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Autumn Second Half Term
Autumn First Half Term
Woolly Mammoths
Hello Yellow Day 2020
Hello Yellow Day 2020

As part of our English unit, we read and followed instructions to make our own Woolly Mammoths. Next week we will be writing instructions so that other children can read them and make their own Woolly Mammoths too. 

Apollo Class 2019 - 2020
Hello everyone, below you will find resources, plans and activities to support your child's learning during this time. 

Week Commencing 13.07.2020

 

This is the final week of home learning before the start of the summer holidays. Thank you for your continued support in your child's learning during this time. Have a wonderful summer break when it arrives.

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Week Commencing 25.05.2020 (half term)

This week is half term and there are no expectations for home learning. However, should you wish to continue with some structure in your days, please find a range of activities below. Enjoy your week smiley

The following documents are for the Land Ahoy activities this week.
Week commencing 11.05.2020

Week commencing 04.05.2020

Please find below learning for this week. The sorting cards is an attachment for one of the Land A'Hoy tasks.

Week commencing 27.04.2020

Please find below some activities for the week ahead.

(The Ramadan paper lantern activity can easily be done using paper, rather than printing the template.)

Week Commencing 20.04.20

Thursday 23rd April - St George's Day

We have added some extra tasks for St George's Day, including a story to read, a writing activity and some maths challenges. You might also want to design your own dragon! Perhaps you could make a model using items from your recycling? Or paint a picture? Perhaps you could make a cartoon to tell the story, with some pictures? We would love to see what you come up with - send us your pictures!

Useful websites:

 

If you were looking for more work for your child to do, there are several websites that you can access that have daily lessons on. Please see below:

Hi all, I have attached a document which outlines the end of year objectives that we aim to meet for Year 2 for each subject. Please use this document as a guideline as every child's learning is different and unique. It should help you see the expectation we have for our Year 2s and what we aim to achieve by the end of Year 2. (Taken from the Government national curriculum document)

Below is a link that opens a Virtual Bookbag, the Collins e-books follow the reading scheme we have in school and allows the children a hub of books to enjoy. Simply click the link, enter your details and start reading!

Start the day off right!

Hi all, if you’re looking for useful apps to help support their learning - give these a try!

White Rose MATHS ACTIVITIES

In Year 2, we follow the White Rose Maths scheme for our daily lessons. The White Rose website now has a dedicated section for Home Learning where you can access a daily maths lesson, linked to the learning we would be doing in school. Each lesson has a video for input to go through the learning, a worksheet to demonstrate understanding and an answer sheet to check over at the end. The resources are really clear and easy to use, should you wish to follow them.

Week 1 and Week 2 could be used over the Easter break, should you wish to!

Week 3 would link to the week starting Monday 20th April.

 

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-2/

Easter holiday - English and Maths Problem Solving

Here are some fun problem-solving tasks that you might wish to attempt over the Easter break. They focus on solving problems and finding clues to discover the culprit who committed a crime! There are some tricky questions so children may need a bit of help: the answers are provided but no cheating!!

The Great Fire of London

Here is a link to a wonderful, interactive website, based on the Great Fire of London. Make sure you have the volume turned on so that you can hear the story and instructions.

http://www.fireoflondon.org.uk/

 

When you have finished, you might like to try one of these tasks.

Easter Activities

Please find below some fun, family activities that you may wish to use over the coming weeks. They can be done easily on paper, if you do not have access to a printer.

Mini Mentors

Children helped each other read through their non-chronological reports and edit spelling and punctuation errors.

 

Apollo are Cosmic Collaborators!

Computing 💻

Apollo enjoyed participating in their first coding lesson. Children were able to logon on to the laptops and find the correct website. They could then follow the instructions given to complete simple coding techniques. This involved moving characters left, right, up and down on the screen.

Stunnng Start - Wriggle and Crawl

To kick start off our new topic ‘Wriggle and Crawl’, Apollo went on a bug hunting mission in our forest area. They used recycled materials to create amazing minibeasts and brought natural materials back from the forest to create more amazing minibeasts. Keep an eye out for more bug adventures and don’t forget to ask us what we have been learning.

Stunning Start - Muck, Mess & Mixtures

Apollo class enjoyed a messy start to our new topic ‘Muck, Mess & Mixtures’. 

 

We created splatter pictures, bubble paint pictures, shaving foam puffy paint, firework art & ice cube painting. We even made our own potions. Finally, we completed some mini science experiments - making the felt tip man move and the paper clip float.

Framlingham Castle trip

Children had a fantastic time on our school trip. They enjoyed climbing to the top of castle to walk around it’s walls and spot the different parts they had learnt about. They also got to see the museum and objects that people in the past used in everyday life.

 

Apollo’s behaviour was exceptional and they all earned 4 class dojo points.

For those of you who could not make 'Meet the teacher' I have uploaded the Powerpoint so that you can see all the information that was said.

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Trip Letter - Framlingham Castle

We kicked off our new topic ‘Towers, Tunnels & Turrets’ by making catapults and testing how far they would travel across the playground.

Catapults

Year 1

Dear zoo, we had a lovely time! The kids had an amazing time and so did we.

In Science we are looking at animals. Ask me about different animals parts. We can even tell you that birds and fish are different because birds have wings for flying and lungs for breathing. Whereas fish have fins for swimming and gills for breathing.

We have been learning about tricky turns. We went out outside and practically turned using arrows to help us figure out what a quarter, half, three quarter and full turn was. We then went in and practised this with numicon. Some of us had a try and using our reasoning and problem solving skills on tricky problems!

We have been researching facts about Rio, Brazil and the Amazon Rainforest. We are gathering data to include in our holiday brochures which we will be writing next week...watch this space!

Hi all, as I am sure you are all now aware we are having a Camulos Carnival in year 1! This will be taking place on Thursday 23rd May 2019 at 2pm. A letter with more information will be going out next week. We hope you are all able to make it! Many thanks, Year 1. 

Look at our amazing invitations!

Welcome to Rio de Vida! As part of our new topic we have been creating carnival masks and instruments. We had fun dancing and singing to carnival music and we even paraded around the playground to the beat of the music. We are loving our new topic!

We had a lovely visit from the Ambulance service! The children got to go on the ambulance and speak to a nurse. They learnt lots of new things and even got shown how to bandage up certain injuries. Take a look!

From all of us in Apollo - we hope you all have a lovely Easter break and have lots of fun! 

The spellings that were sent out last week will be tested first week back after the break. This is why no new spellings were sent out. 

 

Have a lovely break!

The children learnt all about people in our community who support us. Apollo enjoyed the fireman telling them all about their job. We even got to go in the truck! "Best day ever!" - Apollo class

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