Information and Reminders
As you are aware the days are becoming colder, please could you ensure that your child has a coat or a suitable winter jacket in school to go outside at break and lunchtimes.
You should now have received an email inviting you take part in our annual Parent Satisfaction Survey. We would really appreciate you taking the time to complete the survey by following this link: http://parentsurvey.nordanglia.com/survey/selfserve/5a0/160104?wave=y2017 Thank you.
On Wednesday 15th February, we will be hosting one of our Primary Workshops and Coffee Mornings. The focus of the work shop will be maths and specifically
the calculations and methods we use to teach the children. It will take place in the Hive starting at 9am.
Wednesday 15th February - EY and Primary workshop and coffee morning; 9am to 10.30am – Progression of maths calculations
Wednesday 15th March - EY and Primary workshop and coffee morning; 9am to 10.30am
Week beginning 20th March - Shakespeare Week and School Photos
Week beginning 27th March – ‘Into the Woods’ production – tickets available to purchase now
Friday 31st March – Last day of term
Star of the Week.
2A - Jeffry for an improvement in his attitude to reading.
2B - Solomiia for a great attitude towards her school work.
2C- Moira for fantastic engagement and enthusiasm in topic lesson.
Next week in English we will read the story The Man on the Moon by Simon Bartram
Learning objectives covered will include:
Reading Key Objectives:
- Understand books they listen to by: predicting what might happen on the basis of what has been read so far
- Participate in discussion about books that are read to them taking turns and listening to what others say
Writing Key Objectives:
- Learn how to use sentences with different forms: Statement, question, exclamation, command
- Write capital letters and digits of the correct size, orientation and relationship to one another and to lower-case letters
- Make simple additions, revisions and corrections to their own writing by evaluating their writing with the teacher and other pupils
- Learn how to use expanded noun phrases to describe and specify: e.g. the blue butterfly
- Learn how to use subordination and co-ordination and maintain consistent use of tense within individual sentences
- Use commas to separate items in a list and apostrophes to mark where letters are missing in spelling and to mark singular possession in nouns (e.g. the girl’s name)
Next week in maths we focus on creating and interpreting graphs. Learning objectives covered will include:
- To ask and answer questions about totalling and comparing categorical data.
- To interpret data from simple tally charts, block diagrams, simple tables and pictograms.
- To ask and answer questions by counting the number of objects in each category and sorting the categories by quantity.
- Interpret and construct a pictogram where the symbol represents a single item
- Interpret and construct a pictogram where the symbol represents a multiple of 2 items
- Interpret and construct a pictogram where the symbol represents a multiple of 5 items
Our topic From A to B will continue next week. As Artists we will enhance and develop our art skills by creating artwork based on transportation. We will look at famous paintings
by artists such as Van Gogh, Da Vinci, Monet and LS Lowry. Throughout the week will use a variety of materials to create paintings and drawings based on the theme of transport.