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Year 1/2 – Amber

Welcome to Amber Class

Readers of the Day!

Readers of the Day!  1

Visit from Adrian Farmer (a history expert). He gave us a talk about what Milford was like in the past.

Visit from Adrian Farmer (a history expert). He gave us a talk about what Milford was like in the past. 1

Learning about capacity

Learning about capacity 1

We had a visitor today in Amber Class... Bella the dog! Thanks to Franchesca's mum for bringing her in to see us. The children are going to write a poem about her.

We had a visitor today in Amber Class... Bella the dog! Thanks to Franchesca's mum for bringing her in to see us. The children are going to write a poem about her. 1
We had a visitor today in Amber Class... Bella the dog! Thanks to Franchesca's mum for bringing her in to see us. The children are going to write a poem about her. 2

Friday 1st March

 

We hope you all had a lovely half term holiday.

 

This half term our topic is "What a Wonderful World!"  Take a look at the topic web to find out what the children will be learning about.

 

This week the children have been using money (please continue this at home by involving the children in your visits to the shops) and learning animal poems. Click on the links below to hear 2 of the poems we've read! 

 

http://www.spikemilligan.co.uk/spike-milligan-poem-text.php?poem=On-the-Ning-Nang-Nong

https://www.poetryarchive.org/poem/walking-my-iguana

 

In Science lessons, the children have been finding out about adult animals and their babies and about the life cycles of cats, butterflies and frogs. 

 

In Personal, Health and Social Education, the children discussed different feelings and emotions and had their face photographed to show that emotion/feeling. Back in the classroom, there was lots of fun and laughter as they worked out what their friends' faces showed! 

 

Next week

  • Adrian Farmer, a local historian, will be visiting us on Wednesday 6th March to talk about Milford's local history
  • World Book Day on Thursday 7th March - come dressed as a book character. We'll be doing lots of activities around a range of books.
  • English - writing animal poems
  • Maths - investigating how much capacity different liquids measure
  • Science - discussing how we change from babies into adults
  • Design Technology - creating mini allotments. Please bring in a small takeaway tub for your child to create their allotment by Wednesday 6th March. 
  • Personal, Health and Social Education - more work exploring feelings and emotions. What colour would happiness be? What animal would happiness represent? What about anger? 

 

Thank you for your continued support with reading and homework. Please read regularly, ideally every night if you can, and note down your comments in the green reading record. Reading is the key to knowledge and we find it really does make a huge amount of difference to your child's enjoyment of school. 

 

Have a great weekend! Hope you get out and about and have loads of fun together. 

 

Mrs Whitehall, Mrs Jones and Mrs Hills

 

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What a Wonderful World! topic web

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Wednesday 6th February

 

This afternoon the children have been thinking about how they can all be a superhero in school by working hard and doing their best. Some of the children also designed their own mask smiley

Today we welcomed five students from Derby University. They worked with the children on a range of English activities.

Visit from students

Visit from students 1
Visit from students 2
Visit from students 3
Visit from students 4
Visit from students 5

Friday 1st February

 

As always, the children have been working really hard and having lots of fun - well done everyone! 

 

Next week they will continue to learn about plants and flowers. The children will be finding out about different types of trees. They will also be reading Jack and the Beanstalk and completing activities around this story. In maths, the children will be practising their multiplying and dividing facts. 

 

We love the children bringing things in from home so anything Jack related would be warmly received! 

 

Enjoy your weekend! 

 

Mrs Hills, Mrs Whitehall and Mrs Jones 

Y2 drawing shape pictures

Friday 23rd November

 

This week in English the children have been learning about diaries. Feel free to encourage your child to write a diary and bring it in to school to share with the class. In lessons next week, we'll be writing diaries. 

 

Maths this week has been about adding! The Year 1s have been adding 1 or 2 more to a number. The Year 2s have been adding multiples of 10 and 11, 12 and 13 to any 2-digit number. Have a go at home if you get chance!

 

The children are working hard learning their lines for the Christmas play. Well done everyone! The singing is fantastic too smiley 

 

During PE lessons, the children have been practising their balancing skills. Adam, our coach, has been teaching the class to use their eyes and body when using their balance. 

 

Next week the children will continue to write diaries. They'll learn about subtraction in maths and begin to design their London vehicle in topic.

 

Have a lovely weekend! 

Peace Workshop

As part of Anti-bullying week, we walked to the chapel to take part in a 'Peace' workshop. The children loved learning about the meaning of peace and listened well to Bible stories.

Y2 learning about commas

Y2 learning about commas  1

Elliot's wonderful writing... Well done!

Elliot's wonderful writing... Well done! 1

15.11.18

 

It's Anti-bullying Week! The theme of the week is Respect and we are learning all about what it means to be respectful. We're also learning why bullies bully and how we can say STOP! 

 

Here is a clip that the children have watched in class:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/watch/p011hz9w?collection=bugbears-bullying 

The new climbing frame!

6.11.18

 

Welcome back! Hope you've all had a good half term holiday. 

 

This week in Amber Class we continue to study London. The children will be creating a clay sculpture of a London landmark.

 

Homework

Please continue to read with your child at least 4 times per week. Homework will be given out tomorrow (Wednesday). This half term we've set the usual spellings homework (you'll get the whole half term so you can see what your child will be learning at a glance) and the occasional maths activity to complete. 

Australia Week

Australia Week 22nd October

 

Commencing Monday 22nd October is AUSTRALIA WEEK across the whole school! We'll be learning about everything Antipodean. Activities will include creating dot paintings, learning facts about the country and hopefully some baking mailfrown

 

Please feel free to send in items of interest if you have anything related to Oz! 

 

 

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Fantastic teamwork from Sadie and Narem

Fantastic teamwork from Sadie and Narem 1

What a wonderful story map about The Great Fire of London. Well done Rory, Narem, Elliot, Ethan and Nikol!

What a wonderful story map about The Great Fire of London. Well done Rory, Narem, Elliot, Ethan and Nikol! 1

We've been learning about our school motto "Care, Share, Respect, Learn" and today we've been discussing RESPECT.

Athletics Tournament 1st October 2018

Homework

 

Homework is handed out on a Wednesday, back in on a Tuesday. Please make sure the homework book (pink book) is in school on Tuesdays, even if the homework isn't completed, so that the new spellings can be stuck in. Homework consists of spellings and reading (daily please - every little helps!). 

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Articulation of Phonemes

A useful video clip showing the correct 'pure' pronounciation of phonemes (units of sound).

Wye Class - updates on the PGL trip is on the news tab of the website.
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