Can you please ensure your child has an old shirt to go over their uniform next week, as we will be using paint etc.
As you know our diversity themed Arts Week is next week and class 2 will be focusing on Africa. In preparation for this, it would be really helpful if pupils could bring in any old cardboard boxes, cartons or newspaper. As we will be creating some crafts with these materials.
Also, if you would like to do a short workshop with the children-eg. maybe introduce them to your language, or do some music please let me know so I can arrange it.
We have been busy revisiting our 2 step word problems this week in class 2. We have been using RUCSAC to help us reach the answers and solve the problem.
In our English, we have been researching some ‘Big 5’ animals which is linked in with our topic ‘Sensational Safari’ . Last week we used our chrome books to try and find out as much information as we could about our chosen animal. We used this to start our non-chronological reports yesterday and will be working on it for the rest of the week.
In our science, we became environment experts and learned all about how we can save energy. We took a trip around the school to do a survey and used this to inform us how we could teach people how to cut back on the energy they use.
KS1 sports day was a big success last week and I was so proud of all the pupils, each one of them did their absolute best and showed great teamwork skills.
This week in class 2 we have been revising time. We have been learning about durations of times along with starting and ending times. We have been drawing on clock hands and telling time to 5 minutes.
In English, we have started our innovation on the bog baby and the children are coming up with some lovely imaginative ideas.
In our topic, we have started our ‘Sensational Safari’ to Kenya. Last week we made passports and this week we looked at our mapping skills and how we could use a key and compass to help us map out an area carefully.
In Science, we are working on our unit about the Environment. We have been learning about climate change and why it is important to reuse and recycle.
We have also had Miss Lucas join us this week, the pupils enjoyed having PE with her on Monday and other various lessons throughout the week.