Welcome to Year 2
Welcome back to a new school year! We have thoroughly enjoyed the opening weeks to this year, and we look forward to many great weeks ahead.
Our teachers are:
Miss Steel (Monday-Wednesday)
Homework, Reading books and spellings:
Homework, reading books and library books will be sent home on Fridays to be returned the following Wednesday. Reading records need to be filled in at least three times a week by an adult at home and brought into school on Wednesdays for us to check. Children who read more than three times a week will receive a reward.
Please remember to send your child in with a water bottle. Fruits and vegetables for snack are provided.
PE will take place on Mondays and Thursdays. Please come into school wearing your PE kit on these days.
PPA for Miss Steel and Mr Tatham is Tuesday afternoon, so please be advised that either Mrs Selwood (RE and Forest School) or Mrs Shah (Geography) will be dismissing the class on this day.
This week we have covered:
Guided Reading- This terms focus book in guided reading is Beegu. We have been practicing our reading fluency through echo reading, and have been using VIPERS questioning to support our understanding of the text.
English- In English, our focus book is Rapunzel. This week we have created roll on the walls to aid us in descriptive writing. We have focused on using adjectives in our writing, and using various conjunctions to enhance our work.
Maths- The first four weeks of term look at place value. This week we have looked at partitioning, both standard and flexible, and the use of place value charts.
Science- In science this term, we are looking at living things and their habitats.
History- This half term covers Kings, Queens and Castles.