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We've had a very busy and exciting first few weeks in Base 2!

In English we starting looking at our text 'Emma Jane's aeroplane'. We made predictions about what we thought was going to happen then wrote a description of the front cover, thinking carefully about which adjectives we should use. We then started to think about where Emma Jane might be going on her aeroplane and where we would go if we were going on an adventure. We are going to write our own letters to Emma Jane telling her all about our adventures next week.

In Maths, we have had a key focus on number and place value. Ensuring we know all our numbers from 1-50 (year 1), can identify 1 more and 1 less and can compare groups of objects using the greater than, less than and equal to signs and vocabulary. Year 2 have been looking at how to partition numbers, identifying the value of each digit and using this knowledge to order and compare numbers. They have applied this learning to solve problems and reason mathematically. We have also been learning how to count in 2s, 5s and 10s from any given number. The year 2s have done a great job of learning their 10 times table, and have even started a times table club to practice them! Fantastic!

During history, we have learnt all about The Wright brothers. The children have loved finding out who the Wright brothers were and why they were famous. In geography, we learnt all about human and physical features, looking at aerial photographs to identify them. We moved on to create our own maps of Wrenbury Primary School!

Thank you to everyone who came to the KS1 pastoral meeting last week. I will leave some links below of some websites you and the children can visit to support their learning at home further.

https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/Phase3Menu.htm

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7sW4j8p7k9D_qRRMUsGqyw

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_qs3c0ehDvZkbiEbOj6Drg

https://www.teachyourmonstertoread.com/accounts/sign_up

https://ttrockstars.com/

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Miss McKinnon: Fri 15 Nov 3:58pm

We've had a fantastic time exploring the numbers 10 and 100 this week. Please enjoy the pictures from number...

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Mr Lindop: Fri 15 Nov 3:41pm

An incredible maths week in Base 4. I've been blown away with how engaged everyone has been and showing how much we all value the work we are producing. Great work Base 4.We've been investigating the number 1914 all week, as this was the year that Ernest Shackleton set sail on the Endurance. We came up with as many facts as we could about the number, partitioning into thousands...

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Miss Phillips: Fri 15 Nov

We have had a school full of fabulous numbers and objects linked to maths! Thank you for making our number day so successful!Every base also met their number challenge and shared everything they learnt about their class number to the rest of the school. What a lot of fabulous maths...