This week, the Year 1 and 2 children have been completing assessments to help us to understand what their areas of strengths are and what we need to practise for the last few weeks of school.
On Wednesday, we headed to the farm where we looked at all of the different fruit trees and described them. We had to hunt for each one and identify them on our list. We also fed the animals, planted some onions and had a chance to collect some potatoes to take home. We then headed to
In Maths, the Year 1 and 2s have been solving difficult addition and subtraction problems including problems with numbers over 20. They used dienes blocks to solve them and some children are able to use their knowledge of place value to solve them in their heads.
Some of our youngest children have been learning numbers up to 30, learning one more and one less and also how to add and subtract using blocks.
In English, our Year 1s and 2s have been learning how to write in the
This week, the year 1 and 2s finished their report writing all about electricity. They put all of their writing, pictures and captions together and thought about the layout. We have begun our new topic which is diary writing. We explored the story The Journey, with the whole class including EYFS. It has no words so we had to make our own by looking at the pictures!
In Maths, we have been problem solving using our knowledge of place value. The children enjoyed completing miss
This week in English, the children have been writing their non-fiction reports about electricity. They have been writing them in neat with pictures, captions and labels and will be thinking about the layout of their reports before it goes up on display. We have begun learning about Van Gogh this week. Did you know that he painted around 2000 paintings but only sold one whilst he was alive? We looked at and discussed his most popular pictures and talked about which one we like