Welcome to Hawks Class - Yr2/3
Mrs Williams, Mrs Brickell and Mrs Shadwell
PE kits and book bags should be in school everyday
Year 3 Homework - 18th January 2019
Maths - This week we have been learning about fractions. How many different ways can you show 1/2?
English - This week we wrote a letter to the Queen asking if she would like to visit Wallop. I wonder if she will reply?
Spellings - Group 1: ship, shark, push, shake, should, shouldn't, show, shown, wish, wished
Group 2: chef, shop, sure, mission, special, brochure, sugar, machine, discussion, tissue
Year 2 Spellings - 18th January 2019
baker, baking, baked, bike, biking, nicer, nicest, shine, shiny, shined
Year 3 Homework - 11th January 2019
Happy New Year.
The children had a very busy first week back at school and have all worked incredibly hard.
Maths - We have been learning about addition and subtraction of 2 and 3 digit numbers. There are some problems on prodigy if you want some extra practise.
English - We have started a new text called 'Katie in London' by James Mayhew. Katie travels around London on a magical lion. Over the next couple of weeks we will be building up towards writing our own stories about when Katie visits Wallop on her lion. Perhaps you could talk about the sorts of things that she might see and do while she is here.
Spellings - Both groups have the same set of words this week
telephone, telescope, telegraph, television, teleport, subway, submerge, subordinate, subsoil
Year 3 Homework - 14th December
Maths - We have been learning about multiplication and division. Please continue to practise your times tables.
Spellings - Group 1: cloud, now, about, clown, down, found, ground, power, shout, shower
Group 2: help, helpful, hope, hopeful, beauty, beautiful, fair, fairness, happy, happiness
For an extra challenge use each word in a sentence.
These spellings will be tested on Friday 11th Jan.
This is the last homework of the term. I cannot believe how quickly the time has gone. The children have worked so hard that they deserve a rest over Christmas so I will not be setting formal homework next week. However, if Santa brings them a book it would be great if they kept reading. Puzzle books are also brilliant for keeping your maths skills on track and there is always Prodigy or Times Tables Rockstars. Have a lovely Christmas.
Year 3 Homework - 3rd December
Maths - We have been learning about addition and subtraction using numbers up to 1000.
English - We have been learning about writing letters. You might like to try writing your own letters at home, perhaps to a relative or maybe to Santa.
Spellings - Group 1: bird, third, girl, church, fur, furry, helper, better, sister, louder
Group 2: fatigue, intrigue, league, colleague, dialogue, antique, unique, mosque, cheque, picturesque
For an extra challenge use each word in a sentence.
Year 2 Spellings
We have been learning about silent letters. Please learn the following words. For a challenge use each word in a sentence.
knee, knock, know, kneel, knead, gnat, gnaw, gnarled, gnash, gnome
Year 3 Homework - 30th November
Maths - We have been learning about shapes. Please help your child to find right angles around your house.
English - We have just finished writing spider stories. We are looking forward to reading them to the rest of Hawks. Next week we are going to start learning about letter writing.
Spellings - Group 1: eleven, twelve, thirteen, twenty, thirty, forty, fifty, ninety, hundred, thousand
Group 2: gym, pyramids, myth, mystery, though, although, thought, through, busy, business
Year 2 Spellings - 30th November
This week we have been learning about words with 'c' making a 's' sound. Please learn the following spellings.
cell, city, fancy, ice, nice, race, rice, twice, office, voice
For an extra challenge try writing each word in a sentence.
Year 3 homework - 23rd November
Maths - This week we have been learning about place value, in particular adding 10 or 100 to a number. There are some questions about this on Prodigy. Please also practise your times tables.
English - We have been thinking about adding dialogue and questions to our stories. Next week we are going to be writing stories about a spider who is thrown out into the garden. You might like to talk about some ideas.
Spellings - Group 1: one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten
Group 2: eleven, twelve, thirteen, twenty, thirty, forty, fifty, ninety, hundred, thousand
Year 2 Spellings - 23rd November
energy, gem, giant, giraffe, magic, jacket, jar, jog, join, adjust
Year 3 Homework - 16th November
Maths - This week we have been learning about money. Please practise finding totals and giving change.
Spellings - Group 1: team, cream, stream, meat, me, be, feet, street, tree, three
Group 2: disappear, disagree, rebuild, retake, recalculate, return, mishap, misplace, undo, uncover
For an extra challenge try writing each word in a sentence.
