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Sparrow - Year 1 and Year 2

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🌈Sparrow Class 2020-2021🌈

Class Teacher: Mr Libberton

Teaching Partner

Monday- Wednesday (AM/PM) Thursday, Friday AM: Mrs Lewis

 

 

Week Commencing Tuesday 5th January

 

Hello, I hope you all had a lovely break in these different times! We are now completing online learning, another new challenge for us to try!  I will be adding our lessons to the   Google Sites - see information previously emailed out for login ins etc. 

 

Please keep on top of the reading. You can register for free here to access colour banded books. https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/reading

 

I am aiming to regular live sessions for the children to take part in. Please make sure you keep in contact with us through the submitting work, joining in the live sessions. 

 

See you all soon,

 

Mr Libberton

Second half term Autumn 2020 Timetable

14th December 

English- Finishing off our Non-fiction factfiles all about Space

Maths- Using a 100 square. Money recap

History- Recap of the terms learning

DT- Finishing our christmas bag sewing and decorating. Christmas Cards and other fun Christmas activities

Computing- Art on the computers using scratch.

 

Monday - Christmas Poem filming on Monday - children need to be in school uniform but can wear ‘festive’ headwear if they wish.

Tuesday- PE today

Wednesday -  Christmas Dinner / Christmas Jumper day is on Wednesday, school uniform and Christmas top please. There is no homework over Christmas just have fun! Popcorn and film morning. 

Thursday - Virtual Christmas Panto. No book bags will be going home over Christmas.

7th December

 

English: Writing about Astrid and what her dream is in the story 'Astro Girl'. We will then start to plan our own factfile

Maths:

  • Selecting money

  • Finding the total of a sum of money

  • Find the difference of a sum of money

  • Find Change

  • Two-step problems

Science: We are taking part in a live lesson from Chester Zoo. We will be learning about different animals. We will find out the information to some of these questions:  Why can a chameleon camouflage? Why does a tiger have stripes? And why is a butterfly so beautifully bright?

History: A recap and overview of our learning in term we will be creating a factfile to show our learning

Computing: Creating video clips and finding images. 

RE:  The story behind Advent

Phonics: 

Week 1: This week teaches the ue and the ew graphemes which make the long oo sound and the ue grapheme that makes the long U sound.

ue Grapheme (Cool Blue)

Example words: blue, clue, true

ue Grapheme (U-Hoo)

Example words: rescue, Tuesday

ew Grapheme (Cool Blue)

Example words: grew, flew, drew, threw

30th November

 

English: This week we are starting new learning with the story Astro Girl. We will be greeted with a mysterious backpack with space related goodies in it. This will be the start to our adventure into space!

Maths: Line of symmetry, vertices of 2D and 3D shapes. Count money and notes

Science: We will make electrical circuits and learn about the safety of electricty

Geography: Recap and consolidation of the United Kingdom. Thinking about the capital cities, national flowers and what is different about them. 

Computing: Soundworks, using software on the chromebooks to make simple beats.

Design and Technology: Continuting with our bag designs, we will finish the cardboard designs and hopefully start sewing them together.

 

23rd November

 

English- I want my hat back- We will be making our own version of the story!

Maths- 2-D and 3D shapes. Year 2s will be talking about vertices and faces. Year 1s naming and sorting 2-D shapes.

Science- Naming and grouping electrical and non-electrical items. Thinking about how electricity work. Staying safe around electricity.

PE- Tennis

Art- The skill of Collage- We will be collaging portraits in the style of Picasso. 

RE- How and Why light is used in Christianity

History- Changes beyond our living memory. Childhood now and then. 

16th November

 

English- I want my hat back!- Writing in role as  Rabbit. What might have happened, how did he get the hat? We will also write letters to Rabbit. Making lists and writing conversations

Maths-

Year 1- Comparing additon and subtraction sentences. Starting to learn about 3D shapes

Year 2- Column addition and subtraction (no borrowing) and naming 2D and 3D shapes

Science- Sources of Sound and how we hear

Geography- Our final country for our visits around the UK- Northern Ireland

Design and Technology- Evaluating our puppets

Computing- Logging on, accessing google sites and using googledraw on the chromebooks. 

PSHE- Anti-bullying week activities throughout the week. 

9th -13th November

 

English- I want my hat back is the book we are reading this week. The children will be reading this and asking questions about it. They will also be writing speech and performing a rap about the story on Friday

Maths-Subtraction- crossing out, counting back and using the subtraction symbol

Science-  The children will be reading a story called The King who banned the dark and then predicting what light sources will give us the most light

History- The children will be reading The Poppy Story and learning about why we remember.

Art- This week we will be focussing on drawing skills 

Phonics- er ir ur spelling patterns

RE- The Jewish Festival of Hanukkah 

2nd November

 

English- This week we will be all themed around magic! We will be writing our own spells and coming up with our own potions!

