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Class Teacher : Miss Pickston supported by Miss Stockton.

 

 

 Wellcome back Year 2 for the Summer term our class text will be Gangsta Granny by David Walliams.
 
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Below you will find weekly overviews for Litracey, Maths and Topic linking to our class text.
 
Summer A 
 
 
​Literacy ​Maths Topic
Week 1
 
 
This week the children will be introduced to our new class text - The children will spend time looking at the alliteration in the title and create some new titles using alliteration before making predictions about the story.
 
The children will use the information in the first 2 chapters to create a labellled image of the mum and dad charaters.

 

Week 2
 
This week the children will be introduced to the word game scrabble (Granny's favourite game) and will look at using a range of letters to make different words.
 
the children will use chapter 5 as part of our guided reading session - focus will centre on children showing understanding of the text. 
 
 
Week 3
 
 
Week 4
 
 

Week 5

Week 6

Week 1

For the next few weeks the children will continue with the Multiplication and division concept introduced before Easter. The children will continue to focus on the 2,5 and 10s timetables.

Week 2

This week the children will look at "Arrays" and how they can be used to support multiplication and division. The children will first focus on writing calculations to match given arrays before moving onto draw their own to match given calculation.

 Week 3

Week 4

Week 5

Week 6

 

Week 1

RE- The children will continue to look at the Judasim topic started before half term. This week children will learn about and make their own Torah.

Geography- This week children will be introduced to the new focus of "Maps" children will be asked to share any current knowledge of maps before exploring a selected range of maps identifying key features: Tile, Key, Colours, Symbols ect.

Week 2

RE- This week the children will learn all about the Jewish place of worship- The Synagogue.

Geography- This week the children will be introduced to the term "Sketch Map". The children will learn about the uses of a Sketch map before working in groups to create a sketch map of the school/local area.

Week 3

Week 4

Week 5

 Week 6  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dates to remember:

Wednesday 2nd September 2020- Return to school. ​

Friday 23rd October 2020-School closes for half term.

Monday 2nd November 2020- INSET-school closed.

Tuesday 3rd November 2020-Back to school.

Friday 18th December 2020- School closes for Christmas.

Monday 4th January 2021- INSET-school closed.

Tuesday 5th January 2021- Back to school.

Friday 12th February 2021- School closes for half term.

Monday 22nd February 2021- INSET-school closed.

Tuesday 23rd February 2021- Back to school.

Thursday 1st April 2021- School closes for Spring break.

Monday 19th April 2021- Back to school

Monday 3rd May 2021- School closed for May day.

Tuesday 4th May 2021 -Back to school.

Friday 28th May 2021- School closes for Whit.

Monday 7th June 2021- INSET-school closed.

Tuesday 8th th June 2021- INSET-school closed.

Wednesday 9th June 2021 -Back to school.

Thursday 22nd July 2021- School closes for Summer.

 

 

Useful Information

P.E Tuesday Mornings and Friday afternoons - Children to come to school in thier Full PE kit and their school Jumper. PE this half term will be Team Games (Rounders) with Miss Stockton and Dance (strickly come dancing) with Miss Pickston.

Homework - Homework will consit of reading, spellings and timetable practice this half term. Reading books will continue to be sent out as often as a child returns their current book. Please keep your childs book at home with you untill you are happy they are reading and understaning it fluenlty.

Spellings​Spellings are now up and running in year 2. The children will bring home thier new spellings each wednesday and will be tested on them each Wesdnesday!

Timetables- Last term your child was introuduced to a range of times tables (2,5,and 10s). To support their practice of each times table your child has been set up on an account on Times Table Rockstars (TTRS)- login details have now been sent home. Please contact me if you need any support.

As part of your childs homework I will be asking that your child logs into their account and practince their 2,5,and 10s at least twice a week spending 15 minutes acessing the games provided.

After School Clubs - No after school clubs this half term.


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​​Don't forget, we also have a class Facebook page (Weston Point Pickston  where you can keep up to date with important information. You can also view photos ​of your child busy enjoying their learning. If you are not yet on the Facebook page feel free to ask for a permission slip.



Home school learning

 If we go into another lockdown we have decided as a school to use the Ock academy activities to support our online learning please see the attached document to fins out more.
 
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Phonics screening

 

This half term your child will complete the phonics screening test. Please see the powerpoint below for information about the Phonics screening test. 

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​​Some useful websites


 

​Literacy​ ​Numeracy​Other

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Have fun with phonics here

Lots of games to pla​y!

 

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'Guess the number'

using Splat Square

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Science games
and activities
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Lots of great e-Books to read
for FREE!

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Whack-a-mole in steps of 2, 5 and 10


 


 


 

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Top Marks Interactive games



 
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BBC Bitesize Maths
games for Key Stage 1
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Click here to play stop the clock! Stop the clock when it's on the correct time.
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BBC Bitesize Maths
games for Key Stage 1

 


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BBC Bitesize Maths
games for Key Stage 1

 

 

 

 

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Making amounts using
the exact coins

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​Literacy ​

​Maths 
​PHSE
Week 1 (7.9.20)   dont eat the teacher.jpg
 
This week the children are looking at the story "Dont eat the Teacher" by Nick ward.
The children will use the text to creat rules for Samm shark and out own classroom rules.
 
