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**Friday 5th April School finishes at 2pm for Easter Hols**

Spring 2 IPC PROJECT : Buildings and Journeys

Entry Point:  28th February 2019 – Bring in a mode of transport! Does your child own scooter, a bike or a toy car?  (details to follow!) 

Exit Point:  4th April 2019 – A local walk to sketch buildings and transport in our environment. Helpers welcome! 

 Links from our Phonics Parent Workshop

Understanding Phonics                            Phonics Screening

  • History

    We will be developing our understanding of:

    • How transport has changed over time.

    We will be developing our understanding of:

    • Local homes and buildings 
    • Homes from around the world
    • Local and famous London buildings and their uses

    We will know:

    • Lots of different modes of transport, including fictional ones!

    We will be developing our understanding of:

    • Planning, designing and making something 

    We will be developing our understanding of:

    • Sorting and catagorising
    • How things fly
  • Maths

    We will be working on….

    • Measurement of weight, length and capacity
    • Full, quarter, half and three quarter turns
    • Addition and subtraction within 100
    • Multiplication of 2s, 5s and 10s. 
  • English

    We will learn a traditional tale and use our own ideas to innovate and write a story, using a classic structure.  We will role play our stories using story language for added interest. 

    We will continue to practise handwriting every day – making sure our letters are the right size and that sentences have the correct punctuation.

    We will continue to improve our SPaG knowledge, skills and understanding, in particular: capital letters and full stops.      

  • statutory SPELLING LISTS

  • important dates
    • Wednesday 13th March : Year 2 (Sphinx 1) trip to The National Portrait Gallery
    • Thursday 14th March : Year 2 (Sphinx 2) trip to The National Portrait Gallery
    • Thursday 14th March : Prospective Parent Tour 
    • Friday 15th March: Red Nose day - 'do something silly for money'
    • Monday 25th March : Last week of swimming for Y4 & Y5
    • Monday 25th March : Last week of clubs
    • Monday 1st April : E-Safety Workshop for children
    • Monday 1st April : Club registration – open online via Parentpay from 10am
    • Monday 8th-  Friday 22nd April : Easter Holidays
    • Tuesday 23rd April : INSET day – school closed for children
    • Wednesday 24th April : School reopens for children 

Home Learning

2 home learning tasks are set every week :

Task Given out Due Back
Mathletics Thursday Tuesday
Phonics / Spelling Thursday Tuesday


  • to read to a grown-up every day
  • practice your phonics

Dates of Project Homelearning: 

Continue to work through the activities in the new grid in your child’s homelearning book. You only need to choose one activity per week. Not all of the activities need to be completed. Please enjoy! 

Mathletics is a great way to work on maths at home. Logins are in the front of their Reading Journals. 

Please keep enjoying books with your child. Ask them lots of questions throughout to support their understanding of the text. The children still benefit greatly from being read to by an adult as well. 

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Things to remember

We do P.E. twice a week. We choose two hour slots on Mondays, Tuesdays or Wednesdays. 

P.E is on:

  •  Mondays for Hydra 1
  •  Tuesdays for Hydra 2  
  •  Wednesdays for both classes
  1. Remember to have your P.E kits in for both these days (including plimsoles).
  2. Make sure you have leggings or tracksuit bottoms as we will be outside for P.E unless it is raining.
  3. PE kits should be in school at all times.

School PE uniform is black shorts (or tracksuit bottoms) with a white t-shirt. PE kits should be in school at all times.

Can You Help?

Do you have knowledge or resources about our project?

Could you give some time to come in to class to help with reading?

Messages from the Staff

You can speak to any member of the Year 1 Team at the end of the school day once all the childrens are dismissed. 

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