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This half term our topic is Earth and Space and we will be answering the question, 

‘What do we need to live on Earth?

We look forward to starting our exciting new topic and for this Spring term.

 

 In Literacy, we will be immersing ourselves in the story Beegu by Alexis Deacon. Using the Talk 4 Writing approach, we will be familiarising ourselves with the characters through the story and then moving on to write character descriptions, setting descriptions and letters.  

 

In Maths we will continue to work on addition and subtraction. Develop ways to problem solve, including finding ways to add two digit numbers. We will also explore 2d and 3d shape.

 

In R.E we will reflect on this half term's value of 'love'.  We will also be exploring what the ‘good news’ is that Christians say Jesus brings.

 

In Science we will be exploring Everyday Materials, identifying different materials and there uses.

 

In Geography we will be looking at mapping. We will explore what information is included in maps and creating our own maps of our local area.

 

In Art, we will explore collage and using materials to create a picture. We will also be designing and sewing our own puppets.  

 

Check out this page for photos below, showing all of the fantastic things we have been doing in our learning!

 

At home - your challenge is to continue working towards your next Reading Karate Band.  Make sure you are also using Sum Dog and Times Table Rockstars and preparing for your weekly spellings challenges! 

Our topic this half term is Fire! Fire! in which we will be learning all about the Great Fire of London and asking 'how did the Great Fire of London spread?'

 

 

We will be immersing ourselves in the story of 'Vlad and the Great Fire of London' to help us explore a timeline of the event. We will also look at extracts of the diary of Samuel Pepys and using the Talk 4 Writing approach, we will come to write our own fictional diary entries surrounding the events of the fire.

 

In Maths, we will be securing our knowledge of number recognition, exploring place value and focusing on addition and subtraction, as well as continuing to practise our number bonds to 10 and then 20.

 

In R.E we will reflect on this half term's value of 'Value'.  We will also be continue to explore the question - 'Who is a Jewish and how do they live?' as well as looking at 'Who Christians believe created the world?'

 

In Science we will be investigating everyday materials and deciding which materials would be best for holding water by creating 'buckets'.  

 

In History, we will learning about significant historical events by exploring why the Great Fire of London is a significant event and how it has shaped how we live today.

 

In Art, we will be using collage to create landscape scenes.

 

At home - your challenge is to continue working towards your next Reading Karate Band.  Make sure you are also using Sum Dog, Numbots and preparing for your weekly spellings challenges!  

 

 

This half term our topic is 'Once upon a time' and we will be answering the question, 

'How can we catch the Gingerbread Man?'

 

It is so exciting to be able to welcome all of the children back to school after such a long time!

 

In Literacy, we will be immersing ourselves in the traditional tale of The Gingerbread Man. We will be reading various adaptations and comparing the similarities and differences between the tales. Using the Talk 4 Writing approach, we will be familiarising ourselves with the characters, plot and themes through the story and then moving on to write character descriptions, posters and instructions.

 

In Maths, we will be securing our knowledge of number recognition, exploring place value and the four operations, as well as practising number bonds to 10 and then 20.

 

In R.E we will reflect on this half term's value of 'FRIENDSHIP'.  We will also be answering the question - 'Who is a Jewish and how do they live?'

 

In Science we will be investigating seasonal changes and the impact on our environment.  

 

In History, we will be investigating and learning about significant people  from history and how they have helped us.

 

In Art, we will be looking at different painting techniques and creating self-portraits. 

 

Check out this page for photos below, showing all of the fantastic things we have been doing in our learning!

 

At home - your challenge is to continue working towards your next Reading Karate Band.  Make sure you are also using Sum Dog and preparing for your weekly spellings challenges!  

 

Welcome Class 2

'Where does our food come from?'

 

This half term our topic is 'Where does our food come from?' and we will be researching farming and looking at where different foods come from.

 

We are looking forward to lots of exciting learning opportunities both indoors and outdoors now that the nicer weather is on its way!   

 

In English, we will be immersing ourselves in the story 'Mudpuddle Farm' by Michael Morpurgo. We will be working on a poetry unit, where we will be writing our own verses for class poems. We will also be writing instructions for how to plant seeds.  

 

In R.E we will reflect on this half term's value of 'Kindness'.  We will also explore the 'Understanding Christianity' unit of our RE curriculum.

 

In Maths, we will be working on the ‘Multiplication and Division’ unit of Power Maths. We will be focusing on becoming secure with problem solving.  

 

In Science, we will be looking at where our food comes from. We will be planting and growing some of our own fruits and vegetables, understanding what plants need to grow and drawing and labelling parts of plants 

 

In Geography, we will be doing map work. Looking at what maps are, why and how we use them. We will also be learning about compass directions.

 

Check out this page for photos below, showing all of the wonderful things we have been doing in our learning!

 

At home - your challenge is to continue working towards your next Reading Karate Band.  Make sure you are also using Sum Dog and preparing for your weekly spelling challenges! 

 

 

 

Planting and growing in Class 2!

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