P2/3 Golden Treasures Week beginning 12th October

Another super week in the Golden Treasures class. Here’s what we’ve been learning this week. 


  • Spelling- Team Jewels: initial sounds a, t, p, n
  • Team Gold: revision of the ow/ou sound for example: cow, owl, bow, town; loud, cloud, proud, shout Tricky words: into, here
  • Team Treasure: spelling words with ai/ay for example: aim, chair, train, straining, stay, pray, today Tricky words: only, old
  • Reading- continuing to work on our fluency skills when reading aloud; we completed a how many letters activity and we made character profiles of characters from James and Giant Peach
  • Handwriting- continuing to practise our letter formation. We have worked on forming c, C, d, D, e, E and f, F correctly this week.
  • Writing- writing super sentences with capital letters and full stops about our friends.
  • Dictation of our spelling sounds and writing a sentence.



Numeracy and Maths

  • Sequencing/ordering numbers from smallest to largest.
  • Counting from a variety of starting points both backwards and forwards.
  • Practising counting in 2s, 5s and 10s.
  • Working on number bonds to 10, 20 and 100 and knowing these really confidently; making posters about bonds to 10 and 100 with a partner.
  • Addition skills: bridging through 10 to add numbers.
  • Reading and displaying information in charts: creating our own Carroll diagrams.


Other Areas

  • Continuing our learning about sound in science. We thought about how instruments make sounds that were quiet, loud, high and low.
  • Outdoor- games to help our teamwork and listening skills- and Letters and Numbers and PE with “Joe”. Choosing our own games to play.

Have a great week off and we look forward to welcoming you back on Tuesday 27th October.

Mrs Graham and Mrs Tweedie