Welcome to Queen Elizabeth 2 Class

Week beginning 10th January 2022

 

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This week, we shall be starting our Geography unit – all about Japan!

What are we learning this week?

Maths – 

  • To understand what percent means
  • To represent a percentage in different ways
  • To convert percentages to decimals and fractions (with a denominator of 100)
  • To convert a percentage to a fraction (without denominator of 100)
  • To use their knowledge of fraction-decimal-percentage conversions to solve conversion problems in a range of contexts
  • To use their knowledge of calculating 50%, 10% and 1% of a number to solve problems in a range of contexts

English – 

  • To visualise a text.
  • To engage in Book Talk.
  • To create a character profile.
  • To confident create and use collective nouns.
  • To explore characterisation.

We shall also be continuing our class read, The Nowhere Emporium, by Ross Mackenzie. We shall be completing comprehension and writing based activities based on the book and the chapters that we rea.

The Nowhere Emporium: 1 (Kelpies) : Ross MacKenzie: Amazon.co.uk: Books

Spelling – 

Words with ‘silent’ letters (i.e. letters whose presence cannot be predicted from the pronunciation of the word)

Science –

  • L.O. To plan and carry out an investigation.

Geography – 

  • To locate key countries and capital cities on the continent of Asia.
  • To locate the key features of Asia’s physical geography.
  • To know where Japan is in the world.

Computing –

  • To know how computers, IP addresses, Routers and Packets are used to send data between devices
  • To know what a variable is and how we can use them in Scratch
  • To use the broadcast block in Scratch
  • To use loops (Iteration) in Scratch
  • To use the ask and answer blocks in Scratch to receive user input in Scratch​

PE –

This week, QE2 will have PE on Thursday and Tower will have their lesson on Friday.

Week beginning 3rd January 2022

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Welcome back! We hope you all had an enjoyable and restful break. This week, it is Computing Week!

What are we learning this week?

Maths – 

  • To explain how to multiply two-unit fractions
  • To multiply two non-unit fractions
  • To divide a unit fraction by a whole number
  • To divide a non-unit fraction by a whole number​

English – 

  • To write a non-chronological report.
  • To edit and improve my writing.
  • To create a final draft.

We shall also be starting our next class read The Nowhere Emporium, by Ross Mackenzie.

The Nowhere Emporium: 1 (Kelpies) : Ross MacKenzie: Amazon.co.uk: Books

Science –

  • L.O. To plan an investigation.

Computing –

  • To know how computers, IP addresses, Routers and Packets are used to send data between devices
  • To know what a variable is and how we can use them in Scratch
  • To use the broadcast block in Scratch
  • To use loops (Iteration) in Scratch
  • To use the ask and answer blocks in Scratch to receive user input in Scratch​

PE –

This week, QE2 will have PE on Thursday and Tower will have their lesson on Friday.

Week beginning 6th December 2021

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What are we learning this week?

Maths – 

  • To use accurately the methods of short and long division (two and three-digit number by multiples of 10)
  • To explain how to use accurately the method of long division with and without remainders (two-digit by two-digit numbers)
  • To use knowledge of long division to solve problems in a range of contexts (with and without remainders)
  • To use long division with decimal remainders (1 decimal place)
  • To use long division with fraction remainders
  • To use long division with decimal remainders (2 decimal places)
  • To explain how to write a fraction in its simplest form
  • To reason and apply their knowledge of how to write a fraction in its simplest form
  • To use their knowledge of how to write a fraction in its simplest form when solving addition and subtraction problems (1)​

English – 

This half term, our English lessons shall be centred around the core text Rose Blanche. Our weekly objectives include:

  • L.O. I can identify the key features of a non-chronological report.
  • L.O. I can plan a non-chronological report.
  • L.O. I can write a non-chronological report.

Science –

  • L.O. To understand how shadows are formed.

RE– 

  • L.O. To explore the meaning of the Eightfold Path for Buddhists.
  • L.O. To understand the importance of rules both in a personal and wider context.
  • L.O. What are the stories that Buddhists find inspiration from?
  • L.O. How do they help to explain the Buddha’s teachings?

