White Rock Primary School

'Inspiring Learning Together'

White Rock Primary School

WELCOME TO YEAR 2 CONDORS

Condors are large, graceful and strong birds. They have great hunting skills and travel long distances so they can feed themselves and their families. They have brilliant looking skills and listening skills which we will be using within our own Condors class.

 

THIS TERMS THEME

'Free to be me'

Our learning journey will focus on equality and exploring the rights of people to be treated with fairness and respect. We will explore the issues currently happening in the world and how these have changes through history.

We will also be focus on developing children’s self awareness and personal opinions to allow children to make their own positive decisions and develop independence.

 

 

P.E AND DANCE DAYS

PE days are Tuesday and Wednesday.

Please ensure that your child has the correct PE kit in school all week. We will ensure that they are sent home at the end of each half term.

 

HOME LEARNING DAYS

Home Learning will be set on a Friday and due in on a Wednesday. 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Monday 7th September - First day of Autumn Term 

Friday 25th September - Whole School Individual Photos

Thursday 1st October - Black History Month 

Monday 5th October - Parents' evening 

Thursday 8th October - Parents' evening 

Friday 23rd October - Break up for Half Term

Monday 2nd November - Non-Pupil Day 

Tuesday 3rd November - Children back 

Monday 16th November - Anti-Bullying Week

Thursday 3rd December - Reports Out 

Thursday 10th December - Human Rights Day

Friday 18th December - Break up For Christmas

 

 

MEET THE TEAM 

 

If there are any issues or concerns, please feel free to come in and see your teacher (Mrs Brownen) or alternatively please contact a team leader (Mr Wingrove or Mr O'Sullivan).

mbrownen@white-rock-primary.torbay.sch.uk

swingrove@white-rock-primary.torbay.sch.uk

losullivan@white-rock-primary.torbay.sch.uk

Friday 18th September 2020 - Science

As part of our Science journey, the children used observation to answer the question 'Why is it important to wash your hands for 20 seconds?'.

First the children rubbed 'Glitter Bug' lotion onto their hands which highlights any unclean areas under UV light.

They then dipped their hands into cold water and looked at their hands under the UV light. The children were able to see any parts of their hands that were not clean. They were surprised how many areas were highlighted.

The next step was to wash their hands for 20 seconds with soap. When we checked their hands under the light this time there were virtually no highlighted areas.

What a fun and educational Science session.

Great work Condors!

Maths Learning From Our First Week Back - 11.09.20

We have had a great first week learning about number values in numbers from 0-50. We have been remembering how to count forwards and backwards and also learning how to represent numbers using Maths equipment. We have learnt two new words to describe numbers - tens and ones. We can now use this language to identify how big a number is. We even made our own human number line putting numbers in order up to 50.

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