Welcome to Peacocks Class


Spring  - Learning Overview

Maths:  We will be learning:


Number - Multiplication and Division


Make equal groups.

Multiplication using x.

Use arrays.

2 x table.

5 x table.

10 x table.

Divide by 2.

Divide by 5.

Divide by 10.

 Odd and even numbers.

Data Handing


Make tally charts.

Draw Pictograms

Interpret Pictograms.


Block diagrams.

Interpret and construct simple pictograms, tally

charts, block diagrams and simple tables 




Recognise 2d and 3d shapes.

Count sides and vertices on 2d shapes.

Count faces, edges and vertices on 3d shapes.

Line of symmetry.


Fractions - Shape and number

Make equal parts.

Recognise and find a half.

Recognise and find a quarter.

Recognise and find a third.


Find three quarters.

Comparing and ordering fractions.

Count in fractions.


We will be using the books The Tunnel by Anthony Browne, The Day The Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt, George's Marvellous Medicine by Roald Dahl and Florence Nightingale non fiction writing this term. 

Our learning will include:  

The Tunnel


Prediction what happens when Jack goes through the tunnel.

Writing a letter from Rose to mum.

Writing our own story through a tunnel.



The Day the Crayons Quit


Predict what you would colour with each crayon.

Plan and write a persuasive letter as a colour crayon

Plan and write a reply from Duncan to solve the problem

Innovate the story e.g. The Day The Stationary Quit - Plan and write letter.


Georges Marvellous Medicine


Write a character description

Re-tell the story.

Instruction writing of our own medicine.

Write a newspaper report

Write our own version of a chapter.


 The Day The Crayons Quit: Amazon.co.uk: Daywalt, Drew, Jeffers, Oliver:  BooksGeorge's Marvellous Medicine by Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake | WaterstonesThe Tunnel by Anthony Browne

Grammar:  This term we will be learning to use the following:

Past tense v Present tense

Past tense verbs irregular and regular

Commas for lists

Conjunctions - subordination, when if that because

Apostrophe for contractions

Apostrophe for possession






Phonics / spelling:   We will be learning year 2 spellings and this will be reflected in the children's weekly spellings on Google classroom.



Science: Our topic this term is:  Materials.

Our learning will include:

Comparing the suitability of a variety of everyday materials, including wood, metal, plastic, glass, brick, rock, paper and cardboard for particular uses. 

Finding out how the shape of solid objects made from some materials can be changed by squashing, bending, twisting and stretching.


History - Our Topic is Florence Nightingale - Our learning will include


Placing events and objects in chronological order

Recognising why people did things, why events happened and what happened as a result.

Identifying differences between ways of life at different times.



How Florence Nightingale's Hygiene Crusade Saved Millions - Biography


RE: This term we are learn about Judaism including Passover and Islam including Prayer at home.  After half term we will be learning Christianity and about Easter.

PE:  Our PE days are Wednesday and Thursday.   


Helpful Websites for Online Learning



Every child in YR-Y6 has  Mathletics and TT Rockstars accounts.  Both activities have a variety of games and age-related learning.  Weekly homework is set on Mathletics.


BBC Bitesize Primary

The BBC’s online learning platform with daily video lessons and worksheets.


Oak National Academy

The Department for Education’s online learning platform with daily video lessons. Worksheets may be available.


White Rose Maths Home Learning

White Rose Maths’s home learning section includes daily video lessons.  We are using these resources for our online learning with Y2-Y5.


Twinkl parents

Twinkl has a resources section to support parents who are homeschooling. This includes a number of free resource packs and games.


National Geographic Young Explorer, Storyline OnlineOxford Owl

Free e-books



Love Reading

Booklists organised by age, topic or interest.

Contact Us

Questions about online learning or to contact the class teacher please email teachers@nonsuchprimary.sutton.sch.uk  or use Google Classroom.

All other school matters: office@nonsuchprimary.sutton.sch.uk 

These email addresses are checked daily; responses may be the following day.


 Ideas to learn spellings:

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