Music –

  • listening to music focusing on dynamics and texture
  • developing techniques of performing rap using texture and rhythm
  • learning a melodic ostinato using staff notation

DT –

  • To investigate cookies
  • To modify a cookie recipe
  • To design and make the packaging
  • To plan and make the cookies
  • To evaluate the cookies ​

Key dates – 

10th December – Christmas Jumper Day and Christmas Lunch Day.

Week beginning 29th November 2021

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During the foundation subjects this week, QE2 Class will be learning RE and Tower will be learning Music.

What are we learning this week?

Maths – 

  • To know how to multiply a three-digit by a two-digit number
  • To accurately use the method of long multiplication to multiply two, two-digit numbers (no regrouping of ones to tens)
  • To accurately use the method of long multiplication (with regrouping of ones to tens)
  • To accurately use the method of long multiplication (with regrouping of ones to tens & tens to hundreds)
  • To accurately use the method of long multiplication to multiply a three-digit by a two-digit number

English – 

This half term, our English lessons shall be centred around the core text Rose Blanche. Our weekly objectives include:

  • L.O. I can plan a letter.
  • L.O. I can write a letter.
  • L.O. I can edit and up level my writing.

Our class reading book is Holes, by Louis Sachar. Throughout the week, we shall be completing comprehension-based tasks on key chapters and events.

Science –

  • L.O. To use the idea that light travels in straight lines and reflects off a mirror, onto an object into our eye.

RE– 

  • L.O. To explore the meaning of the Eightfold Path for Buddhists.
  • L.O. To understand the importance of rules both in a personal and wider context.
  • L.O. What are the stories that Buddhists find inspiration from?
  • L.O. How do they help to explain the Buddha’s teachings?

Music –

  • listening to music focusing on dynamics and texture
  • developing techniques of performing rap using texture and rhythm
  • learning a melodic ostinato using staff notation

RHE- 

Our learning objectives this week are:

  • To make choices about my own behaviour because I understand how rewards and consequences feel and I understand how these relate to my rights and responsibilities.
  • To understand that my actions affect myself and others; To care about other people’s feelings and try to empathise with them.

PE – 

Our PE days are as follows:

QE2 – Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

Tower – Tuesday and Friday

Please make sure your child comes to school wearing their full PE kit.

Week beginning 22nd November 2021

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What are we learning this week?

Maths – 

  • To explain how to use the associative law to multiply efficiently
  • To explain how to multiply a three-digit by a two-digit number
  • To explain how to accurately use the method of long multiplication to multiply two, two-digit numbers (no regrouping of ones to tens)
  • To explain how to accurately use the method of long multiplication (with regrouping of ones to tens)
  • To explain how to accurately use the method of long multiplication (with regrouping of ones to tens & tens to hundreds

English – 

This half term, our English lessons shall be centred around the core text Rose Blanche. Our weekly objectives include:

  • I can respond to an illustration.
  • I can use hot-seating to develop characterisation.
  • I can identify and evaluate the key features of a letter.
  • I can edit and up-level an existing letter.

We shall also be completing our next Grammar and Spelling assessment.

Our class reading book is Holes, by Louis Sachar. Throughout the week, we shall be completing comprehension-based tasks on key chapters and events.

Science –

  • To understand that light travels in straight lines

Geography – 

  • To understand what maps, atlases, gloves and digital/computer mapping programmes are.
  • To understand and be able to use eight points of a compass, four  and  six figure grid references, symbols and key (including the use of Ordinance survey maps)

RHE- 

Our learning objectives this week are:

  • To understand that my actions affect other people locally and globally.
  • To understand my own wants and needs and able to compare these with children in different communities.

PE – 

Our PE days are as follows:

QE2 – Tuesday and Thursday

Tower – Tuesday and Friday

Please make sure your child comes to school wearing their full PE kit.

Week beginning 15th November 2021

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This week, we shall be visiting the Croydon Grants cinema on Friday 19th November to see the film Onward. The children will be back for lunch.

What are we learning this week?

