Year 2

 Who's who in Year 2?

Mrs Spencer - Year 2 Teacher Monday and Tuesday 

Mrs Charlton - Year 2 Teacher Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Mrs. Smithard - Learning Support Assistant - mornings

Mrs Ebrahim - 1:1 support in class

 

Our topic is Celebrations and Festivals!

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Have you ever been to a celebration or festival or seen one on TV?

Can you think of any celebration stories?

Which might happen at different celebrations?

What is your favourite celebration and why?

Topic Web

 

Useful websites and video clips 

We are Games Testers!

This half term, we will be using Scratch . We will be playing games and working out how they have been made.  

The first game we will be learning about will be Addition Race. The link can be found by clicking here.

Can you win the race?

 

http://www.ictgames.com/payForIt/index.html

 

http://www.ictgames.com/multiBounce/index.html

 

http://www.ictgames.com/numberFactsBingo/index.html

 

Other websites

 
http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/news


https://www.50things.org.uk/

 

Fun with numbers on a 100 square

Try to find the patterns, multiples,or add and subtract using this 100 square...

http://www.primarygames.co.uk/pg2/splat/splatsq100.html 

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http://www.oxfordowl.co.uk is a great website to use with your children. Take a look.

Useful Apps

Here are some apps that Year 2 children may enjoy...

 

Squeebles - spelling test, maths skills

Bubble pop multiplication

Tell The Time 

Math Blaster

Math Bingo

Pirate treasure hunt - problem solving

Rush hour - problem solving 

Word Bingo

Book Creator

Scratch - coding

Daisy the Dinosaur - coding

Hopscotch - coding

Garage band  - music composition

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PUPIL PREMIUM

All children in Year 2 are entitled to a free school meal under the Universal Free School Meals  provision. However, children who would be entitled to Free School Meals under income-based criteria are eligible for Pupil Premium Funding.

To find out more about this funding please click here.

PE in Year 2

PE will be on Monday afternoons and Friday mornings.

Please ensure that indoor and outdoor PE kits are in school at all times. Trainers are more suitable for outdoor PE. Children will not require footwear for indoor sessions.

Sometimes PE days will need to change due to the weather or due to other school commitments.

Our learning this week...

Diwali Day

On Wednesday 23rd October we had a Diwali day in class. We learned all about Diwali and took part in a rangoli pattern workshop.

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English work

We have been very busy writing a play-script for the Christmas story. We cannot wait to perform this to you next month! Last week we used lots of superb verbs in our writing. This week we will be writing autumn poems.

Spelling Tests 

Here are the the common words we are learning I class. You should have a copy of this at home. 

Children can also access spelling activities on Spelling Shed.

www.spellingshed.com

Converting document.

 

Your child could use this look, cover, write check sheet to practise their spellings. If you would like a paper copy please ask in school.

 

Mathematics Mastery Vocabulary

Below is a list of terms used in Mathematics Mastery.  Children will learn to use the terms in the glossary section.

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