Menu
Home Page

Year 2

Week Beginning 22.7.19

 

Literacy: We will be learning about the features of posters and creating our own for the enterprise market.

 

Reading: We will be reading a variety of short texts and answering some comprehension questions.


Maths: We will be doing some different maths investigations.

 

Project: This week we will be doing some different art activities to finish off our topic.

 

Year 2 Leavers Assemblies

The assemblies will take place on Monday 22nd July as follows:

Honeybee & Dragonfly - 9:15-9:45

Millipede & Froghopper - 10:00-10:30

Congratulations to our reflective learners this week!

 

Imogen

Peter

Rory

Ryan

Rhys

Lucas

Jonah

Charlotte

Tilly

Ivy-Rose

Lilas

Jared

Harshitha

Luke

James

Anthony

George

Riley

Hareem

Week Beginning 15.7.19

 

Literacy: We will be learning about the features of posters and creating our own for the enterprise market.

 

Reading: We will be reading a variety of short texts and answering some comprehension questions.


Maths: We will be learning about money, including giving change, as well as doing some maths investigations.

 

Project: This week we will be learning about the meaning of enterprise week and creating our sand art key rings for the market. We will also be having our Fun Day!

 

Year 2 Fun Day - Thursday 18th July:

To celebrate the end of the children’s time at the Infant School, we are going to have a fun day.

The children will take part in fun activities throughout the day including a water slide, paddling pools and a bouncy castle! The children will also be getting an ice lolly, if your child has any allergies please speak to their class teacher.

Children can come to school dressed in their own clothes on this day. They will also need a packed lunch, swimwear (or clothes you are happy to get wet), a towel and a change of clothes.

 

Year 2 Leavers Assemblies

The assemblies will take place on Monday 22nd July as follows:

Honeybee & Dragonfly - 9:15-9:45

Millipede & Froghopper - 10:00-10:30

Week Beginning 8.7.19

 

Literacy: We will be using what we have learnt this year to write letters to the Year 1 children telling them all about Year 2!

 

Reading: We will be reading a variety of short texts and answering some comprehension questions.


Maths: We will be learning to identify and describe the properties of 2D and 3D shapes.

 

Project: This week we will learning about Queen Victoria and completing some science investigations.

 

Year 2 Fun Day - Thursday 18th July:

To celebrate the end of the children’s time at the Infant School, we are going to have a fun day.

The children will take part in fun activities throughout the day including a water slide, paddling pools and a bouncy castle! The children will also be getting an ice lolly, if your child has any allergies please speak to their class teacher.

Children can come to school dressed in their own clothes on this day. They will also need a packed lunch, swimwear (or clothes you are happy to get wet), a towel and a change of clothes.

 

Year 2 Leavers Assemblies

The assemblies will take place on Monday 22nd July as follows:

Honeybee & Dragonfly - 9:15-9:45

Millipede & Froghopper - 10:00-10:30

Week Beginning 1.7.19

 

Literacy: We will be focusing on some grammar areas including using the correct tense and the different sentence types (e.g. statement, command, question and exclamation).

 

Reading: We will be reading a variety of short texts and answering some comprehension questions.


Maths: We will be learning to interpret and construct simple pictograms, tally charts, block diagrams and simple tables.

 

Project: This week we will learning about coats of arms, their importance to families in the past and designing and creating our own.

 

Class Swap Day

Class Swap Day will take place on Tuesday 2nd July. Please remember to drop off and collect your child at the junior school and to provide them with a packed lunch.

Week Beginning 24.6.19

 

Literacy: We will be using what we have learnt about recounts to write our own. We will be writing about our trip to Arundel Castle using the skills we have been focussing on.

 

Reading: We will be reading a variety of short texts and answering some comprehension questions.


Maths: We will be finding different fractions of numbers including 1/2, 1/4, 2/4, 3/4, 1/3 and 2/3.

 

Project: This week we will learning about some of the different things used in battle in castles. We will also be making our own catapults!

Week Beginning 17.6.19

 

Literacy: We will be using what we have learnt about recounts to write our own. We will be writing about our trip to the Music Festival using the skills we have been focussing on.

 

Reading: We will be reading a variety of short texts and answering some comprehension questions.


Maths: We will be solving problems using multiplication, division and the inverse relationship between the them.

 

Project: This week we will learning about Isambard Kingdom Brunel and in Science we are continuing to learn about the basic needs of animals.

