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Welcome to Cedar Class
We are in Year 2 and Year 3.
Mrs Bakary is our class teacher and Mrs Dixon, Mrs Cozens Mrs Statton are our teaching assistants.
Mrs Skinner teaches in Cedar Class on Tuesday mornings.
This year in Cedar Class we have 25 amazing children who all love to learn, investigate and explore.
In Cedar Class, we pride ourselves on having a positive attitude to work. We enjoy making our brains stronger by challenging ourselves.
We celebrate success and know that when something is hard, we just haven't mastered it "yet"!
We are all good friends in Cedar Class. We love to play games and enjoy using our school environment to have fun together.
We respect, tolerate and listen to each other so our classroom is a happy place to learn.
What are we learning at the moment?
In the Spring term, our class topic will be 'WHAT IS LIFE?'
In Geography, we are learning about 'Settlements and Land use'.
We are learning about what the term 'settlement' means and what kind of area makes a good settlement. We are also learning how settlements are connected, how land is used and how that is displayed on maps.
In Science, we are learning all about 'Animals, including humans'
We are learning all about vertebrates and invertebrates, types of skeletons, naming bones in the human skeleton, understanding muscles, organs and the digestive system. We are also learning about the importance of nutrition and keep our bodies healthy.
In RE we will be learning about 'What Muslim people believe about Islam and Iman.
In Art, we are making animals mask and in DT, we are learning to cook healthy food.
In Computing, we will be learning about healthy use of technical devices, sorting data and animal animations .
In Music, we will be following our Music Express curriculum.
In PSHE, we will be following our Jigsaw curriulum.
In French, we will be following our La Jolie Ronde curriculum.
Please see our topic knowledge organiser below. Have fun learning some key facts and vocabulary!
If you are at home self-isolating, please click on the links below and work through the lessons and activities linked to our lessons in school and our 'What Is Life?' topic.
English - ch, gue & que suffixes
Geography - Settlements and Land Use
Science - Animals and Humans
RE - Islam
COMPUTING - ABCYA animate
This term, we are learning about poetry and are writing our own 'Summer Is Here' poems and we are writing non-chronological reports on pangolins and humans. We are also enjoying rwading 'The Iron Man' for whole class reading and 'The World According to Humphrey' as our class read-aloud book.
In Maths we follow the White Rose scheme of learning.
In the Summer term, we will be consolidating our addition, subtraction, multiplication and division methods . We will also be learning about measures, including time, length, mass, capacity and temperature.
We love using apparatus to help us learn and we always follow a CPA approach (concrete - pictorial - abstract).
You can see the children enjoying our fun Maths learning activities below.
In the Autumn term, Cedar Class had the pleasure of learning Samba drums. They did brilliantly well and made excellent progress. They even finished the term with a socially distanced performance on the playground to the rest of the school. Well done Cedar Class!