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Cloverlea Primary School

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Spring Term

Reading

Reading books will be changed twice a week, please make sure that you send your child's reading book into school every Monday and Thursday to be change. 

A teacher or Teaching Assistant will listen to your child read on a fortnightly basis during 1:1 reading and weekly during group reading sessions. At home, please read daily with your child and please continue to write comments in their reading diaries to facilitate communication between home and school regarding your child’s reading.

 

Homework

Homework will set each Thursday via our ClassDojo. This will include spellings and times tables to learn, English (Vocabulary Laboratory) and Maths which will be set via mymaths.  Homework should be submitted to Mrs. Brogan by the following Wednesday via the ClassDojo. 

Spellings and times tables will be tested every Wednesday in school.

 

P.E

During the Spring Term, our PE days will be Tuesday and Fridays. Please come to school in your PE kits on those days. 

PE on Tuesday will be focussing on ball skills with Joe Brown and Friday continues with Mr. Barnes. 

 

English  

In the first half term we will be building on the learning that has taken place in the autumn term, starting with a look at alternative versions of Hansel and Gretel. 

SPaG

Now that the children have completed their Phonics Check we are now looking at the Year 2 curriculum for Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar. Here the children have explored nouns, verbs and adjectives as well as conjunctions and different suffices. 

 

Maths - We use Maths No Problem following the National Curriculum enhancing this with active maths lessons. 

 

Computing - Computer systems and Networks: Word Processing. Here we learn about word processing and how to stay safe online as well developing touch typing skills. Introduce important keyboard shortcuts, as well as simple editing tools within a word processor including: bold, italics, underline and font colour as well as how to import images

 

Art - This half term we will be looking at art and design skills. Here we will look at design, drawing, craft, painting and art appreciation: exploring tone through shading, developing weaving skills, working with clay and experimenting with brush strokes. 

 

D&T - This half term we will be looking at Mechanisms: Making a moving monster. Here we will explore levers, linkages and pivots through existing products and experimentation, use this research to construct and assemble a moving monster.

 

History - Florence Nightingale (Autumn First half) Queen Elizabeth (Autumn Second half) 

                Timperley 50 Years ago (Spring 2) 

 

Geography - We are looking at our local village Timperley. What amenities does the village include? The children will be exploring different maps and plans before designing their own ideal village. 

 

Religious Education - What can we learn from Sacred Books? 

 

Music - Trafford Music services follow a fabulous scheme called 'Charanga.' 

 

French - Gulay (our French language assistant) delivers French each Friday. 

 

Science - Our topic for the spring term is Materials followed by Plants. 

 

Jigsaw - Dreams and Goals (Spring First Half) 

             - Healthy Me (Spring Second Half) 

World Book Day

Science - Plants

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