Miss Livesey P2L, Miss McGhee P2M

P2M and P2L class blog 01.06.2022

Hello and Happy Wednesday! 

A short but busy week! We really enjoyed celebrating the Jubilee and getting dressed in our ‘finest’ clothes.  

Here is a little look at our week…….. 

Literacy  

  • New Sounds: magic e (with a, e, i, o and u) 
  • Dictation: mate, Pete, kite, hope, tube 
  • Hold the sentence: I fly my kite with my mate Pete.  
  • Dictation/Hold the Sentence: we are marking our own learning using ‘Pink of Think and Green for Great’. This is a fantastic way for learners to reflect on their progress and receive immediate feedback.  
  • SWST – Single Word Spelling Test 
  • Writing: No writing in jotters this week 
  • Our writing ‘Star Steps’ for Term 3 are: 
  • Capital letters, finger spaces, full stops (non-negotiables)  
  • Use connectives 
  • Use contractions 
  • Sometimes learners will also receive an individual Star Step to support their learning 
  • Handwriting – letter size/formation control  

Reading  

  • No book sent home this week 
  • Reading activities covered in class  

Maths/Numeracy 

  • Counting in 3s/3 Times Table 
  • PACE challenge: counting in 3s  
  • Estimating – length 
  • Measure – length 
  • Standard units (cms) 
  • Using a ruler  

Other Curricular Areas 

  • PE:  Fitness and Yoga 
  • Health and Well-being: Daily Mile 
  • Health and Well-being: Meditation. This week the children have enjoyed Bubble Mediation. Here is the link for you to relax too: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UEuFi9PxKuo 
  • Health and Well-being: Emotions 
  • Art – window display for the Jubilee Party  
  • Art – self-portraits (for the time capsule) 

Tomato Plants 

  • Recycled pots – thank you for sending these in! 
  • Plants came home this week 
  •  Tomato Grow Chart: steps 3, 4 and 5 achieved. Don’t forget to add the stickers to your chart 
  • We hope you enjoy following the rest of the steps at home!  

Let’s talk learning! 

  1. Can you tell me about Magic e? What does it do to the vowel sound? 
  1. What are the 5 vowels?  
  1. Can you show me your actions to Dancing Queen? 
  1. Can you explaine what ‘estimating’ is? 

P2 Mogs 

  • We re-planted our tomato plants……….. 
  • Jubilee Garden Party ready……… 

P2 Ladybirds 

Looking forward to next week 

  • P2 trip – Tuesday 7th June 
  • New Sounds: soft c and g  
  • Dictation  
  • Hold the sentence  
  • Writing: Poems  
  • Reading: non-fiction book 
  • Numeracy: 3 Times Table 
  • Numeracy: PACE challenge  
  • Maths: Measure and Estimating 

Extra Information/ polite reminders  

On Tuesday 7th June P2M and P2L will be going on a class trip to Dynamic Earth! 

We are super excited to be going on a trip and can’t wait to have lots of fun. Please remember to pay via Parent Pay by Friday 3rd June. It would also be super helpful if you could give your child a home packed lunch that day – thanks! 

Our Trip itinerary: 

10.30 – LEAVE SCHOOL  

11:15 – ARRIVE AT DYNAMIC EARTH 

11:30 – PLANETARIUM 

12:00 – TOUR (1hr) 

13:00 – FINISH (GOING TO ARTHUR’S SEAT FOR LUNCH) 

14.30 – ARRIVE BACK AT SCHOOL  

We are here to help and support you, please feel free to send in any questions or concerns via office admin or if you are happy to, catch us at the door at the beginning/end of the day. 

Thanks for your continued help and support. Have a lovely long weekend, see you all on Monday!  

The P2 Team 😊