Mundford Church of England Primary Academy

Maple Class

1

02.11.20

Self

What do you look like? Self-portraits. Data collection for eye/hair colour. What do you like? What have you been doing over half term? What do you like to do when you’re not at school? Hobbies/interests/clubs (Art/Science/PSHE).

2

09.11.20

Family

Who lives in your house? Do you have any siblings? What are your similarities and differences? Who is in you extended family? (PSHE/Science focus)

(*RSE session 1 on 9/11/20)

3

16.11.20

Home

Where do we live? Can we go for a local walk and identify key features of where we live? Can we plot on a map? Can we make a map of Mundford? What does it look like? Aerial photos, map making, digi-maps. Compare to another country (Link to POR text – African story) (Geography focus).

4

23.11.20

Environment

What animals live in our environment? What are their habitats? Are there any microhabitats? What plants/trees are there in our local area? Evergreen/deciduous trees (Science focus).

5

30.11.20

In the past

Significant historical events in the local area – memorial bomber site? (History focus).

6

07.12.20

Celebrations

Can we think of any celebrations which use light to represent something? Have you spotted a symbol of light before in a place of worship? Can we visit the church? Look at the following festivals and how they use light to represent different ideas:  Diwali (Hinduism), Advent/Christingle (Christianity).

7

14.12.20

Food

What is your favourite food? Data collection for favourite foods/drinks/meals. What is a healthy balanced diet? Which food groups do our favourite foods belong to? Data collection of favourite food groups. Healthy balanced diet (Maths/DT/Science focus).

*SAW project – “Food”

Maple Class Photos

Lego Club

Thank you to all the children who attended the first ever Maple Class Lego club! The children enjoyed their time to complete a “free build” before trying out the “build a number” challenge. What will we build next time? See Mrs Keeler for more details.

Online Resources

We have a number of online resources that you can use at home to help your children.

Letterjoin
www.letterjoin.co.uk
This site allows children to practise their handwriting and spelling.
Refer to emailed school newsletters for log in details.

Purple Mash
https://www.purplemash.com/sch/mundford
We use Purple Mash for teaching computing, but is also contains games sections for practising English & Maths at home.  All children have their own individual log-in, which is printed inside their yellow reading diary if they cannot remember it.

PIXL Times Table App: 
https://timestable.pixl.org.uk/
All Year 2 pupils have an individual log-in for the times table app – please speak to class teachers if they cannot remember this.
Apple App Store: https://apps.apple.com/gb/app/pixl-times-tables/id1300608796
Google Play Store: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=air.com.matthewwoodfine.timestables&hl=en_GB

Phonics Play
www.phonicsplay.co.uk
This site has some good games and activities in the "Free phonics play" section to help your child practise phonics and tricky words we have been learning in class.