Last update: 2018-01-18

Welcome to 2M and 2CM.

 Our teachers are Mrs Marsden and Miss Martin. Our teaching assistants are  Mrs McKeown and Mrs Poles. Our PE days are Tuesday and Thursday. Please make sure your child's PE kit is in school every day. This should include warm clothes and suitable outdoor footwear. All items should be labelled.

Into the Unknown

Term 3.

This term our topic has a history focus. We will be learning about famous explorers with a particular focus on Christopher Columbus. We will look at the major events in his life and put these on a timeline.  We will be comparing life at sea in the past to life at sea now and we look look at the routes he took on the map.

Our current Power of Reading book is 'Zeraffa the Giraffa' by Dianne Hofmeyr.

This week's learning

Term 3 Week 4

English

Can I use contractions?

Can I write a newspaper report?

Can I write exclamatory sentences?

Maths

Can I add multiples of 10 to a number?

Can I add two 2-digit numbers?

Can I find a missing number?

Class Letters

Home Learning

How you can help at home

Reading

Please try to read with your child a 5 times a week and record each read in their log book. Children will bring home 1 school reading book and 1 library book each week. Remember you can also read their own books and/or books from the library.

KS 1 reading challenge

Maths

Practise maths facts on your child's current maths planet's level e.g 

14 + ___ = 20

 

Please look on the maths section of the school website to find samples of your child's current maths planet level.

Also use these facts in problem solving activities 

e.g. Jane had 20 cakes. Her family ate 6. How many cakes did she have left?

 

Spelling

Each week your child will bring home 8 spellings to learn. These will be checked every Friday. Please find the current spellings below

Spellings