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Week 3

This week, in English we have been looking at the book ‘The Queen’s Handbag’ written by Steve Antony. We had to predict what we thought would happen from just looking at the front cover. All of the children made some good predictions. Later on in the week, we read and ordered the book. We discovered that the bird stole the Queen’s handbag and travelled all around the country carrying it while the Queen followed. The Queen finally got her bag back at the finish line of the London marathon.

During maths, we have been focusing on our number skills. We started the week by finding one more and one less from a particular number. We then moved on to looking at numbers which are more than or less than other numbers with the help from Chomp the Greedy Crocodile. We learnt that when Chomp has two numbers in front of him he would always eat the biggest number, which showed us which < or > sign to use. We finished by completing our big maths activity tasks.

I have been really impressed with all of the amazing home learning I have seen so far. When a new piece of home learning is brought in, the children will show and tell the rest of the class what they have produced. It is lovely to see all of the children confidently sharing their home learning to their classmates.

Reminders:

  • Harvest festival- 9;15am on Thursday 28th in the Church.
  • Please ensure that your child’s jumpers are named to avoid these going missing.
  • Homework and spelling books are to be handed in on Monday.

Have a good weekend. 

Miss Leake

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Week 2

We have had another busy week in Class 2. In our English lessons, we have been writing sentences about our favourite animal. In our sentences, we had to make sure that we included capital letters and full stops in the correct places.

During maths over the week, we have been learning about how to match and write numbers in both words and numerals. All of the children have worked hard to use their phonics skills to help them to read different numbers in words.

In the afternoons this week, we have learnt all about Viking longboats in history, how Mondrian used primary colours in his art work and what materials different objects around the classroom are made of in science.

Reminders:

-       Due to a timetabling change, our PE lessons will now take place on a Tuesday and a Friday. Please make sure your child has their kit in school on these days.

-       Homework and spelling books are to be handed in on Monday for marking and new spellings and homework to be given on Tuesday.

-       Clubs begin on Monday.

-       Home learning grids went home on Tuesday. The children have up to half term to complete 6 of the tasks on the sheet (they must pick one English and one maths task). I am really looking forward to see what tasks the children complete over the upcoming weeks.

Have a lovely weekend.

Miss Leake.

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Week 1

Welcome to Class 2!

The children have had a great first week in Class 2. It was lovely to hear all about their summer holidays. This week, the children have all been busy getting to know and settling into their new classroom and outside area. They have also been practicing and recapping their counting skills in maths and letter formation in English. I have been impressed with the work that all of the children have produced this week and enjoyed seeing their brilliant handwriting! I look forward to seeing this continue during the year.

We began our transportation history topic this week, where we looked at how different modes of transport have changed over time and created a timeline to show this.

Reminders:

  • ·PE lessons are on a Tuesday and a Wednesday. Please ensure that your child has their kit in school labelled with their name.
  • ·Please record your daily reading with your child in their reading record book.
  • Water bottles, as in Class 1 should be in school daily.
  • Please can any fruit for snack time be labelled to avoid any confusion.
  • ·Homework and spellings will start on Tuesday. Please refer to the letter given out on Thursday, which will provide more details about the new home learning system. I am happy to answer any questions you may have about this.

Have a lovely weekend and I look forward to seeing you all on Monday.

Miss Leake. 

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Class 2 Week ending 29th June

Thank you to; Mrs Fisher, Miss Cavaliere, Mrs Fletcher, Mrs Burbidge, Mrs Moore Haines, Mrs Thake, Mrs Jones for helping to make our trip to Woburn amazing in Class 2 !!  We had a lovely day and the weather held out. We saw lots of animals and learnt lots of interesting facts! e.g. an owl has 14 bones in its neck and not all of them are nocturnal.

 

Friday the 7th July  is Pyjama day. Outdoor shoes are needed for playtime but they can wear slippers for inside. They may bring a teddy and we ask for a donation of £1. The school council have chosen for this money to be spilt between Parkinsons UK and Cancer Research.

 

We have had a very busy week in class 2 learning about how to tell the time to the nearest 5 minutes and written inventions for Wallace and Gromit in English. We've had another fantastic week of doing 'Big Write'. The children produced amazing work.

 

Next week we will be learning about how to write instructions in English and drawing block graphs in maths.

Thank you 

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Village Walk Thursday 16th March 2017

As part of our topic 'Our Village, Our School' we will be going on a village walk next Thursday 16th March 2017.  We will be mapping out the village and recording key information to gain a better understanding of our local environment. It will be within normal school hours. 

 

If you have any queries or questions, please feel free to speak to me.

 

Mrs Springall 

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St Ippolyts,
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