Hi Kingfisher Class!
I hope you have had a safe and restful Easter break.
Over the course of the summer term we will be very busying studying and I am hoping that we won't be interrupted by any more lockdowns! We will be maintaining our hand washing routines and sticking to our bubbles and our staggered start and end times in order to keep us all safe. Please make sure you only bring into school what you need and remain socially distanced while waiting at the beginning of the school day.
PE for the first half term will be on a Friday morning so please make sure you have your kit in school ready for this. As the weather turns warmer we will be going outside more, so please make sure you have some trainers in your PE bag ready for this.
In English we will be looking at alternative traditional tales as well as researching and supporting our topic of 'Let's Go!' where we will be travelling (virtually) to different countries around the world and studying their geography as well as their cultures. We will record this in written reports and fact sheets. We will be reading lots of information about these countries and this will help us improve our comprehension and to widen our vocabulary.
In maths we will be studying different types of measures including mass and capacity, building on our knowledge of length which we completed before the Easter holiday. We will also revisit multiplication and division, fractions, graphs and shape.
Our wider curriculum will be covered through our topic, so we will study: significant people, artwork or music, geography, habitats and environmental changes all from the countries we are 'visiting.' As part of our PSHE we will be learning about medication and drugs as well as the name of body parts and getting ready for change and moving on to year 3.
We still have our year 2 email address that parents/carers can access if they have any questions over the coming weeks or you can contact the main office as well.
I am very much looking forward to seeing you all again and continuing our learning journey!
Kingfisher Class Teacher and Phase leader
Other adults who will be in class include Mrs McDuffus (teaching assistant) and Miss Lawson (PPA teacher on Thursday morning or afternoon).
The BBC has a specific learning platform full of interactive games and videos for you to have a look at, which cover the whole curriculum. Make sure adults check any videos and games before you watch or play them. Remember you must always ask an adult before you go online. You will need to click on the link and then click on the resources for primary school aged children https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize.
https://www.thenational.academy/ which can be accessed by parents and teachers and includes online lessons which can be filtered by age or curriculum subject. Feel free to have a look and take advantage of their resources.