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Primary 2

Term 3 newsletter

Class teacher: Miss Cassidy

PE teacher: Mr Ward

Music teacher: Mrs Middleton

Class topic: People who help us Language & Literacy

Social Studies and Science

Health & Wellbeing

Reading: Reading for fluency and

Science

Our PE times are Thursday afternoon and Friday morning. On these days can children

In RME this term we will

Phonics: Introducing new programme Read Write

Within our topic we will be looking at our

please have a full PE kit and school uniform they

Continue to develop an awareness of world

Inc to increase phonological awareness and

community and the roles within it. We will look

can change independently including shoes.

religions and looking at different holy books and

develop confident word building

and the difference between a want and a need

Please note that jewellery has to be removed for

daily routines.

Writing: Focus on sentence structure through a

and compare our needs with other communities.

PE this includes ear piercings.

understanding. D.E.A.R to increase enjoyment

range of genres including imaginative and

Religious & Moral

This term pupils will be encouraged to develop

We will have a mini topic studying Chinese New

instructional.

Along with health and wellbeing in Science we

skills to stay safe while on line. During health

year and will look at the traditional and religious

Listening & Talking: Posing and answering

will be looking at the human body and

and Wellbeing we will learn more about the

routines observed during this time.

questions and displaying appropriate listening

understanding the role and function of different

human body and how to keep it healthy.

skills at all times. Speaking to an audience

body parts. We will carry out some experiments

Within our topic we will research our communities

We will cover the Easter Story prior to the

Makaton: basic signs through songs and stories.

to replicate bodily functions and movements.

and how people help each other which will cover

Easter holidays and will celebrate Shrove

health services and friendship circles.

Tuesday in class on the 28 February.

Expressive Arts .

Class information

French : Topic, daily routines and songs.

Numeracy & Mathematics

Technologies

Pupils will continue to consolidate their number

Homework: Homework is issued weekly on

bonds to 20 and increase their automatic recall within 20. Measure: Pupils will use a range of scales to make pancakes. Money: pupils further develop their money learning and apply this within real life contexts and learning about budgets.

Art – We will create outdoor art and learn a Continuing to develop collaborative working and to understand and use various features of a word processing programme. Throughout our topic we will learn hove technological developments have an impact

Time: Pupils will use analogue and digital clocks

on how people care and help each other.

to tell the time using o’clock and half past and

We will use an online programme called

use this to calculate durations of time. Problem solving: Pupils will be learning a range of

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ThinkUknow to develop internet safety.

problem solving strategies and applying these.

range of pencil techniques to add detail to

a Monday and reading books should be in Homework:

class each day. Homework folders handed

pictures.

in on a Thursday.

Drama – we will use performance skills to

Outdoor learning: All children need to

create role play related to our topic and will

remember to bring a waterproof coat to

use this during our assembly.

school each day to ensure we are always

Music- We are delighted to be working with

ready for outdoor learning activities.

Mrs Middleton on a Tuesday morning to further develop our experiences with musical

Please remember to send back IDL

instruments and keeping the beat.

assessment booklets to school in the black folders, as soon as possible please.

situations .

Ethos and life of the school: This term we will be focusing on positive behaviour choices and developing a growth mindset. We will be developing personal responsibilities in class and th

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participate in wider school activities to be an effective citizen in school. Dates for the Diary: In-service days 13 &14 February, Spring half term holiday 15 -17 February, P2 th

Class assembly- Monday 27 February 2017.


Ethos and life of the school: This term we will be focusing on positive behaviour choices and developing a growth mindset. We will be developing personal responsibilities in class and th

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participate in wider school activities to be an effective citizen in school. Dates for the Diary: In-service days 13 &14 February, Spring half term holiday 15 -17 February, P2 th

Class assembly- Monday 27 February 2017.


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