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Class 2

Tribal tales

Take a moment to step outside and stand quietly and still. Turn off all your technology and try to forget the modern world. Imagine this place 5000 years ago. What would you have seen? Head back to prehistoric times to gather berries and hunt down dinner. Unearth ancient objects and visit astonishing mystical monuments that reveal the secrets of an ancient time. Learn how the people of Britain developed over thousands of years, from the Stone Age to the Roman invasion. Work as a tribe to build a seasonal monument to celebrate the coming of spring. Then sit quietly and reflect, waiting for the sunrise. What tribal tales will you have to tell?

Welcome to Class 2.

 

We have a very exciting year ahead and I am sure the children will enjoy learning and working together. Below is information about our class routines to help parents have a feel of what your children are doing and when.

 

Class 2's Teacher is Mr Scully.

Class 2's Teaching Assistant and the Positive Play and Nurture Lead is Mrs Houghton.

 

TOPIC

Our topic this half term is Tribal Tales.

 

ENGLISH

In English we will be using our topic to explore poems and riddles, diaries and narratives as well as looking how we can describe characters. In Grammar, Punctuation and spelling we will be looking at prepositions and prepositional phrases. Our spelling will continue to focus on our 'orange words' as well as our weekly spelling units.

 

MATHS

Our Maths theme this half term is place value. Each Monday and Friday we will be working hard with our Beat That Maths.

 

PE

In PE this half term we will be swimming on Tuesday afternoons at Bakewell swimming pool. In addition, Class 2 will have a PE lesson on Thursday afternoon. Please ensure your child has the correct kit for these days.

 

MUSIC

We will also be enjoying music lessons on Tuesday’s with the Wider Opportunities scheme with each child learning how to play a brass instrument which will be brought home each week for the children to practise.

 

HOMEWORK

Homework will be sent home on a Friday and should be returned by the following Wednesday. Each week children will have a Maths and English piece to complete in their homework book. In addition, children will be expected to read each day and this is to be recorded in their reading record diary which should be returned each day. We also use TT Rockstars which can be accessed at home and this is a fun way to learn and improve their times tables knowledge.

 

Throughout each day we will also be taking part in fun activities such as the Daily Mile and Go Noodle which the children enjoy.

If you have any questions please speak to me at the end of the day or contact me at school.

 

Mr Scully

Year 4 Multiplication tables check (MTC)

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