Mundford Church of England Primary Academy

Maple Class

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22.02.21

Coronavirus

How has Covid changed our lives? How do those changes make us feel? What can we change to help keep us safe? (Science/PATHS focus).

*Wk beg 22nd Feb: Fitness Feb

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01.03.21

Animals

How do animals grow and change? What are animals like as infants? How do they change? Can we name animals babies? Look at baby photos of each other – can we recognise ourselves? What is still the same? What has changed? (Science focus).

*Book day 4th March - https://www.worldbookday.com/schoolsandnurseries/

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08.03.21

 

Seasonal Change

What are the seasons? What weather is associated with those seasons? When do the seasons start and end? How do we know when a season has changed – what signs are there? What seasonal change signs can we notice currently? What clothing do we need for different seasons? (Science focus).

*5th- 14th March: Science week https://www.britishscienceweek.org/

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15.03.21

 

Seasonal Change

How do the plants and tress change in each season. What new plant life can we see? How do we know it’s new? What plants grow well this time of year? Can we begin to sow seeds and plants inside? What do they need to grow and change? (Science focus)

*19th March- Red nose day https://www.comicrelief.com/rednoseday/

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22.03.21

Future changes

What can we expect life to be like in the future? What changes will we see? What would we like to see? Design ideas for our future lives (DT focus).

Lockdown Learning

Thank you all for your hard work and determination during this lockdown learning period. We are very pleased with the work you have been sending us and would like to share some examples with you.

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.

Bug Club Reading
Information regarding your child's Bug Club login details can be found inside their yellow reading diaries. Please visit www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/login

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.