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21/06/18

Big thanks to Charlotte for raising the issue of single-use plastics in our kitchen. After a few emails this practice has now been stopped. A suggestion box is on order to make it easier for our amazing pupils to let us know their ideas for making changes for the better!!

21/06/18

Results for the KS1 inter-school sports hall athletics tournament are in Proud and delighted to hear our Year 1s got first place and our Year 2s came third!

21/06/18

Come along to our fabulous Summer Fete on Saturday 30th June between 12 and 3pm. https://t.co/T0XfKgtk2n

21/06/18

Thank you for supporting our cleaner air initiative with a generous donation of air purifying plants for our classrooms

21/06/18

Thank you to Year 2 parent, Emmanuelle, for leading our assembly. Important issues discussed and lots of discussion about changes we can all make. Here is a clip Emmanuelle shared https://t.co/ZgyQ9nxelu https://t.co/RVKGisGJ7Q

07/06/18

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An amazing job for a Mandarin HLTA working with and I. Tell all your friends! https://t.co/bYWjOpPfOu

25/05/18

A community feast to mark the end of our International Week celebrations. Thank you to everyone who contributed a dish from around the world! https://t.co/OBqKDonmq4

25/05/18

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Thank you - it was great fun! We are acting out Hokusai's here 🌊 https://t.co/Dt578sYtJV

24/05/18

This week, every child took part in a workshop in which they were encouraged to observe & explore the world around them & to think creatively & critically. They looked at a range of art related to their topics. Thanks Alison https://t.co/3aJoeoVepi

18/05/18

Well done to our Year 3 cricket team today for making the semi-finals and, in true HPAD style, winning the team work award! https://t.co/rBJZcEd6SF

18/05/18

Good luck Harry and Meghan from HPAD! https://t.co/22VImFmX7d

16/05/18

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15/05/18

On the way back in high spirits, if a little tired. https://t.co/BH2BYsakrV

15/05/18

Fantastic teamwork in action - helping to identify the next footholds to use, to get to the top. https://t.co/rQ5pCQeiqe

15/05/18

Precision required. https://t.co/H49Czy1zGW

15/05/18

Scaling the climbing wall in the sunshine! https://t.co/okv0ffGtYi

15/05/18

More awards - the most considerate dormitory shown by getting to sleep quickly and keeping voices down in the morning. https://t.co/G9W2pq4QIV

15/05/18

Award presentation for the tidiest dormitory - a hard decision as lots of very organised and responsible children. https://t.co/r8bpm8aQIg

15/05/18

All ready for another activity packed day after a great night's sleep and delicious pancakes for breakfast. https://t.co/yHN2all3nh

14/05/18

Quick trip down the A2 to spend a lovely evening with Year 3 around the campfire. All bursting with stories to tell about their day. So impressed with their bed-making skills as well. Have fun tomorrow Year 3 - see you on Wednesday. Ms Conduit

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Year 2 Learning Overview - Spring 1 2018

What are we learning?

This half term our Topic Theme is ‘Street Detectives’, and our learning in all subjects will be linked to this.

As Geographers we will be creating maps, plans and routes. We will be creating keys and will start to develop basic fieldwork skills.

As Scientists we will be planting bulbs and monitoring their growth in the winter weather.

As Artists we will be looking at the work of the artist Lowry and using it as inspiration for a project based on our local community and how it has changed over time.

In addition:

In English we will be looking at Little Red Riding Hood and have fun by modernising it, twisting it and changing it. We will think about what we would like to improve in our local area and write a persuasive letter to our Mayor.

In Maths  

We will be developing our reasoning and problem solving skills by solving problems involving money, volume and time. Additionally, we will be developing our number sense and understanding of calculating with numbers within 100. We will also be learning to find fractions of an amount.

In Mandarin

We will continue to broaden our vocabulary through songs and games. We working on a series of lessons linked to nature where we will begin to use adjectives to describe things. We will also continue to learn how to write in Mandarin.

In Philosophy for Children (P4C) we will continue to develop our thinking skills by asking questions and making assumptions. We will be making choices based on our opinions, and respectfully listening to and responding to others.

In Music we will continue to practise the recorder and singing. Please ensure your child brings in their recorder every Tuesday.

In R.E we will be learning about Hinduism.

 

Key information:

Uniform:  Please ensure your child is in the correct uniform and that all items are labelled with their name.

P.E. Kit: P.E is on Tuesday and Friday for Buttercup Class and Tuesday and Friday for Primrose Class, please ensure your child’s kit is brought in on Monday and it will be returned to you on Friday to wash at home. Please ensure that each item is labelled with your child’s name.

Reading Books and Reading Records: Children read daily in school, please make sure your child’s book and reading record are in their book bags each day. Please read with your child daily and make a short comment in their reading record.

Overview of our home learning: Home learning is handed out weekly on a Thursday and should be returned on a Tuesday. If there are any difficulties with home learning, please see your child’s class teacher.

Home learning projects will be due on Tuesday 6th February. Our topic this half term is ‘Street Detectives’. We will be learning about our local area, discovering the streets of Dulwich and delving into the history of the area. We will be meeting the people who work on Lordship Lane and seeking out historical clues, which tell us about the Dulwich of yesterday. We also encourage your children to think about the area local to them. What characteristics and features does it have?   

 

Our Parent celebration will be on 9th February at 1.30pm. We will be sharing our learning with you as well as the projects from this half term.