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Summer 2022

 

Welcome back to the summer term. 

 

This term we are exploring a project titled ‘Magnificent Monarchs’. In this project children will learn about the English and British monarchy from AD 871 to the present day. Using timelines, information about royal palaces, portraits and other historical sources, they will build up an understanding of the monarchs and then research six of the most significant sovereigns in British history.

 

In addition, we will be following the national curriculum requirements of English, Maths, Science, RHSE and R.E. In English, we will be looking at a range of fiction, non-fiction and poetry texts and developing our understanding of spellings, punctuation and grammar. In Maths, we will be developing and applying the number system, securing numerical fluency and calculating. We will also be exploring fractions, measure, statistics and understanding geometry (properties of shape). 

 

P.E. will take place on a Monday and Tuesday afternoon where we will continue to wear our P.E kit to school. The kit consist of a sky blue polo, royal blue Oaklands jumper, royal blue cotton shorts, socks and suitable sports trainers. For health and safety reasons earrings and watches should be removed for all P.E lessons and long hair must be tied up.

 

Homework

Reading:                                    Every night (15 minutes – please comment on your child’s reading record).

                                                   Reading books will be changed on a Monday and Tuesday and each pupil will take two                                                       books home depending on their level of reading ability. Please make sure children have                                                        their books available in school every day.

 

Work from an area of the         This will be given out on a Friday and to be returned the following Thursday in 

curriculum:                                homework books. It will also be displayed on the Google classroom page.

 

Doodle Maths:                           Daily Maths practice to ensure that gaps are continually being filled and there is                                                                   continual progression

 

In addition to me the class have 'Fuller Friday' as they will be taught by Mrs Fuller. Additionally, if you, or anyone you know, has skills or knowledge that could enrich our in-class learning, we would love to hear from you and see if we can make use of this in our lessons. 

 

If you have any concerns, or questions regarding your child, please contact the school office (admin@oaklands.herts.sch.uk) to arrange a meeting. 

 

Kind regards,

 

Mrs Morgan

 

Dahl Class Teacher 

 

Magnificent Monarchs Knowledge Organiser

Websites and links

 

Here are links to a range of useful websites to support your child in their learning.

 

 

Recommended Reading Books for Year 2

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