Block 5 Class Information
Teacher(s) : Mrs Russell (Monday and Tuesday) and Mr Martindale ( Wednesday, Thursday and Friday)
PE days : Monday morning with Mr Martindale and Thursday afternoon. Please send your child to school wearing a polo shirt on these days! We are also timetabled for the new pitch on a Wednesday afternoon, weather permitting.
Important Dates :
Our school trip to Finlaystone Country Park is on Thursday 16th May. Remember to bring comfy shoes, a waterproof jacket and a packed lunch. We will be taking part in a Minibeast Safari. Sports day is on the 23rd of May- details to follow.
Homework : Please check your child’s red folder every day for homework activities.
Literacy and Modern Languages: Primary 2 will continue to learn a new sound each week. We are currently learning double sounds such as “ow” and “ai”.
We will continue with our active spelling homework each week. Children continue to do really well in their weekly spelling tests!
Numeracy and Mathematics : We are doing lots of counting and number recognition through our SEAL Maths. Children are enjoying learning about numeracy through active play.
This term we have been learning about money and have been using coins to pay for items in our class shop. We have most recently been learning about times- o’clock and half past. It would be great to look for practical examples of these times at home.
Health and Wellbeing: We will completing our health and wellbeing lessons using the PATHS programme.
Broad General Education : This term we have had an online safety performance in the hall- Cyberbuddy, Tennis coaching from Strathgryffe and we are looking forward to our school trip and to Sports Day. We are continuing our French.
How Can You Help at Home? :
Please make sure you name all your child’s belongings and check their red folder daily for homework or letters. Thanks
Class Gallery :
Christmas Jumper Day
Book Week Scotland