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letter "a"
 
 
Week 2 (14.9.20) 
 
This week the children are looking at the text "Back to School Rules" by Laurie Friedman.
the children will continue to discuss the classroom rules created last week focusing on the order of importance and how they should be presented in the classroom.
 
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Week 3 (21.9.20) 

This week the children will begin to look at the features of instruction texts- children will be leaning about featuers including:

title 

imperative verbs

instruction order

bullet points

things we need

the children will take part in a range of activities to indentify these featuers in different instructional text and to use imperative verbs correctly.

Children will begin to write their own instruction texts based on the glitter bottles we made last week.  

 

Week 4 (28.9.20)

This week the children will cntinue to create their own instructions for glitter bottles using all the featuers introduced last week.

The children will also be assessed on writing a set of instructions independently for a daily activiy e.g washing their hands.

 

Week 5 (5.10.20)

This week the children will focus on the difference between fiction and non fiction texts. Children will complete sorting activities and begin to be introduced to the featueres of a nonfiction text including:

contents page

headings/subheadings

photographs/diagrams

index

glossary

 

Week 6 (12.10.20)

This week the children wil focus on the features listed above for nonfiction texts and begin to understand what each feature is used for within the text.

Week 7 (19.10.20)

This week the children will design their own posters to explain non fiction features.

 

 

 

Week 1 (7.9.20)  

One more/less and two more/less- children will complete a range of activities both independenlty and adult led based arund working out number more or less than a given number up to 20.

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Week 2 (14.9.20) 

Counting- this weks activities will encourage orral and phyiscal counting of objects up to 50. Children will be encouraged to count a range of objects up to 50, read and write numbers  up to 50 independently. 

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 Week 3 (21.9.20) 

Place value- this week we will be looking at place value of 2 digit numbers up to 50. the children will be encouraged to red and write a range of 2 digit numbers upto 50 and state the value of each digit using tens and ones.

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Week 4 (28.9.20)

Place value- this week children will continue to look at place value and focus on partitioning numbers into tens and ones- most children will continue to work with numbers to 50 some children will be challenged with biffer numbers.

 

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Week 5 (5.10.20)

This week children will be revisiting all the activities ccovered so far in preperation for assessments next week.

 

Week 6 (12.10.20)

Assessment week- This week the children will complete 2 formal assessments based around the place vaue topic taught this half term. 

 Week 7 (19.10.20)

This week we will recap odd and even numbers from last year as this flagged up as something to look at during assessment week.

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This week the children are looking at the book "The Huge Bag of Worries" by Virginia Ironside.

While reading this text the children will disuss a range of methods the character and ourselves can use if we feel worried. Children will design their own woeey monster and create a worry box to keep any worries they have inside.

 

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Mindfulness- This week the children will take part in a range of activities linked to mindfulless including yoga, making our own gilliter bottles and creating soom autumn doodle art pictuers.

 

Week 3 (21.9.20) 

Be yourself- this week the children will start to loook at the topic "be yourself" the children will discuss things that make us special before talking about make others special. The main focus will be for children to understand that its ok to be different.

 

Week 4 (28.9.20)

This week the children will continue with the topic "Be yourself" but will mve focus to discuss feelings and how they affect us both on the inside and the outside. 

 

Week 5 (5.10.20)

This week is "Kindness week" in year 2. The children will take part in a range of discussions and activities based around what it means to be kind and how we can show kindness including a kindness poster compertition and looking at synonyms for the word kind. 

 

 Week 6 (12.10.20)

This week the children will returen to the "Be yourself" topic and focuse on the aspect of "change" children will discuss changes in the life up untill this point including

starting nursery/school

new siblings

moving house ect

the children will discuss the different feelings they experiance during times of change and look at ways of dealing with these feelings. 

 

Week 7 (19.10.20)

This week the children will finish off the "Be Yourself" topic focuing on their own thoughs and opinions and how they express these to other people.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Autumn B

​Literacy ​
​Maths 

 

Topic

Week 1 (2.11.20)
 
this week the children will look at the four different sentence forms- statments, questions, commands and exclamation. The children will be complting tasks to reconise the sentence forms, write their own and recognise the correect forms of puncuation to match.
 
Week 2 (9.11.20)
 
 This week the children will be introduced to our new class text- using the information on the front and back covers the children will be asked to make predictions about the text and suggest questions about what they would like to find out.
 
Week 3 (16.11.20)
 
This week we will finally read our class text. following on from reading the children will take part in activities to discuss the text, answer compherension questions and find examples of all four sentence forms.
 
