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Year 2

Year 2 Information

 

Welcome to the year group information page. All information for the year group will be displayed on this central page. This is a great way to see all the fantastic learning taking place throughout the year.

 

PE/Games

Your child will need a full PE kit on Wednesdays and Thursdays. This should consist of: T-Shirt, shorts, plimsolls or sports shoes. Please also include a jumper and jogging bottoms for colder weather.

 

Homework Timetable

Spellings/Handwriting:

Friday-Return following Wednesday

Maths:

Friday-Return following Wednesday

Topic Challenges:

Termly – Return on date stated on challenge

Reading:

Daily

 

EducationCity

EducationCity can be used at home as a way of getting involved with your child's schoolwork. All homework set matches what your child has been learning in school. This provides the opportunity to continue their learning in the evenings, weekends and over the holidays to combat holiday learning loss. Lots of the activities are now tablet friendly.

 

Your child will be coming home with their login details soon!

We Performed 'Peer Gynt: In the Hall of the Mountain King' in the Music Day Assembly

We Performed 'Peer Gynt: In the Hall of the Mountain King' in the Music Day Assembly 1

Peer Gynt : In the hall of the mountain king

We studied this piece of music. We really enjoyed the animation that accompanied the piece of music.

Science

We have been looking at the life cycle of a human. We ordered the stages: baby, toddler, child, teenager, adult then elderly. We discussed the needs of each stage and what humans can do during the stages.

 

Why is it called a cycle? Which stage do you think is the best?

Money Song for Children UK

We have been exploring money. This money song covers 1p, 2p, 5p and 10p coins.

How to Catch a Dragon

In literacy, we have been using this book as a stimulus for our 'warning story' unit.

Year 2 were visited by 3 PCSO's as they have been thinking about their future aspirations. They did their finger prints, tried on uniform, used a UV light and even went in the Police Car! They had an amazing time!

Some of Year 2 have been having fun at Forest school

Active Listening Skills Exercise

Can your child spot what is wrong with this clip?

Let's all do the 10 dance (number bonds of 10 song)

After learning number bonds to 10, we have been exploring the related facts to 20 and 100.

How to write a non-chronological animal report - African Elephants

In literacy we imitated a non-chronological report on a Brachiosaurus. Then we innovated one on cats. Next we will be creating our own. This video gives you some ideas on what you need to include in your report.

Year 2 were very lucky to be visited by The Roundabout Pop-Up Theatre to watch 'How to Spot an Alien'. The pupils enjoyed the show.
Year 2 were very lucky to be visited by The Roundabout Pop-Up Theatre to watch 'How to Spot an Alien'. The pupils enjoyed the show. Thank you for coming to us on this windy day.no

Roald Dahl Day - Can you guess the film?

Roald Dahl Day - Can you guess the film? 1

The Music Show Episode #1: The Beat Is the Heart of Music

This video is great for explaining 'Pulse'.

The Dinosaurs Song

Our topic is based on 'Dinosaurs'. In music we have been exploring pulse and rhythm and clapping the syllables in the dinosaur names.

Whatcha' Gonna' Do Count by 2's, 5's, 10's)

In maths we have been counting in multiple steps.

Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs

This is the story we have been using for our 'Defeat the Villain' literacy cycle. Your child should be able to retell the whole story.

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