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We are Year 1/2 Haslam Class. Our teacher is Mrs Newton. Other members of staff working in the room are ....Miss Stubberfield, Mrs Broughton, Mrs Maginn, Miss Quinn, Mrs Ahmed and Mrs Dootson.
We have all settled into our new class and we are all really excited to explore, learn and grow . Mrs Newton says we are all doing really well and she is SUPER excited to share 2019/2020 with her lovely Haslam Class. We will be sharing our exciting learning on our class page so be sure to check back soon.
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Welcome back. We hope you have all had a lovely and relaxing holiday. Please check back soon to see some of our amazing learning.
In maths we are looking at 3D shapes and their properties. Can you think of any 3D shapes in your house? E.g. football, can, glue stick, marble. Make a list and share it with Mrs Newton.
7.1.20 We have been sorting 3D shapes.
Haslam Class enjoyed printing using 3D shapes. We used the 3D shapes to see which 2D shapes they printed. Some of us even made robots!!!!!
13.1.20 Today we used the equipment to show repeating patterns.
We are now looking at numbers between 10-20. This week we have been concentrating on tens and ones.
In maths this week we are finding one more and one less. We are learning which way to jump on a number line to find one more and one less. We are also using the greater than and less than sign < > to compare numbers. We have been learning all about tens and ones and we will continue to work on this in school.
13 = one ten and three ones
20 = two tens
15 = one ten and five ones
8 = 8 ones
11 = one ten and one one.
What is one ten and seven ones? Write it down and surprise Mrs Newton.
In English we are looking at stories from other cultures. We are reading the book 'Handa's Suprise.' We have learnt that Africa is very different England. We are excited to taste fruits, write shopping lists, write letters and also write a new story.
Can you spot some things which are different or the same to where you live?
Today we read some instructions on how to make a fruit salad. We had to make sure we got them all in the correct order. Take a look at our wonderful creation. It was so YUUUUUMMMMYYYY!!!!!!!!
Friday 17th January
We wrote instructions for how to make a fruit salad. We included imperative verbs, numbers, adjectives, a list and a title!
Tuesday 21st January
We wrote a letter to Handa thanking her for the delicious tangerines. Look at our amazing shared writing. We worked together to sound out some unfamiliar words.
In history we are learning all about Sarah Forbes Bonetta.
We we have been thinking about famous people and why they are significant. We have talked about the Queen, Prince William, Ryan (toy reviewer), Justin Bieber, Donald Trump, Lewis Hamilton and Boris Johnson.
Look at our brilliant portraits of Sarah Forbes Bonetta. We can't wait to find out more about her in history.
In computing this half term we are learning to follow and create algorithms.
13.1.20 we followed our partners instructions to make a Mr Potato man. It was important to be very detailed.
Outdoor PE is on a Monday and indoor on a Tuesday. Please make sure your child has their PE kit in school. It is very cold so jogging bottoms or leggings will be useful.
16.1.20 L.O. To create a habitat for a woodlouse.
We have been investigating materials to clean up the dogs wee!!!! We predicted towels would be best and guess what ????
WE WERE CORRECT!!!!!!!!
We then talked about things we need to keep happy and healthy.
We also talked about what pets such as dogs need to keep them happy and healthy.
Did you know dogs need lots of exercise just like us?
Dreams and Goals
Mrs Newton's goal is to do the 'Floss Dance.' What's your dream or goal? In JIGSAW this half term we will be looking at what we are good at and what we can get even better at.
Haslam Class have some amazing dreams from footballers to hairdressers and from doctors to police officers.
17.1.20 This week in Jigsaw we have been learning all about how it feels to conquer a challenge. We all succeeded and kept on trying even when it felt like we couldn't.
Autumn Term 2019
Roald Dahl day 2019 - On Friday 13th September Haslam Park took part in Roald Dahl Day. We all had a super day. In the afternoon we all made potions just like “George.” We wanted to make Mrs Newton disappear but it didn’t work. See you Monday!