16th November - Year 2 homework
Every week with Year 2 is a fantastic week and this week has been no exception! The children work incredibly hard in all of their work and amaze me more everyday.
In English, we are reading Fantastic Mr Fox and the children have produced some wonderful writing in relation to characters, events and have also made connections to real life contexts.
In Maths, the children have been working with money this week: looking at coins and pounds, making the same amount with different coins and adding and subtracting money. This week's Prodigy Maths assignment is live today.
Spellings for this week: Mr, Mrs, badge, bridge, edge, fudge, age, change, charge, huge.
Have a wonderful weekend!
Year 3 Homework - 9th November
I have been especially proud of the Year 3 children this week. They have worked exceptionally hard and been very polite to visitors around the school.
Maths -We have started learning about time. It would great if you could encourage your child to tell the time using both analogue and digital clocks.
English -The children have been working on using interesting descriptions for characters and settings. You might find it fun to read or make up stories together.
Spellings - Group 1: take, mistake, hear, mishear, read, misread, do, redo, try, retry
Group 2: misunderstand, mistake, mishear, misread, misbehave, rebuild, redo, retry, replay, reappear
For an extra challenge try using each word in a sentence
9th November - Year 2 homework.
This week, the children have been busy learning about money in Maths and have been making the same amounts of money using different coins.
In English, we have started our new unit of work, featuring the story of Fantastic Mr Fox. The children are learning to write information texts based on their learning of animals and their habitats. This week's spellings are: 1.children 2.again 3.pretty 4.because 5.clothes 6.sure 7.sugar 8.busy 9.who 10.Christmas.
Prodigy Maths assignment is live from this morning and will end Thursday 15th November.
Have a wonderful weekend,
2nd November - Year 2 homework.
This week, the children have been working with measurement and have focused on length. We have been working with mm, cm and meters. Everyday we begin our maths lesson with mental arithmetic and the children have been answering questions based on addition, subtraction, 2s and 10s multiplication tables and division problems.
In English, we are beginning our new unit of work in relation to animals and habitats. This week's spellings are: 1.could 2.should 3.would 4.door 5.floor. 6.poor 7.water 8.parents 9.any 10.many.
Year 3 Homework - 2nd November
It has been a really busy first week back. As well as our normal lessons we have been working in different classes on remembrance activities. Our finished work will be on display in the hall soon.
Maths - This week we have been learning how to measure weight. There are some activities on Prodigy or you might like to try out your skills by doing some baking. Please also continue to practice your times tables.
English - This week we have made information books about Egypt for the library. Please learn the following spellings:
Group 1 - calm, calmer, tall, taller, tallest, late, later, latest, sister, over
Group 2 - worry, worrier, silly, sillier, silliest, happy, happier, happiest, cry, cried.
For an extra challenge try writing each word in a sentence.
Year 3 homework - Friday 19th October
Maths - We have been thinking about measuring length this week. We had great fun wrapping up our friends so that we could measure the length of the bandages we would need to make a mummy! There are some measuring questions on Prodigy. Also, please continue to practise your times tables.
Spellings - This week the spellings are based on either words that the children have found tricky in their written work or words from the Year 3 word list (words that the children should know by the end of this year).
Group 1: saw, every, really, want, wanted, call, called, said, walk, walked.
Group 2: accident, accidentally, address, answer, arrive, believe, bicycle, breath, breathe, build
Year 2 homework - Friday 19th October
It has been a fabulous first half-term and the children have produced some fantastic work! I'm already looking forward to returning to school following the half-term break!
For English, the children are learning the following spellings: 1. class 2. grass 3. pass 4. pass 5. plant 6. path 7. bath 8. half 9. every 10. everybody
In Maths, we have been learning about halves, quarters and thirds alongside the 2s, 5s and 10s multiplication tables. There will also be prodigy assignments for this week and the following week. They will run Saturday to Thursday.
Have a wonderful week,
Year 3 homework - 12th October
Maths - This week we have been learning about fractions. Please practise finding fractions of numbers. Please also continue to practise your times tables. I am very pleased with the progress the children are making with them.
English - We have started learning about non-fiction books. We will be writing books about Egypt next week. You might like to find out some fascinating facts.
