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ROBINS - Years 1 & 2

 

Welcome to the Robins' Class

 

 

Welcome to our class page.

Teacher - Miss Preston

Teaching Assistants

Mrs Griffiths - Everyday

Mrs Williams - Part time

Miss Morris- Part time (Every afternoon as a 1:1)

 

If you have any questions or concerns regarding anything, please feel free to write a comment in the home link book or pop into school and speak to any of us. Over the year, we will be using this webpage to post lots of useful and important information, such as home learning, useful websites and photos.

 

Spring Term 2019

The topic this term is ‘Voyages of Discovery’ and all other work will be based around this. Children will study the famous explorers ‘Neil Armstrong’ and ‘Christopher Columbus’. Being a Geography topic, map work will be the focus. The children will learn the World’s continents and oceans and will practise locating them on a world map and globe. They will use the four compass points and coordinates, and the vocabulary associated with these. Children will compare our local area with a non-European country. For music, we will sing, listen to and compose music linked to the topic, such as Holst's The Planets. In Art we will create a sketchbook and record ideas of ‘space’. We will use digital media to create and explore images. In DT the children will be exploring different types of parachutes before designing, making and evaluating their own. ICT will be used across the curriculum but the children will be taught how to research specific information and they will use computers to help them solve problems and manipulate/change photos. To enrich their learning, we will be taking the children to Techniquest in Wrexham.

 

 

 

 

Timetable
Here is a useful list of our regular class activities. (Please note that these may change on occasions).
 
PE: Tuesday - All children need to make sure they have their P.E kit in school for this day. Please make sure that all of their P.E kit is labelled. (Our PE slot has changed from a Monday to a Tuesday)

Swimming: Autumn Term only (Wednesday) - All children need to make sure they bring in their swimming kit for this day. They will need a navy swimming costume/ trunks and a towel. Again, please make sure that all of their swimming kit is labelled.

Homework: We always give out new homework on a Friday. To give us the opportunity to mark and look at their homework. We ask that all children need to hand in their homework by the following Thursday at the latest.

Spelling Test: Thursday - Children will be given 10 spellings to learn every week. They will follow the LOOK, COVER, WRITE, CHECK method to help them learn their spellings.

 

Homelink books: These must be handed in every morning so that we can receive any important messages or to record if your child has read.

Reading - If your child has read three times or more a week their name will go into a chance box. They will then be in for a chance of winning a Meadows School bookmark and a pencil!

 

Forest School - The children will need to bring warm clothes, waterproof coats, scarves, gloves, hats and wellies to wear in the forest. The children will be split into two groups.

Many Thanks


Miss Preston, Mrs Griffiths, Mrs Williams and Mrs Logsdail

 

At the bottom of the page I have added some useful websites for the children to play on. Please let me know of any websites that you would like me to add to this page. Enjoy!
 

Spell Zone Guide for Parents/ Guardians

Curriculum Letter - Autumn 2018

Robins' Class Booklet 2018-2019

Year 2 SATs Information Meeting Presentation for Parents

Subitize Rock (soo-bi-tize) | Math Song for Kids | Jack Hartmann

Subitize to 10. Subitize is the ability to tell the number of objects in a set, quickly, without counting. Subitizing develops math fluency, when students recognize sets without having to count each object and it helps develop number sense and the ability to perform mental math.

The 10 Times Table Song (Multiplying by 10) | Silly School Songs

Kids will love learning their 10 times tables with this fun and energetic song. For more information and music, visit http://sillyschoolsongs.com. Lyrics: If you want to multiply a number by 10 All you have to do is put a zero on the end If you want to multiply a number by 10 All you do is put a zero on the end Alright kids!

5 Times Tables Song - Numberjacks

Learn your Five Times Tables with Number Seven's: Five Times Tables Song! Sing-a-long 1x5 = 5, 2x5 = 10, 3x5 = 15, 4x5 = 20, 5x5 = 25, 6x5 = 30, 7x5 = 35, 8x5 = 40, 9x5 = 45, 10x5 =50, 11x5 = 55, 12x5 = 60

2 Times Tables Song - Numberjacks

Learn your two times tables with the Numberjacks crew. Thanks for watching, kids! Subscribe for more Numberjacks fun! 1 x 2 = 2, 2 x 2 = 4, 3 x 2 = 6, 4 x 2 = 8, 5 x 2 = 10, 6 x 2 = 12, 7 x 2 = 14, 8 x 2 = 16, 9 x 2 = 18, 10 x 2 = 20, 11 x 2 = 22, 12 x 2 = 24.

Sing the Alphabet

Sing and learn all of the alphabet names and sounds with help from the Nemies. Can you sing along with us? Try this free lyrics printable: http://bit.ly/BadaSing_SingTheAlphabet Join the Badanamu Club to get access to creative Nemie activities and printables for home. It's free! http://eepurl.com/VGlwP

Let's Count up to Ten - Counting Song

It's a counting song for young children. With superhero zero. This song was written and performed by A.J. Jenkins. Video by KidsTV123. Copyright 2012 A.J. Jenkins/KidsTV123: All rights reserved.

Articulation of Phonemes

A useful video clip showing the correct 'pure' pronounciation of phonemes (units of sound).

KS1 SATS Meeting notes for Parents 2017-2018

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