 

Week Beginning 10.6.19

 

Literacy: We will be identifying and recognising the features of a recount. We will about be writing a recount about Sports Day.

 

Reading: We will be reading a variety of short texts and answering some comprehension questions.


Maths: We will be solving problems using addition, subtraction and the inverse relationship between the them.

 

Project: This week we will learning about the history of castles and in Science we are learning about the basic needs of animals.

 

Arundel Trips

Next week we are heading off on our trips to Arundel Castle. Please remember to send your child to school with; a packed lunch, waterproof jacket, sun hat, water.

Please also note that we are due back at school at 4pm.

 

The dates for the classes are as follows:

Froghopper and Dragonfly - Tuesday 11th June

Millipede and Honeybee - Friday 14th June

Week Beginning 3.6.19

 

Literacy: We will be writing our own stories set in a castle, using a range of the grammar skills we have learnt this year.

 

Reading: We will be reading a variety of short texts and answering some comprehension questions.


Maths: We will be using place value and number facts to solve problems.

 

Project: This week we will be making castle collages and in Science we are learning about things that are living, dead or have never been alive.

 

Wray Common Music Festival

We are going to sing at the Year 2 Music Festival at Wray Common on Wednesday 5th June during the school day. We would appreciate some parent helpers to walk there and back with us. If you are able to do this, please speak to your child's class teacher.

 

Please can you remember to send your children to school in

full school uniform on Friday 7th June for their class photos!

Week Beginning 20.5.19

 

Literacy: We will be writing our own conquering the monster story and using different skills in our writing to create suspense.

 

Reading: We will be reading a variety of short texts and answering some comprehension questions.


Maths: We will be continuing to learn how to read a clock to the nearest 5 minutes. We will be using vocabulary such as o'clock, half past, quarter past and quarter to.

 

Project: This week we will be making our Shoebox Habitats!

 

Wray Common Music Festival

We are going to sing at the Year 2 Music Festival at Wray Common on Wednesday 5th June during the school day. We would appreciate some parent helpers to walk there and back with us. If you are able to do this, please speak to your child's class teacher.

 

Shoebox Habitats

This week we will be making shoebox habitats. If you have any at home please bring them in - thank you in advance!

Year 1 and 2 Sports Day Thursday 23rd May 2019

All parents and carers please join us for a fun filled sports day!

Location: Earlswood Junior School-field

Time: 9:30-11:30am followed by a picnic on the field which will end at 12:15pm

The entrance for parents and carers will be via the top main entrance for the junior site. You will be asked to sign in when you arrive at the gate and if you are unsure there will be members of staff to help direct you to the activity your child will be starting on first. Please be patient, we will aim to sign you in as quickly as possible.

As much enthusiasm and encouragement not only for your child but the whole colour team would be fantastic!

See you there on what will hopefully be a bright and sunny day!

Many thanks for your continued support,

The PE Team

Week Beginning 13.5.19

 

Literacy: We will be looking at a conquering the monster story and learning how to use different skills in our writing to create suspense.

 

Reading: We will be reading a variety of short texts and answering some comprehension questions.


Maths: We will be continuing to learn how to read a clock to the nearest 15 minutes. We will be using vocabulary such as o'clock, half past, quarter past and quarter to.

 

Project: This week we will be looking at the life cycle of animals.

 

Wray Common Music Festival

We are going to sing at the Year 2 Music Festival at Wray Common on Wednesday 5th June during the school day. We would appreciate some parent helpers to walk there and back with us. If you are able to do this, please speak to your child's class teacher.

 

Shoebox Habitats

In the last week of this half term we will be making shoebox habitats. If you have any at home please bring them in - thank you in advance!

Week Beginning 7.5.19

 

Literacy: We will be looking at the book 'Commotion in the Ocean' and writing our own descriptions based on under the sea.

 

Reading: We will be reading a variety of short texts and answering some comprehension questions.


Maths: We will be learning how to read a clock to the nearest 15 minutes. We will be using vocabulary such as o'clock, half past, quarter past and quarter to.

 

Project: This week we will be continuing to think about plants and what they need in order to grow.

 

This week we will be carrying out the reading SATs quizzes with the children.

PE w/b 29.4.19 and 7.5.19

For the next two weeks our PE days will be on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays instead of just Tuesdays and Fridays. Please send your children to school in PE kit for these days.

