I hope you have all had a lovely half term break and are ready for the final Spring term!
This term the children's Topic will be 'Cartoons'.
During this term the children will be looking at a range of different non-fiction texts. They will be writing diary entries, letters and non- chronological reports.
The children will continue to have daily phonic and GPS sessions in preparation for SATs and Phonic screening.
In Maths the children will be using their problem solving skills when working on fractions, time and measures. The Year 1 children will continue with multiplication and division alongside the above
The children will be completing a range of outdoor, practical and written activities during their daily maths lessons.
Year 2 children will be tested on their 2, 5, 10 and 3 times tables so, please continue to use the Times Tables Rockstars app.
RE – The children will be looking at Judaism.
P.E - The children will have weekly Basketball (Tuesday) and Dance (Wednesday) sessions. Basketball will be held by a professional coach and this term dance will be teacher led.
Art – The children will be looking at pop art created by the artist Andy Warhol.
D and T - The children will be investigating structures and building their own structures.
History - This term the children will be looking at the History of cartoons. They will be looking at the life of Walt Disney.
Music- Emma Burn will be taking the music sessions this term.
Science - The children this term will be looking at Plants and flowers. They will be investigating what flowers need to survive and will be looking at the different parts and functions in a flower.
Please ensure that your child has P.E kit in school at all times. The afternoon P.E sessions are on a Tuesday and Wednesday afternoon.
I aim to encourage the children to use the role play inside the classroom.
Homework will be given out on a Friday to be bought back into school on a Wednesday. These will consist of spellings and Maths activities, which consolidate the weeks work. Please ensure that your child completes the work and gets the homework back on time.
Spelling tests will take place on a Friday. Spelling sheets must be bought back into school on a Friday.
It is an expectation the children read at home regularly.
Please complete your child’s reading journal if they have read at home.
A signature is needed from an adult to show this has been done.
Please also use the Reading Journals to communicate with me - I will read them daily and I am happy to help in anyway.
I aim to make the children’s KS1 journey enjoyable and fun.
Thank you for your continued support. I am very excited and look forward to the new term.
Miss Mohammad J