Welcome to Year 1/2
Thank you to everyone who joined us to find out about their child’s new class including timetables, homework, their routines and teacher expectations. We would also like to thank you for your very positive feedback.
For those of you who were unable to join us please find above the powerpoint from the evening; we hope that you find it helpful.
Children were learning:
To identify and name a variety of common animals that are carnivores, herbivores and omnivores
Children explored various animals and what they ate. They also completed various activities: sorting, finding and matching animals to what they may eat.
Children were learning how to:
Class 2 spent the afternoon looking for signs of spring. Their challenge was to learn about the different trees and identify if they were evergreen or deciduous. The children also got the opportunity to see various habitats around the nature walk, such as birds nests, owl boxes and rabbit burrows. The children used the iPads to take photos and make short videos to record their learning and to give them the opportunity to compare seasonal changes during their next visit.
Children were learning to:
We recently had a visit from two very different dragons. Lorna (the good dragon) tasked Class 2 with looking after her egg while she hid in the classroom ceiling. Using magical hidden messages and secret hiding places we were able to communicate with Lorna completing many tasks along the way, including: writing predictions about what was inside the egg; describing the baby dragon once it had hatched and writing questions to both Lorna and Groot (the bad dragon).