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Welcome back to school after the holiday and welcome to another exciting half term of learning.


Our new topic is entitled Moon Zoom.  


We begin our topic by visiting the Explorer Dome and learning all about space and the solar system.  Look out for photos and work based on this during the topic.  If you have any resources to support our topic, please let us know and bring them in to share.


Maths                             Money, Position and Direction, Number and place value, Addition and subtraction, Problem solving and reasoning.

English                           Posters, Persuasive texts, character profiles, reports

Science                          Properties of everyday materials

Geography / History       Studying the lives of significant historical people, satellite images, Using geographical and historical vocabulary.

Art / DT                           Models of the solar system, Creating textures using different materials, Designing and making a space-themed vehicle.

Computing                      Using drawing software to create images, Understanding what algorithms are and how they are implemented.

RE                                  What is God like? Why does Christmas matter?

Music                             Continuing with P-Buzz, preparing for the Christmas play.

PSHE                             A healthy body, healthy mind.

PE                                  Dance, Gymnastics.


Our Christian Value this half term will be "Consideration".


Our author of the year continues to be Lauren Child.

Our artist of the year continues to be Giuseppe Archiboldo.


Mrs Weston will work on Mondays and Tuesdays.

Mrs Howell will work on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.

Miss Passingham will be on hand to support our learning throughout the week.


Awesome Achievements!


Have you done something amazing out of school? Have you made somebody happy or proud? Have you made yourself proud? We would like to know all about it.  Complete an awesome achievement voucher and bring it to school for us to share and celebrate.








Welcome to Class 2
We hope you have all had a great summer and are looking forward to a new year of fun filled learning. 


Wednesday 4th September 3:15 - All parents are invited in to class 2 to find out more about the class routine/expectations; the new reading scheme and Maths calculations used in class.


 This half term our topic is entitled


Picture 1
Picture 2
Picture 3




Number and place value, Addition and subtraction, Problem Solving and reasoning, Shapes and shape properties


Recounts, Stories in familiar settings, Labels, Captions, Signs and Lists


 Living things and Habitats


Games skills- Throwing and catching, Attacking and Defending


Coastal features, Using geographical vocabulary, Locating seaside resorts, Beach and rockpool habitats, Pollution


Famous Artists, Sketching and shading, Creating 3D models, Creating using natural materials


Word processing and basic computing skills, Programming


What is God like? 


Pulse - Exploring long and short sounds, using bodies and instruments to maintain a steady pulse


Healthy body, healthy mind



Our Christian Value this half term will be ‘THANKFULNESS’.


Our author of the year is Lauren Childs

Do you have any Lauren Childs’ books that we could share together as a class?


Our artist of the year is Giuseppe Archiboldo

Can you find out a fact about him? What is your favourite painting by Giuseppe Archimboldo?

We will do work inspired by these throughout the year.


Mrs Weston will work on Mondays and Tuesdays.
Mrs Howell will work on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. 
Mrs Passingham will be on hand to support our learning throughout the week.

A typical day in Class 2:

8.50am Doors open
9.00am Registration 
9.05-9.25am Reading/Handwriting/Grammar
9.25-10.20am Maths or English
10.20-10.35am Playtime
10.35- Phonics

11.00-12.00am English or Maths

12.00 - 1.00pm Lunchtime
1.05-1.20 Collective Worship
1.20-2.50 Topic Lessons -PE, Music, Science, Art, DT, RE, ICT, History/Geography

2.55 Reading/Story

3.15 Home time

We had such a great time at The Birmingham Sealife Centre!