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Blackbird - Y1/2

Welcome to Blackbird!

(was Kingfisher)

Blackbird

 

We are a mixed Year 1&2 class and you will find us in the nearest of the 3 Key Stage 1 classrooms, previously known as Kingfisher.

 

Our teacher is Mrs Wellon and our teaching assistants are Mrs Knight and Miss Challinor.

Mrs Wellon
Mrs Knight
Miss Challinor

In place of our usual 'Meet the Teacher' meetings, we have produced a video presentation with information about Blackbird class for September 2020:

 

https://fitzmaurice-primary-school.primarysite.media/media/year-12-classes-falcon-and-blackbird-was-kingfishe

 

If you have any questions, you can email Mrs Wellon at blackbird@fitzmaurice.wilts.sch.uk

Performance Poem

 

Here is our performance of the poem 'To Our Grown -ups' which was writen by Miss Challinor

 

https://fitzmaurice-primary-school.primarysite.media/media/to-our-grown-ups

P.E.

Our PE days for Term 1 are Monday and Wednesday.

The children should come to school in their PE kit on those days. Their PE t-shirt should be the colour of their house team.

Forest Schools

Blackbird will be doing Forest School on a Thursday during Term 1.

Children should come to school wearing their forest school clothes on that day. Don't forget your wellies!

Homework and Spellings can be found on the Year 1/2 Homework page:

Useful links for home learning

Phonics and Spelling

https://www.spellzone.com/index.cfm Spellzone is a site which has plenty of free spelling activities for both year 2 and 3

https://new.phonicsplay.co.uk/resources/phase/5 Phonics Play offers a range of free games to support Y2 developing spellers (Username: march20  Password:home)

 

Writing, grammar and punctuation

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zgkw2hv  BBC Bitesize KS1 (Year 2) has free interactive games, videos and guidance

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zv48q6f  BBC Bitesize KS2 (Year 3) has free interactive games,videos and guidance

http://www.crickweb.co.uk/ Crickweb has a number of free games to support spelling, writing, reading and grammar  for KS1 and 2

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/english-games/5-7-years/letters-and-sounds Topmarks offers interactive games to support spelling, grammar, reading and writing KS1 ( Year 2)

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/english-games/7-11-years/spelling-and-grammar  Topmarks offers interactive games to support spelling, grammar, reading and writing KS2 (Year3)

http://www.funenglishgames.com/games.html Provides Interactive games to support reading, grammar, spelling in KS1 and 2 (Year 2 and 3)

 

Reading

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/ Oxford Owl has a large umber of E books available for Years 2 and 3

https://www.booktrust.org.uk/books-and-reading/have-some-fun/storybooks-and-games/  Book Trust offers a range of E-Books and online games to support reading

https://www.roythezebra.com/ This site offers a range of games to support reading and comprehension skills. (Year 2)

http://myths.e2bn.org/mythsandlegends/ This site has animated myths and legends (Year 3)

http://mrsp.com/ Mrs P reads a range of stories to create storytime videos and a small number of reading related activities.

 

Maths

https://uk.ixl.com/math/ The site provided online interactive  quizzes (Years 2 and 3)

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/5-7-years/counting The site offers a range of interactive games for KS1 (Year 2)

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/7-11-years/ordering-and-sequencing-numbers The site offers a range of interactive games for KS2 (Year 3)

https://mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/category/22/most-popular A range of intercative maths games (Year 3)

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zjxhfg8 BBC Bitesize KS1 (Year 2) has free interactive games, videos and guidance

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/z826n39 BBC Bitesize KS2 (Year 3) has free interactive games, videos and guidance

https://www.ictgames.com/mobilePage/index.html Offers a range of interactive games (Years 2 and 3)

https://mathszone.co.uk/ Offers interactive games (Year 2 and 3)

https://ttrockstars.com/ Interactive times tables games (Year 2- 2x, 5x, 10x 3 x 4x tables) (Year 3- 3x, 4x, 8x 6x 7x tables)

PE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rz0go1pTda8 Joe Wicks an online body coach is going to be doing a daily PE session on YouTube that can be done at home (linked clip is Monday 23rd March)

https://www.gonoodle.com/ Go Noodle offers a range of active videos the children can follow.

 

Art

https://www.redtedart.com/?cn-reloaded Offers a  range of craft activities for children

https://www.facebook.com/artfulparent/  Offers a  range of craft activities for children

 

 

http://www.robbiddulph.com/draw-with-rob Rob Bididdulph has created some videos to help children draw characters such as Gregosaurus and Sausagedog

Geography

https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/ Introduces the children to a range of interesting subjects.

Science

https://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/games-and-apps National Science museum offers a small selection of interactive games

https://www.jamesdysonfoundation.co.uk/resources/challenge-cards  James Dyson’s foundation have a range of activities to explore science and engineering that can be done at home

https://www.rigb.org/families/experimental  Gives details of exciting experiments that can be done at home.

http://www.sciencefun.org/kidszone/experiments/ Science fun has a range of activities to explore science experiments that can be done at home.

 

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