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Gilmour Infant School

Learning Together, Growing Together

Class 2M

Welcome to the 2M Class Page ~ Mrs. Moore & Miss Johnson

 

 

Term 2

Literacy

This term we will be focusing on information text and stories by familiar authors. We will be reading stories by John Burningham and Anthony Brown. We will be making our own information books about penguins.
Spellings, grammar and punctuation will continue to be taught throughout the week. The children will enjoy a visit from a theatre company who are performing the story of Pinocchio

      Mathematics

 This term we will be focusing on factions including halves, quarters, two quarters, three quarters and thirds. We will be looking at fractions of shapes and numbers. We will be counting in fractions too! We will be learning all about money and using our knowledge to solve real life money problems.
 Our weekly "Learning Together" sheet will give details of the maths we have undertaken and a piece of homework which may be a worksheet or game.


History and Geography

In Geography, we will be learning about Continents and Oceans. We will also study the United Kingdom, its capital cities and the seas that surround us. In History, we will be comparing toys and games of the past one hundred years with toys and games today. 

 

Science

Our Science topic is Plants and Growth. We will be investigating plants in our local environment and conducting  experiments to find out what plants need to grow.

Computing

In Computing the children will have access to the iPads and laptops throughout the week. We will be using the iPads and laptops to learn how to take and edit photographs. We will discuss how we stay safe when using technology.

 

Art & Design Technology

This term the children will enjoy art and crafts activities to celebrate our 'Around the World' week. We will be making Easter cakes and baskets.

PE

The children will be enjoying a range of indoor and outdoor activities with our professional sports coach, alongside movement and dance.

 

Music

We will be learning songs for Easter and our class assembly. We will be listening to and discussing  music from different cultures.

 

P.H.S.E.

There is a strong focus on PSHE throughout our curriculum. It looks at Personal Health, Social and Emotional learning. We will be setting ourselves goals and telling each other what we are good at. We will be learning about different cultures and how Chinese celebrate the New Year

RE

This term we will be learning about Easter and looking at the sacred texts used in Christianity, Hinduism and Judaism.

 


 

 

 

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