Welcome to our Class Page. Caterpillars are one of the Year Two classes at Isle of Ely Primary School. From this page you will be able to read about our curriculum and learning activities.

 

Starz homepage – https://isleofelyprimary.eschools.co.uk/login

 

Who teaches our class?

Miss Trueman – Caterpillar Class Teacher

Miss Dennis – TA

 

What are we learning this term?

This half term our theme is ‘Dungeons and Dragons.’ We will answer, think about and discuss Big Questions including:

If dragons are animals, do they need water to survive?

Are there really dragons and monsters living in the UK?

What would we look like if we were painted by Andy Warhol?
 

English

We will be learning about non-chronological reports, fantasy stories and poetry appreciation.

 

Maths

We will be learning about place value, addition and subtraction, shape and time.

We will also be practising our CLIC Learn Its – adding 2, adding 3 and double 6, 7, 8, 9.

 

Science

In Science this term, the children will be leaning about animals including humans and what they need to survive.

 

Geography

This half term we will be naming, locating and identifying characteristics of the four countries and capital cities of the UK.

 

Art

This half term we are learning about the work of Andy Warhol and Pablo Picasso. We will be recreating their style of work.

 

R.E.

In R.E this half term, we will be discussing the question ‘Is it possible to be kind to everyone all of the time?’ The children will be learning about Christian stories from the Bible and discussing what Jesus taught.

 

Enabling Enterprise (PSHE)

PSHE is taught through our Enabling Enterprise lessons. There are eight challenge skills which encourage children to adopt throughout their school life.

These are:

Aiming High

Staying Positive

Working in a Team

Listening Carefully

Problem Solving

Sharing Ideas

Leading

Using Imagination

Our project this term is ‘Doing Good’ and raising money for a charity

 

Music

Music is taught on a Thursday afternoon. This half term children are continuing with violins.

 

P.E.

This term we are swimming on a Tuesday morning at the Paradise Pool.

Consolidating skills learnt in Year one, including Rolling, Jumping, Balancing, travelling.

New skills – Straddle and Pike Jump, Front Kicks and Forward leap.

We will be working towards an in school Gymnastics competition at the end of the autumn term.  Children will prepare a short floor sequence and a bench sequence.  Children will be marked on a number of criteria to be discussed in class.

 

Home Learning

Children are encouraged to read with an adult at home every evening and to write in their reading records. They should also try to practise their Big Maths ‘Learn Its’ at home which are on the Starz page.

Over the weekend, have a look at our Starz page to see how you can support your child’s learning at home.