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Haslam Park Primary School

Monday and Friday are our PE days.  Please remember to wear your PE kit to school.  

Welcome to Year Two Earhart

 

Our class is named after Amelia Earhart.  Amelia Mary Earhart was an American aviation pioneer and author. Amelia Earhart was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. She was also a fantastic author, writing all about her wonderful and exciting adventures.  We are excited to learn more about this wonderful and inspiring lady.  

6.9.21 We have really enjoyed learning all about Amelia Earhart. We had so much fun using clues to find out why Amelia was famous. We loved making our own super fast paper aeroplanes too! 

Mrs Newton is our teacher this year.  Mrs Mehers and Mrs Haslam will also be working with us too.  You can contact the teachers via Class DOJO.  

A little bit about Mrs Newton 

Hi 

I'm Mrs Newton and this is my 10th year at Haslam Park! I love teaching here - the children are amazing.  When I am not at our beautiful school I enjoy going on lots of family days out with my two children and husband.  What do you like to do at the weekends?  

I like going to the park with my children and going on really long walks.  I also love going out to restaurants with my friends.  I love trampolining and I like to go to Jump Xtreme in Bolton ! 

My favourite time of year is Summer - I love the sunshine.  Do you have a favourite season?  

I'm really looking forward to getting to know you guys so much more.  

To support your child's learning in school please ensure they have: 

*Water bottle filled with plain water 

*A coat 

*Reading book and planner 

*In the colder months please ensure children have hats, gloves, scarfs etc.  

*In the warmer months please ensure children have hats, sun cream and plenty of water to drink.  

November 2021 

Please read with your child every night and sign the planner.  A weekly assignment will be set on Spelling Shed and TTRockstars.  Children will earn DOJO points for completing their homework. Spelling Shed and TTRockstars logins can be found at the front of the planner.  If you need help locating this please come and see Mrs Newton.    

Maths 

In maths we are learning all about our numbers to 100.  We will be doing lots of place value work, lots of counting forwards and backwards and we will begin to look at our 1x tables.  

1 x 1 = 1 

2 x 1 = 2

3 x 1  = 3 

4  x 1 = 4

5 x 1  = 5

6 x 1 = 6

7 x 1 = 7 

8 x 1 = 8 

9 x 1 = 9 

10 x 1 = 10

11 x 1 = 11

12 x 1 = 12 

 

Please check back soon to see some pictures of our wonderful learning.  

6.8.21 I can’t wait to explore, learn and grow with you this year. What a fantastic start to our maths lesson today. 

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10.9.21 Look at our fantastic tens and ones work.

December 2021 - We have been looking at equal groups . 

English 

This half term we are looking at the traditional tale of 'Jack and the Beanstalk.'  We will be focusing on writing super sentences which include capital letters, full stops, fingers spaces and we are going to try really hard to use question marks and exclamation marks.  We are also going to look at some of the great adjectives the author has used and see if we can think of our own.  

 

Please check back soon to see some more of our learning.  

10.9.21 Today we looked at statements and commands.  Take a look at our amazing work. 

National Poetry Day 

13.9.21

Have a look on this website.  There is a quiz.  Can you spot the four different sentence types?

Statement 

Exclamation

Question 

Command  

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zvp6dp3

Tuesday 14th September 

Today we read with expression. We identified the ! and the large writing. We gave our peers lots of praise. 

Tuesday 21st September 

Today we used the thesaurus to find some exciting words. 

Can you think of another word that means big? 

Can you think of another word that means angry? 

Can you think of another word that means mean?

 

 

We love sharing all our lovely books and magazines in our KS1 library. What is your favourite book?

Phonics at Home 18.10.21

Practice learning phonics at home using this ebook resource.

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/api/interactives/28389.html

These are the sounds we are revising ⭐️

We will send you updates about what sounds we are learning.  This will link with Spelling Shed.  

Our afternoons are jam packed full of exciting and engaging learning opportunities.  Please check back soon to see some of our work in Science, Geography (clue just above), Religious Education, Computing,  PSHE, Music, Design Technology and PE.  

 

HISTORY

This half term in History we are learning all about Rosa Parks.  

What is Rosa famous for? 

Where did she live? 

Monday 13th September - Science 

Today we organised materials into the right groups. We looked at plastic, metal, glass, wood and paper. Look at our fabulous work! 

Home Learning Opportunity. 

What materials can you find in your home? My windows are made of glass - are yours? 

What can you find made of wood? 

Do you have anything made of plastic? 

Science - We have been learning all about plants and animals. 

 

22.11.21 This week we grouped animals. 

National Coding Week

Friday 17th and 23rd September 2021 

We enjoyed our morning with Coach Steve.  We learnt all about our emotional awareness.  Can you guess how the children are feeling? 

In DT we have been designing and making a 4 wheeled vehicle.  Look at the pictures below to see our journey.

December 2021 - We worked in the style of an artist. Can you guess who ? 

Black History Month 

We celebrated Black History Month in October.  We looked at lots of people who have influenced our world. 

"Being black is my superpower." Leigh Ann Pinnock 2020.  

 

We did some work based on this.  Take a look at our journey below.  

 

Diwali November 2021. 

We all had a lovely day learning about the festival ‘Diwali.’ We read the story Rama and Sita. We designed our own rangoli patterns and we even took part in some Diwali dancing. 

Music - 23.9.21 We have been learning all about pitch. We used to chime bars to explore this further. 

Friday 10th September 2021

We won the 100% attendance award! Thank you Miss Barnes for our lovely chocolate treats!

Wigan Road, Bolton, Lancashire, BL3 5QL

01204 333393

office@haslam-park.bolton.sch.uk