Polar Regions, finding out about the geographical features, the animals and the people that live there.
- 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 linked to our topic
- 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
- Finding out about Polar animals and how they are adapted to their environment
- Naming animal that are reptiles, amphibians, birds, fish, mammals and insects.
- Sorting animals into different groups
- Investigating the weather
- Locating the Arctic and the Antarctic on the globe/maps
- Identifying the physical features of the Polar Regions
- Finding out about the lives of the Inuit’s
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 ‘Snow World’ and ‘Antarctica’ dances.
- Creating Polar landscape scenes using different media
- Printing techniques
- Modelling using clay
- 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
Below - 2 of our fantastic displays from the Autumn Term