Class 2 - The Sunflowers 2016 - 2017

Mr Dunstan

Mr Dunstan

I am the Class 2 teacher. I love teaching English as I used to be a newspaper reporter. Big football fan - Barrow AFC season ticket holder and Evertonian.

Mrs Unsworth

Mrs Unsworth

Hello Everyone. I am teaching Class 1 on a full time basis covering maternity leave for Mrs Walker from April 2017. I live in the beautiful village of Cartmel and feel so privileged to work in such a wonderful school. My hobbies are walking, mountain biking, singing, acting and reading. I love to spend time with my family and my favourite holiday destination is Northumberland.

Welcome to Class Two

Class Two is a mixture of Year 3 and 4 children - there are 20 of them in total.

The class teaching is split between Mr Dunstan and Mrs Unsworth (maternity cover for Mrs Stagg). We also have Miss Lowther as a class support and Miss Lace who carries out intervention work across all classes. 

Along with the rest of the school we teach in a fun, creative, cross curricular way through a range of topics over the year covering aspects of the National Curriculum for both year groups. We have a two year rolling programme which ensures all children cover all aspects of the NC over their two years in the class.

Summer term - 2017

Topic - 'where we live'

Geography/history - investigating through our topic, children will be learning about early settlements and using map skills to locate features, eventually creating their own map. We'll also be exploring the history and importance of Cartmel Priory and Hampsfell.

Science - animals including humans. We will be looking at the requirements of living things - from nutrition to bones and muscles.

Design and technology - we will 'hopefully' be using the carrots sewn in our last science project to create soup, as well as exploring other find preparation.

PE - we will be receiving coaching from Cumbria Cricket throughought the first half-term, followed by athletics coaching in the second half-term.

RE - what do stories form Islam teach Muslims about how to live their lives?

Computing - animations and simulations.

Reading: Children and heard reading twice a week - either 1:1 with their own book or as part of a guided reading session.  They also experience weekly reading comprehension activities.

Handwriting: We follow a handwriting programme called Letter-Join.  This is an online interactive resource which aids the practice of cursive handwriting and uses interactive animations to demonstrate joined up letter formation.



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Cartmel Primary School

Aynsome Road,
LA11 6PR

Main Contact: Mrs Rachel Battersby Headteacher

Tel: 015395 36262

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