Welcome to Cedar Class
Hello Cedar Class!
We have loved seeing the work you've been posting on seesaw-you have been so busy and we are very proud of how hard you've been working. For those of you that haven't accessed seesaw yet, it would be amazing if you could try to post something next week so you can share your learning with us!
We will provide optional learning tasks for you to complete each week-there are lots of activities so that you have a choice but please don't feel that you have to do them all!!
We hope you are all staying safe and we are really missing you!
Suggested learning for week beginning 30th March:
General ideas of things you can do at home:
We have put some useful links under this information that will take you straight to the websites we have mentioned above. We have also uploaded some phonics information and spelling lists (further down the page) that the children need to know by the end of Year 2. There are lots of fun ways to learn spellings so it would be great if you could keep practising whilst you are off!
If we find out about anything else that we think you would enjoy we will put it on here.
It will be very strange not seeing you in school but remember we are still here if you need anything. Your mums and dads can email school if you need help with anything.
Hopefully we'll see you all very soon,
Miss Sutton, Mrs Holt & Mrs Bates
White Rose Maths home learning:
These video links are from GO4ITSPORTS. Can you have a go at their challenges?
Please ensure your child has a PE kit in school at all times. Long hair must be tied back. Earrings must be removed or covered by tape.
PE days are Tuesdays (with Mrs Holt) and Thursdays (led by a specialist PE coach and Miss Sutton).
If your child takes part in any sporting extra curricular clubs, please ensure that they bring a separate kit for this so that their PE kit is always available in school.
Please ensure your child has a water bottle in school daily. These will be kept in the classroom.
Following the Maths No Problem approach we will be looking in detail at: temperature, pictograms, identifying coins and calculating amounts of money and properties of 2D and 3D shapes.
We will be continuing with Phase 6. A letter will be sent home each half term with details of the children’s weekly spellings. We would be very grateful if these could be practised at home to support your child’s learning in school.
In English we base our lessons around a class text. We try to use texts that are unfamiliar to the children so that the plot can unravel slowly and the children are able to make their own predictions.
This half term we will begin by reading 'Halibut Jackson' by David Lucas. Some of the writing outcomes are:
writing in role
Scientists and Inventors
We will be learning about Queen Elizabeth I before moving on to Queen Victoria
Learning at Home
Spellings- The children will have a spelling test each Friday which will comprise of words they have been working on in phonics and English lessons throughout the week and are taken from the National Curriculum. Details of the words are sent home in a half termly spelling letter (also found at the bottom of this page).
Home Reading Books are changed every Friday.
Home Learning Challenges will be sent home and are due in on Monday16th March.
Bug Club will be set each half term - please let us know if you have any trouble accessing the website and we will do our best to solve any issues. Passwords and the school code can be found in the children's reading records.
We will change Cedar class reading books every Friday. The purpose of the home reading book, and Bug Club online book, is to consolidate decoding skills and comprehension and develop fluency and expression. Please read with your child each week, asking them questions about the story, and sign the reading record so we know to give them a new book. Any additional comments in the reading records are welcomed. Bug Club is updated every week.
In school the children will also have two guided reading sessions each week. These sessions will provide differentiated teaching of reading and will secure progress by providing opportunities for children to practice their learning. We currently use a breadth of reading schemes including Bug Club books, Oxford Reading Tree, Collins and Big Cat.
Have you seen the Kids' Zone? Play games, and visit some cool websites. You can vote for your favourites!