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Welcome to Year 2!

Mrs Watson and Mrs Griffiths are the teachers in Year 2.

Mrs Gibson and Mrs Richardson also work in Year 2, with Mrs Isham and Mr Bailey working with us on a Tuesday.

 

 

 

Year 2 welcome meeting September 2018

Autumn term 1 Overview- Animal Kingdom

Year 2 Spelling 

 

This term we have focused on learning the year 1 and 2 high frequency and common exception words. We will be continuously practicing these words in guided reading and throughout English sessions. On a regular basis the children will be given sets of these words to learn so that they can practice these with you every day at home in preparation for their tests. It is important to practice their spellings regularly so they can use them in their independent writing. 

 

We will update their spelling scores in their red common books each time they have been tested. The children who score the highest and most improved in each group will be awarded with a super speller certificate in the assembly the following week. 

 

Please find below the electronic version of the year 1 and 2 high frequency and common exception words for your reference should you wish to do additional learning at home. 

 

Later in the year the children will move on to learning the key spelling rules as stated in the national curriculum. These will also be sent home for the children to learn.

Active learning 

 

As part of our daily active learning we are using BBC Supermovers to help the children with their learning. 

these are great fun videos the children can join in and learn the songs and dances to whilst reinforcing the key skills and objectives for the lesson. Below is the link to the Supermovers homepage so you can explore and try some at home.  

 

 

 

 

Maths Home Learning Ideas

 

We feel it is important that your child continues to reinforce what they have learnt during their Maths lessons in school regularly at home. Below is a list of activities that your child would benefit from carrying out on a regular basis: 

 

  • Reading and writing numbers to 100 in numbers and words
  • Counting in 1s, 2s, 3s, 5s and 10s.
  • 2s, 5s, 10s times tables
  • Recalling pairs of numbers (number bonds) that add up to make 10 and 20
  • Recognising and naming a range of 2D and 3D shapes
  • Measuring items and reading scales using a range of measuring apparatus (rulers, kitchen scales, bathroom scales, tape measures, measuring jugs, etc) 
  • Telling the time to o'clock, half past, quarter past and quarter to
  • Making amounts with coins

 

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Autumn term 2 Topic Web

Home learning - November 2018

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