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Lowdham C of E Primary School

‘Shine Like Stars’

Class 2 - Mrs Cumberlidge

In the event that your household is self isolating or in quarantine, please use the links below to continue learning from home.

 

Spring 2

Our History topic this half term is the Great Fire of London. Maybe you could do some research.

ICT is based around the Purple Mash 2 Paint a Picture. There is a 2do set for you. Explore the different styles of painting.

 

Maths

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/  Carry on with your daily learning.

https://login.mathletics.com/  Login is at the back of your reading diary.

https://www.purplemash.com/ There is LOADS to explore here. Get creative! Login is at the back of your reading diary.

Remember, you need to have instant recall of 2x, 5x and 10x tables facts. You also need to be able to count up in 3s. We are focusing on multiplication and division this half term.

 

Writing - write a diary. Make sure you use a full stop when you have told me something. The next letter should be a capital letter. Include adjectives, adverbs and conjunctions. Maybe start sentences in different ways - can you start a sentence with an adverb?

Remember, nouns are names of things, places and people. Adjectives describe nouns. Verbs are doing words, and Adverbs describe how the verbs are done (eg silently, quickly, suddenly).

 

Read EVERY day and fill in your reading diary.

 

Exercise everyday. Joe Wicks is brilliant but don't forget all the other things you could be doing - playing in the garden, cycling, throwing and catching a ball.

https://www.youtube.com/user/cosmicKidsYoga

 

Be artistic either on Purple Mash or simply with a pencil or pens. Make a beautiful picture and send it to me.

https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/  Listen to his brilliant stories.

https://www.dkfindout.com/uk/   SO MUCH to find out about.

I hope you all stay well and happy and I hope to see you back in school again soon! smiley

 

 

Welcome to Class 2.

Class 2 is taught by Mrs Cumberlidge for three days, and Mrs Anderton for one and a half days. Our terrific TA Mrs Fayd’Herbe covers the final half day.

In Class 2 we love to learn and try to become a little more independent in preparation for Key Stage 2. Our lessons are cross curricular wherever possible. Within the topics we focus on key skills for each subject. For example in History we consider evidence and sources, in Geography we learn how to use maps and plans, in Art we think about pencil strokes, in Music we learn about pitch, tempo and dynamics. In all subjects we want to inspire curiosity and we encourage the children to ask questions and think about how we can investigate.

Our topics for the year are set out below and as you can see it is a busy and exciting year. Throughout the year the children work on art or technology projects. For example we make photograph frames in the Autumn Term. Music is a big part of life at Lowdham and we love to sing, listen and play instruments. Class Reception, 1 and 2 perform a spectacular Nativity show at Christmas. We use the computers all year round and enjoy learning about coding and animation.

 

Autumn Term

Weather, continents and Oceans

Cold Climates

Materials

Florence Nightingale

We also rehearse and perform a wonderful Nativity with Class 1 and Reception.

 

Spring Term

The Great Fire of London

Animals, which includes a fascinating trip to Brackenhurst, where we see lots of baby animals.

Seasonal Changes

 

Summer Term

Plants.

Living Things

Mapping skills

We also go ‘Time Travelling’ to Southwell Minster in June.

 

(Maths and English are taught every day, and we do have assessment time in May, but the children never notice! smiley)

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