Harworth Church of England Academy

Harworth Church of England Academy

Welcome to Class 2 - Snowy Owls.

Hello everyone and welcome to a brand new school year. Please see below to find out what we will be learning this half term.

Autumn term.

What are we learning about this half term?

Literacy - Our writing will be inspired by Roald Dahl's amazing book Revolting Rhymes. We will be learning how to use adjectives to create expanded noun phrases and how to use exclamation marks and question marks in our writing.

Maths - We will be learning about 2D and 3D shapes this half term. We are also going to become experts with numbers up to 100 and with the ten times table.

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

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

R.E - We will be exploring the story of Creation and our own thoughts about the world. 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.

  • Our Author of the term is: Roald Dahl.
  • Our Scientist of the term is Steve Backshall.
  • Our Sportsperson of the half term is Michael Jordan.
  • Our Artist of the half term is: Max Ernst.
  • Our Composer for this half term is: Yo-yo Ma.

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)