The children are looking forward to making ceramic poppies with Miss Glyde in the coming weeks.
Week 5 - Autumn Term
We have had a fantastic week this week in Chestnut Class! We have had two lovely supply teachers and enjoyed lots of fun lessons.
In maths this week we have been looking at addition and number bonds. The children have been using a method we call the cherry model. We finished the week looking at subtraction and will begin to explore this in greater detail next week.
We have had a great week this week in Chestnut Class! All the children have had a lovely time and worked hard to learn lots of new skills.
In English the class have been exploring advertisement text. The children have been looking at the features of an advert. They have enjoyed spotting these different persuasive features in TV and printed adverts. Next week we will start applying these features in our work when we begin to produce our own adverts for our smoothies.
In Maths we have been using our knowledge of number bonds to learn new addition methods. We had lots of practical lessons and have also been using number lines and the cherry model.
I hope you enjoy a relaxing weekend.
We have had a good week this week in Chestnut Class! All the children have been working hard.
In English the class have been exploring instruction texts. This week the children wrote their own recipes on how to make a marvellous smoothie. The class then followed their instructions to make their own smoothies. The children really enjoyed using the computers to type up their instructions. They all did an amazing job!
In Music over the past two weeks, we have been exploring myths, including the myth of the Loch Ness Monster. We have been learning some chants and performing them using body percussion to keep the rhythm and beat. This week, we also added some instruments to our performance.
In Maths we have been using our knowledge of number bonds to explore the most efficient method of adding three numbers.
Next week we will begin looking at advertisement in literacy and the children will make adverts for their product. If you have any adverts at home that we may look at in class, please sent them in with your child.
Week 2 - Autumn Term
We have had a good week in Chestnut Class! All the children have been working hard and have produced some lovely work.
In English the class have been exploring instruction text. We have identified the key features and purpose of instruction texts and will look at them in greater detail in the coming weeks.
In maths this week we have been looking at addition and subtraction. The children have shown great work ethic and have shown strong development.
We will be using the laptops in English next week which the children are looking forward to.
Week 1 - Autumn Term
We have had a very busy first week in Chestnut Class!
In English we have been doing lots of fun activities. We have recapped what we were taught in year 1 and have lots of fun things planned for the rest of term including writing instructions, making adverts and writing diaries.
In line with this term’s topic, we have been studying the illustrator Sir Quentin Blake. The children have thoroughly enjoyed drawing in his style and have produced some fabulous Willy Wonka drawings.