Week 4

This week we will be looking at features of an informal letter linked to our class text, as this is how the crayons got in touch with Duncan. 

we will look at the following features:

Senders address

date

greeting

introduction

more detail

conclusion

ending

Week 5

This week we will work togther in our writing groups to write an informal letter to Duncan from one of the missing crayons. We will include all the features learnt last week.

 

Week 6

 

 

Spring A- Home learning

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Assemby follow up activity - imagine - assembly follow up activity.docx
 
Wesdnesday 3rd February 2021- Childrens Mental Health Day!
 
 
 
 
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Week 1( 2.11.10)

This week the children will begin to look at the concept of compearing 2 numbers. the children will use language like more/less and bigger and smaller to verball talk about two numbers. The childdren will also be introduce to the concept "same".

Week 2 (9.11.20)

 

Following on from last weeks activities the children will focus on finding the difference between 2 numbers using jumps along a number line. The children will be asked to use the differnce found to verbally compare the number e.g.

12 is 6 more than 6 and  6 is 6 less than 12

 

 Week 3 (16.11.20

This week the children will continue to work out the difference between two numbers- this week the children will use more efficiant jumps (jumps of 10) to work out the difference more quickly- Children will be challeneged to complete questions were mutipl jumps of 10 are needed.

Week 4

 this week the children will be introduced to the methods for adding and subtracting 9 to a 2digit number.

Week 5

This week we will move onto the Shape, Space and Measure aspect of the maths curriculm and will focuse on measuring the length and heigh of objects using CM and M.

 

Week 6

 Week 7     

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spring B- Home learning.
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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We did it!!!  Today is the last day of home learning, I cant wait to see you all on Monday morning see below for the last activity plan.
 
 

 

 

 

 

​All our foundations subjects this half term will link back to our class text and the topic Colours.

Week 1 (2.11.20)

 This week the afternoons will have a History Focus- With Bonfire night the week the children will look into the history behine the event and will retell the story of the Gunpoweder Plot. 

Week 2 (9.11.20)

This week our focu is science. The children will carry out the "Walking Water" science experiment. The children will work in pairs to set up, Make predictions and record what happens to the coloured water over a 24 hour time period.

 

Week 3 (16.11.20)

 This week our afternoons will have an RE focus. The children will be introduced to the story "Jospeh and the Amazing Dreamcoat". The children will compkete activities in listening and retell the story, writing sentences about the key events in the story and designing a coat for one of the other brothers.

Week 4

 Following on from the story of Jospeh the children will learn the songs "Any Dream will do" and "Coat of Many Colours" in music and will make our own dream catchers as part of our DT work.

Week 5

 This week will will continue to learn the songs from last week and will also learn "Yellow Submarine" by The Beatles in Music.

In Art the children will create 2 versons of the same pictuer- the first verson using the correct coloured crayons for objects  and the 2nd using unsual colours in the same style of the main character from our class text.

 Week 6  

 

Week 7

 

 

 Spring B-Back in the classroom.

Literacy
​Maths 

 

Topic

Week 1
 
Home learning  
 
Week 2
 
 Home learning  
 
Week 3
 
This week we will focus on some phonics and reading activities/assessments to qucikly understand childrens progress throughout lockdown.
 
Week 4
 
This week the children will recap the expanded noun phrases work they started during the first 2 weeks of this term in lokdown. these tasks will recover the main points of nouns and ajectives as well has how to expand simple noun phrases to ensure understanding. 
 
The children will also take part in their weekly Guided Reading activity.
 

Week 5

this week the children will used their knowlege on expanded noun phrases to crate full sentences using an expanded noun phrase. 

The children will also take part in their weekly Guided Reading activity.

Week 6

Week 1

Home learning  

Week 2

Home learning  

 Week 3

This week the children will be introduced to the concept of mulipication and will be added to the TTRS softwear we use in school- The children will be provided with logins to use both in school and at home and will be shown how to use the games and will have the oppertuintiy to explore and play independently.

Week 4

This week the children will be introduced to the concepts of mulipication. They will also be introduced to The TTRS activities.

Week 5

 This week the children will be introduced to the concept of devision and how we can use what we already know about our times tables facts to work out devision calculations. we will mainly focus on the 2 times table for this. The children will also have time to continue exploring the TTRS activities and games.

Week 6

 

Week 1

Home learning  

Week 2

 Home learning  

Week 3

This weeks afternoons will focus on settling the children back into the school routine, mixing with our friends and complting some lockdown memories snap shot work to crate a new classroom display. 

Week 4

 This week the children will continue the History topic of The Great Fire of London and the RE topic of Judasium.

History- This week the children will be introduce to the story of "Sammy the Street dog" and will start to crate a timeline of event of the fire through the eyes of sammy.

RE- This week children will learn the story of Moses and create a character fact file about his life.

Week 5

History- This week the children will continue to work through the story of "Sammy the street dog and continue to may the timeline of the events of the fire through his point of view.

RE- This week the children will be introduced to the Jewish clebration of Passover and how it is clebrated. The children will create a Seder plate showing the special meal Jewish families eat togther.

 Week 6