Stonham Aspal C of E VA Primary School

Stonham Aspal C of E VA Primary School

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Class 2 2020-21

Welcome to the new year.

Foundation subjects

Art

Artists & craftspeople

Skills & techniques: 3D, printmaking, painting, textiles,

drawing, collage

Design technology

Designing

Skills: Cutting, joining, making, constructing, evaluating

Puppets

Space buggies

Moving models

Cooking & nutrition

Geography

Fieldwork skills

Maps and atlases

UK and World maps

Continents and oceans

Physical & human features

Local area

RE

 Celebrations

Leaders & teachers

Believing

Islam & Judaism

History

 Significant people:

Kings & Queens

Florence Nightingale & Edith Cavell

Significant events:

Remembrance Day

Moon landings

St Edmund story

Skills:

Chronology

Sources & evidence

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Class 2 Information

 

PE will be on Mondays and Thursdays. 

 

Homework will be sent home on Fridays via Dojo. It will include spelling, handwriting and mental maths practise.  The children will also have a reading book for daily reading practise at home.

 

At the beginning and end of the day children will use the Class 2 outside door.  Please use the one way system.

 

  

Our Curriculum 2020-21

(Topic Year B - see right)

(see curriculum map page for more details)

 

Core subjects

 

 English

Writing to entertain: Stories inc Traditional tales & Fairy tales, Descriptions, Retellings, Poetry

Writing to inform: Recounts, Letters, Instructions

Maths

Number: Place value

              Addition and subtraction

              Multiplication & division

              Fractions

Geometry: Properties of shape

                 Position & direction

Measurement: Money

                       Length & height

                       Time

                       Mass, Capacity, Temperature

 

 

Science

Knowledge & understanding: Everyday materials

                                            Animals inc humans

                                          Living things & their habitats

                                            Plants

Skills: Working scientifically

Ask simple questions

Use simple scientific language

Gather & record simple data

Perform simple tests

Observe closely

Use equipment to measure

Compare, sort & group things

 

 

 

 

 

 

Class 2 Home Learning

Twinkl home learning booklets Autumn: English

                                                             Maths

 

Useful links to websites

 

PSHE & Wellbeing:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zmpfb9q

This link will take you to the BBC Bitesize PSHE KS1 page. There are a range of video clips with children talking about areas such as self awareness, emotional well being, friendship and families that may be particularly helpful at this time.

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resources/parents/wellbeing-parents/parents-wellbeing-mental-health-and-wellbeing

This link will take you to the Twinkl Home learning website with activities about emotional well being.

https://www.nhs.uk/change4life

This gives advice on keeping healthy but also has a link to Every Mind Matters with support and advice about how to help children's well being.

Books to share:

https://nosycrow.com/blog/released-today-free-information-book-explaining-coronavirus-children-illustrated-gruffalo-illustrator-axel-scheffler

Coronavirus A Book for Children with illustrations by Axel Scheffler 

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/dr-dog-ebook-eyfs-t-p-843

Free ebook for young children to help explain coronavirus and encourage children to talk about their feelings.

 https://www.unicef.org/coronavirus/my-hero-you

 My Hero is You  A book from UNICEF for children around the world to help families cope with the pandemic.

https://www.facebook.com/faberchildrensbooks/videos/while-we-cant-hug/676906269709189/?__so__=permalink&__rv__=related_videos

While We Can't Hug  A book to explain how children can see their friends and family while social distancing.

https://www.theickabog.com/home/

A new story by JK Rowling (not about Harry Potter or magic) published for free on this website over the next seven weeks. There is also an ongoing illustration competition to enter.

https://www.elsa-support.co.uk/back-to-school-after-coronavirus-story/

A story to help when children are going back to school.  There are also other resources on this website which are currently free to support children's mental health & well being.

 

 

Art & design: Click here

I have listed websites on this page with links to different Art & design resources, games, activities and video clips for children to explore.  There are also links for our local museums which are running daily activities linked to objects in their collections while they are shut.

 

 

 

Our topics 

Click on the picture for current knowledge organisers

Year A

Kings and Queens

 

Where we live

 

Aliens in Space

 

Australia

Keeping active

Beside the seaside

 

 

Year B

Dinosaurs

 

Fire! Fire!

 

Pantomime

 

Explorers

 

Underwater world

 

Minibeasts

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Collectin arrangements

At the end of the school day children from Classes  1 and 2 to be collected by parents should wait with Mrs Corsie and Miss Simpson at the back door.   Children going home on the bus from Classes 1 and 2 will line up and wait with Mrs Gaitley at the front of the school. 

 

If you would like to find out what we assess in Year 2 please click here

To see the Year 2 interim standards from the DFE click here

    

 

       

 

  

 

  

 

          

 

      

         

      

 

      

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