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Year 2

Welcome to Year 2!

*IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR CHILDREN DUE TO START YEAR 2 SEPTEMBER 2021*

Welcome to Year 2!!!

Y2B Class Teacher: Miss Baugh.

Y2B Teaching Assistant: Miss Amson & Miss Bateman.

Y2S Class Teacher: Miss Smith.

Y2S Teaching Assistant: Miss Aly & Miss Bateman.

Miss Bateman will be supporting both Year 2 classes.

Mr Bateman, Mr Raisewell and Miss Friesner will be working across Year 2 for PPA cover.

All Year 2 children will enter school through the infant playground door at 8.50am (this is the door they normally enter through). Children should be collected at 3.15pm from the infant playground.

PE Days:

Y2B and Y2S will both have PE on Thursday and Friday.

Homework and spellings will be given every Friday. Homework will be given on Sumdog and Spelling shed and the children will have their spelling test on the following Friday. We ask that children read 3 times per week at home and this is recorded in reading diaries.

If you would like to contact staff at this current time please write a note in your child's reading journal or alternatively email or ring the school office. 

Please note that we will be using reading journals as our main form of communication

 

Our Summer term topic is Coastlines/ The Seaside/ The Environment

English – Writing –

This half term we will be look at the book ‘Grandad’s Secret Giant’. We will be using various genres of writing to explore new vocabulary and learn new writing skills such as:

  • Using the past and present tense correctly and consistently, including the progressive form
  • Using subordination (when, if, that, because) and co-ordination (and, but, or, so)
  • Using expanded noun phrases to describe and specify
  • Using suffixes to spell longer words; -ment, -ful, -less and -ness.

Grandad's Secret Giant

English – Reading

During our reading lessons we will be looking at the book ‘Grimm’s Fairytales’. Children will continue to work on answering questions based on what they have read and improving inference skills. We will be asking questions based on what we have read and discussing our favourite words and phrases.

Grimms fairytales

 

Maths

During our Maths lessons this term we will be looking at statistics and position and direction. We will also be re-visiting topics to secure our knowledge ready for Year 3 such as Money and Shape.

 

The Seaside (Summer 2)

This half term we will be looking at The Seaside and as part of this we will be taking a trip to Llandudno. As part of our work on the Seaside, we will be looking at key physical features of the seaside alongside looking at changes in Seaside areas over time. As part of our Art project, we will be creating a Seaside sculputre using a mixture of natural and man-made materials.

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PE

2B have PE on Tuesday and Thursday

2S have PE on Monday and Thursday

On these days we ask that children come to school in their PE clothes rather than their school uniform.

Weather dependant they can wear their shorts and school coloured PE T- shirt and House PE sweatshirt. If the weather is cold, then track suit bottoms/leggings would be more suitable. Trainers are preferable to pumps as it is possible the children may be outdoors for some lessons.

Long Term Plan