Welcome to the Year Two Page
Week commencing 23rd January
Year 2 have been very lucky and had a lot of visitors in this week. Thank you to all parents who have come into schare to share their family pet with the class. Please take a look at the photos below and the fun we have had. .
Week commencing 16th January
The sound we are learning at the moment is ‘c’ as ‘c’, ‘k’, ‘ck’ and ‘ch’
Year 2 P.E. times have changed this term. P.E. will now be on a Tuesday and Wednesday.
Just a reminder that if you would like to bring in your family pet, please arrange a time with me after school. Thanks you to those parents who have kindly offered to share their family pet with the class this week.
This week in Maths we have been working hard to find the value of different numbers. Take a look at the pictures below.
Week commencing 9th January
The sound that we are learning at the moment is ‘ow’ as ‘ou’ and ‘oi’ as ‘oy’.
I hope you all had a lovely Christmas, with family and friends. This term our topic in Years 1 and 2 is ‘Paws, Claws and Whiskers’.
We would love for those children who have pets to visit our classroom over the course of this term. If you are happy to come into school to share your family pet and discuss where it comes from and how you look after it, with your child and their class, please arrange a convenient time with their class teacher.
This term our topic is ‘Paws, Claws and Whiskers’. For homework we would like you to choose an endangered animal (polar bear, jaguar, arctic fox etc) to draw or paint. Find out where it lives and why it is endangered and to bring into school to share with the class. Remember to make it neat and tidy, as some work will be going on display.
Week commencing 5th December
The sound that we are learning at the moment is ‘oo’ as ‘ew’, ‘u-e’, ‘ue’ and ‘u’.
Just a gentle reminder, that costumes for the school play need to be brought in on Wednesday 7th December, in a plastic bag labelled with your child’s name.
Thank you for your continued support, we look forward to seeing you at the performance.
Please note the performance times below:
- 14th December 2pm Dress rehearsal at Our Lady and St Anne’s Church (parents with toddlers are welcome)
- 15th December 2pm Main performance at Our Lady and St Anne’s Church (all parents welcome, no small children please
Week commencing 28th November
The sound that we are learning at the moment is ‘oa’ as ‘ow’, ‘o-e’, ‘oe’ and ‘o’.
Key Stage 1 Nativity
This week your child we will be bringing home a letter, regarding costumes for the school play. We are lucky to have many of the costumes in school, but for some children, we need them to bring in additional items. Please check the table below to see what, if anything, your child needs. All the children must have their plimsolls in school every day and if they require a white t-shirt then their school PE top can be used.
|Town Crier||Smart clothes|
|Angels||A white t-shirt and white tights/leggings|
|Mr Walker||Smart clothes – trousers and shirt|
|Mum||Smart clothes – skirt and a top|
|Johnny||Own clothes – jeans and a t-shirt|
|Jay||Own clothes – jeans and a t-shirt|
|Clive||Own clothes – jeans and a t-shirt|
|Hannah||Own clothes – jeans and a t-shirt|
|Shepherds (including chief shepherd)||Tea towel (for headdress) and a white t shirt|
|Wise man||Costumes provided by the school|
|Stars||A white t-shirt and white tights/leggings|
|Donkey||Grey trousers/leggings and a grey t-shirt|
Measuring in Maths
We had great fun in Maths this week, measuring different body parts. The children also had the opportunity to race cars down a ramp and measure how far they travelled using a metre stick. Check out some of our photos below.
Week commencing 21st November
The sound that we are learning at the moment is ‘igh’ as ‘ie’, ‘i-e’, ‘y’ and ‘i’.
It was lovely to see so many of you at Parents’ Evening last week. If you were unable to attend, please find me in the playground to make an alternative appointment.
Memory Box Homework
This term, we are looking back at our memories. For homework this week, we would like you to research your family and make your own family tree, showing all your family members. You can use drawings and pictures, it is up to you, but try to make it as bright and colourful as possible, as they will be on disaly. This is due in on Monday 25th November, but if you have any problems putting it together, please let me know. I look forward to seeing them.
Last week we had great fun coming to school in our pyjamas for Children in Need. We also took part in an obstacle race organised by Mr Gaylor, take a look at some of the photos below.
Week commencing 14th November
It was great to see so many of you at the Teddy Bears’ Picnc and it was a great way to begin our topic ‘memory Box’. Below are some photos of the children preparing their sandwiches and the Teddy Bears’ Picnic.
This week the children will be given a part to play in the school. Please can they learn their lines as part of their homeowrk. Letters will follow shortly to inform you of costumes.
Week Commencing 7th November
Our phonic sound that we are learning at the moment is ‘e-e’.
Teddy Bears’ Picnic
As part of our topic work, ‘Memory Box’, Key Stage One will be having a Teddy Bears’ Picnic on Thursday 10st November, from 2.45 to 3.15pm, in the school hall. We would love for you to come along and be part of this memorable experience.
The children will be designing and making their own healthy sandwiches and snacks for the picnic. For this to happen, please state below any food allergies your child may have and return the slip to the class teacher. If a slip is not completed will assume that your child is able to eat the food we have provided.
This week, your child will be bringing home an invitation for you and their teddies to come along to the picnic. To make the picnic more comfortable, please bring a blanket or rug to share.
We look forward to seeing you on Thursday. If you have any questions, please come and find me.
In Year 2, we have been thinking about the school values for this term ‘Active’ and ‘Curious’. The children worked in small groups to give examples of when they are active and curious in their beliefs, take a look at some of their ideas below.
Well done to everyone for putting so much effort into their homework. The treasure chests look fantastic and it was very hard for us to vote, but Julia was the overall winner. Take a look below at to see our treasure chests.