Information and Reminders.
Thank you for all of your support for International Week. We have all had a fantastic week.
National Holiday (school closed) – Monday 3rd to Friday 7th October
Early Years and Primary Coffee morning - Wednesday 12th October 2pm - 3pm
Academic Review Evening – Monday 17th October and Wednesday 19th October, 5pm to 8pm
Stars of the Week
2A - Julius for confident talking when presenting to the class.
2B - Marcus for working hard this term.
2C - Galla for confident talking when presenting to the class.
After the holidays, we will begin the week by reading The Elves and the Shoemaker. Our Learning Objectives will include:
- Develop pleasure in reading, motivation to read, vocabulary and understanding by: discussing the sequence of events and how items of information are related
- Understand books they listen to by: making inferences on the basis of what is being said and done
- Understand books they listen to by: predicting what might happen on the basis of what has been read so far
- Learn how to use use: expanded noun phrases to describe and specify
- Use of capital letters, full stops, question marks and exclamation marks
- Develop positive attitudes towards and stamina for writing by: writing for different purposes - story writing
After the holidays in maths we will focus on addition and subtraction calculations. The Learning Objectives covered will include:
- Recall and use addition facts within 20
- Derive addition facts within 100
- Understand why addition is commutative
- Add a two-digit number and ones using concrete objects (base 10 blocks, numicon), pictorial representations (an empty number line, partitioning, etc.), and mentally (using number bonds)
- Add a two-digit number and tens using concrete objects, pictorial representations, and mentally
- Add two two-digit numbers using concrete objects, pictorial representations, and mentally
After the October holiday the students in Year 2 will be following a new unit of work on a theme that focuses on ‘toys and games’. During the first part of the unit we will focus on the history of toys.
As Historians we’ll be finding out:
- About toys and games from the past
- How to decide if a toy is new or old
- How to create our own toy museum
- How we can learn about the past in different ways