Miss Smith welcomes you to class 2
Class 2 will be supported by Miss Passingham and Mrs Heward.
We will have PE on a Monday and Wednesday. Homework will be sent out on a Thursday and collected in on a Tuesday along with spelling books. The spelling test will be on a Tuesday. Please ensure the yellow spelling books are with the children on this day.
Happy New Year!
Our new topic for Spring 1 is..
Towers, Turrets and Tunnels
As part of our topic we will be going on a very exciting trip to Warwick Castle!
Maths- telling the time, ordering events in a chronolgical order, sequencing times and dates, fractions, addition and subtraction, 2d and 3d shape.
Literacy- classical stories (George and the Dragon) and instruction writing.
Guided reading- retrieval, prediction and inference questions. Whole class book The Hodgeheg.
Science- investigating materials and investigation skills.
Geography- continents, seas and oceans. Investigating other non UK cities.
History- learning about castles, Kings and Queens.
RE- sacred places.
Art and Design- Looking at the work of Monet and creating art in his style. Creating castles out of different materials.
Autumn 2 Topic - Bright Lights, Big City!
Maths – place value, number bonds, understanding different coins, using money to add and give change. Direction and position. Measuring, length, height, weight, temperature and capacity.
Literacy - stories in familiar settings (Katie in London), diary writing and recounts.
Guided reading - Amazing Grace
Science - investigating materials
Geography - understanding the United Kingdom, physical and human features.
History- The Great Fire of London
RE - Sacred places
Art and design - using materials to make a product. Use oil pastels to create different textures and shades.
As part of class 2's RE topic they will be visiting a Mosque a sacred place of worship for Muslims.
Topic – The Enchanted Woodland!
Maths – place value, number bonds, partitioning numbers, writing number sentences, addition and subtraction. 2d and 3d shape.
Literacy – traditional tales, non-chronological report, diary writing.
Guided reading – Owl babies
Science – variety in animals and investigation skills.
Geography – map making
Music – rhythm
RE - Sacred places
Art and design – looking at the work of Monet and taking inspiration to create own work. Use a range of materials creatively to design and make products.
Class 2 have loved exploring the woods and making fairy doors for their special visitors!
Class 2 have had an incredible time meeting different birds of prey. They are now Owl experts! They even investigated what was inside owl pellets.
Our new topic for Summer 2 is called bounce
Maths- fractions of numbers and shapes, telling the time to o’clock, half past and quarter past and practising 2, 3, 5 and 10 times tables.
Literacy- instructions, prayers and poems.
Science – habitats, food chains and working scientifically.
PSHE – changes.
Art- creating work in the style of Giuseppe Arcimboldo.
For Summer 1 we will continue to look at Memory Box.
English – writing a losing tale, writing a recount, focus on Grammar, Spelling and Punctuation.
Maths – subtraction, problem solving, multiplication, division and understanding charts and tables.
History – changes within living memory, looking at toys and objects past and present including a trip to Sudbury Museum.
Art – drawing and painting, family portraits and family trees.
P.E – ball games.
Science- humans - parts and senses and working scientifically.
Here are some pictures from our trip to Sudbury Museum of childhood. The children had a fantastic day exploring old and new toys. They especially loved seeing the jobs children had to do in the past including climbing up the chimney!
Last term class 2 made information books about old and new toys.
We had a special visit from the RNLI who taught us how to keep safe around water and beaches. The children had lots of questions and loved learning about the flags and dressing up as part of the life saving crew!