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Home Learning during Lockdown

 Week 1's home and school learning has included:

- becoming familiar with the story ‘Katie in London’ and also looking at features of a diary to prepare for writing our own diary entries.

- looking at strategies for addition and subtraction to help build fluency

- for our PSHE this week we have thought about ways to be kind to ourselves.

- trying out a Yoga session all about ‘Celebrating Our Differences’.

- starting our RE topic about special food and creating a drawing or collage of our special or favourite food.

 Week 2's home and school learning has included:

- planning and writing diary entries using our imaginations of what we would do during a day out in London.

- learning about commutatively, inverse and completing missing number problems to help with our understanding of addition and subtraction.

- for our PSHE this week we have thought about our values in our family  homes e.g. have fun together, be silly, ask questions

- learning more about the United Kingdom and labelling on a map the countries, capital cities and surrounding seas.  

- starting our challenge to virtually walk from Lands End to John O'Groats, which is 1083 miles! So this week we have begun to track how many miles we have walked, run or cycled.

 Week 3's home and school learning has included:

- explored the story ‘Stanley’s Stick’ e.g. writing alternative endings, role play and sequencing the story.

- learnt more about measurement in maths, particularly focussing on mass.  

- discovered more about our senses through a range of activities such as, hiding different foods in cups and trying to guess what they are from smelling them, seeing if we can work out what different foods are by their taste and going for a nature walk listening for all the sounds we could hear.

- looked at directions (particularly learning left and right) by playing games with our families.

- thought about what food is special to Christians and acted out the story of the last supper from the bible.

My Stick - Olivia

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 Week 4's home and school learning has included:

- learning the 4 compass-points to follow and give directions.

- discovering in science the basic needs of animals and writing a fact file about their own animal.

-  in maths Year 1 children have learnt about time and the Year 2 children have been learning about geometry.

- enjoying finding out more about the composer Mozart (who would have been celebrating his birthday this week if he were still alive!) and listening to his music.

- completing PE challenges from Hampshire School Games.

Week 5's home and school learning has included:

- having a go at a range of calming activities throughout ‘Children’s Mental Health’ week

- writing stories inspired by the book ‘Stanley’s Stick’

- learning about coordinates and using coordinates to find objects on a treasure map

- solving multiplication problems using grouping and arrays in maths.

-  learning about the importance of eating different types of foods and creating our own balanced and healthy meals.

- learning about what food is special to Jews and how they remember God during Shabbat.

Week 6's home and school learning has included:

- creating our own poems on a theme of our choosing

- rehearsing and filming a dance to be used for a whole school performance for the Hampshire School Games dance competition

- making weather instruments ready for next term

- learning strategies to help us solve division problems

- making thank you cards and doing lovely things for our grown-ups at home who have helped us with our learning

- continuing to track the miles we have walked to see if we can reach John O’Groats from Lands End – we are nearly half way there!

 Week 7's home and school learning has included:

- exploring Lockerley (or the area we live in) taking photos of what we see as well as creating maps and posters of the area

- taken part in activities to support our spiritual, moral, social and cultural development

- continuing to keep fit by having a go at the Hampshire School Games activities and taking part in our walking challenge

- enjoying our social google meets - having an opportunity to show and tell and also to play games together.

 Week 8's home and school learning has included:

- writing a visitor’s guide about Lockerely (or the area we live in) to go on the local website:

- celebrating book week in lots of ways: reading in unusual places, recording ourselves reading stories for other classes, working out which teacher was reading which story in ‘the masked reader’ and creating book posters to go on our windows at home for ‘We are going on a book hunt’

- solving lots of place value problems in maths

- continuing to work hard at completing our online reading programme called Lexia