Mundford Church of England Primary Academy

Maple Class

Dear Parents and friends of Maple Class,

Welcome back to a new school year and a new way of learning. What an exciting journey we can go on together. Below is our intended learning journey for this first half term.

1

07.09.20

Power Of Reading “Here We Are” by Oliver Jeffers.

Sessions 1-5

2

14.09.20

Power Of Reading “Here We Are” by Oliver Jeffers.

Sessions 6-10

3

21.09.20

Journeys we have been on.

Where have we been on journeys before? In this country? In the world? Identify places on a world map. Differentiate between country and continent. How did we travel there? Car/train/plane (Geography/DT focus).

4

28.09.20

Journeys to different countries.

Which countries in the world have we travelled to? How did we travel there? What was it like? What was similar to home? What was different? Who has been to France? What is it like? What language do they speak? What is the flag like? (Geography/MFL focus).

5

05.10.20

Journeys back in time.

Links to famous explorers and their journeys to discover new countries (History/Geography focus).

6

12.10.20

Journeys in to space.

What would it be like in space? How would we get there? What might we see? (Computing/DT focus).

7

19.10.20

Journeys we would like to go on.

If you could go anywhere in the world (or out of this world), where would you go and why? How would you travel there? Who would you take with you? How long would you go for? Would you stay forever? (Geography/DT focus).

Please email me if you have any questions. Thank you for your support.

Mrs Keeler

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.