Maths – 

  • To identify and explain the most efficient way to solve a calculation
  • To add and subtract numbers with up to seven digits using column addition and subtraction
  • To explore and explain different written and mental strategies to solving addition and subtraction problems
  • To solve addition and subtraction problems and explain whether a mental or written strategy would be most efficient

English – 

This half term, our English lessons shall be centred around the core text Rose Blanche. Our weekly objectives include:

  • I can write a war poem.
  • I can draw and annotate an illustration.
  • I can use free-frames to thought track.
  • I can respond to illustrations.

Our class reading book is Holes, by Louis Sachar. Throughout the week, we shall be completing comprehension-based tasks on key chapters and events.

Science –

  • I can identify light sources.

History – 

We shall be continuing our learning about the Kingdom of Benin. This week, we shall specifically be learning about:

  • Trade
  • The end of the Kingdom
  • Benin Bronzes
  • A modern-day comparison

RHE- 

Our learning objectives this week are:

  • To know that there are universal rights for all children but for many children these rights are not met.
  • To understand my own wants and needs and can compare these with children in different communities.

 

PE – 

Our PE days are as follows:

QE2 – Tuesday and Thursday

Tower – Tuesday and Friday

Please make sure your child comes to school wearing their full PE kit.

Week beginning 8th November 2021

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What are we learning this week?

Maths – 

  • To explain how to compare up to eight-digit numbers
  • To use their knowledge of the composition of seven-digit numbers to solve problems
  • To add and subtract mentally without bridging a boundary (only one and more than one digit changes)
  • To add numbers whilst crossing the millions boundary
  • To subtract numbers whilst crossing the millions boundary (multiples of 100,000 and different powers of 10)
  • To explain how a seven-digit number can be composed and decomposed into parts
  • To identify and explain a pattern in a counting sequence

English – 

This half term, our English lessons shall be centred around the core text Rose Blanche. Our weekly objectives include:

  • I can give reasons for my opinion.
  • I can perform a poem.
  • I can explore new vocabulary.
  • I can write a war poem.
  • I can draw and annotate an illustration.

Our class reading book is Holes, by Louis Sachar. Throughout the week, we shall be completing comprehension-based tasks on key chapters and events.

Science –

  • I can identify light sources.

History – 

We shall be continuing our learning about the Kingdom of Benin. This week, we shall specifically be learning about:

  • Trade
  • The end of the Kingdom
  • Benin Bronzes

RHE- 

Our learning objective this week is:

I can identify my goals for this year, understand my fears and worries about the future and know how to express them.

 

PE – 

Our PE days are as follows:

QE2 – Tuesday and Thursday

Tower – Tuesday and Friday

Please make sure your child comes to school wearing their full PE kit.

Week beginning 1st November 2021

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What are we learning this week?

Maths – 

  • to use representations to identify and explain patterns in powers of 10
  • to compose seven or eight-digit numbers using common intervals
  • to use their knowledge of the composition of up to eight-digit numbers to solve problems
  • to explain how to read numbers with up to seven digits efficiently
  • to recognise and create numbers that contain place-holding zeroes

English – 

This half term, our English lessons shall be centred around the core text Rose Blanche. Our weekly objectives include:

  • I can respond to an illustration.
  • I can engage in Book Talk.
  • I can use role play to help understand characters’ thoughts and motives.
  • I can write a diary entry.

Our class reading book is Holes, by Louis Sachar. Throughout the week, we shall be completing comprehension-based tasks on key chapters and events.

Science –

  • I can record results and present findings
  • To create an investigation to test what might affect the brightness of a bulb

Computing – 

  • to design, write and debug a program using a second programming languages based on their own ideas
  • to design, write and debug their own computer control application
  • to write a program that accepts inputs other than keyboard and mouse and produces outputs other than screen or speakers
  • to give clear and precise logical explanations of a number of algorithms
  • to  use logical reasonings to detect and correct errors in algorithms (and programs)

RHE- 

Children will be able to:
• understand and learn the PANTS rules
• name body parts and know which parts should be private
• know the difference between appropriate and inappropriate touch
• understand that they have the right to say “no” to unwanted touch
• start thinking about who they trust and who they can ask for help

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PE – 

Our PE days are as follows:

QE2 – Tuesday and Thursday

Tower – Tuesday and Friday

Please make sure your child comes to school wearing their full PE kit.

