Welcome to Class 2!
Miss Berry is our teacher and Mrs Abbott helps us on a Monday and Tuesday. Mrs Johnson teaches us on a Wednesday afternoon. In Class 2 this term we also have Miss Parker who is a trainee teacher from the University of Cumbria.
This half term our PE lessons will be on a Friday afternoon. Mr Osbourne, a cricket coach will be coming in to teach us kwik cricket so please make sure children have a full outdoor kit with them. We will also be going swimming every day starting on MONDAY 23rd APRIL till THURSDAY 3RD MAY. Children will need to have their swimming kit with them for these days.
This half term in English we will be looking at different styles of poetry and have a go at writing our own poems.
Maths lessons will see us developing our knowledge about number and place value, addition ad subtraction facts,fractions and measuring volume and capacity. Maths lessons are always very busy and the children work extremely hard! Every Friday we have our 'Big Maths Beat That' test and we always challenge ourselves to beat our last score.
Science lessons this term are all about 'everyday materials'. We will be looking at a range of materials and identifying their properties. We will also be testing different materials and comparing their properties to find out which ones are better at doing specific jobs.
In Topic this term we are looking at 'transport and trains'. We will be looking at the different types of transport and doing some D&T within our topic. In June we are going to York Railway Museum on the train! We are all very excited.
Spellings and times tables tests will be done in class every Friday. The spellings for each half term are available at the bottom of our class page under the heading 'Spellings'.
Maths homework will be given out on a Thursday and will need to be completed and in school by the following Tuesday.
Remember to read for 5 minutes every night/morning to an adult.