Welcome to Ash Class 2020-21!
In Ash Class we are enthusiastic learners that are always encouraged to try our personal best, be resilient and show independence with our learning. We often work as a team to help build our value of belonging.
Go Tell it on the Mountain
Mary and the Angel - with words
Mary and the Angel - backing
Inter House Cross Country (20th November 2020)
Autumnal Poetry (17th November 2020)
Autumnal Walk (4th November 2020)
NEW TOPIC ALERT- AUT 2-THE TITANIC
Crazy Hair Day (23/10/20)
Pond Dipping Investigation (21st October 2020)
BREAKING NEWS! Mermaid tale found in Ash Class!
Fairy/Goblin Doors 30/9/20
New Team Members to Ash Class
Mrs Maliphant joins the team!
We are very lucky to be joined by Mrs Maliphant in Ash Class who is now starting her role as the class TA. Mrs Maliphant is a qualifed teacher and brings lots of experience to the job role. As you have probably guessed, Mrs Maliphant is the wife of Mr Maliphant who used to teach PE at St Mary's.
Term 1 Topic Parent Overview (2020-21)
Wolf Visit (21st September 2020)
Jackson Pollock Art (15th September 2020)
Active Maths creating a giant number line (15th September 2020)
Worry Dolls (9th September 2020)
Our New Classroom :)
Ash Acceptable Use Agreement
Year 2 and 3 End of Year Expectations
See link below for English page to find year group spelling lists.
Star Times Tables
Here are some useful links and information about a range of online resources that you may be asked to use by teachers as part of the home learning, or you might choose to use to extend in self-directed learning.
This is a great website to access online reading books that are colour-banded like the ones we use in school.
To access the free materials you will need to use the following username and password;
Username - firstname.lastname@example.org
Password - Parents20!
In light of proposed school closures, Twinkl is offering free premium accounts for schools and parents. When registering for the account use the discount code CVDTWINKLHELPS which will entitle you to a free months access to the resources on the site. Twinkl has a range of ready-made and downloadable resources. They have also put together School Closure packs for each year group which could be downloaded and printed as required.
GoNoodle is a series of web-based videos, games and activities focused on introducing short bursts of physical exercise. This includes guided dance, fitness workouts, yoga and mindfulness videos.
This is a free resource to use, and if choosing to sign up, children can collect points as they complete tasks to evolve their own GoNoodle champions.
The School Run
The School Run is a website which has great English, Maths and Science advice for parents. It has great videos which explain strategies and concepts that teachers may ask children to work on as part of their home learning. You can also sign up for worksheets and activities for each year group.
An online art resource developed by google, autodraw uses AI to guess what is being drawn and give options to replace with pre-loaded designs that can be adapted by children. This can be used to create digital illustrations.
Topmarks is a collection of online learning games. We often use a range of these games to consolidate learning in class, especially in Maths. Games can be filtered by age or theme for pupils to extend or consolidate learning that has been set by teachers. Hit the Button is also part of this website.
Phonics Play includes a range of games that pupils have played in class to enhance or practice their phonic awareness. To access the full site a teacher login is required, but many aspects are open for parents to use for free. Year 2 could consolidate Phases 5 and 6.
Phonics Play have given a free code to access all resources:
Times Tables Rock Stars
The children already have their logins to this website as it is used as part of our weekly homework. This allows children to test their times tables speed and accuracy across a range of different levels as they work to become a times tables rock star!