All about teeth

Did you know that it is National Smile Month?

On Monday we were visited by Nicky Pascoe from Claydon Dental. Nicky taught us all about how to keep our teeth and gums healthy. We found out about good routines to get into and the damage too many sugary drinks and snacks can cause to the enamel on our teeth. We all got to take home a pack with helpful leaflets, a toothbrush, toothpaste and even a little timer.

Look at how the sugary drink has changed the surface of the coin!

Thanks to Nicky for an excellent session.

Money Magic

This week in maths, the children will be investigating money. The children will need to be able to work out totals of coins as well as working out change. They will be using their addition and subtraction understanding to solve money problems.

Here are just some interactive games to play with the children:

http://www.doorwayonline.org.uk/timeandmoney/tillwemeet/

This is a good game as you can change how high the prices go.

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/Flash.aspx?f=PostSortingcalculationsv2

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks1/maths/money/play/

 

Wonderful Warwick Castle

Yesterday, Year 2 went to visit Warwick Castle to gain  first hand experiences of life at a castle.  The day was filled with exciting things to enjoy.  We saw the magnificent trebuchet being fired, a range of beautiful birds of prey and an experienced bowman.  We had chance to explore the castle’s great hall and even get lost in the castle’s maze. What a day!

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Mega Maths

 

The last couple of weeks we have been looking at multiplication and division. Children have learned ways in which objects and pictures can help us solve calculations. Here are some fun interactive games online for you to try with your child:

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

We have also been learning about fact families for multiplication and division. This will be part of their homework this week. Why not have a go at this game:

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/number-facts/number-fact-families

 

 

 

Welcome Back!

We hope you all had a lovely holiday. The children seem well rested and have returned full of questions about our new theme ‘Jesters and Jousting’. The children have created some magnificent castles and shields and are excited to share all of the new information they have been researching over the holidays.

Keep checking the blog to find out about what your children are learning about each week as well as ways in which you can support them at home.

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