YEAR 2, 3 & 4
Week beginning 7th December 2020
The children have enjoyed making an Advent wreath this week. They have also made their own stables in the woods!
Week beginning 30th November 2020
Spelling for testing on 10/12/20
Mrs Smith's group: vet, jog, zigzag, buzz, shell, much, she
Mr Taylor's group: white, dolphin, wheel, elephant, whenever, alphabet, whistle, phonics, whisper, some
Mrs Ivins' group: should, would, could, you, soup, group, mould, shoulder, boulder, Mrs, farmer, jerky
Year 4: musician, politician, electrician, magician, mathematician, dietician, statistician, technician, clinician, beautician
Year 2 have been learning to sort and add equal groups in Maths.
Week beginning 23rd November 2020
Spelling for testing on 03/12/20
Mrs Smith's group: looking, sheet, harsh, powder, thing, north, are
Mr Taylor's group: boy, girl, blue, enjoy, bird, glue, oyster, thirteen, venue, called
Mrs Ivins' group: grow, snow, unicorn, music, field, shield, head, dead, people, their, low, tuba
Year 4: invention, injection, action, question, mention, attractions, translation, devotion, position, solution
In maths, we have been looking at money and division.
Week beginning 16th November 2020
Spellings for testing on 26/11/20
Mrs Smith's group: air, fair, lair, pair, mature, cure, all
Mr Taylor's group: repeat, denied, who, people, least, seat, fried, retreat, replied, beast
Mrs Ivin's/Mrs Lowe's group: child, blind, kind, pint, no, so, coconut, old, sold, when, what, do
Year 4: expression, discussion, confession, permission, admission, transmission, possession, profession, depression, impression
We did an experiment looking at which ball would bounce the highest. We considered the materials they were made of and whether that made a difference to how high they would bounce. We then recorded the results.
We compared the Beatles to One Direction in our Learning Challenge lesson. This involved dancing to some Beatles songs!
Week beginning 9th November 2020
Spellings for testing on 19/11/20
Mrs Smith's group: cure. pure, manure, fair, hair, boxer, her
Mr Taylor's group: play, scout, tried, stray, found, replied, crayon, loudest, delay, clay
Mrs Ivin's / Mrs Lowe's group: acorn, bacon, apron, was, wash, wasp, we, recent, frequent, when, do, one
Year 4: expansion, extension, comprehension, tension, corrosion, supervision, fusion, conclusion, persuasion, suspension
We have been making rockets for a competition.
This week we remembered those who fought in the Wars. After observing the 2 minute silence, we painted poppy pictures.
Week beginning 2nd November 2020
Spelling for testing on 12/11/20
Mrs Smith's group: coat, boil, soil, hear, fear, near, they
Mr Taylor's group: track, brush, seventh, thundering, champion, burnt, scrunch, melting, drank, spark
Mrs Ivin's/ Mrs Lowe's group: alone, stone, explode, rude, computer, time, shine, invite, extreme, complete
Year 4: division, invasion, confusion, decision, collision, television, revision, erosion, inclusion, explosion
In Maths this week, Year 4 have been learning about using different units of measurement. We ended by going out and measuring the height of a tall tree using a pencil and metre sticks.
Week beginning 19th October 2020
Spellings for testing on 05/11/20
Mrs Smith's group: goat, oak, moon, soon, cart, hard, you
Mr Taylor's group: felt, gift, melt, punch, chimpanzee, scoop, bring, brand, think, strap
Mrs Ivin's and Mrs Lowe's group: donkey, came, made, make, scene, complete, extreme, do, one, little
Year 4: medal, meddle, missed, mist, scene, seen, board, bored, which, witch
We went on a bug hunt in the woods and observed differences between the different bugs we found.
Week beginning 12th October 2020
Spellings for testing on 22/10/20.
Mrs Smith's group: coat, road, dark, farm, tail, rain, my
Mr Taylor's group: band, fact, toast, Manchester, handstand, sport, crash, grunt, trust, shrink
Mrs Ivin's and Mrs Lowe's group: tomato, stew, dew, launch, August, some, come, money, honey, came, made
Year 4: illegal, illogical, illicit, irrelevant, irresponsible, illegible, illiterate, irregular, irrational, irresistable
We went in the woods on Friday to identify different trees. We did bark rubbings and leaf rubbings!
On Thursday we dressed in red to learn about "Show Racism The Red Card".
Week beginning 5th October 2020
We wore yellow on Friday for Mental Health day.
We collected leaves in the woods and made rainbows from them.
In Art we have been making our own paintings in the style of the artist Ron Lukes.
This week in science we have been classifying different types of animal. We had fun making salt dough animals in the woods and building habitats for them.
We have been learning about place value and numbers. We had fun making our own numbers out of natural resources in the woods!