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.

You can also follow us on Twitter @CaterpillarIOE

 

Who teaches our class?

Miss Trueman – Caterpillar Class Teacher

Ms Stoneman &  Mrs Butterfield – TA

 

What are we learning this term (Spring 1)?

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

Home or Away: Where would you rather live? (Geography)

Can an indian tiger survive in the wild? (Science)

Is batik the best way to decorate a fabric? (Art)

 

English

We will be learning about explanation texts.  We will invent our own mode of transport to take us to India then we will explain how it works, using lots of imagination.  We will then look at quest stories and write our own adventures throughout India. 

 

Maths

We will be learning about addition and subtraction, shape, fractions and money.

If you would like to support your child further at home please properties of 2D and 3D shapes with them or working out amounts of change.

In addition and subtraction we are using 2-digit to 2-digit e.g 63+24= and 58-32= 

We will also be practising our CLIC Learn Its – focussing on quick recall of our 2, 5, and 10 times tables.

 

Science

In Science this term, the children will identify that most living things live in habitats to which they are suited and describe how different habitats provide for the basic needs.  The children will identify and name a variety of plants and animals in their habitats, including microhabitats.

 

Geography

This half term we will be discovering India looking at the physical and human features and comparing it to the UK.

 

Art

This half term we are learning different techniques to decorate fabric.

 

R.E.

In R.E this half term, we will be discussing the question Does praying at regular intervals everyday help him/her in life?’ The children will be learning about commitment for themselves and the importance of prayers to Muslims.

 

Music

In music the children will look at rhythm and beat in a variety of songs.

 

P.E.

Dance/Gymnastics

With Mrs Parker

 

Multi-skills

The children will learn to pass and receive a ball showing control along with dribble the ball in space and around cones, throwing and passing. The children will learn these skills and begin to apply them to small team games, working on using their ball skills to make it difficult for their opponent.  They will also develop their reaction skills.

 

© Copyright 2014–2019 Isle of Ely Primary School