Sun Safety

At Earlswood, we acknowledge the importance of sun protection and want to work with parents and carers to ensure children are safe during periods of hot weather.

 

During the summer term, children will be taught to:

· Protect their head using a hat.

· Protect their skin using sunblock.

· Play in the shade.

· Drink lots of water.

 

To help support the children, we ask that parents and carers ensure:

· Children bring a hat to school everyday.

· Children have sunblock applied to their skin before coming to school.

· Children bring a water bottle everyday.

 

Thank you for your support with this.

Week Beginning 29.4.19

 

Literacy: We will be using what we have learnt about non-chronological texts to write our own reports about different animals.

 

Reading: We will be reading a variety of short texts and answering some comprehension questions.


Maths: We will be consolidating our knowledge of the four operations; addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

 

Project: This week we will be learning about what plants need to grow and doing some under the sea art work.

 

During the next two weeks we will be completing the SATs quizzes with the children. This week we will be carrying out the maths papers.

Week Beginning 23.4.19

 

Literacy: We will be looking at non-chronological texts and discussing the features.

 

Reading: We will be reading a variety of short texts and answering some comprehension questions.


Maths: We will be consolidating our knowledge of the four operations; addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

 

Project: This week we will be doing some Under the Sea artwork, planting some seeds and the Science Dome is coming to visit!

Week Beginning 1.4.19

 

Literacy: We will be writing our own instructions about feeding, looking after and taking care of different creatures.

 

Reading: We will be reading a variety of short texts and answering some comprehension questions.


Maths: We will be learning about measuring. We will be thinking about different types of measuring and recognising which type is suitable for different occasions.

 

Project: This week, to finish our topic, the children are going to be designing and making their own towns in small groups.

 

Diary Dates

2nd April - Visit the Classroom

Week Beginning 25.3.19

 

Literacy: We will be continuing to think about instruction writing using a text called 'How to Trap a Dragon'. We will be writing our own instructions on how to trap a different character.

 

Reading: We will be reading a variety of short texts and answering some comprehension questions.


Maths: We will be learning about measuring. We will be thinking about different types of measuring and recognising which type is suitable for different occasions.

 

Project: This week is art week! We will be exploring the work of the artist Anthony Caro and using his own ideas to create our own art work.

 

Junk Modelling

Please could you bring in any junk modelling materials you can find at home. We are looking for a variety of things, but particularly cardboard boxes of all sizes!

 

Diary Dates

2nd April - Visit the Classroom

Week Beginning 18.3.19

 

Literacy: We will be learning about instruction writing. We will be looking at a text called 'How to Trap a Dragon'.

 

Reading: We will be reading a variety of short texts and answering some comprehension questions.


Maths: We will be learning about position and movement including; forwards, backwards, left, right, half turns, quarter turns and three quarter turns.

 

Project: We will be learning about the history of Redhill and investigating the changes there have been to the town over time.

 

Junk Modelling

Please could you bring in any junk modelling materials you can find at home. We are looking for a variety of things, but particularly cardboard boxes of all sizes!

 

Diary Dates

2nd April - Visit the Classroom

Week Beginning 11.3.19

 

Literacy: We will be using what we have learnt about journey stories and descriptive writing (through Meerkat Mail) to write some diary entries.

 

Reading: We will be reading a variety of short texts and answering some comprehension questions.


Maths: We will be continuing with data handling, including looking at block diagrams and interpreting the data.

 

Project: We will be continuing to look at the work of the artist Lowry and creating some big art work using his ideas and thinking about perspective.

 

Junk Modelling

Please could you bring in any junk modelling materials you can find at home. We are looking for a variety of things, but particularly cardboard boxes of all sizes!

 

Diary Dates

15th March - Red Nose Day - Get Set to Go Red

2nd April - Visit the Classroom

Picture 1

Week Beginning 4.3.19

 

Literacy: We will be identifying features of descriptive writing, for example, adding detail through the use of conjunctions and using description to make writing more interesting.

 

Reading: We will be reading a variety of short texts and answering some comprehension questions.


Maths: We will be continuing with data handling, including looking at block diagrams and interpreting the data.

 

Project: We will be looking at the work of the artist Lowry and creating our own versions. We will also be thinking about our favourite books on World Book Day!