Spellings - Group 1: was, saw, there, they, them, this, then, every, everywhere, everyone
Group 2: appear, disappear, caught, naughty, favourite, different, often, though, although, straight
For an extra challenge try using each word in a sentence.
Year 2 homework - 5th October 2018
Firstly, I would like to say thank you for the continued support with the children's spellings. It's wonderful to see their home spelling books filling up with all the practice they are doing at home!
The spellings for this week are: climb, eye, most, only, both, old, gold, hold, told, beautiful.
This week in maths we have been practicing multiplication and have been working with the 2s, 5s and 10s multiplication tables. If you would like to practice these at home, that would be fantastic! Prodigy Maths assignment will go live this evening and the children also have there usernames and passwords for Times Table Rock stars.
Have a wonderful weekend!
Year 2 homework - 28th September 2018
In year 2 this week, we have been busy working on addition and subtraction and there is a Prodigy assignment live now to practice and embed the skills the children have been learning.
The spellings for this week are: steak, even, people, money, find, kind, mind, behind, child, wild. Again, it is important that the children practice spelling these words in contextual sentences, not only to reinforce the learning of the phonemes but also to use them correctly in a corresponding sentence.
All the children should have a reading bookmark with their reading diaries, which gives you suggested questions to support and deepen their comprehension. This week we are focusing on prediction. If you can't locate the bookmark, have no fear, let me know and I'll get another sent home as soon as possible.
Have a lovely weekend,
Welcome to Hawks Class 2018/19
Year 2 homework - 12th October 2018
It has been a busy and wonderful week in the Hawks class. The children have been working on division problems, drawing on their knowledge of the 2s and 10s multiplication tables. It would be great for the children to continue to practice their times tables at home and recall the number facts with increasing fluency.
In English, the children have produced some wonderful writing in the form of any information text, describing Egypt.
Spelling for this week:
1. Beautiful 2. Move 3. Prove 4. Improve 5. Who 6. After 7. Fast 8. Last 9. Past 10. Father
Prodigy Maths assignment will be live from this evening and don't forget Times Table Rock Stars!
Have a wonderful weekend,
Year 3 Homework - 5th October
Maths - This week we have been learning about division.
English - We enjoyed reading our adventure stories to Year 2. Now we are learning how to write an information text so we can write a book about Egypt for the library.
Spellings - This week I have repeated some of the trickier spellings as well as adding some new ones.
Group 1 - there, they're, their, to, two, too, eight, ate, where, wear
Group 2 - there, they're, their, to, two, too, which, witch, favourite, beautiful
For an extra challenge write each spelling in a sentence.
Year 3 Homework - 28th September
Maths - In maths this week we have been learning about multiplication. The children have been working out facts from their 2, 3, 4, 5 and 10 times tables. Many thanks if you have been helping your child to practise at home. It is really paying off. Some children have also begun to think about related facts eg If 2x3=6 then 2x30=60. I have set some multiplication problems on prodigy.
English - We have been learning about adventure stories and will be writing our own next week.
Spellings this week are:
Group 1 - their, there, they're, them, then, they, this, that, was, saw
Group 2 - their, there, they're, ate, eight, where, wear, sun, son, Friday
For an extra challenge practise the words in sentences.
Year 3 homework - 21st September 2018
Maths - This week we have continued to learn about addition and subtraction of 2 and 3 digit numbers. We have also played a new game on the computer called Times Tables Rockstars that will help us to learn our tables. All children now have a username and password so they can log on at home or at school. You may like to use this when you are learning your tables at home.
Spellings - Group 1: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, weigh, sleigh, weigh, eight, weight, freight
Group 2: Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, sleigh, weight, eight, grey, drey, straight
For an extra challenge try writing each one in a sentence.
This week's spellings are homophones which can be easily confused and misused. We are also beginning to look at spelling exception words. The children have their () spelling practice books in their book bags and it would be fantastic for them to practice these, writing them into sentences:
there/their/they're, to/too/two, night/knight, Great/Break.
A prodigy assignment for this week is now live with a focus on addition and subtraction.
Don't forget, if you have any queries, questions or simply would like a chat, don't hesitate to contact me.
Have a wonderful weekend!
Year 3 homework - 14th September
Spellings this week are as follows:
Group 1: aim, paid, strain, play, away, stray, same, cake, plate, crane
Group 2: vein, reins, veil, eight, freight, weight, straight, grey, prey, they
For an extra challenge trying using each one in a sentence.
