Silkstone Primary School, High Street, Silkstone, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S75 4LR

01226 790333

Silkstone Primary School

A School with Soul

 

Welcome to Class Two 

Welcome to Class 2

In Class 2, the children will be working with Miss Felton and Mrs Kay. Our priorities are for your child to feel happy, safe and secure in order to help them make the most of their learning. 

Please help us to develop your child’s independence, by allowing them to come into the cloakroom on their own each morning and get themselves organised. 

To help your child with their learning, it is really important that you hear them read at least three times a week at home and support them in learning their spellings each week too. Children need to bring books in to change on a Monday. I will also be uploading homework onto seesaw each week, for children to do alongside parents at home.

Our PE sessions for this half term will be on a Tuesday and Wednesday, so please make sure your child comes in their PE kit on these days.

Later in the year, we start to learn times tables, so you could support this at home by counting in 2, 3, 5, and 10’s and by beginning to ask times tables questions within these. There are lots of other wonderful online resources you can use to support learning at home including Purple Mash and Oxford Owl.

 

Old Moor RSPB

We had a wonderful trip to Old Moor RSB reserve linked to our Science Topic.  We enjoyed pond dipping and bird spotting.  The RSPB staff said that our class were 'honestly one of the most well behaved and polite group of children we’ve had'  Mrs Felton was very proud.

Mini Mudder

We all had a brilliant time braving the challenge of the Mini Mudder and got thoroughly muddy and wet in the process. A great time was had by everyone!

Dance! Dance! Dance!

Sunshine Sunflowers

Class 2 have earned 100 gems in the jar and as such, they had a treat of a crafting morning.  Photo for the class page. They made sunflowers.

Julia Ogden

We really enjoyed working with the artist, Julia Ogden to create some pictures of the African savannah.  We used acrylics and different printing techniques to create different textures for our landscapes.  We then carefully drew and cut out animal silhouettes to add to our pictures to create some wonderful final pieces.

Summer Term Curriculum Map

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PE Lessons

We have enjoyed our Dance unit this half term.

World Book Day

We all enjoyed sharing our favourite books on World Book day.

 

Paint Mixing

We are looking at hot and cold colours in art, which links with our Geography topic on contrasting locations.  We have drawn a design, mixed our own colours Next we'll add on pattern effects with pencil.

 

Times Tables Rockstars

We all enjoyed dressing up as Rockstars for the finale of our Times Tables Battle week against Year One. Rock on! 

Spring Term Overview

Gymnastics

This term in our PE lessons we are learning gymnastics.  We have developing our balance and coordination and enjoyed working with a group to create a routine.

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The Great Big Little Nativity.

We all enjoyed performing in our fantastic Nativity production.  We had worked really hard learning all our lines and all the words to the songs.  It was wonderful to perform our Nativity for our parents.  Merry Christmas!

Dance

We have just started dance lessons in PE.  We are developing our movements and trying to stay in time with the music.

Spooky costumes

We enjoyed dressing up in our spooky costumes on the last day of half term.

Conisborough Castle

We thoroughly enjoyed our trip to the Castle.

Recorders

We are enjoying learning to play the recorder and hope you enjoy listening to us too.

Science Investigation

We have been investigating different materials to identify their properties in our Science lesson.

Red Cross run for Refugees

We ran a mile around the school to raise money for the Red Cross to support refugees in Afghanistan.  

This week we have been using drama to explore our class text, The Egg-Box Dragon.

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