Block 1 Class Information
Teacher(s) : Mrs Russell (Monday and Tuesday) and Mr Martindale ( Wednesday, Thursday and Friday)
PE days : Monday and Tuesday with Mr Martindale. Please send your child to school wearing a polo shirt on these days!
Important Dates :
Tempest photographs – Monday 16th September.
Homework : Please check your child’s red folder every day for homework activities. School information will be available via the school App unless you have opted for paper copies. Class information will be sent in diaries or red folders.
Literacy and Modern Languages: Primary 2 will be introduced to a new double sound each week. We do lots of active activities in school to reinforce this. At home, please continue to practise the double sounds from primary 1 , along with their new sound each week. They also have a tricky word wall to help them with their reading and writing, We have one focussed writing session per week and one grammar session. . We do a lot of letter formation and handwriting in school but this is also something you can work on at home if you feel its necessary.
In our class we have a permanent writing table so children have regular opportunities for free writing and drawing.
Numeracy and Mathematics : We are doing lots of counting and number recognition through our SEAL Maths. Our number focus this term is tens and units, ordinal numbers and addition. Children are enjoying learning about numeracy through active play.
This term we have also been learning about the properties 2D and 3D shapes. We will also be learning about odd and even numbers.
Health and Wellbeing: We will completing our health and wellbeing lessons using the PATHS programme.
Broad General Education : This term the children decided that they wanted to learn about the jungle. They wanted to learn about the different animals and what grows in the jungle.
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
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