In maths this week we have been learning to add using 2 or 3 digit numbers. We have used apparatus to split the numbers into hundreds, tens and ones. Well done to the children who practised their place value skills on Prodigy this week, I have set some addition and subtraction questions for next week.
Please also continue to practise your tables. I was very impressed with the improvement this week. I can tell you have been working hard on these and your hard work is paying off.
Year 2 Homework - 7th September
The spellings this week are based on homophones. The children need to know when to use each of the following spellings so you will need to give them in context eg 'I can see a tree.' and 'The boat sailed on the sea'. For an extra challenge your child could write the whole sentence.
see/sea, blue/blew, be/bee, sun/son, quiet, quite.
Year 3 Homework - 7th September
Maths - In maths this week we have been learning about place value. I have set some place value questions on Prodigy. Your child has also been given a slip stating what times table to learn. Please learn up to 12 x your number. We will do a times table test every Friday. When your child has scored 12 out of 12 three times they will move onto the next level.
Spellings - Your child has brought home a spelling list today. There are two spelling groups. Your child's group is noted on the top of their spelling list.
Group 1: helps, helped, helping, run, running, reach, reaches, skips, skipped, skipping
Group 2: change, changes, changing, reached, reaching, splits, splitting, pushes, pushed
Challenge for both groups: Write a sentence for each word.
20 July 2018
On behalf of Mrs Shadwell, Mrs Buttery and myself we would like to wish you all an amazing summer holiday and we hope you have lots of fun!
P.S. Thank you to all those who sent cards and gifts it was very kind of you.
19 July 2018
Wow, what a great day we had at the Museum of Army Flying on Monday! It was great to see all your wonderful work on display. The work is situated in hanger 2 and will be there to view the whole summer. Mrs Shadwell and I were very impressed with your behaviour and you were super representatives of Wallop Primary School.
11 July 2018
What a great few days we have had! You have all worked too hard on your Design and Technology project based on food & nutrition
We have practised cooking skills, taste tested food, explored healthy eating, explored the herb garden and planned, made, tasted and evaluated a dish! Well done! a very busy 3 days. Mrs Shadwell and I really enjoyed this too.
Please check out the photos of the fun we had.....
5 July 2018
Sports day tomorrow! Don't forget sun hats, lots of suncream and water bottles! Mrs Hughes is hoping to get lots of photos.
Next week we are completing a Design and Technology project based on food and nutrition. Don't forget to bring back the permission slip so you can take part in all the activities we have planned.
Spellings - Next week there are no new words to practise in class as we shall be doing a spelling assessment. Should you wish to work on spelling different words please use the lists below. These words can be practised using 'look cover write check' , pyramid writing or rainbow writing. Please use whichever strategy works best for your child.
Year 2 Year 3
4 July 2018
What a great day we had on Tuesday! Look at all the amazing work you produced. Our classroom looks like a gallery.
16th June 2018
First of all I must say well done for winning the reading competition on the 8th June! I am super proud. Let's keep reading and see if we can win again before the end of term. Mrs Hughes has got your reward ready for Monday!
Last week you produced some super work. Mrs Buttery, Mrs Shadwell and I have really enjoyed reading your newspaper reports about Jacks adventure on the baked beanstalk.
In Maths we worked on position and direction. Can you remember which is your left hand? right foot? which way do you turn for anti clockwise and clockwise. Here is a link to Hip Hop Granny to show your family...https://www.bbc.com/sport/supermovers/42626760.
We are utilising the FIFA World Cup to support our ICT lessons and also win more team points. Mrs Hughes and Lily got the first 5 points! Well done Russia! Don't forget to bring your research ready for Tuesday.
Here are this weeks spelling words....
Don't forget Library day is on a Tuesday and good luck to the 4 Hawks children taking part in the athletics on Monday.
We hope you all have lovely weekend. See you next week
What a busy week we have had! We hope you have all enjoyed your extra day at home? Attached below are some tasks you may wish to complete.
Spellings - Today's spellings will be tested on Monday 4th June and the new list on Friday 8th.
Please look below for the words for the 4th and these are the new words....
After half term we are moving onto traditional stories with a twist! It would be great if you could read stories such as the 3 Goats, 3 Pigs, Little Red Riding hood etc over the holiday.
