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Welcome back Tiger Class! We hope you had a wonderful Easter break and ate lots of yummy chocolate!

Our new topic is…..

Castles and dragons

castle dragon

Within this topic the children will be answering the following questions:

What are the castles located in the UK? What are the different parts of a castle? What is the role of a knight? What is a map? Why are maps important? How can we use a compass and follow directions? Why is it important for humans to have a healthy diet? Where does food come from? What are the main features of a castle? Who is William Morris? Who is Barbara Hepworth? Who is Jackson Pollack? Who is Frank Stella?

Please see our Term 5 News Letter for more information about our learning this term –

Tiger year 2 Term 5 Newsletter (1)

There have been some very strange things happening in Tiger class over the Easter break. Mrs Rushton discovered a very unusual egg and some very large footsteps!

 dragon footprintdragon footprint


Topic homework

Please click on the link below to view our topic homework puzzle for this term –

Tiger class term 5 homework puzzle

 

Maths homework

This term the children will be bringing home practice math’s SATs papers. Please question your child about how they solve the problems they bring home within school and support them to answer the questions. Please encourage them to record their workings out and draw and pictures that will help them.

 


SATs information meeting

We will be continuing to prepare the children for the SATs assessments and we will be completing SATs related work throughout this term. We will be holding a SATs information meeting after school on Tuesday 24th April. This meeting will be held in Tiger class and children can go into Leopard class to be supervised during the meeting.

The following website has some useful information about the Key Stage 1 SATS –

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/at-school/assessment-at-primary-school/KS1-SATs/

It also has some super learning games for the children to enjoy at home –

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/welcome-back/for-home/reading-owl/kids-activities


Key class information

Class teacher Monday to Thursday – Mrs Rushton

PPA and PE teacher – Miss Hurley-Gale

Class teacher Friday – Miss Shoveller

Learning Support Assistant – Mrs Palmer

Spellings – Out on Monday, tested on Friday.

PE – Thursday PM and Friday before lunch.


Phonics is an important part of the Key Stage One Curriculum and supports spelling in year two.  There are lots of interactive and fun games children can access on the website below –

PhonicsPlay

https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/freeIndex.htm