Term 4 Week 6

Homework Sharing Day: Tuesday 5th April. 

Friday the 8th April is the last day of Term 4 and the children can wear their own clothes and bring in a donation for FHIS. 

Easter Bonnet Parade and Competition

On the last day of term, Friday April 8th the Year 2 children are invited to bring in an Easter bonnet/hat for a parade and competition. There will be a prize for each class.

Maypole Dancing: 

Some of your children have brought home a letter saying that they have shown an interest in performing in the Y2 maypole dance at the May Fair on Sat 21st May. 

The letter says to return the form by Friday 30th March (which is a typo – oops!). Please note this deadline has been extended until the end of term. 

If your child has not brought home a letter and changes their mind please grab your child’s class teacher on the door at drop off/pick up before the end of term so that they can add their name to the list. 

Celebrations: 

Class 7 enjoying making and eating fruit kebabs on Friday!

We will always aim to get outside, whatever the weather, as much as possible so children will really need a waterproof coat each day.

Homework:

Our homework sharing day will be on Tuesday 5th April. 

If you are learning from home this week please access the learning here: 

English 

Phonics:              

We continue daily blending revision to help us apply our segmenting and blending skills to unfamiliar words. At parents’ evening teachers will have mentioned to you if your child is continuing to be supported with Phase 5 phonics in school. Please ensure that you are doing regular practice at home. Ideas to support are:

-spotting a phoneme (sound) in reading books as you read the words. Just focus on one or two at a time.

-using Phase 5 flashcards to revise saying the phoneme (please see your class teacher if you need a photocopy of these)

 Spelling and Grammar (SPAG):

This week we will be checking in on children’s spelling progress against these CEWs this term. Your class teacher may send home a personalised spelling grid of ones you could practise over the Easter holidays. 

1.     After2.     Bath3.     Beautiful4.     Break5.     Class6.     Even7.     Fast8.     Father9.     Grass10.  Great11.  Improve12.  Last13.  Move14.  Pass15.  Past16.  Path17.  Plant18.  Pretty19.  Prove20.  Steak21.  Sure
  • This week our grammar focus will be a quiz on what we have learned so far this term.

Reading:

This week we meet the last of our reading dogs; Sequencing Suki, who will help us answer questions about the text. Here are some Sequencing Suki example questions you can ask at home when reading:

Writing

The children will begin the week by writing a newspaper article about Mary Jackson and her impact on space travel. 

Later in the week the children will listen to, discuss and even perform parts of Michael Rosen’s poem – ‘Chocolate Cake’. Here is a link to share at home if you wish: Chocolate Cake | POEM | Kids’ Poems and Stories With Michael Rosen

Finally, to get in the spirit of Easter the children will taste some chocolate and use their senses to describe how it looks, feels, smells and tastes. We hope to come up with some really interesting words to help expand the children’s vocabulary!

(Please contact your class teacher if you have any questions re. allergies).

Words of the week: 

Petrify

Urgently 

Luscious

Bitter (taste)

Maths

In maths this week we will be completing our mass, capacity and temperature block of learning by introducing both liters and millimeters as units of measurement as well as studying different thermometers and checking areas around the school, making predictions about their temperature. 

Knowledge and Understanding of the World (Topic)

In Art this week we will be using different fabrics to make collage Easter Eggs. In computing we will be taking pictures of ourselves and using editing software we will be adding drawings to these pictures. 

Religion and World Views

In R+WV we will be considering how Easter is celebrated in churches

PSHE

In PSHE we will be reflecting on our Healthy Me topic and see what we can remember about keeping ourselves happy and healthy. 

Stars of the week

Class 7 – Ben

Class 8 – Class 8!

Class 9 – Gabriella

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