Class Teacher - Mr Chelewani
Teaching Assistant - Gift
Welcome to our page. We hope you had a lovely winter holiday and the children are looking forward to another academic year with lots of learning and fun in year 2.
We have started this term by looking at our class book The Crocodile who didn't water and The Rainbow fish. Our main focus will be on creative writing which will include fantasy stories and role playing book characters. The children will focus on how to make their writing interesting by using parts of speech, specifically describing words and adding more details to their work. Punctuation will be our daily agenda.
This term in Mathematics, the children will continue to develop their understanding of addition and subtraction. Main focus will be on number bonds to 20 and adding and subtracting multiples of 10 from numbers which will counting in tens from any number both forwards and backwards. We will later focus on problem solving skills and word problems.
Linking to our topic Water, we have been looking at importance of in our daily life, Oceans and Seas and life underwater. The children have been and will conduct lots of water related experiments.
In Art, we are looking at famous painters in the world and definitely imitating their work.
We our focusing on Hockey skills this term. in preparation to House Hockey and to improve on the children's fitness we have started doing a daily mile where the children will be running for 15 minutes a day 3 times a week.
We have been exploring rhythm with percussion instruments. We used symbols to write a composition.