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“The school is a shining example of Christian love and care"
Mrs Perry

Summer Term 1    Newsletter      Year 2

 

Mrs Fritz and I would like to welcome the children back after our Easter term break.  We hope you have had a restful break and the children are excited to start  the  new term, where there will be lots of new  learning happening and of course Year 2 SATs.  Miss Reeve, a trainee teacher, who was with us in the Autumn term, returns on Monday 23rd April for her final placement. She will be taking on the role of teacher during her time with us whilst I support her. I know she is very excited to be returning to St Mary's and I know the children will be very pleased to see her again.

 

 

This terms theme is  Space. Through this topic the children will learn key facts about:  space exploration, Neil Armstrong, planets, moons and stars.  Linked to this is our science unit, Seasonal Changes. Through this unit the children will look at how  plants and animals change during the seasons,  use symbols on weather maps, present weather broadcasts and set up  investigations about the weather. Art is linked to science as the children will  be creating  seasonal paintings using a range of different painting techniques.

 

Dates for your diary!

 

Bank Holiday closure Monday 7th  May

Year 2 SATS-  these will be on the following days Thursday 17th May, Friday 18th May, Tuesday 22nd May and Wednesday 23rd May.

 

 

 

Maths: This term we will be consolidating,  place value, the four operations including word problems and space and shape. The children will also be learning about fractions and position and direction.

 

English:  We will begin the term by using the book, The Day the Crayons Quit. This will enable the children to learn about letter writing and their features. This will be followed by a book called, Building Boy.

 

 

RE: Churches in  Christianity- through this unit we are hoping to visit both St Mary's and Christ the King (Date to follow) as we will be comparing churches and also looking at symbols in churches and their significance.

 

PSHE:  We will be learning about making choices that impact on others, how disabilities affect people, what freedom means and e-safety.

 

PE  is now on Monday and Friday afternoons. Please ensure your child has a full PE kit that is named.

 

If you have any concerns and need to see me please make an appointment at the office.

Mrs Perry

St Mary's Church of England VA Primary Academy
Fuller Street  
Kettering

NN16 0JH

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