Welcome to Class Two

Class teacher: Mrs Mali

Teaching Assistants: Mrs Cant

CLASS INFORMATION

Reading

Daily reading is essential.  Reading with your child and discussing the text with them is significant in developing their comprehension and inference skills.  Please ensure your child has their reading record in school as this is checked daily.

Spellings

Spellings will be sent home on a Friday and books need to be handed in on a Wednesday. Children will be tested every Friday and they will have the opportunity to learn their spellings at school.

Mental Arithmetic

Mental Arithmetic Maths books will also be sent home on a Friday and books need to be handed in on a Wednesday. Please ensure children complete only one test per week and no more or less.

Times tables

Every week, children will play the Golden 100 Times Tables game.  It is a great and fun way to practise those times tables.  We also practise our tables daily through chanting them as a song and compete against each other in fun timed activities.

A fantastic website that children can access at home is ‘Hit the Button’.

PE

Children will have PE lessons every Wednesday and swimming on Friday. Please ensure children have suitable footwear please and the correct PE kit/swim wear.  Please do not forget that all Kit should be labelled.

USEFUL WEBSITES:

www.phonicsplay.com

www.ictgames.co.uk

www.bbc.co.uk/schools

www.hitthebutton.co.uk

Summer Term

Welcome back to another exciting new term. We have got lots going on and it is going to be a very busy one!

Literacy

This term in literacy the children will be reading many stories written by David Walliams.  They will then write their own humorous stories in the style of David Walliams.  Children will also be writing descriptive poems and reading various short stories from other cultures.  They will also be learning how to write their own non chronological report linked to their Geography topic.

Maths

This term, children will focus on mastering key skills, such as, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division. They will also learn about time, angles and shape.

RE:

Our RE lessons will be learning about Sacred Texts.  Children will understand the term sacred and what makes a text sacred.  They will learn about the different sacred texts in Christianity, Sikhism and Hinduism.

History

This term, the children will be leaning about Ancient Egypt.  They will begin to understand what makes Ancient Egyptians significant, the Pharaohs, Pyramids and Obelisks and create a timeline to show the main events that occurred in Ancient Egypt history.

Geography

This summer term, the children will be learning about International Trade.  They will learn about food miles and use maps to how far food travels to the United Kingdom.  They will also learn about travel and tourism in different countries and research the popular tourist attractions.

Science

In Science the children will learn about Electricity.  The children will explain ways that electricity is generated and identify electrical appliances and their uses.  Children will also investigate the differences between complete and incomplete switches.