Autumn 1 Topic
We have been learning all about how people lived in 1666 and how people live today. We have looked at some great pictures and compared them.
Did you know in 1666 people didn't have electricity? They used candles to light the streets and homes.
The fire started on Puddling Lane in a bakery. In the bakery they made lots of bread. In DT this week we are tasting lots of different kinds of bread such as garlic bread, fruit bread, chocolate bread (yummy) and cheese bread.
English - This half term in English we will be doing lots of work around the book 'Oi Frog.' This week we have been enjoying sharing some non-fiction books all about frogs.
Reading - 'Who Done It?' In reading comprehension we will be exploring the book 'Who Done It?' We have made some great predictions.
Maths - We have just started our 'Power Maths' journey.
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We have really enjoyed all the “Oi ....” books. Our favourite has got to be “Oi Duck - Billed Platypus.” We have worked really hard on rhyming words.
DOG - LOG-FROG-FOG-JOG
Can you think of anymore rhyming strings???
The Tiger Who Came To Tea
In English we are now starting to look at the story 'Tiger Who Came To Tea.'
In science we are learning all about materials and their properties. Take a look at some of our sorting activities. We then labelled the classroom. We have carried out experiments to see which materials are bendy, waterproof and transparent.
Autumn Term 2
4.12.19 Haslam Class enjoyed their time in the library. We even found the book “Oi Goat.”
Well done to all the children who have been doing some AMAZING reading at home, Thank you to parents/carers who have been listening to your children everyday it really will impact on their learning. We LOVE reading all your lovely comments. KEEP UP THE HARD WORK HASLAM CLASS.
PE - We are very lucky as this half term we have ManCity working in the community coming in to deliver our Friday PE classes! Please ensure your child has their PE kit in school everyday.
STARTING WEDNESDAY 30th October Judo. We are very lucky to have a Judo instructor come into our Wednesday PE slot to teach Judo. Check back soon for some amazing photos ...............
Look who is wearing black belt this week!!!!!
In English we are reading the book 'Not a Stick'. We are going to do lots of writing including labels, captions and notes.
Wednesday 30th October - Can you guess what our sticks are?
ANSWER ........ NOT A STICK
Monday 4th November
We worked together to act out the story “Not a Stick.” We worked really well with our partners and used some great actions.
In Maths we are using Part-Whole Models within 10. We are then moving on to addition and subtraction within 10.
Guess who? Take a look at our cute baby photos
In science we have enjoyed exploring our senses.
In Topic we are learning all about our school and local area. We are looking at what is around us and how we can move around our area using compass points, directions and maps.
6TH November 2019
8th November 2019 - We made a block graph to show how we travelled to school today. Lots of children walk to school which is fantastic to see.
We then went outside and carried out a traffic survey! We LOVED seeing the buses! We had so much fun and stayed super safe!
Wednesday 13th November - we compared playgrounds in different locations. Our playground is very different to playgrounds in Norway, Sierra Leone and Bhutan. We really enjoyed using the atlases and globes.
22nd November 2019
We have loved exploring our playground using orienteering and map work. We have followed directions such as N,E,S,W. We have used maps to help us find things in our local area. We have even designed our own playground!
We are using Purple Mash to make an animated story.
WE CAN'T WAIT!!!!!
5.11.19 Look at our brilliant start to our animated stories.
11.11.19 We made our stories MOVE!!!!We can't wait to add sound next week.
18.11.19 We added sounds to our stories.
Take a look at our amazing art work from this half term. We even had Miss Stubberfield helping us with our painting! How lucky are we! She is such a good artist.
. EXCITING NEWS!!!
Homework - In the back of your child’s planner there are two logins - one for Spelling Shed and one for Times Tabes Rockstars. A letter will follow in the next couple of weeks explaining how to login and access both websites. They are a fantastic way to help children learn at home. Children will also have a homework journal where they will share their learning at home with us in school. We have given you some suggested ideas but feel free to add some CREATIVE and EXCITING ideas of your own.