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This week's learning - 26th February 2024

 

Maths: This week, we will be working with adding amounts together using re-grouping and other important strategies. Beech were very determined to estimate, draw, write and solve their problems last week - so it will be another great week of investigating!  

 

Writing:  We are enjoying exploring the wordless book of Tuesday by David Weisner. This week, we are creating our newspaper planning template to help us create a newspaper including important features. 

 

PSHE: Children will be exploring a variety of scenarios this week encouraging them how to keep themselves and others safe in a variety of scenarios. 

 

Gym: This week, children will be re-visiting balance and stances both on the floor and standing. 

PE:  Children will be combining all the stance positions they have worked on last half term to create their own sequences in a partner this week. 

 

Science: Children will be exploring the importance of exercise, diet and a balanced diet. 

 

Topic: This week, children will be understanding the significance of Rosa Parcs. 

 

RE: This week, children will be exploring the Muslim celebration of Eid Ul-Fitr. 

 

 

 

 

 

Our learning this term 

 

History: Wonder Women  

Science: Animals including humans

RE: Celebrations

Computing: Digital Literacy - Algorithms   

PSHE: Keeping Safe 

Music: 

PE: Dance and Balances 

Autumn Term Knowledge Organisers -

take a look at what key skills your child will be learning within each of their lessons. 

 

Class information  

 

Class Teacher: Mrs Byrne

Class Teaching Assistant: Mrs Adams  

 

Reading at home

Children are expected to read to an adult at home daily. Two reading books will be changed and sent home on a Friday and collected in on a Wednesday. Please indicate that you have read with your child in the reading diary. Children's books will be changed when you have read them twice. 

PE

Children will be doing PE on a Wednesday and Thursday. Please ensure your child's PE kit is in school during this time. 

Spelling 

Please see the list of Year Two common exception words. These are the spellings children are expected to be able to spell by the end of the year. Please find these on the back of your child's homework folder and practise with your child as often as you can to read and spell them. 

Times Tables

By the end of Year Two children are expected to be confident with the 2, 3, 5 and 10 times tables. 

Topic 

Our autumn term topic is 'Indian Spices'

 

Homework

 

Subject Day handed out Day due in 
Reading Friday - 2 books written in diary and handed out.

Wednesday - both books and signed reading diaries to be handed in.

 
Don't forget our reading challenge! 
EnglishFriday - in homework folder to be sent home. Following Friday - homework folder to be sent in to school. 
MathsFriday - on line - log in to see set task(s). Following Friday - will be looked at on line. 

 

 

Useful Information

How can you support your child at home?

Useful Websites

TTS Rockstars and Numbots: https://play.ttrockstars.com

Handwriting: www.letterjoin.co.uk

Phonics: www.phonicsplay.co.uk 

Purple Mash: access via http://www.welearn365.com

Exercise: https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers, https://www.youtube.com/user/thebodycoach1

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