 

Pedals

Monday 4th March - Froghopper & Honeybee

Tuesday 5th March - Dragonfly & Millipede

On the day that your child is taking part please can you make sure they have their bike, scooter or tricycle in school as well as a helmet. They also need to wear their PE kit on this day.

 

World Book Day

 We will be celebrating World Book Day on Thursday 7th March 2019.

The theme this year is ‘Sharing a Story’ and we will be inviting children to come to school onThursday 7th March dressed as a character from a book.

If you need help with ideas for costumes please speak to your class teacher.

 

Diary Dates

1st March - Easter Fair Donation Day - Own Clothes

4th & 5th March - Pedals

7th March - World Book Day

15th March - Red Nose Day - Get Set to Go Red

Week Beginning 11.2.19

 

Literacy: We will be writing our own non-fiction text about 'Learning at Earlswood' using the features of information writing.

 

Reading: We will be reading a variety of short texts and answering some comprehension questions.


Maths: We will be learning about fractions of numbers, including 1/2, 1/3, 2/3, 1/4, 2/4, and 3/4.

 

Project: We will be identifying the importance of exercise for humans and recording and performing our own 5-A-Day routines.

Week Beginning 4.2.19

 

Literacy: We will be writing our own non-fiction text about sports using the features of information writing.

 

Reading: We will be reading a variety of short texts and answering some comprehension questions.


Maths: We will be learning about fractions of shapes, including 1/2, 1/3, 2/3, 1/4, 2/4, and 3/4.

 

Project: We will be identifying the importance of exercise for humans and choreographing our own 5-A-Day routines.

Week Beginning 28.1.19

 

Literacy: We will be learning a non-fiction text about a sports and starting to think about the features of information writing.

 

Reading: We will be reading a variety of short texts and answering some comprehension questions.


Maths: We will be looking at naming and recognising the properties of 2D and 3D shapes.

 

Project: We will be identifying the importance of exercise for humans and researching famous sports people.

Week Beginning 21.1.19

 

Literacy: We will be writing our own wishing tales this week using the toolkit for writing a wishing tale.

 

Reading: We will be reading a variety of short texts and answering some comprehension questions.


Maths: We will be looking at naming and recognising the properties of 3D shapes .

 

Project: The children will be completing their board games.

Week Beginning 14.1.19

 

Literacy: We will be writing our own versions of Wanda Wallaby Finds Her Bounce using the toolkit for writing a wishing tale.

 

Reading: We will be reading a variety of short texts and answering some comprehension questions.


Maths: We will be continuing to think about money. We will be adding and subtracting amounts, including working out change.

 

Project: The children will be designing and making their own board games as well as completing a crater investigation in science.

http://www.breckfoundation.org/uploads/1/4/8/3/14831570/information_flyer.jpg

 

Breck’s Story

Tuesday 5th February 2018, 6.30pm

Junior School Hall

 

Guest speaker, Téa Staegemann  , will be talking about how Breck’s life ended when he met up with a man who he had first spoken to online.

 

Téa will offer advice for parents to support your family online.

 

If you would like to attend, please ask the school office for a form.

Week Beginning 7.1.19

 

Literacy: We will be continuing to learn the wishing tale called Wanda Wallaby Finds Her Bounce. We will be looking at the toolkit for writing a wishing tale and exploring the features of the text.

 

Reading: We will be reading a variety of short texts and answering some comprehension questions.


Maths: We will be continuing to think about money. We will be adding amounts and finding different ways of making the same amount with coins.

 

Project: The children will be designing and completing their own investigations around using different balls and recording their results.

 

Notices:

Due to unforeseen circumstances the Zumba workshops planning for Monday 7th January have been moved to Wednesday 9th January. If you would like to send you child into school wearing their PE kit on this day you are welcome to.

Week Beginning 3.1.19

 

Happy New Year! We hope you have all had a lovely break and we are excited to welcome the children back to school.

 

Literacy: We will be learning a wishing tale called Wanda Wallaby Finds Her Bounce

 

Reading: We will be reading a variety of short texts and answering some comprehension questions.


Maths: We will be looking at money and recognising coins. We will also be answering some different maths questions around money.

 

Project: We will be starting our new topic Bounce!

 

Week Beginning 17.12.18

 

Literacy: We will be looking at the structure of a wishing tale and having a go at writing one with our own ideas.

