Welcome to Class 2F! - Mr Fidler, Mrs Murray and 30 Superstars
Below you will find an overview of what we will be up to this term. Our "Learning Together" sheet will be sent home at the end of every week. We listen to your child read at least once a week either individually or as a group. Children are reminded to bring spelling books in every day and Library books on a Friday.
You can keep up-to-date with all that's going on in our class by viewing the photos below or following our school Twitter Account: @gilmourinfants
This term we will be focusing upon information texts and stories from the same author. We will be making our own information booklets about Snakes and reading stories by Allan Ahlberg. We are trying are best to join up most of our letters in all of our writing.
Phonics and grammar will be taught daily and each week we will send home new spellings for your children to practice.
This term we will be focusing upon fractions and money. We will be identifying halves, one quarter, two quarters, three quarters and thirds of shapes and numbers. We will be learning about money and using our knowledge of number to solve problems.
Within our weekly "Learning Together" sheet there will be details of the maths we have undertaken that week and a piece of homework which may be a worksheet or game.
History and Geography
Within Geography, we will be naming the World continents and oceans. This is alongside our study of the United Kingdom, where we will name it's capital cities and the seas, which surround it.
Within History, we will be focusing on toys from the past and comparing to toys and games which we play with today.
Our Science topic is Plants and growth. We will be investigating plants around our local environment and experimenting to see which conditions are needed for plants to grow.
In Computing the children will have access to the iPads and laptops throughout the week. We will be using the iPads to take photographs and learning how to organise into folders. Using the laptops we will download our photos and learn how to edit using photo editing software. Throughout we will talk about how we stay safe when online.
Art & Design
This term the children will be drawing and making craft throughout our 'Around the World' celebration week. We will make easter baskets and cakes.
This term the children will be enjoying a range of indoor and outdoor activities with our professional sports coach, alongside movement and dance.
The children will be learning songs for our class assembly and Easter. We will discuss music from different cultures.
There is a strong focus on PSHE. This looks at Personal Health, Social and Emotional learning. We will be looking at making goals for the new year and telling each other what we are god at. We will learn about different cultures and how the Chinese celebrate Chinese New Year.
This term we will be learning about Easter and the sacred texts of Christianity, Hinduism and Judaism.