Please keep reading! fingers crossed we can keep improving our reading percentage.
Below are photos of our shape work and planning our dance moves during the PH sports PE lesson.
18th May 2018
Another busy week in Hawk class. All the children have worked hard with their SATs tests - well done.
Your child should have brought home a new prodigy log in. Feel free to use at home if you would like. By using this new log in we will receive updates on how your child is doing.
Don't forget to bring your 'Tim Peake' research to school on Monday. We will use it to help construct your newspaper report.
We have new class members this week - 5 chick hatched and are now resident outside our class. Very exciting.
The Garden party was a huge success. Thank you for coming to join us. Below are some photos of the afternoon.
11th May 2018
Well done Hawks, our reading percentage is going up! We nearly have half the class reading 3 times in a week.
Don't forget to check out our amazing art display in the hall - can you find your prints?
Last week you wrote amazing newspaper reports about the 1969 moon landing. Your homework is to research Tim Peakes time in space! Hopefully the AAC Air museum will let us display work writing.
Below are the spelling words for next Friday
Well done Hawks class for remembering to bring your planners and reading books every day. Fingers crossed we can all remember every day this week. Please nag Mums / Dads / Grandparents to sign your planners to show you have read to them!
We have finished our work on 'Journeys' and we are now moving onto to space explorers. Mrs Hughes will be giving you researching homework to help with your writing over the next 3 weeks.
Mrs Shadwell and Mrs Hughes loved your printing. We are going to celebrate your artistic talents by displaying your masterpieces in the school hall for everyone to enjoy. Hopefully it will be ready to view by the end of the week.
We hope you had a lovely bank holiday weekend! See you Tuesday!
Well done Hawk class our reading percentage has gone up by 4%. One person read 6 times!!! Please try to read one more time each week and our percentage will hopefully keep going up. I wonder what our class reward will be when we win???
From Monday 30th April you will change your home reading books on the day you complete your guided reading activity with the Teacher.
Monday - Enid Blyton group
Tuesday - Julia Donaldson group
Wednesday - JK Rowling group
Thursday - Roald Dahl group
Friday - David Williams groups.
Please bring your planner and books daily as you may need them to read to an adult, practise your spellings and record your spelling score on a Friday.
You will get 1 house point each day you bring your planner and at the end of the week, 1 house point for each time you have read at home!
Don't forget your PE needs to be in school everyday.
We hope you have a great weekend!
23rd April 2018
What a great day we've had. We walked over 4 miles this morning!!!!!! and had some bonus animal treats too!
We are very proud of your attitude whilst walking along the country roads and also the amazing pencil sketches you drew around Nether Wallop. We shall use these sketches in our next art lesson!
Can you remember the link between St George and Nether Wallop Church???
We would like to say a huge thank you to Vanessa, Mrs Wells and Mrs Woodrow for supporting us on our walk, along with Alix from the village for providing refreshments for us in the village hall.
20th April 2018
We hope you had a great time at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard yesterday! Thank you to Mrs Lovell and Mrs Francis for joining us. What a great day!
Please check back later for photographs!
On Monday we are walking to Nether Wallop Village to explore the building types and find out the link between the church and St George! Make sure you are wearing comfortable walking shoes and bring a sunhat! The church will be providing refreshments.
Please try to read at least 3 times a week! We would love to win the school reading competition! 28 marbles in the jar if we can!
Below are the spellings to be learnt for Friday 27th April. The spelling words are based upon the spelling activities we are doing in class during that week. Don't forget you can practise them in the following ways....
- look, cover, write, check
- rainbow writing
- pyramid words
- make a matching game
- cut up the word and remake
- make the word with play dough / magnetic letters.
MAKE IT FUN!
Easter Holiday Challenges
Earn 5 house points for each challenge you complete
Next half term we are going to be
Challenge 1 - send Hawk Class a postcard about where you have been exploring over the Easter holiday.
Challenge 2 - research an 'explorer'. What facts can you find out about them? We will share this research on Monday 16th and Tuesday 17th April.
Challenge 3 - read at least 3 times each week of the holiday. Don't forget to ask Mum or Dad to sign your planner.
Don't forget to keep practising your times tables.
We all hope you have a great holiday! Happy Easter.
10th January 2018
We hope you all had a lovely Christmas!