 

Reading: We will be reading a variety of short texts and answering some comprehension questions.


Maths: We will be looking at money and recognising coins. We will also be doing some maths investigations.

 

Project: We will be evaluating our instruments that we made last week.

 

Notices

Unfortunately next week we are saying goodbye to the lovely Miss Cox who has been working in Honeybee class, as she is going to be spending more time with her young family.

From January, Miss Bond will be based in Honeybee class with Miss Porto and we are welcoming Miss Thompson who will join Froghopper class with Miss Capstick.

Week Beginning 10.12.18

 

Literacy: We will be writing our own finding tales using our own ideas. We will be focussing on creating really good setting descriptions within their stories.

 

Reading: We will be reading a variety of short texts and answering some comprehension questions.


Maths: We will be learning about multiplication and division fact families.

 

Project: We will be making our own instruments that we designed last week.

Week Beginning 3.12.18

 

Literacy: We will be writing our own version of 'The Bear and the Piano', focusing on the different features of finding tales.

 

Reading: We will be reading a variety of short texts and answering some comprehension questions.


Maths: We will be learning to double and halve numbers up to twenty, using multiplication and division facts.

 

Project: We will be performing our Nativity and designing our own instruments.

 

Junk Modelling

Towards the end of the autumn term, the children will be making their own instruments using junk modelling. If you are able to bring any materials in from home they would be greatly appreciated, thank you!

 

Nativity

The nativity performances will take place as follows:

Millipede & Honeybee

Wednesday 5th December at 2pm

Thursday 6th December at 6pm

Dragonfly & Froghopper

Wednesday 5th December at 6pm

Thursday 6th December at 2pm

 

Costumes:

Narrators – Please wear black/grey trousers or skirt and a white shirt or polo shirt with a collar

All other parts – P.E shorts and plain white t-shirt

 

Afternoon Performances:

Please bring your change of clothes in a named bag ready to change into after lunchtime.

 

Evening Performances:

ALL children to arrive at school at 5.30pm.

Children to be dropped off at at the following reception classroom doors.

Froghopper and Honeybee – Wren (the first classroom on the left facing the lower playground)

Dragonfly and Millipede – Robin (the second classroom on the left facing the lower playground)

After the performance, please collect your child from the same classroom door.

 

 

Week Beginning 26.11.18

 

Literacy: We will be looking at the different features of finding tales and developing some setting and character description skills.

 

Reading: We will be reading a variety of short texts and answering some comprehension questions.


Maths: We will be learning about the relationship between multiplication and division for the 2, 3, 5 and 10 times tables.

 

Project: We will be doing lots of rehearsals for our Nativity performances and designing programmes.

 

Junk Modelling

Towards the end of the autumn term, the children will be making their own instruments using junk modelling. If you are able to bring any materials in from home they would be greatly appreciated, thank you!

 

Nativity

The nativity performances will take place as follows:

Millipede & Honeybee

Wednesday 5th December at 2pm

Thursday 6th December at 6pm

Dragonfly & Froghopper

Wednesday 5th December at 6pm

Thursday 6th December at 2pm

 

Costumes:

Narrators – Please wear black/grey trousers or skirt and a white shirt or polo shirt with a collar

All other parts – P.E shorts and plain white t-shirt

 

Afternoon Performances:

Please bring your change of clothes in a named bag ready to change into after lunchtime.

 

Evening Performances:

ALL children to arrive at school at 5.30pm.

Children to be dropped off at at the following reception classroom doors.

Froghopper and Honeybee – Wren (the first classroom on the left facing the lower playground)

Dragonfly and Millipede – Robin (the second classroom on the left facing the lower playground)

After the performance, please collect your child from the same classroom door.

 

Reminders

30th November - Christmas Fair donation day - UNIFORM

30th November - Christmas Making Morning 9.30-11.00

Week Beginning 19.11.18

 

Literacy: We will be learning the story of The Bear and the Piano and looking at the features of finding tales.

 

Reading: We will be reading a variety of short texts and answering some comprehension questions.


Maths: We will be learning to recall and use division facts for the 2, 3, 5 and 10 times tables.

 

Project: We will be doing some artwork based on pictures from the story The Bear and the Piano.

 

Junk Modelling

Towards the end of the autumn term, the children will be making their own instruments using junk modelling. If you are able to bring any materials in from home they would be greatly appreciated, thank you!

