We continue to follow the White Rose Hub scheme. The children will not only have opportunities to increase their fluency of maths but also will have opportunities to reason and explain their thinking.
The childen are also focusing on the speed of their mental calculations and are encouraged to know all their times tables up to 12x by the end of year 4. Mrs Bond will focus on Multiplication and Division on her days and Mrs Jackson is focusing on place value, addition and subtraction on her days.
Wherever possible we link our English to our topic work or R.E. so this term we will be writing about the Egyptians as well as retellig parables.
We also will be focussing on settings in a story and the importance of adding detail and using the correct grammar.
This term we will learning about Electricity and Digestion..
We will continue to consider how to keep ourselves safe on-line following the ActivBYTE and ELIM planning. This half term we will be having fun learning to write simple computer games using SCRATCH.
As Church schools we will continue listening and discussing stories from the Bible throughout the week. We follow the Understanding Christianity planning and as class 1 we are thinking about and discussing, "What is the good news Jesus brings?” The focus being on the GOSPEL (good news).
Topic - History/Geography/Art/Design
Our topic is Ancient Egyptians.
This is taught on a Mondy led by Premier sports and by Mrs Jackson on a Friday.
The children also have the opportunity to represent the school in Friday football this term which is a weekly friendly indoor tournament against local schools.
The children will have the opportunity to become familiar with the basics of French, counting, meeting and greeting as well as learning colours, phrases when on holiday, eating, shopping throughout their two years in class 2.
The children continue to have a ukulele lesson on a Tuesday. In addition to learning an instrument the children learn to read music, identify rhyme and beat as well as discuss tempo and pitch.