Welcome to our Class Page. Spiders 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 @SpiderIOE
Who teaches our class?
Miss Burnford – Spider Class Teacher
Ms Stoneman & Mrs Butterfield – 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?
Does every capital city have to have a capital?
What would we look like if we were painted by Hans Holbein?
We will be learning about non-chronological reports, fantasy stories and poetry appreciation.
We will be learning about place value, addition and subtraction, shape, money and time.
We will also be practising our CLIC Learn Its – adding 2, adding 3 and double 6, 7, 8, 9.
In Science this term, the children will be leaning about animals including humans and what they need to survive. They will also be finding out about food chains.
This half term we will be naming, locating and identifying characteristics of the four countries and capital cities of the UK.
This half term we are learning about the work of Hans Holbein. We will be recreating their style of work.
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.
Working in a Team
Our project this term is ‘Doing Good’ and raising money for a charity
Is on a Tuesday and Wednesday. The children will be:
Consolidating skills learnt in Year one, including Rolling, Jumping, Balancing, travelling.
New skills – Straddle and Pike Jump, Front Kicks and Forward leap.
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 sent home regularly.
Please support your child by helping them with telling the time and coins.