 

Nativity

The nativity performances will take place as follows:

Millipede & Honeybee

Wednesday 5th December at 2pm

Thursday 6th December at 6pm

Dragonfly & Froghopper

Wednesday 5th December at 6pm

Thursday 6th December at 2pm

 

Reminders

23rd November - Christmas Fair donation day - OWN CLOTHES

30th November - Christmas Fair donation day - UNIFORM

30th November - Christmas Making Morning 9.30-11.00

Week Beginning 12.11.18

 

Literacy: We will be using all of the things we have learnt about persuasive writing to write letters asking people to come to the Nativity performances.

 

Reading: We will be reading Tyrannosaurus Drip by Julia Donaldson and answering questions based on the text.


Maths: We will be learning to recall and use multiplication facts for the 2, 3, 5 and 10 times tables.

 

Project: We will be investigating putting water in jars and seeing the sounds that are made and comparing music from different countries.

 

Junk Modelling

Towards the end of the autumn term, the children will be making their own instruments using junk modelling. If you are able to bring any materials in from home they would be greatly appreciated, thank you!

 

Reminders

16th November - 'Wear Spots' for Children in Need

23rd November - Christmas Fair donation day - OWN CLOTHES

30th November - Christmas Fair donation day - UNIFORM

30th November - Christmas Making Morning 9.30-11.00

Picture 1
Picture 1

Week Beginning 5.11.18

 

Literacy: We will be adapting part of the story The Day the Crayons Quit to write our own letters. We will be using persuasive writing text features.

 

Reading: We will be reading Patrick by Quentin Blake and answering questions based on the text.


Maths: We will be looking at the relationship between addition and subtraction and using what we know to solve missing number questions.

 

Project: It is science week so we will be doing lots of different investigations into how different materials change, for example, by melting.

 

Junk Modelling

Towards the end of the autumn term, the children will be making their own instruments using junk modelling. If you are able to bring any materials in from home they would be greatly appreciated, thank you!

 

Reminders

9th November - 'Wear Blue' for Anti-Bullying week

16th November - 'Wear Spots' for Children in Need

23rd November - Christmas Fair donation day - OWN CLOTHES

30th November - Christmas Fair donation day - UNIFORM

30th November - Christmas Making Morning 9.30-11.00

Week Beginning 29.10.18

 

Literacy: We will be learning part of the story The Day the Crayons Quit and looking at the different text features.

 

Reading: We will be reading The Musical Life of Gustav Mole and answering questions based on the text.


Maths: We will be learning about subtracting two two-digit numbers using concrete and pictorial representations as well as subtracting numbers mentally.

 

Project: We will be listening to and comparing lots of different types of music and doing some expressive art to music.

 

Mystery Readers

We have had some more mystery readers this week, which the children have really enjoyed! Thank you to those of you that have come to read to the classes.

If this is something you would like to do, or if you know anybody who would be interested in this, please contact your child's class teacher.

 

Junk Modelling

Towards the end of the autumn term, the children will be making their own instruments using junk modelling. If you are able to bring any materials in from home they would be greatly appreciated, thank you!

Earlswood Lodge Art Competition

Earlswood Lodge Art Competition 1

KS1 Assessment Information Evening

We hope you found the information evening helpful last week. If you couldn't make it, or would like to have a look at what was shown and given out, please follow this link:

https://www.earlswood.surrey.sch.uk/information-workshops/

Week Beginning 15.10.18

 

Literacy: We will be learning about the different word classes (nouns, verbs, adverbs and adjectives).

 

Reading: We will reading George's Marvellous Medicine and answering questions based on the text.


Maths: We will be learning about subtracting numbers using concrete and pictorial representations as well as subtracting numbers mentally.

 

Project: We will be using lots of different resources to create our own art pieces to finish off our topic.

 

Visit the Classroom

On Wednesday 17th October you are invited to visit your child's classroom after school to see the work they have done in Year 2 so far. We hope to see lots of you there!

 

Mystery Readers

We have had some more mystery readers this week, which the children have really enjoyed! Thank you to those of you that have come to read to the classes.

If this is something you would like to do, or if you know anybody who would be interested in this, please contact your child's class teacher.

Week Beginning 8.10.18

 

Literacy: We will be writing our own recounts about something we have done.

 

Reading: We will reading George's Marvellous Medicine and answering questions based on the text.


