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‘Learning, Caring and Achieving Together’
‘Learning, Caring and Achieving Together’

Class 2

Years 1 and 2

Welcome to Class 2′s Page. (Class 2 is made up of Years 1 and 2). Our Teacher is Mrs Tait and Miss Snowball is our own teaching assistant.

 

Class 2's learning this term will include:

  • Reading and writing about earth and space.
  • Designing and making a rocket.
  • Learning songs from the musical and creating our own musical compositions.
  • Fractions, patterns and sequences in maths.
  • Tennis – skills, activities and games that act as an introduction to golf in P.E.
  • Learning about some of the customs and festivals associated with Judaism.
  • We will also be carrying out assessments to measure children’s progress and consider next steps in learning.
  • Daily RWI phonics and mental maths. Regular handwriting sessions.

 

General Information

Reading: Reading at home is the best kind of homework you can do – aim for 10 minutes every night if possible.

 

PE
Could we please ask for your support to ensure your child has a PE kit in school throughout the half term? Thank you.

 

Homework
In Class 2 we expect the bulk of children’s homework time to be devoted to varied and regular reading. 10 minutes a night really does make a difference, and adds up to just over an hour a week.

 

Web Links: Please explore the internet responsibly! Always ask an adult up first.
(Please note: these websites have not been vetted by the school):


www.thinkuknow.co.uk/ – How to be safe when using the internet. Look in the 5 to 7 section.
www.rednoseday.com/fun-and-games – Enter the Academy of Fun!
http://kids.nationalgeographic.co.uk/kids/ - lots of interesting facts about animals.
www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/watch/deadly60 – many of these clips include jungle animals; they’re also lot sof fun too.
www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks1bitesize/ – great games linked to all areas of the curriculum. Do check out the Key stage 2 bitesize for games that offer a bit more of a challenge too.
www.jeremystrong.co.uk/ – Information about our special author for last half term.
www.puffin.co.uk/ – the home of Puffin Books.
www.poetryarchive.org/poetryarchive/home.do – Poems for children. A lot of them have sound files so you can listen too!
www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/Homework/ – fab site for homework topics, with lots of general information and fun bits as well.
http://kids.tate.org.uk/ – lots of fun games and ideas for budding artists; highly recommended! Do look at the section on Turner for more on landscapes.
www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/index_flash.shtml – science website. Games and clips.
www.phonicsplay.co.uk/ParentsMenu.htm – phonics games.
www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks1bitesize/numeracy/ – maths games.
www.crickweb.co.uk/ks1numeracy.html – more maths fun! We will use some of these resources in the classroom. The sections on other subject areas are worth a look too, as is the Key Stage 2 section for more challenging games and quizzes.
www.askkids.com/
http://kids.yahoo.com/ – two search engines for children.

Mums and Dads:
www.thinkuknow.co.uk/ – How to be safe when using the internet. The FAQ in the parents section is a useful starting point.
www.parentscentre.gov.uk/educationandlearning/ – has lots of straightforward and useful information and advice about education and other school related matters.
www.literacytrust.org.uk/ – interesting site about reading, writing and books.
www.booktrust.org.uk/Home – and here’s another one!

 

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