Welcome to Class 2.
This 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 Spring term.
If you have any questions, please contact the school office or catch me on the playground at the end of the school day.
Tuesday and Friday - PE
Tuesday - Reading Book Change Day
Please read with your child as much as possible, ideally every day just for 10 minutes. This will have a really positive impact on their reading levels.
3rd January 2023.
Dear Parents / Carers,
We would like to give everyone a warm welcome back and wish you all a very happy new year. We hope the holidays have been festive, fun, and restful. We expect the children are excited for another term packed full of exciting, engaging, and active learning. Thank you for all of the lovely Christmas cards, gifts and kind words - we really appreciate it.
Below is an overview of what we will be covering in the Spring term.
Class 2 will continue to have PE on a Tuesday and Friday each week so please could they come to school in their PE kits and bring a water bottle to school daily.
Class 2 will continue to change their reading books on a Tuesday. Please record their progress in the reading records.
English – We will be focusing on creating quality writing based on different texts. We will be studying Leo and The Octopus by Isabelle Marinov and Chris Nixon and The Great Fire of London by Emma Adams and James Weston Lewis.
In Spring 2 we will be focusing on the book The Secret Sky Garden by Linda Sara and If All the World Were by Joseph Coelho.
Please read with your child as much as possible, ideally every day for 10 minutes. This will have a positive impact on their reading levels. Please continue record their progress in the reading records.
Maths – Our focus’ for the Spring term will be multiplication and division, addition and subtraction, statistics, shape, numbers to 50 and fractions.
We will also be continuing to learn our number bonds to 10, 20 and 100. Each day we will focus on time and specific language associated with time such as o’clock, half-past, time, before, after, next, minute hand, second hand, hour and seconds.
We will continue counting in 2’s, 5’s, and 10’s. We will begin to count in 3’s.
Science – In Science we will be continuing our learning in the 4 topics: The use of everyday materials, living things and their habitats, 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.
Religious Studies - We will be learning about key figures in The Old Testament, stories in The New Testament and reflecting and preparing during Lent before the Easter celebration.
Art / DT – In art we will be focusing on sculpture and mixed media. In DT we will be designing and making a Ferris Wheel.
Computing – Our focus for computing will be internet safety and beebots mapping.
P.E – We have 2 PE lessons a week. This term we will be focusing on cognitive skills and creative skills.
Music – In music we will be looking at orchestral instruments.
RSHE – We will be looking at our feelings, likes/dislikes, the cycle of life, how to treat others and special people in our lives.
Geography – We will be learning about the continents and oceans, the countries, capital cities and landmarks of the UK.
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.
Miss Bicker and Mrs Morgan
Phonics and Reading
We are using the Little Wandle Revised Letters and Sounds to teach phonics and reading. For more information about how we will do this and how to use 'pure sounds' when supporting your child at home, please follow the link below.
Your class teacher will give you more information about daily reading and how to fill in your child's Reading Log and maintain communication between school and home. We would recommend daily reading of 10 minutes, including incidental chatting about the book. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to speak to your class teacher as soon as possible.