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In D&T, the vehicles have now been made and the children are pleased with their creations.
In maths the children have been finding totals of 20, re-balancing a number sentence and subtracting using a blank number line.
In Literacy they have been finding the features of a diary.
We are continuing to introduce Year 2 common exception words that the children need to learn to spell by the end of the year. The words this week were; every, everyone and even.
Well done to Scarlet class who confidently presented their work to their parents in their sharing assembly.
In maths the children have been solving addition and subtraction number sentences using practical resources and pictorial representations.
In Literacy they have been writing out their pirate stories for display, which you’ll be able to see in the classrooms. They have also been answering questions, in full sentences, about Christopher Columbus.
We are continuing to introduce Year 2 common exception words that the children need to learn to spell by the end of the year. The words this week were; old, cold, gold, hold and told.
In place and time they were asking questions about artifacts linked to Christopher Columbus.
Homework should have arrived home on Friday in the children’s book bags so please can that be completed and returned to school in time for new homework to be set on Friday 26th October, thank you.
This week in English the children having been writing a pirate adventure, using the pirate quest from the previous week for ideas.
They plotted a possible route Christopher Columbus could have taken on map and used some directional language.
In Science they have been learning about plants. They are closely observing the seeds and bulbs growing in the classroom.
It was good to see a number of parents on Monday evening for the curriculum talk. We hope you found it useful.
PE is on Monday and Thursday for Scarlet class and Thursday and Friday for Crimson class. Please can the children come prepared on Monday (Scarlet class) and Friday (Crimson class) for outside PE. They will need trainers and dark coloured jogging bottoms. Children with earrings need to either, take them out or come with them taped over and long hair needs to be tied back.
This week in literacy the children have been on a pirate adventure and they have made puppets to help them tell their own pirate story.
In maths they have been identifying the value of digits and counting on and back in tens.
They have been planning a design for a vehicle that they are going to be making next week. Please can they bring in small cardboard boxes and any other bits and bobs that they might want to use in a named bag. We will be providing wheels and axles.
In Maths we explored the properties of 3d shapes. In Literacy we have been writing a narrative for an imagination clip. We looked at different homes from around the World. On Tuesday we had great fun participating in Sports activities.
In Literacy we have been retelling the story of ‘Goldilocks and the Three Bears’. In Maths we have been using different methods to solve addition and subtraction number sentences. We used Google Earth to explore homes from around the World. We discussed what we are good at and what we have achieved.
We had such a fun day at the Zoo. We saw lots of animals, learnt about their habitats and explored the World of Dinosaurs. We were so impressed with the children’s behaviour.
This week we have been writing facts that we gathered from our trip and we have been writing letters. In Maths we found ½ and ¼ of an amount.
In Literacy we have been continuing our story writing. In Maths we have been solving fractions. We looked at homes from around the World. In Phonics we have been reading and writing the tricky words.
Year One trip tomorrow: Please remember to put sun cream on and to bring a packed lunch! Children are allowed to wear comfortable shoes e.g. trainers.
In Literacy we have been planning a story. We then focussed on writing the beginning of our story; using adjectives to describe the setting and the characters. In Maths we have been finding equivalent totals using the dominos. In Science we looked at Esafety and how to keep personal information safe.
Dates for your Diary
- 22 Oct 2018 - Parent Teacher Evening
- 24 Oct 2018 - Parent Teacher Evening
- 29 Oct 2018 - Half Term
- 05 Nov 2018 - Inset Day
- 16 Nov 2018 - Children in Need
- 12 Dec 2018 - Carol Service
- 13 Dec 2018 - Pantomime
- 21 Dec 2018 - End of Term