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Brenzett Primary School

BrenzettChurch of England Primary School

Cherry

Welcome to Cherry class page.

Maths

We are recapping work from the previous terms and will be looking at measuring in cm and m.

We follow the White Rose Maths scheme.

https://whiterosemaths.com/

English

We are using the Power of Reading schemes called Take 5 for English lessons together with stand alone tasks.  https://clpe.org.uk/powerofreading

Reading

As a class we really enjoy reading and your child should aim to read at least 20 minutes a day. On completion of reading a book an AR test needs to be completed to review your child's understanding of the book.

80% is the passmark and if your child successfully achieves this for a number of books they may move up a level.

Reading is vitally important to your child's progress in all areas of the curriculum.

History

This term we will be looking at the Battle of Hastings and the Normans.

Science

We will be looking at animals including humans.

Art

Our focus will be on Christian and Medieval art which will tie in with our history.

Homework 

Our homework is given out once a week on a Friday and should be returned by the Wednesday of the following week to allow time for it to be marked. It is essential that work is completed as it is selected to support the learning for that week. The homework comprises of either: handwriting, TTRockstars or comprehension.

Times tables

We use Times tables rock stars to support your child's learning. It is essential that they access the website regularly to support development in the recall of the facts. The quicker your child can recall the information, the quicker they will progress up the leader board.  Year 2 are expected to be able to know their 2, 5 and 10 times tables and their associated division facts. 

https://play.ttrockstars.com/auth/school/student

 

HOME LEARNING:

Coronavirus - A Book for Children (attached to files)

We are now using Seesaw to support learning from home.  Activities will be regularly posted for your child to complete.  You should have received a personalised login for parents and student.  If you have not please check your spam folder and then contact the school if you are still unable to find the details.

https://web.seesaw.me/

RWInc Phonics

RWI Phonics lessons at home from Monday 23rd March RWI are scheduling free Read Write Inc. Phonics lessons on Facebook and YouTube for children to watch at home; three short Speed Sound lessons with one of our trainers every day for the next two weeks. Films will only be available at the times below: Set 1 Speed Sounds at 9.30 am and again at 12.30 pm Set 2 Speed Sounds at 10.00 am and again at 1.00 pm Set 3 Speed Sounds at 10.30 am and again at 1.30 pm Note: films are streamed live and won’t be available at other times. https://www.facebook.com/miskin.education/https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo7fbLgY2oA_cFCIg9GdxtQ

Great for crafting and creating:

https://www.activityvillage.co.uk/

Other websites:

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/ An excellent range of activities to practise maths and literacy skills.

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks2bitesize/literacy. A good range of games to practise reading, writing, spelling and some great adventures that combine English, maths and science.
www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks2bitesize/numeracy
A good range of games to practise maths skills. Times tables are a must!
http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/maths/maths.htm
A good selection of fun activities at all levels.

These are great sites for looking after yours and your child's wellbeing.

http://www.bodycoach.com

https://www.commonsensemedia.org/resources-for-families-during-the-coronavirus-pandemic