assisted by Karen and Bev
Reading every night will help you to grow into a super reader! Talk about what you've read with your parent or loved one and discuss what you think might happen next, the meaning of new words and how you can relate to the story. Don't just read your school reading book but read books from home or the library, newspapers, non-fiction books and poems. Think about what the characters are like and if they are similar to other characters you've read about in other books. Compare similarities between the books by the same author and think about the illustrations and what they show.
Find time in the day (walking to School or before bed) to count in 2s, 5s and 10s and see how quick you can do it.
Increase your independence by getting dressed on your own and helping out with jobs around the house.
Complete your homework and hand it in on a Monday morning. This shows me that you really care about your learning and you will be ready for action at the start of the week. Get your parent or carer to sign your reading record and record the page numbers you have read-this shows us that you are dedicated to your reading at School and at home.
It is ok to make mistakes..... but we must remember to try and make it better with our fresh start- because every day is a new day!
Our RE topic this term is 'What Responsibility Has God Given People For Taking Care of Creation?'
We will be looking at The Christian Story of Creation in The Bible and discussing what happens in this story. We will identify how to be good stewards of creation and how we can take care of God's creation.
During Lent and Easter, we will be looking at symbols of Easter and the importance of Easter for Christians.
Animals including humans.
The aims of this topic are:
To notice that animals, including humans, have offspring which grow into adults
To find out about and describe the basic needs of animals, including humans, for survival (water, food and air)
To describe the importance for humans of exercise, eating the right amounts of different types of food, and hygiene
WORKING FROM HOME
Reading records and reading books must be in school each day.
Homework is handed out every Wednesday and must be returned on Monday.
Spelling tests will take place each Wednesday and results recorded in reading records.
Services in Key Stage 1 take place at 9:40 am each Tuesday morning. Check the weekly newsletter to find out when Year 2 will be leading the worship during service.
Swimming is on Thursday afternoons. Children must bring a swimming hat as part of their kit in order to be able to swim.
PE kits need to be in School on Monday mornings and should be taken home each Friday to be washed.
In our English lessons, we will be developing our spelling, punctuation and grammar skills. We will be writing using a range of conjunctions, adjectives, adverbs and embedding the grammar and punctuation skills in our written work.