Maths- Adding by making 10, finding the part of a whole number, adding a 2 digit and 1 digit number.

DT- Completing the design of the puppet faces

Geography- All about Scotland 

RE-Making Diwali Laterns

Science- Introduce a range of everyday materials, including wood, plastic, glass, metal, water and rock.

Computing- Logging onto google chrome

Some of the activities that have been part of our learning over ther past few weeks!

19th October

 

English- We will be writing our own version of Billy and the Beast, coming up with new characters and new problems throughout their journey.

Maths- Addition facts 

History- Lilian Bader and Mary Seacole

Art- Painting skills

RE- Why light is important for different religions

Science- Introduce parts of the human body and associate parts of the body with the five senses

PE- Basketball skills- passing skills

12th October

 

English- This week we will be creating a recipe book. This is a recipe book for the Terrible Beast! Hopefully we will persuade him to eat some nicer food than the one he had planned to cook!

Maths- The part whole model to help us when adding  

Science- Naming groups of animals 

DT- More of us this week will have to opportunity to sew our puppets. 

Computing- Logging in to a Chromebook using our username and password. Then joining Sparrow Google classroom. 

Geography- We have been learning about the countries that make up the UK. This week we learn about Wales.

PE- Bat and ball skills- This is on Thursday this week

 

 5th October

 

English- We will finally find out What the terrible Beast has been up to in our story. We will be writing a letter to Billy to help her our. Using conjunctions and, but, so and because. Sequencing the story.

Maths- Numberlines to 20 (year 1) 100 (year 2)

Ordering numbers

Tens and ones 

Science- Naming different types of animals such as mammals, birds, reptiles etc

History- The history of the School. Looking at pictures Old and New and placing them on a timeline

Art- Drawing skills- Linked with local artist Lucy Kemp Welch

RE- How do Jewish people show they are thankful for the natural world

 

On Friday is HELLO YELLOW. Wear something yellow and if you are able to, donate £1 for the charity. https://youngminds.org.uk/get-involved/how-to-fundraise/helloyellow/

 

28th September

 

English- Billy and the Beast- A wanted poster, writing questions, writing a perfect day for Billy, using adjectives to describe 

Maths- Comparing numbers to 20 (Year 1) to 100 (Year 2)

Science- investigating and finding out about different types of trees

Geography-  Our first lesson on the countries that make up the UK we will be learning about England.

DT- Designing our hand puppets that we will be sewing this term.

Computing- Hardware, keyboard layout and logging on to a chromebook

PE- Football skills

 

A message from the School Council: We are collecting bottles and jars for Harvest from Mon- Thursday - Trolley will be on  KS1 playground.

 21st September 2020

 

Welcome to our weekly learning update:

In English this week we will be using adjectives to describe Dinosaurs. They will be learning about noun phrases and writing sentences using capital letters and fullstops.
In Maths we will be learning about place value using the part whole model. Year 1 will be looking at numbers to 50 and Year 2 numbers to 100.

Phonics/spelling: oi, ay, oy spelling pattern
In Science we are learning about wild flowers and their names. We will be sorting them using ‘yes’ and ‘no’ questions.
In History we will be learning about changes since we were born, talking about our family tree.
In Art will be creating a self portrait and learning how pencils can be used to make different shades of colour and line thickness.
In RE we will be learning how Christians show they are Thankful for food.

 
If you need to contact me you can send an email to admin@bromet.herts.sch.uk 

Mr Libberton

  14th September

 

I would like to start this week's information post off by saying how hard everyone has worked this week. 

 

English- we will be researching and writing fact files about the moon.

Maths- counting on and back, tens and ones and counting in tens.

Phonics/spelling- silent t in tch silent e in ve

Science- sorting and finding out about wild plants.

Geography- our local area, where we live and our school. We will be writing our address too.

Design and Technology- handling food and safe preparation of food.

PE- Monday- moving around a space building on out jogging skills we worked on last week.

Computing- looking at digital and non digital stories.

Music- moving on from our body percussion compositions, we will be learning about percussion instruments 

 

 

 

Monday 7th September- Friday 11th September

 

English: The moon has gone missing! We will be writing 'Lost' posters and  thinking about how we would make a moon.

Maths: Read and write numbers in numerals up to 100. Partition a two-digit number into tens and ones. Sort objects, Count objects and Represent objects

Phonics: ff, zz, ck, ll, ss, nk

Science: What is science. We will be reading Cece Loves Science.

PE: To move at a steady pace for a length of time.

RE: Which aspects of the natural world do some people find wonderful

Art: Colour wheel 

History: Then and Now- What History is

PSHE- Safe place and my network

Music: Percussion instruments

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