 

Week beginning 18th October 2021

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This week, Mr Mbanga will be teaching QE2 class for Music and Miss Blackford shall be teaching Tower Bridge for RE in our foundation subjects this week.

What are we learning this week?

Maths – 

  • To identify and place the position of five-digit multiple of one thousand numbers, on a marked, but unlabelled number line
  • To identify and place the position of six-digit multiple of one thousand numbers, on a marked, but unlabelled number line
  • To count forwards and backwards in steps of powers of 10, from any multiple of 1,000
  • To explain that 10,000 is composed of 5,000s 2,500s and 2,000s
  • To explain that 100,000 is composed of 50,000s 25,000s and 20,000s
  • To read scales in graphing and measures contexts, by using their knowledge of the composition of 10,000 and 100,000​

English – 

This half term, our English lessons shall be centred around the core text Goodnight Mister Tom. Our weekly objectives include:

  • I can build descriptive vocabulary.
  • I can write a setting description.
  • I can plan, write and edit a book review.

Our class reading book is Carrie’s War, by Nina Bawden. Throughout the week, we shall be writing a book review for Carrie’s War.

Science –

  • Record results and present findings
  • Create an investigation to test what might affect the brightness of a bulb

Music (QE2) – 

  • To listen to music with focus and analysing its composition using musical vocabulary.
  • To relate sound sequences to images .
  • Listening to music focussing on dynamics and texture
  • Developing the use of dynamics in a song ​

RE (Tower) –

This week, we shall be looking at Authority and Worship within the Buddhism religion. Our learning objectives are:

  • Who was Siddhartha Gautama?
  • What caused him to seek enlightenment?
  • How did the Buddha become enlightened?

PE – 

Our PE days are as follows:

QE2 – Tuesday and Thursday

Tower – Tuesday and Friday

Please make sure your child comes to school wearing their full PE kit.

 

Key Dates

22nd October – Last day of term

31st October – Deadline for secondary school applications

Week beginning 11th October 2021

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This week, due the the First Aid training the previous week, we shall be continuing with our RE/Music focus. QE2 class will have RE lessons in our foundation subjects and Tower Bridge will have Music. Next week, the classes will swap and do the other subject.

What are we learning this week?

Maths – 

  • To read and write numbers up to one million
  • To explain how ten thousand can be composed
  • To explain how one hundred thousand can be composed
  • To identify and place the position of five-digit multiple of one thousand numbers
  • To count forwards and backwards in steps of powers of 10, from any multiple of 1,000

 

English – 

This half term, our English lessons shall be centred around the core text Goodnight Mister Tom. Our weekly objectives include:

  • I can write a diary entry.
  • I can edit and up-level my writing.
  • I can engage in book talk.
  • I can visualise and annotate key events from Goodnight Mister Tom.
  • I can write a setting description.

Our class reading book is Carrie’s War, by Nina Bawden. Throughout the week, we shall be encouraging children to make connections across the two texts, as well as completing additional comprehension-based activities.

Science –

  • To create an investigation to test what might affect the brightness of a bulb.
  • To be able to plan a fair-test by recognising the control variables.
  • To be able to use predictions to set up fair tests.

Music (Tower) – 

  • To listen to music with focus and analysing its composition using musical vocabulary.
  • To relate sound sequences to images .
  • Listening to music focussing on dynamics and texture
  • Developing the use of dynamics in a song ​

RE (QE2) –

This week, we shall be looking at Authority and Worship within the Buddhism religion. Our learning objectives are:

  • Who was Siddhartha Gautama?
  • What caused him to seek enlightenment?
  • How did the Buddha become enlightened?

PE – 

Our PE days are as follows:

QE2 – Tuesday and Thursday

Tower – Tuesday and Friday

Please make sure your child comes to school wearing their full PE kit.

 

Key Dates

31st October – Deadline for secondary school applications