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Congratulations to our motivated learners this week!







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Week Beginning 23.9.19


Literacy: This week we will be planning and writing our very own fantasy stories.


Maths: We will continue to learn about place value and numbers to 100.


Reading: We will be continuing to broaden our vocabulary and practise making inference from the texts we are reading.


Topic: This week we will be continuing our Muck, Mess and Mixtures topic by looking at the art of Kandinsky and creating our own string paintings. 


Book Donations


We would like to expand our collection of books in our classrooms. If you have any books at home that you are no longer reading we would appreciate it if you could donate them to the school. If you would like to donate please hand them to your child's class teacher who will make sure they are put to good use. 

Spelling Books


Your child will have brought home a green spelling book. This is to be used to practise their spellings at home and should be brought back to school every Thursday for their spelling quiz. Their new spellings will then be stuck into the book and handed back out on a Friday. We appreciate your support with practising your spellings at home! Any questions please ask a member of the Year 2 team. 

Week Beginning 16.9.19


Literacy: This week the children will learning the tools they can use when writing settings and will be writing their own setting descriptions.


Maths: We will continue to learn about place value and numbers to 100. 


Reading: We will be reading 'Frog and Toad Together' and will be learning how to retrieve information from the text.


Topic: We will be learning about the artist Robert Delaunay and creating some art work in a similar style. 

Messy Morning


On Thursday 12th September the Year 2's will be kicking off their Muck, Mess and Mixtures topic by having a Messy Morning. This will involve exploring all kinds of messy materials and taking part in art activities. Could you please send your child to school in old clothes that you do not mind getting dirty. They will also need to bring with them their PE kit to change into for the afternoon. 




Week Beginning 9.9.19


Literacy: We will start to learn a fantasy tale and be focusing on key features of writing a setting. 


Maths: We will be practicing our knowledge of place value and learning to read and write the numbers to 100.


Reading: We will be reading 'Frog and Toad' stories and answering questions to show our understanding of the text.


Topic: Our first topic is called Muck, Mess and Mixtures and we will be exploring lots of different art materials and creating a range of artwork.


Welcome to Year 2


We hope you have all had a lovely, relaxing holiday and are looking forward to starting Year 2. 


This year PE days for Year 2 will be on a Tuesday and a Friday so please could you send your child to school dressed in their PE kit these days. We also ask that long hair is tied up and that all earrings are removed for the safety of the children.


Each Friday we will be heading up to the junior school for our morning lessons and will be using the cooking and music room. We will also be heading to the schools woodlands so we ask that your child could bring a pair of named wellies into school. The Year 2's will be going to the juniors in all weathers so we also ask you send your child to school each week with a waterproof jacket.


We willl be sending out reading books which will be changed on Tuesday and Fridays. Please send your child to school each day with their reading book and record so it can be checked by the teacher. 


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


The Year 2 Team



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