Bacup Holy Trinity Stacksteads C.E. Primary School

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Welcome to Class 1/2GT

Next week is healthy week. Week beginning 18.6.18.Please make sure your child has a PE kit with pumps or trainers. We will be trying to get outside as much as possible. Thanks C Grimshaw

PHONICS AND READING...PLEASE PRACTISE AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE OVER THE HALF TERM BREAK.

If you would like help and advice on how to help your child with phonics and reading, please ask. Some helpful links below.

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

https://www.phonicsbloom.com/

Wow it's the Summer term already!

Science

We have looked at the changing seasons and are now moving on to look at plants.

We will be discussing wild plants, garden plants, and trees, as well as growing our own plants.

 

Your child will be bringing home their own plant to nurture at home with water and sun. 

Watch it grow and tell us how it is changing.

Year 1 Maths

We are working really hard learning how to add and subtract numbers up to 100. We are doing this using column addition, column subtraction and also mental methods.

 

We are still learning our times tables 2,5,10's, as well as looking at telling the time-O'Clock and Half past.

YEAR 1 Literacy

We are enjoying reading lots of books by Julia Donaldson. We have read the Gruffalo, A squash and a squeeze, Zog, Superworm and The Monkey Puzzle.

We are going to be writing our own story based on Julia Donaldson's 'The Monkey Puzzle'

Year 2 Literacy

This week we are having a grammar week. So we are perfecting our grammar and punctuation. Starting with  using the words and , but and or to join sentences.

We are really trying hard to use the correct punctuation.

full stops, exclamation marks and question marks.

Following this we will be looking closely at instructions. So get your bossy heads on!

Year 2 Numeracy

We are looking at measuring mass and reading scales in maths at the moment. Please encourage your kids to read the mass measurements on packets and boxes of food at home. Try comparing the weights of two objects and testing them out!

Computing

We are working on creating an e card and putting text and pictures together to create a memory page for our record of achievements.

Topic for the next few weeks Geography. We are looking at our local surrounding, mapping and labelling. We are looking at the wider world naming the oceans and seas and the continents.

We loved seeing everyone at our Julia Donaldson day. We hope you all enjoyed it as much as we did.

 

                            General Information

 

PE days are Tuesday and Wednesday please remove earrings.

 

Home Readers.

Your child will have one guided reading session in school and one individual home reader session a week. Your child's reading day will be written in the front of their reading record.

 

Spellings Homework

This will be given out on Fridays and the children will have a short test on the following Friday. Click here to link to the spellings for this week.

 

Maths/ Topic homework

Year two will be given their homework on Mondays and it will be collected the following Monday.

 

Year one will be given their homework on Friday and it will be collected the following Friday

 

Useful Websites:

Bug Club- www.activelearnprimary.co.uk

 

Phonics play- www.phonicsplay.co.uk

 

Maths and Literacy games-

www.ictgames.com