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Last update: 2024-02-20

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Year 2 class page 

 Our classes are

Class 2B and Class 2G

 Our teachers are Mrs Brown and Mrs Geddes. Our teaching assistants are Mrs Hodges, Mrs Grotzke, Miss Fox and Mrs Szabo

 

Our PE days are Tuesday and Thursday. Please send your child into school wearing their PE kit. This should include warm clothes, trainers and their house colour t-shirt. No patterned T shirts or hoodies please. All items should be labelled.

 

Terms 3 and 4 

 

English  

Term 3 we will be using the text '' Stardust" by  Jeanne Willis  to support our writing. 

In Term 4 we will be using the text " Marvellous Moon Map"  by Simon Bartram.

We will be focusing on: 

Capital letters and full stops

Past tense verbs

Question marks and exclamation marks

Editing our own work

Different genres of writing, such as diary entries, recounts, character descriptions, poetry and letters

Phase  5 common exception word spellings and spelling patterns. 

Handwriting - most children will be encouraged to begin writing in a cursive script.

 

Spelling

These are the spellings for Term 4

Term 4 spellings

Reading

Please can you ensure your child has their reading book and reading record in school every day. 

 

Maths

This term we will be focusing on the following skills: 

Shape

Fractions and equivalent fractions

Money

Time

Adding and subtracting a 2 digit number from a 2 digit number. 

Solving word problems involving multiplication and division

 

 

 

 

Term 4 wider curriculum 

Click in each logo to view the pupil organiser. 

                           

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Important updates:

 

 

Wednesday 3rd Jan - Back to school

Week beginning 5th Feb - Mental Health Week 

Friday 9th Feb - End of term

 Thursday 22nd February  - World Thinking Day  children can come to school dressed in their Cub, Beavers, Rainbows outfits

Monday 26th February - 2G trip to the library

Friday 1st  March - 2B trip to the library.

Monday 4th \\\march - Explorodome visit

Thursday 7th March - Book at Bedtime

Friday 8th March  - World Book Day

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Home Learning

How you can help at home

Reading

We ask that you read with your child 5 times a week. This only needs to be a 10 minute session and you don’t have to finish a whole book every time. Please record any reads you have done with your child in their reading record as we will be continuing the reading bug challenge. Please note we will count a maximum of 7 reads a week.

Your child will have their reading book changed each week and will be given a book matched to their phonic level. We are encouraging the children to become fluent readers so please read the same book several times until your child is able to read it fluently without having to decode words. 

Your child will also have one library session each week where they are able to choose a library book. The children have free choice with their library books. 

Reading does not have to be limited to the books children bring home from school. It can include any books they have at home, reads with siblings or reading books from the local library.

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Maths

The children will be continuing with maths planets this year and will carry on from their end point in Year 1.  Please practise your child’s maths facts at least 3 times a week. If your child is stuck on a level for more than 4 weeks then we will intervene at school.

Learning Overview

To see example questions for each level please visit the maths curriculum section of our website.

 

Spelling

Your child should have the termly overview stuck in their homework books.

They will then be tested on these spellings each Friday. The tests will be stuck into their yellow homework books so you can see how they have got on.

The spellings will contain the new sound patterns that we will be learning in class and are a way of reinforcing these spelling rules. Please practise at least 3 times each week with your child.