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St Edmund's Catholic Primary School

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Welcome to Class 2.

This class page will give you an insight into what we will be learning in school.

Below you will find all of the exciting learning that will be happening in the Autumn term.

If you have any questions, please contact the school office. 

Important Information

Tuesday and Wednesday - PE 

Tuesday - Book change day 

Reading

Please make sure that your child reads and talks about their book to an adult every night for at least 5-10 minutes.

When you have read with your child, make sure you sign their yellow reading log. 

 

 

10th September 2021

Class 2 Autumn Newsletter

 

Dear Parents / Carers

Welcome back everyone. I would like to give a warm welcome to all who have joined me in Class 2. I hope you have had a restful and fun summer holidays and you are ready for another year packed full of fun, engaging and active learning.

Below is an overview of what we will be covering in the Autumn term.

Class 2 will have PE on a Tuesday and Wednesday each week so please could they come to school in their PE kits and bring a water bottle to school daily.

Class 2 will change their books on a Tuesday.

English – We will be focuses on creating quality writing and being able to retell the stories through drama. The first book we will explore this term is ‘Pinocchio’ by Carlo Collodi. The class will have the opportunity to learn about puppets through different ages. They will focus on developing effective sentences for their adventure story with the use of rich vocabulary.

Maths – Our focuses of the Autumn term will be place value, addition and subtraction, money, numbers within 20 and the year 2’s will start to look at multiplication and division.

Science – In Science we will be exploring the use of everyday materials, seasonal changes, animals including humans and plants. Throughout our science lessons we will be working scientifically by performing simple tests, identifying, classifying, observations of things over time and gathering and recording data to help answer questions.

Art – Our focus in art is collage where we will be looking at different artists. We will experiment with materials, and we will respond to the work of artists.

DT – In DT we will be learning about textiles by joining and decorating.

Computing – Our focus for computing will be technology. We will learn to use technology and develop mouse and keyboard skills. We will then move on to creating media by digital paintings.

Religious Studies - We will be learning about the story of Creation and Noah and the flood. We will be developing an appreciation of God's beautiful world and how we can help to look after it.

P.E – We have 2 PE lessons a week. This term we will be focusing our skills on sending and receiving and then moving on to gymnastics.

Music – In music we will be working on our performance skills. We will be learning to describe and appreciate music. We will learn key music vocabulary such as tempo, pitch, dynamics, and timbre.

History – In History we will be looking at changes in own lives/family history. We will be sequencing key events in own lives. We will be learning about timelines.

Spanish – In Spanish we will be learning core vocabulary such as greetings, numbers and colours. We will have a Spanish song for each half term that we will learn.

Please read with your child as much as possible, ideally every day.

We have healthy snacks here at school daily.

Any medical/health concerns please let me know.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me through the office or via the classroom.

Kind regards

Miss Bicker

Knowledge Organisers