Maths: We will be continuing to add numbers using concrete and pictorial representations as well as adding numbers mentally. We will also be using our knowledge of addition to solve word problems.

 

Project: We will be thinking about how different materials can be changes. We will also be looking at collages by famous artists, then designing, making and evaluating our own collages.

 

Mystery Readers

We have had three mystery readers this week, which the children have really enjoyed! Thank you to those of you that have come to read to the classes.

If this is something you would like to do, or if you know anybody who would be interested in this, please contact your child's class teacher.

Week Beginning 1.10.18

 

Literacy: We will be writing our own recounts of our Messy Morning using descriptive words and phrases.

 

Reading: We will reading George's Marvellous Medicine and answering questions based on the text.


Maths: We will be adding numbers using concrete and pictorial representations as well as adding numbers mentally.

 

Project: We will be looking at artwork by Henri Rousseau and Henri Matisse and using their ideas to create our own art pieces.

 

Mystery Readers

We are looking for 'mystery readers' to come into class and read a short book to the children. If this is something you would like to do, or if you know anybody who would be interested in this, please contact your child's class teacher.

Picture 1

Week Beginning 24.9.18

 

Literacy: We will be discussing ideas and planning for writing our recounts of our Messy Morning.

 

Reading: We will reading George's Marvellous Medicine and answering questions based on the text.


Maths: We will be using place value and number facts to solve number problems. We will also be counting 2, 3, 5 and 10 from 0.

 

Project: We will be talking about online safety and making some art work using string printing.

 

Mystery Readers

We are looking for 'mystery readers' to come into class and read a short book to the children. If this is something you would like to do, or if you know anybody who would be interested in this, please contact your child's class teacher.

 

Week Beginning 17.9.18

 

Literacy: We will be writing our own adapted versions of The Naughty Bus.

 

Reading: We will be looking at a range of picture books and answering questions based around the pictures.


Maths: We will be comparing and ordering numbers from 0 to 100 using <, > and = signs.

 

Project: We will be using our primary and secondary colours skills to create some artwork. We will also be looking at some artwork by Kandinsky and using his ideas to create our own art pieces. 

 

Spelling Books

Your child will have brought home a green spelling book. This is to be used to practice their spellings and then needs to be brought back into school every Thursday for their spelling quiz. Their new spellings will then be stuck in and the books will be given back to the children on Fridays.

 

 

Week Beginning 10.9.18

 

Literacy: We will be reading and learning the story of The Naughty Bus.

 

Reading: We will be reading The Messy Magpie together and answering questions about the text.


Maths: We will be practising our knowledge of place value, including identifying, representing and estimating numbers in different ways.

 

Project: We will be looking at primary and secondary colours then using those skills to create our own colour charts. We will also be having our Messy Morning. 

 

Messy Morning

On Thursday 13th September we will be having our Messy Morning. This will involve exploring different messy materials. Please can your child come to school in old clothes that you do not mind getting dirty. They will need to bring their PE kit to school to change into for the afternoon.

Week Beginning 6.9.18

 

Literacy: We will talking, drawing and writing about some of the exciting things that we did over the holidays.

 

Reading: We will be reading a variety of books together, the teachers and children will be listening to each other read.

 

Maths: We will be practising our knowledge of place value and playing some games using different resources.

 

Project: We will be starting our new topic Muck, Mess and Mixtures which will include exploring lots of different materials and creating a range of artwork.

Welcome to Year 2!

 

We hope you've all enjoyed the holidays and are looking forward to starting Year 2, the staff are all very excited to get to know their new classes.

 

The Year 2 PE days are Tuesdays and Fridays so please can your children wear PE kits and trainers on these days. Please also tie long hair back and remove earrings.

 

We will be going to the juniors every Friday for our Music and Cooking/Woodlands lessons. The children will need a pair of wellies and a waterproof coat every Friday. 

 

We will be sending home reading books which will be changed on a Tuesday and Thursday.

 

If you have any questions please come and speak to your child's class teacher!

 

The Year 2 Team

 

Instagram CEOP
The Federation of Earlswood Schools recognise our moral and statutory responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all pupils. We endeavour to provide a safe and welcoming environment where children are respected and valued. We are alert to the signs of abuse and neglect and follow our procedures to ensure that children receive effective support, protection and justice. Child protection forms part of the school’s safeguarding responsibilities.
Top