Harworth Church of England Academy

Harworth Church of England Academy

Welcome to Class 2 - Snowy Owls.

Hello everyone and welcome back after the half term break. Please see below to find out what we will be learning this half term.

Autumn term.

What are we learning about this half term?

English - Our writing will be inspired by a mixture of stories, poetries and animations with the video below my favourite. After focusing on expanded noun phrases and conjunctions we we will now be moving onto including different punctuation types in our writing.

 https://www.literacyshed.com/embarked.html

Maths - We are going to become masters of time, money and fractions. This website is amazing for helping your children to tell the time.

https://mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/resource/117/telling_the_time_in_words#

Science - We will be finding out about different animal habitats around the world and how animals survive in different circumstances. We will be focusing on microhabitats and how animals survive in cold temperatures.

Computing - We will be finding out more about the different parts of a computer before improving our typing skills.

R.E -  We will then move on to thinking about why religion is important to people focusing on the stories of Moses and St Peter.

P.E - We will be learning about resilience and how to help each other to practice different skills and techniques through games and gymnastic activities.

History - We will be exploring the lives of Florence Nightingale, Mary Seacole and Edith Cavell and the role of women during this time.

Geography - We will be comparing our local area to the island of Jamaica thinking about climate, types of building and the nature in the two contrasting locations.

Art - We will be creating a range of art using different techniques through printing, frottage, drawings, rubbings, tracing and collage.

Design and technology - We will be exploring food and what makes a balanced diet, we will then move on to designing and making a moving monster.

French - We will learning how to have basic conversations in French and how to say the days and the months in French.

PSHE - We will be setting rules for our classroom before spending time on the importance of families.

Music - We will be learning and performing different African call and response songs before using music to express different moods and to tell stories. We will also be finding out about the different parts of an orchestra.

Our Author of the term is Roald Dahl.

Our Scientist of the term is William D Nordhaus – Our futures are not in the stars but in ourselves

Our Sportsperson of the half term is Tegla Laroupe – One must be one’s own inspiration.

Our Artist of the half term is: Augustas Savage – From the time I can first recall the rain falling on the red clay in Florida I wanted to make things. When my brothers and sisters were making mud pies, I would be making ducks and chickens.

Our Composer for this half term is: William Grant Still – God didn’t place only roses on the Earth but flowers of many sorts and colours.

Learning at home.

The children have their own individual/class logins for the websites below to help them to build on their school learning at home.

https://ttrockstars.com/ (Children will already have this login)

https://play.numbots.com/ (Children will already have this login)

https://spellingframe.co.uk/ (Children will already have this login)

https://connect.collins.co.uk/school/portal.aspx (KS1 - Please email if you need to login details)

https://family.gonoodle.com/ (no login required) 

https://app.bigmaths.com/home