Year 6 Art.

This art lesson was inspired by the portraits of the American artist, Chuck Close. It was a group art project for year 6 pupils which ends with the surprising ‘reveal’ of a large scale portrait.

St Paul’s Virtual Disco!

We hope you all enjoy the disco! Don’t forget to send in photos of you having fun to liane.moore@stpauls.bradford.sch.uk for us to share.

Year 2 Spring 2

Hope you had a wonderful break and welcome back to a new snowy, spring term!

This half term in Year 2 our topic is ‘Africa’ and we will be learning:

English – How Tortoise Got His Shell, story writing. Meerkat Mail, report writing and recounts of personal experiences.

GPS – We will continue to use conjunctions in our writing, verbs, apostrophes to mark where letters are missing and the use of -ly in Standard English to turn adjectives into adverbs.

Number: Fractions – Recognise, find, name and write fractions 1/3, 1/4, 2/4 and 3/4 of a length, shape, set of objects or quantity. • Write simple fractions for example, 1/2 of 6 = 3 and recognise the equivalence of 2/4 and 1/2 .
Measurement: Choose and use appropriate standard units to estimate and measure length/height in any direction (m/cm); mass (kg/g); temperature (°C); capacity (litres/ml) to the nearest appropriate unit, using rulers, scales, thermometers and measuring vessels. • Compare and order lengths, mass, volume/capacity and record the results using >, < and =.

Science – Living things and their habitats– to identify living things, that they all need suitable habitats, to explore micro-habitats and the food chain in a habitat.

Geography – Place knowledge – comparing holidays in the UK and non-European countries. Understanding geographical similarities and differences.

Art – African art , designing and making African animal masks.

RE – Salvation – Why does Easter matter to Christians?

PE – (every Friday afternoon) Team Building games

Important dates:

World Book Day – Thursday 5th March.

Class trip to Ledston Estate – Tuesday 10th March.

Parents Consultations – Thursday 19th March.

Easter service – Thursday 2nd March.

This half term we will be preparing for Year 2 SATs which will take place next half term from the 11th May. If you have any questions I am available to answer any of your queries.

Thank you for your continued support.

Mrs Darbyshire and Mrs Lupton.