Welcome to the Oak class page.
Hi, I am Mrs Stevens and I am a brand new teacher at The Pines School. I have a passion for sports and am very active outside of school, netball and paddle boarding are my favourite hobbies. In my spare time I also love reading and have great memories from my childhood of reading the whole Roald Dahl series, my favourite book being The Twits! I also enjoy travelling, exploring new places and finding out about different cultures. My favourite city is Rome, the pizza, pasta and gelato are delicious! Our class teaching assistant this year is Mrs Cahill, we are both very excited to teach Oak class and see how much you all grow and progress this year.
English: In English, we will be writing a non-fiction recount about a day trip. The children will use the first hand experience of a trip to South Hill Park to help them write this.
Maths: Learning in Maths will see us start our work on statistics, in particular tally charts and pictograms. We will then be recapping some of the skills we have learned this year in preparation for SATs.
Science: We will be learning about the different habitats of animals, how they grow and what they need to survive.
DT: The children will be planning, creating and evaluating their own healthy fruit salad, exploring fruits they may never have tried before.
PE: PE lessons will focus around striking and fielding in our indoor unit and target games outdoors.
PSHE: Our PSHE learning will primarily be focused around the topic of keeping safe before online and in real life.
RE: The children will be looking at the different aspects of Christianity including the features of a church and why Christians learn stories about God and Jesus.
Computing: Children will continue learning about digital media, including how to take photographs.
Green Fingers Knowledge Organiser
Pictures of our learning
STAR OF THE WEEK- Oliver W!
This week year 2 completed their Secret Agent Training. We are all so proud of how they tackled their missions and completed the tasks! Oliver W stood out to us for his incredible effort in his reading papers. We were blown away!
Year 1 and Common Exception Words
https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button - quickfire number games to help children learn basic number facts
http://www.ictgames.com/mobilePage/ - Number games to reinforce the concept of place value
https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers/ks1-collection/zbr4scw - Fun songs with actions to teach many learning concepts in English, Maths and other subjects. This is my new favourite resource!
https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/ks1-english/z67ncqt - Loads of story telling, poetry and punctuation short films to watch.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/ks1-maths/zhng7nb - Useful Maths short films to watch. Fractions and telling the time would be particularly good ones to try.
https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/5-7-years/addition-and-subtraction - Games from any of the Maths categories will really help your child practise skills they have learnt at school.
http://www.ictgames.com/mobilePage/spookySpellings/index.html - great game for learning common exception words.