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13/09/19

Thank you Jenny and Jennie for delivering our assembly yesterday. We are proud to Be Internet Legends https://t.co/Z3tlqwywIZ

12/09/19

A huge week for our new HPAD pupils as they finish their first week in Reception. We have loved getting to know you and look forward to seeing you again on Monday. Don't forget we are closed for INSET tomorrow.

12/09/19

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Proud that not one but two of the schools in my ward are leading the way on with 's successful programme. Well done and ! 🤩🤩🤩 https://t.co/cGw5OqBfgO

12/09/19

Thank you James for your support with our clean air initiatives.

12/09/19

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It’s great to see not just one, but two being trialled in 🙌🙌🙌 & continuing to lead the way in championing for their students and the local community. Thank you https://t.co/uCXmNyQSvG

21/07/19

The first of three amazing end of year performances at the ⁦⁩. This is Reception & Year 1. https://t.co/EJ21G0tgxN

03/07/19

Just heard that we have achieved the silver Eco Schools award! Well done to our Eco Champions for their work on this. https://t.co/5PRdQTeIGc

03/07/19

A thank you received this week from the NSPCC for the amazing £1,131.65 raised from the sponsored obstacle course. https://t.co/ovMdCSzebA

03/07/19

Pupil Parliament discussing our curriculum with Mrs Johnson today as part of our curriculum review. https://t.co/T78tti9Olv

03/07/19

Week 3 of our journey through traditional playground games. This week: tiddlywinks https://t.co/3t3h7Nigyz

03/07/19

This time of the year is great for reflecting on the progress the children have made. Here an example from a Reception child https://t.co/rQOjaJkSLS

03/07/19

Sometimes we don't need to look far for our inspiration. Here is our very own Eva winning Gold as part of the Southwark BMX team at the London Youth Games last weekend. Even more amazing, she was only a week out of plaster, having broken a bone coming off her bike. https://t.co/DvtqAkEJn0

26/06/19

Week 2 of our traditional games - French skipping! https://t.co/EGcXRT95jZ

22/06/19

Thank you to the boys from and girls from for helping out at our Summer Fair today https://t.co/lMAKsgdWNG

22/06/19

Harris Primary East Dulwich Summer Fair well underway. Come along from 12-3pm today, Sat 22nd at 173 Lordship Lane https://t.co/s5O1clwqWk

20/06/19

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Happy !😄 It can feel like an uphill challenge to keep children away from harmful content on the internet, so this week we're issuing a free home internet controls guide for parents and carers. Download your free guide here: https://t.co/mNAEAQptQP https://t.co/aBe64foHjH

20/06/19

Come along to our Summer Fair this Saturday, 22nd June from 12pm to 3pm. Look forward to seeing you there! https://t.co/8c7rsgEye8

20/06/19

Delighted to hear today that we have achieved the bronze Eco Schools award and are well on the way to silver. Great work from our Eco Champions - well done!

19/06/19

We are introducing some traditional games to playtime this term. This week it’s Cat’s Cradle. https://t.co/7zBeSfoHuA

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Year 2 Learning Overview - Summer 2 Term 2019

What are we learning?

This half term our topic theme is ‘Beachcombers’ and our learning in all subjects will be linked to this:

In computing, we will be researching information about crustaceans and creating a digital poster using the ‘Purplemash’ software.

In design technology, we will be designing and making a home for a hermit crab using clay.

In geography, we will be drawing and labelling the geographical features of a coastal scene.

In English, we will be researching and writing all about issues that affect the environment. As well as continuing our story writing, we will also be learning about how to write persuasive letters, such as one to Greenpeace, and writing all about our favourite things that have happened in Year 2, to coincide with our transition work.

In mathematics, we will be consolidating all of our learning from the year – time, shape, statistics, multiplication, division, addition and subtraction. We will be delving more into mathematical problem solving which will require us to bring together all of our learning.

In Mandarin, we will continue to broaden our vocabulary and extending some of learning from earlier in the year on hobbies and animals.

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 develop our musical skills using percussion instruments, body percussion and our voices. Please ensure your child brings in their recorder every Wednesday.

In Religious Education (RE), we will be learning about how stories are used in religion to share a message.

This half term, we will be working on a ‘Let’s Play’ project that will allow us to perform our end of year play. This is in association with the National Theatre.

As we will also be moving to Year 3 in September, we will also be working on transition activities, such as writing to our new teacher and explaining to the younger children how super it is in Year 2.

Key information:

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

PE Kit: Both classes have P.E on a Tuesday and a Friday Therefore please ensure that your child’s kit is in school for both of these days. Please also ensure your child’s kit is brought in on Monday and it will be returned to you after PE on Tuesday ready for the children to wear into school on Friday. The children will then change back into their uniform for the remainder of the day. Please ensure that each item is labelled with your child’s name.

Reading books, records and targets: Children read daily in school, however this may be taking place in larger groups this term; please make sure your child’s book and reading record (yellow book) books are in their bag each day. These books will be changed up to every 3 weeks depending on the text. 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. Please remember to complete the maths homework online on Mathletics. If there are any difficulties with home learning, please see your child’s class teacher.

Thank you for all the wonderful home learning projects we have seen this year. Whatever the size or format, we really do love sharing them with the class. It has been great to see some children even making them in Early Bloomers! We will collect and share projects on week commencing Monday the 15th of July. Our topic this half term is ‘Beachcombers’, so think seaside microhabitats, seashell patterns, natural sculptures and recounts and reports on seaside towns and visits.