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Gilmour Infant School

Learning Together, Growing Together

Class 2F

Welcome to Class 2F! - Mr Fidler, Mrs Simon and 30 Superstars

 

We hope you enjoy finding out about what we have been up to in class. Our "Learning Together" sheet will be sent home at the end of every week and it will keep you updated with what we have been doing in our writing and maths lessons.

Reading

 We listen to your child read at least once a week either individually or as a group. Children are reminded to bring reading books in every day and Library books on a Friday.

If your child has finished reading their book, have a good understanding of what has happened in it and they have been asked questions about it, they are able to change their book any day.

 

Writing

This term the children will be focusing on writing instructions, poetry and information texts. Each week children will be sent home a comprehension activity sheet to complete.

 

Maths

Using lots of practical equipment to help with our number work, we will be focusing on our understanding of place value and developing our strategies for the four calculations of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Look out for suggested activities in our "Learning Together" homework sheet.

 

Topic

Our topic work in Geography and History will focus on looking at the local environment and finding out about the Great Fire of London. 

For Art and D&T the children will look at drawing using pencil, charcoal and pastels. Children will also make Christmas hats and cards.

Throughout R.E we focus on all the world religions such as Judaism, Hinduism and Christianity.

In Science we will be learning about the different plants and animals in various habitats. We will also be learning about healthy eating and how we can keep ourselves healthy.

We will become computer programmers within Computing, taking part in the hour of code and creating simple programs. The children will learn how to create algorithms and debug their programs. We will also think about how we can stay safe when online within e-safety.

PSHE will have a focus on new beginnings, environmental problems, managing friendships and healthy eating.

Working with our sports coaches, the children will take part in a range of indoor and outdoor activities alongside learning about movement and dance within P.E.

In Music the children will learn a variety of songs in preparation for our Christmas concert and will have the opportunity to play some percussion instruments.

 

If you have any questions regarding the curriculum, please do not hesitate to speak to myself

 


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

 

 

Lot's of fun following instructions to make pizzas!

Please find below helpful documents and links to support your child's learning throughout their time in Year 2.

2 Times Table Song (Kool Kidz) Fun & Easy Learn Multiplication Songs!

Laugh Along and Learn sing the 2 times table song with the new and updated Kool Kidz collection. Learning the 2 times table is easy with this fun and entertaining multiplication video! The song is so catchy it will stay in your head - along with the times tables!

5 Times Table Song (Kool Kidz) Fun & Easy Learn Multiplication Songs!

Laugh Along and Learn sing the 5 times table song with the new and updated Kool Kidz collection. Learning the 5 times table is easy with this fun and entertaining multiplication video! The song is so catchy it will stay in your head - along with the times tables!

3 Times Table Song (Reggae Beatz) Learn to Fun & Catchy Songs!

Laugh Along and Learn sing the three times table song. Learning is easy with the catchy tunes from The Reggae Beatz Album. Learn the fun way and memorise your 3 times table with this entertaining multiplication video!

10 Times Table Song (Reggae Beatz) Learn to Fun & Catchy Songs!

Laugh Along and Learn sing the ten times table song. Learning is easy with the catchy tunes from The Reggae Beatz Album. Learn the fun way and memorise your 10 times table with this entertaining multiplication video!

Questions to ask your child when listening to them read

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