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Ribbleton Avenue

Infant School and Nursery

At Ribbleton Avenue Infant School we offer every child a happy and caring place to play and learn

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Ribbleton Avenue

Infant School and Nursery

At Ribbleton Avenue Infant School we offer every child a happy and caring place to play and learn

Owls

Owls Concert part 1

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Owls concert part 2

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Owls concert part 3

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School Closure

For home learning during school closures, please log onto your child's seesaw page to access learning activities.

Stay safe everyone 

 

From Miss Dawson and Mrs Hartley 

 

Our Class

 

We are a Year 2 class of 30 children, taught by Miss Dawson and supported by Mrs Hartley.

 

PE

Our PE lessons are on Tuesday and Thursday this half term so please make sure we have named PE kits in school and that we are not wearing earrings on this day.

 

Homework and Spellings

Homework is given out on a Friday and must be kept at home (for now). Please complete the homework sheets as these give additional practise for current learning in class. Work includes a piece of English and Maths work and is linked to what we have been learning about that week.

 

Homework is also being added onto the seesaw app.

 

We also have spellings each Friday to learn for a test the following Thursday.

 

Reading

We really like reading so we ask our grown ups to listen to us read and comment in our reading diaries so that we can get our book changed - just a small comment and a signature is fine! At present, books are given out on a Monday and returned to school to quarantine each Thursday!

 

Important Dates

Tuesday 3rd November - Back to school

Friday 18th December - Finish School

 

Photos

What have the Owls been up to?

Keep checking as photos will be added throughout the year!

Pudsey Drawing for Children in Need

Colour Mixing in Art

Cape Making for our Superhero Theme

Learning

Spring 1

 

English

This half term we are learning about adventure stories and letters. Our focus texts will be Wind In The Willows for adventure stories, where we will be using adjectives and conjunctions within our writing. We will be retelling the story before adapting it to create our own version.

 

Maths

In Maths, we will continue with place value and begin to learn numbers up to 100 We will use our knowledge and apply with addition and subtraction work. In place value we will also begin to count in 3s, look at rounding numbers and estimating numbers on a number line.

 

PE

In PE, we are focusing on kicking a ball and using other skills to play games and apply tactics. We also have a coaching session again this half term for dance. In dance, we will be learning a dance routine and perform it to music.

 

Science

This half term we are learning about materials. We will classify and sort materials based on their properties and use scientific vocabulary. We will also use our knowledge to make predictions and test the materials to make houses for The Three Little Pigs.

 

Theme

Or theme is 'The United Kingdom' which will include lots of Geography and Art. We will be learning about the UK and the four countries, whilst also identifying their capital cities. We will also locate famous landmarks for each country as part of our human and physical features. We will observe and use maps and aerial photographs to compare our school with another. In Art, we will be looking at the work of Georgia O'Keefe and produce our own artwork focusing on the flowers of the UK countries.

 

RE

We are learning about Hinduism and thinking about how people express their devotion to God. We will learn more about the deities. We will be learning about special events and how we can make someone close to us feel special. 

 

Computing

In Computing, we will be using technology to research for our own leaflets, creating power points and copying and pasting images. We will also be revisiting our online safety and thinking about how we can stay safe online.

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