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Millbrook Primary School

‘Learning about caring; caring about learning’

Chestnut – Year 2

Croeso! 

Welcome to Dosbarth Chestnut.

Week beginning 30.11.20

Hello everyone! 

Just a reminder that there is no forest school this week. 

 

Thank you to the children who have already completed their homework on hedgehogs. heart laugh Don't worry if you haven't, I've given you until the end of term - see google classroom for details.

 

We are getting closer to that special time of year and we have lots of lovely activities planned for you! See below for the blended learning for the next fortnight. smiley

 

 

 

 

 

Week beginning 23.11.20

 

Hello everyone!

We are going to forest school on Wednesday. Please can you send a spare pair of leggings in case we get wet! laugh

 

We have a new animal hiding in our class tree this week - a hedgehog! What facts can you find out about them? Draw a picture and write 2-4 facts in your green book. 

Last week we sent home four sound trees - ou, ow / ee, ea / igh, i-e, y, ie / oy, oi. Please put these in the back of the green workbooks. Thank you smiley

Week beginning 16.11.20

 

Hello everyone! Thank you for your support last week - the children looked amazing on Friday, for Children In Need and the school raised so much - fantastic result! heart 

 

Well done to everyone accessing the Mathletics programme and to the children who have earned a certificate! laugh yes

 

There is a new blended learning menu for the next fortnight. Remember to look at google classroom using the Hwb log ins.

 

Blended learning document beginning 16.11.20

 

 

 

Week beginning 09.11.20

 

Hello everyone! 

Just a reminder that Wednesday is forest school and also the day for the flu immunisations.

Friday is Children In Need Day. The children can come to school in their own "spotty" clothes.

 

Please do not bring in money as we can't accept it, but there is a "Just Giving Children In Need" donation page.

 

The blended learning document from last week is also for this week so take a look! Also on there is a fun homework activity to do with your child! smiley

 

The homework activity on last weeks document has also been copied to our google classroom. Use your hwb logins for this! laugh

Week beginning 02.11.20

 

Hi everyone, I hope you had a relaxing half term and despite the lockdown, a good Halloween!

Just a reminder - forest school will be next week - 11.11.20. laugh

It was lovely talking to parents this evening and I am looking forward to speaking to others over the next few days. If you haven't booked a time please come and see me, I will still fit you in! smiley

This is an overview of our learning for the next two weeks. There is a highlighted part in the project section for you and your children to have fun and complete at home!

 

 

Week beginning 19.10.20

 

Hello again!

Firstly I must say I have been blown away by the amazing work I have seen so far on the homework project set last week! laugh yes Remember to have a look below on the blended learning link.

I will be sending home the children's Hwb logins this week, so look out for them! Eventually all work set will be through Hwb and google classroom - just as the children in the juniors are doing. 

 

 

We have been practising our phonic knowledge using the web site below.  When  you access the site, click on the resource button at the top to get to the free resources - Buried Treasure, Dragon's Den , Picnic on Pluto and Pick a Picture.  Choose phase 3 for the children to practise  sounds we have used. Have fun! laugh

 

https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/

Week beginning 12.10.20

 

Hello everyone!

I hope you are enjoying the Oxford Reading Tree books on line. laugh

A reminder that PE is every Monday!

 

Please keep checking our school Twitter for photos of our learning and what we are doing in class.

 

Have a look at the menu below to see what we are focusing on and what you can support at home!

 

 

 

 

Week beginning 05.10.20

Hello everyone!

Just a reminder, PE - every Monday, please come in your PE clothes.

Forest school - this Wednesday 7th October.

 

This week we are focusing on reading. We are unable to send books home as we used to, but you can read books online using the link below to The Oxford Reading Tree Scheme.

Have fun! laugh

 

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/library-page?view=image&query=&type=book&age_group=&level=&level_select=&book_type=&series=Oxford+Reading+Tree

 

When you follow the link you will need to click "join us"  at the top. After that you can log in.

Go to All ages - 6-7

show all e books

click on a book and then read e book. You may find your child needs to access the year below or above, this is fine. laugh

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week beginning 28.09.20

 

Hello everyone! laugh

This week we are focusing on Mathletics. We will be using the chrome books to look at several concepts that the children can have a go at with you at home. Please can you take a photo on your phones of your child's username and password, so if the paper copy gets lost they will still be able to log on!  Thank you!

 

As well as practising our numbers and letter formation in the mornings, we are now also practising spellings. This weeks are my, me, he, she, we.

 

As well as using Mathletics, we have been investigating numbers!

 

Below are some photos from fun time at forest school last week!laugh

 

 

 

 

Week beginning 21.09.20

Dear Parents,

Your child is bringing home a new book today. It is for some of the work that is to be done at home. The tasks will be set and explained here on our web page. We hope you have fun engaging with these activities, so look out for the first one on Tuesday!!   yes  laugh  

 

 

September 2020. It has been lovely to welcome all our new children to our class. They have been very excited to see their friends again! laugh

 

Our project this term is "Who's there?"  This is a forest school project looking at creatures and minibeasts that may live there. 

 

I am now able to let you know that PE will be on a Monday and it is important that the children come to school dressed in their PE kits as they are unable to change in school.

 

Forest school will be every other Wednesday, from week beginning 21 st. Please can your children bring in labelled wellies and joggers or leggings for this.

 

I will be sending home the Mathletics logins this Friday, with a small task for the children to do over the week, so they get used to using this programme. I will introduce this on Monday.

 

If you need to contact me, my email address is lisa.beese@millbrookprimary.co.uk

 

 

 

Meet the team

 

Miss Sutherland     PPA teacher

 

Mrs Beese   class teacher

 

Miss Stanton    teaching assistant

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