WELCOME TO CLASS 2'WEBPAGE! 

  Autumn 2019  

           

                              Above  - our representatives on the School Council

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Class teacher: Mrs. Percival

Teaching assistants: Mrs Kelsall and Miss Luddon

PE: Thursday afternoon & Friday morning.

Miss Newton teaches on Tuesday and Friday afternoons in Class 2.

Mrs Barker teaches on Monday and Thursday afternoons in Class 2.

Upcoming events for the 1st half of the Autumn Term;-

Friday 20th September - World Peace Day

Friday 27th September - Macmillan Coffee Morning; school councillors to be elected.

Monday 30th September - Individual & family photographs in school.

October - Black History Month.

Thursday 17th October - Harvest Festival, 9.15am - parents welcome! School closes for the half-term break.

  Class 2 Curriculum Summary Autumn 1 2019  

 

I hope you had a lovely summer and your children are ready and eager to start the new school year. This is going to an exciting year for the children with lots of new topics to explore and new friends to make.

Our first topic is ‘All About Me’. Our Literacy, Science, History, PSHE and Art work relate directly to this topic.

Maths

  • Counting up to 100 (Y1) and beyond (Y2)
  • Counting in 2s 5s and 10s
  • Finding 1 more or l less (Y1), finding 10 more and 10 less (Y2)
  • Understanding place value to 20 (Y1) to 100 (Y2)
  • Using + = - symbols (Y1)Comparing numbers using < > = symbols (Y2)
  • Exploring number bonds to 10 (Y1) to 100 (Y2)
  • Adding and subtracting a one digit number to a teen (Y1), to any 2 digit number (Y2)
  • Time – days of the week, months of the year (Y1), sequencing intervals of time (Y2) telling time to half hour (Y1) to the quarter hour (Y2) 

                            

English

  • Reading stories/ non-fiction texts and poems relating to our topic
  • Reading/spelling key words and words with vowel sounds e.g.ai, oa, including alternative spellings (Y2)
  • Handwriting – forming letters which start with an anticlockwise movement: c o a d g e f s (Y1) and beginning to join these letters (Y2)
  • Grammar & Punctuation Y1 – identifying nouns and verbs, using full stops to demarcate sentences, using capital letters, using spaces between words
  • Grammar and Punctuation Y2 – identifying nouns, verbs and adjectives, writing statements and questions, using noun phrases, using full stops, exclamation marks and question marks, using time connectives, using apostrophe’s for contracted words e.g. I’m, they’re
  • Writing – writing labels, captions, stories and poems
  • Composing sentences aurally prior to writing, rereading sentences to check they make sense and are punctuated correctly.

                                             

Science

  • Naming parts of human body
  • Recognising the senses and associated body parts
  • Making observations – similarities/ differences
  • Sorting and classifying based on different criteria

                            

History

  • Understanding History and a sense of chronology
  • Identifying events in personal history
  • Creating a timeline of personal history
  • Finding out about family history, creating a family tree

                                        

Personal Social and Health Education (PSHE)

  • Creating a safe and happy classroom
  • Making friends and belonging to a community
  • Identifying feelings; happy, sad, scared, upset and excited in self and others
  • Finding ways to calm down when scared or upset
  • Solving problems 

                                           

PE

  • Keeping safe in PE , working co-operatively with a partner
  • Gymnastics – using shape, direction and balance, sequencing movements
  • Games – throwing and catching skills, simple competitive games
  • Dance – using inspiration from music to create simple movement patterns

                    

Art

  • Studying portraits and techniques
  • Famous artists –Picasso, Andy Warhol
  • Mixing colour to make different shades
  • Using different media to complete portraits

                    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)        Andy Warhol (1928-1987)          

ICT

  • Using digital cameras to take portraits
  • Using 2count program to make graphs and pictograms
  • Using online activities to support work across the curriculum

                                  

Music

  • Singing songs, chants and rhymes linked to our topic
  • Playing percussion instruments

                     

If you have any questions about the curriculum or your child’s learning, please come and speak to me. I am looking forward to working with the children and making this an enjoyable and successful year.

Thanking you for your support

Mrs Percival