Welcome to Ash Class
OUR WONDERFUL TA'S mRS PARKER, MRS WILSON, MISS LOVETT HELP US LOTS!
Mrs SCHRIVENER TEACHES US ON A Tuesday morning
we show our school values in everything we do.
Responsibility Respect Care Aspiration Resilience Independence
Welcome back to school!
I hope you had a lovely Christmas holidy with your family.
this half term our topic will focus on the enquiry question ...
'Are Mini Grey's Books unique?'
We aim to answer this question with a cross-curricular approach to learning.
'Traction Man' has an important mission. He will help us to investigate different materials in Science and create books in the style of Mini Grey.
WHAT WE ARE LEARNING...
Are Mini Grey books unique?
Stories - Story mapping Mini Grey books and creating our own stories based on the character 'Traction Man'.
Place value, Addition, Subtraction, Time
Times tables to keep practising: 2's, 5's, 10's, 3's.
Please keep logging into Maths with parents. This reall helps children with their learning and gives them a heads up for the following week in school. There are some lovely activities that they can do around the house.
Materials - We will be investigating different materials and carrying out exciting experiments. We are most looking forward to the EGG DROP!!!
Understanding Mini Grey and creating art work based on her books.
Investigating the morals and messages from different parables.
Stories from the Torah.
Programming - Purple Mash - We will use this to develop programming skills and create our own Traction Man stories.
Indoor - Team games and skills - Thursday PM
Outdoor - Fencing on a Friday AM
Please ensure your child has their PE kits in school at all times.
Your child will be taking part in P.E inside (on a Monday) and outside (on a Wednesday) so they may wish to bring blue/black jogging bottoms and a jumper as well as their normal P.E kit. shorts and t-shirts.
DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
Tuesday 8th Jnauary
Thursday 10th January - WOW day - bring your favourite book and a prop.
Tuesday 12th February and Thursday 14th February - Author visiting school
Last day - Friday 15th February
Homework: Learning Logs
Please encourage your child to show you their maths lerning on MATHS WITH PARENTS
To support our topic learning, we will continue to send home ‘Learning Log Tasks’. Please encourage your child to complete the activities so that they can receive their reward.
WE ARE DOING REALLY WELL WITH OUR HOMEWORK LEARNING. LET'S KEEP IT UP!
Please practise reading and spelling the high frequency words that are in your child's reading diaries.
Book bags must be brought every day for their daily reading slot whether that be independently or with a teacher. The whole school reading rewards continue as normal with rewards being given for 75 reads. The number of reads will be counted at the end of each term.
Year 2 children bring home a library book and reading book. Your child will access my book blog in school as a class and will have their own account made in the coming terms.
FUN LEARNING Games