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**Friday 24th May Break up for May half term**

Summer 1 IPC PROJECT : Flowers and insects

Entry Point:  TBC

Exit Point: TBC

  • SCIENCE

    We will know:

    • The parts of a flower
    • What plants need to grow
    • Different types of insects
    • How different insects live
    • The different parts of an insect

    We will be able to:

    • Conduct simple investigations
  • ART

    We will be able to

    • Create scientific drawings of plants and animals.
    • Use a range of materials
  • maths
    • naming different shapes – triangle, quadrilateral, pentagon, hexagon, heptagon, octagon
    • solving word problems with money
    • telling the time (to the nearest 15 minutes) 
    • keep practising 2s, 5s and 10 times tables. (maybe 3s as well!) 
  • English

     We will be able to 

    • write a story with insect characters (based on The Ants and the Grasshopper) 
    • write an information fact file 

    We will include these things in our writing

    •  Noun phrases (adjective + noun)  

    • Writing using commas in a list

    • Starting sentences in different ways

    • Using different sentence types in our writing

    We will continue to improve our SPaG knowledge, skills and understanding, in particular: writing simple sentences, using question marks and creating extended noun phrases.        

  • statutory SPELLING LISTS

  • Message for Parents

    Year 2 Parents:  School receives money for every free school meal child that attends so please apply for Free School Meals for September. If your application is successful your child will be given a FREE PE kit, you will get free meals next school year and, most importantly, the school will receive an extra ££££££ of funding. We would encourage all parents to look at the link below to see if you are entitled to free meals, even if your child is currently getting a school meal because they are in Reception or KS 1. So, please speak to our office staff or complete the form that has been emailed to you. 

    Click here to be directed to an e-form to apply for free school meals.

  • IMPORTANT DATES

Home Learning

Home learning tasks are set every week :

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

Project Homelearning: 

TBC

Phonics / Spelling: Children from Year 2 will be given a phonics and spelling book and will be asked to complete specific sections of this each week.

Mathletics: Every child has a username and password for the Mathletics website. Class teachers will allocate between one and three tasks per week for each child to complete. This will either be linked to current class learning or the child’s personal targets. Usernames and passwords should be written in every child’s reading journal but can be requested from the school office if they are lost / forgotten.

Things to remember

PE is on Mondays and Tuesdays.

  • Remember to have your P.E kits in this days (including plimsoles).
  • Make sure you have leggings or tracksuit bottoms as we will be outside for P.E unless it is raining.

    Can You Help?

    Do you have knowledge or resources about our project?

    Could you give some time to come into class to help with reading? Please come and talk to your child’s teacher if you can help!

 
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