Thank you so much for your kind words. We will pass on the message to the children! Take Care


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Thank you for a fantastic virtual visit! It was a total pleasure to chat with your brilliant young readers and writers - please wish them happy reading and happy writing from me!


Happy Wednesday everyone 🌈 For this academic years final challenge, we would like you to write a poem or song summarising your school year. We can't wait to hear them 🎶


Yesterday year 4 had a virtual visit by Varjak Paw Author, S.F Said. Year 4 pupils love reading his books and were so excited to meet the brilliant and inspiring author in person! 📚


Year 6 are enjoying a virtual tour of the British Museum, learning specifically about the Ancient Greeks 🏛️


Thank you for sharing with us!


Happy Wellbeing Wednesday everyone 🌈 For this week's challenge, we would like you to create your own England football chant, poem or poster cheering them on for tonight or celebrating how well they have done in the Euro's so far🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿


We have grown a beautiful bumper crop of strawberries in the EYFS garden this year 🍓


Year 6 have been learning about climate graphs in maths and have created their own based on a destination of their choice 📊


Year 6 have been exploring Charles Darwin's theory of Natural Selection by using different utensils to represent different bird beaks to see which are best adapted at picking up seeds 🌿


Happy Wednesday everyone 🌈 In the spirit of the Euro's, today's Wellbeing challenge is to design a new football kit for England ⚽ We can't wait to see what you come up with!


Year 6 have been enjoying their daily Drop Everything Read sessions 📚


Happy Wednesday everyone 🌈 For this week's challenge, we would like you to draw your idea of paradise! Think about what relaxes you and what makes you happy. Remember this could be different for everyone! We look forward to seeing what you come up with 🏖️


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We have spaces available in our Junior Singers at Anerley Town Hall on Wednesdays (4.15-5.15). For current years 3,4&5. Email for info. Start this week!


The book fair is at Kent House again! 📚 Our pupils are enjoying having a look at the books on offer. Parents and carers, please see the letter attached with details of how we are making it Covid-safe


Year 6 have produced some fantastic end of term learning summaries for history, focusing on how London has changed from The Romans, up until the Georgians 🌟


In art, year 6 have been creating their own sculptures based on the work of Patrick Cabral. They worked in pairs to create their animal themed interlocking cardboard sculptures🎨


Happy Wednesday everyone🌈 For this week's challenge, we would like you to create a poem based on the theme of nature to fit in with this year's theme for 💚 We can't wait to see what you come up with


🌈This week is . This year's theme is about connecting with nature to support your mental health. Watch this space for more information about how to get involved 💚


In science this week, year 6 have been learning about the parts of an eye and how we are able to see with. They have also been experimenting to see what objects light is able to pass through 💡

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Year 2

Welcome to Year 2: 
Mae Jemison & George W. Gibbs Jnr. Class 


Miss Campbell will be teaching Mae Jemison class and Mrs Souissi will be teaching George W. Gibbs Jnr. Class.  


Welcome our Summer term! We hope you find the information below useful. This information will help you support your child at home with the organisation of their week and their learning at home. 

Key Times 


Children should be reading for 10 minutes or more daily and practising their, 2, 5, and 10 times tables. Spellings will be sent home on a Friday. 


Mae Jemison and George W Gibbs class will have PE on Fridays. Please ensure that your child wears their PE kit to school on these days.  


We will be having a class trip to Crystal Place Park at the end of this term.  

Key Times 

For Year 2, the school day will begin at 8.30, and end at 3.10. Please stick to these timings as each year group has their own start and end time to ensure social distancing. If you are collecting an older sibling in years 3 – 6 please come at the later pickup time.  


What are we learning? 


In literacy we will begin by focusing on the books Hodgeheg by Dick King-Smith. We will be learning how to write effective letters, non-chronlologiocal reports free-verse poems. We are also running an additional Reading Comprehension lesson on a Monday. 


In maths, we will be focusing on mass and volume, time and problem solving. We will also be doing catch-up sessions in order to support with areas taught during lockdown. 


We will start a new unit on everyday materials and exploring properties and why certain materials are suited to certain jobs.  


In geography we will continue our work on Kenya, exploring communities, culture, landscape and wildlife. We will be developing our knowledge of new cultures.    


In History, we will be continuing our work on explorers, including Jeanne Baret, Dr Livingstone and Mae Jemison. We will explore their achievements and understand their historical significance.  


In RE this half term we be continuing our understanding of Islam and learning about the five pillars, with a focus on Hajj and its significance to Muslims.   


In computing this half term we will be learning how to present information electronically in different ways, such as representing a story as a quiz and a mind map.    


This half term in Art we will be learning about Kente cloth. We will explore its significance to the people of Ghana and then we will use looms and wool to weave our own design.   


Our key focus in PSHE this half term will healthy bodies and minds. We will explore the importance of exercise, hygiene and the differences between boys and girls. We will also be discussing children’s views on stereotypes in society, which follows on from our learning last half term about Notting Hill Carnival and the activists who initiated it.  


In PE we will be doing athletics.  


In Charanga, we will be listening and appraising the song Zootime. Children will learn about tempo, rhythm, pitch and structure and have the opportunity to discuss their opinions.  


In DT we will have a textile focus and will be making bendy bags out of felt.  


How can I help at home? 

One of the key ways every parent can help is to ensure that your child is at school every day and on time. Other than this, the main way you can help is by ensuring that your child reads every day, for at least 10 - minutes – this can be with you, or on their own, but it is the most effective way of ensuring that your child progresses and learns outside of school. Practicing times tables frequently is vital, and children should be confident in their times tables by the end of year 4. Year 2s focus tables are 2, 5 and 10.  

Children have logins for Mathletics and Purple Mash– please encourage them to use this frequently, as it will really help with their quick recall of mathematical facts. 

If you have any questions, please talk to Miss Campbell or Mrs Souissi, or you can arrange a meeting over the phone. 


Miss Campbell and Mrs Souissi