Year 2/3 2019 - 2020

Mrs Molloy

Science Co-ordinator
KS1 Class Teacher

Mrs Hopkinson

KS1 HLTA

Miss Read

School Direct Student Teacher

Welcome Back!

Welcome to the YELLOW class! Our teacher is Mrs Molloy.
This half term we have lots of exciting things happening such as a trip to Halton Castle, the dojo shop, using the new active boards on the playground and our weekly attendance raffle. 
 
Key Information about Our Class:
  • PE is every Thursday with Mr Green and Tuesday with Mrs Molloy
  • Children should be heard read every night and bring their reading book to school every day
  • Homework will be set on a Monday and is due in on a Friday 
 

Have a look at what we are up to this half term ..

History – I’m the King of the Castle
 
  • Know how Britain has change since castles were built
  • To know about types of castles and discuss their advantages and disadvantages.
  • Know what is meant by ‘battlement’
  • Know some of the main characteristics of a castle
  • Know how castles were used for attacking and defending armies
  • To know at least five jobs that existed in castle times and if they still exist today
DT – Castles
Designing
  • Prove that a design meets a set criteria
  • Design a product and make sure that it looks attractive.
  • Choose a material for both its suitability and its appearance.
Making
  • Follow a step by step plan choosing the right equipment and materials.
  • Select the most appropriate tools and techniques for a given task.
  • Work accurately to measure, make cuts and make holes.
Evaluating
  • Explain how to improve a finished model.
  • Know why a model has or has not been successful.
Science – Chemistry

 

  • Compare and group together different kinds of rocks on the basis of their appearance and simple physical properties.
  • Describe in simple terms how fossils are formed when things that have lived are trapped within a rock.
  • Recognise that soils are made from rocks and organic matter.
  • Know about and explain the difference between sedimentary, metamorphic and igneous rock.
Music – Junk
Compose
  • Combine different sounds to create a specific mood or feeling.
Listen
  • Listen carefully and recognise high and low phrases.
Use and understand
  • Create repeated patterns with different instruments.
  • Improve my work; explaining how it has been improved.
Appreciate
  • Use musical words to describe a piece of music and compositions.
  • Use musical words to describe what they like and do not like about a piece of music.
MFL – Spanish (All about Me)
 
  • Name and describe people, a place and an object.
  • Have a short conversation saying 3 – 4 things
  • Give response using a short phrase.
  • Start to speak using a full sentence.
  • Read and understand a short passage using familiar language.
  • Explain the main points in a short passage.
  • Read a passage independently
  • Use a bilingual dictionary or glossary to look up new words.
  • Write phrases from memory.
  • Write 2 – 3 short sentences on a familiar topic.
R.E. – Hinduism
  • Use some religious words and phrases to recognise and name features of Hinduism.
  • Know what happens at a Hindu wedding and talk about why Hindus celebrate marriage like this
  • Explain why a Mandir is important to a Hindu person
  • Compare similarities and difference between a wedding ceremony from two different religions
PSHE – Being me in My World
  • I recognise my worth and can identify positive things about myself and my achievements.
  • I can set personal goals.
  • I can face new challenges positively, make responsible choices and ask for help when I need it.
  • I understand why rules are needed and how they relate to rights and responsibilities.
  • I understand that my actions affect myself and others and I care about other people’s feelings.

 

 

Year 2/3: Gallery items

Year 2/3: Events items

Macmillan Coffee Morning, by Mrs Bolton

Family Library Session, by Mrs Bolton

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