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Welcome to Year 2!
 

 

These are the names of our classes:

 

Damson Class

Miss John, Mrs White and Mrs McIntyre

 

Cherry Class

Mrs Whittaker, Mrs Hopperton and Mrs Shooter

 

 

Quince Class 

Miss Fraser and Mrs Medhurst

 

 

In Year Two we have fun exploring many new things and we enjoy being active, confident learners.

We have English and Maths each day and an exciting range of Topic, Computing, PE, RE and
Science lessons each week.              

 

 

Term 1 - Trains, Planes and Automobiles

 

 

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In Geography the children will be exploring different modes of transport used around the world as well as naming and locating continents and oceans. The children will also use compass directions to plot a journey.

 

In Art, the children will be using different materials to create transport pictures.

 

In Science the children will be exploring and comparing different habitats as well as identifying simple food chains.

 

Please Remember...

 

Library will take place every Wednesday for Cherry Class, Thursday for Damson and Friday for Quince Class.

Swimming will take place in Terms One, Three and Five.

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Swimming will take place every Tuesday for Damson Class and every Thursday for Cherry and Quince classes.

 

Games will take place every Tuesday for all of Quince Class,Cherry Class and Damson Class.

 

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Please ensure that your child has a full PE kit in school at all times, including plimsolls.
On our swimming day please ensure your child has a full swimming kit with a swimming hat - these can be purchased

from the school office.  For both PE and swimming please make sure that earrings are taken out due to health and safety.

All personal belongings and clothing should be clearly labelled with your child's name.



Reading

 

In Year Two we encourage the children to read every day  or at least three times a week. The home school reading books must come into school daily. The children have the opportunity to change their reading book every day and we will keep you updated when your child has read with an adult in school.  We really value your comments, so please sign and comment whenever your child has read.  In addition, the children have an opportunity to receive certificates for the amount of times they read at home as part of our new Race to Read challenge!

 

We are also introducing ERIC TIME (Everyone Reads In Class) across the school.  ERIC Time will happen every Friday afternoon for ten minutes.  To encourage and inspire the children to enjoy reading, all children and adults in class will be reading at this time.



Home Learning
Children will have Comprehension and Spelling Detectives Home Learning sent home each week on a Friday which is due to be returned by the following Wednesday. They will also bring home times table practice each Monday in preparation for a quiz each Friday.
Each child has their own folder for their home learning,
please ensure this is returned each week .
 

 

 

 

 

Helping your child with maths in year 2

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