Are you fed up with asking the question 'How was school today?' and getting the response 'fine'? Our new weekly blogs will give you more information about what your child is doing in school. This will mean that you can ask meaningful questions to find out about their learning.
Week commencing Monday Monday 14th December 2020
In the final week of the term, the children will partake in a range of festive activities including writing an application to become an Elf and a Christmas inspired story. In their maths work, the children will be continuing with their multiplication topic and then be undertaking a snowman investigation.
Week commencing Monday 7th December 2020
This week, the children will be creating a fact file on Penguins.. In order to do this, they will be researching using Ipads and using a range of other sources such as books and videos to build up their writing. In their maths, the children will be starting their multiplication unit and will be looking at creating equal and unequal groups. In the afternoons, the children will be finding out what the continents and oceans there are on the planet and will be comparing where they live to Antarctica.
Week commencing Monday 23rd November 2020
In maths this week, the children will continue working on their money skills and will begin to look at adding two totals of money together. In their topic sessions they will be continuing to look at the Nativity story and exploring the 'Lost and Found' story as we approach the Winter period.
Week commencing Monday 16th November 2020
This week, the children will be finishing their newspaper report on The Great Fire of London after planning all of their headlines, quotes and information from last week. In their maths, the children will be continuing with their money topic and will be making totals of amounts using known coins.
Week commencing Monday 9th November 2020
In maths this week, the children well begin their money topic, where they will be identifying coins and notes and begin to create amounts using these coins. In topic sessions, they will be planning and writing a newspaper report on the Great Fire of London. They will also be creating remembrance day poppies and use this as a time of reflection.
Week commencing Monday 19th October 2020
This week, the children will have the opportunity to work alongside our Art leader to create some still life portraits of our Harvest displays. In maths, they will be exploring addition and subtraction with a multiple of 10. In literacy, the children will be writing and editing their recount of their Fire safety Forest school experience from last week.
Week commencing Monday 12th October 2020
This week, the children will have the chance to go into our Forest school area to learn about fire safety. They will then use this to write recounts the following week. In maths, the children will be revisiting addition and subtraction skills from Year 1 in preparation for their learning next week.
Week commencing Monday 5th October 2020
In maths this week, the children will be looking at counting up in different sized steps. They will also be looking at creating a colour wheel in their art lessons as well as continuing their history lessons on The Great Fire of London. Each class will also be learning a poem which they then recite.
Week commencing Monday 21st September 2020
This week, the children will be developing their reading skills as they explore a range of different texts. In numeracy, the children will be continuing to explore number and using their place value knowledge to add whilst using tens and ones, In science lessons, children will continue to look at materials and their properties and will look at why some materials are better for different uses.
Week commencing Monday 14th September 2020
In literacy this week, the children will be continuing to explore the text 'The day the crayons quit', where they will be trying to identify characters' thoughts and feelings. In numeracy, the children will be continuing to explore number and place value and will begin to work with numbers up to 100. In topic sessions, they will also be looking further at events from the past and trying to draw comparisons them and the present day.
Week commencing Monday 7th September 2020
This week, Year 2 pupils are continuing to get to know their new classes and recapping the expectations of behaviour and learning at school. This week the children will be writing their aspirations for the year, thinking about what they would like to achieve and how they will do it. In numeracy, the children will be recapping on number skills from Year 1 and using this knowledge to begin to explore numbers above 50.