Class 2 2019 - 2020
Welcome to Class 2!
Spring Term 2020
Hello! Welcome to Class 2's webpage. Here you can find out about everything we are learning in class. You can also find important documents such as our current Knowledge Organiser, newsletter and spelling lists.
This half term in Class 2 we are learning about...
History: Ancient Egypt
We are very excited to start learning about our new topic, Ancient Egypt. In our new knowledge organiser you can see the key vocabulary for the topic and some key information which we will be studying throughout the topic. A few areas of Ancient Egypt which we will be looking at in Class 2 include:
- Understanding when Ancient Egypt began and when it came to an end
- Looking at the key geographical features of Egypt including the Nile and it's delta
- Exploring Ancient Egyptian farming
- Understandng the different jobs and roles of people during the Ancient Egyptian period
- Researching important Pharaohs
- Studying mummification
- Exploring Ancient Egyptians Gods and beliefs
- Researching Egyptian clothing
- Understanding the importance of the pyramids
In English we will be reading the book Secrets of a Sun King to link to our history topic of the Ancient Egyptians.
Geography: Researching our Local Area
This half term we will be exploring our local area of Bosley. Children will be out and about, exploring Bosley - undertaking fieldwork and creating maps of the area. We will use OS symbols to show the important and notable places within the village and we will create graphs and charts to represent data which we collect.
In science, year 3 and 4 will be exploring states of matter, including solids, liquids and gases. In year 5 and 6, we will be looking at space with a particular focus on the moon, sun and stars.
In R.E we will begin to explore Judaism. We will cover their main beliefs, explore places of worship and special festivals.
In french we will be learning about body parts, colours and clothes.
PSHE will cover various different topics throughout the half term.
In Art and Design technology we will be using clay to explore texture and form.
Please see our current newsletter for more detail about what we are learning in Class 2!
Children to bring reading records into school everyday. Reading records will be checked on a weekly basis. Guided reading and independent reading will be recorded in their records by the teacher.
PE is every Thursday. Please ensure that children have their named PE kits in school at all times.
Spellings will be practised in class and a Word Check will be carried out on a Friday.
Homework will usually consist of two pieces of work, focussing on English/Maths. Sometimes homework will be linked to a Science or a foundation subject. Homework will be handed out on a Friday and children must bring it back by the following Thursday.
Please feel free to catch us at the end of the school day if you have any questions. Alternatively, you can make an appointment through the school office.
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