Year 2: Mrs Li & Miss Garnett

Hello!

A very warm welcome to all our lovely new year 2s! We are delighted to invite you back to school ready for new adventures, fun learning experiences and of course lots of laughter. 

Miss Garnett and I have so many wonderful things planned for us all to enjoy together.

PE - Tuesdays and Fridays
Spelling Test - Fridays
Book Change - Fridays
Homework books due in - Wednesdays
Reading diaries signed and in school - daily

(remember to also write TTRS and spellings in the diaries each time your child practises at home so we can award dojos!)
 
Check out the information below for a few clues about what we have in store!
 
Don't forget to take a peek at our class newsletter for more information.

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Mrs Li (The Epic Fairy)

Miss Garnett (Minnie Mouse)

 

English

This term, Daisy Dobbs (a beloved character of Shirley Hughes), gives us insight into life during the Victorian era. 

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Author

Shirley Hughes

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Maths

This half term we will work on the follow areas of Maths:
Place Value
Addition
subtraction
Multiplication
Division

In addition to our daily maths lessons we will have a basic skills lesson.
To support your child at home please encourage them to play on TimesTables Rockstars regularly.

Support videos will also be posted on the website linked to the learning they will be doing in class.

Mathematicians

Place Value is our current focus. 

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Ada Lovelace &
Charles Babbage

Ada designed steam aircraft and then together she and Charles began developing the first programmable computers.

 

Science

Click on the video to learn more about our science topic at home.

Characteristics of Materials

Scientists

The Wright Brothers

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Topic

We are super excited to take you on a time-travelling trip. We hope to reach new heights when we take to the skies to explore The Wright Brothers in science, then through our history topic we will consider how they helped to make the...

Victorians Victorious!

Back on land we will explore what life was like for little Victorians like you, and maybe even take a peek into a castle to see how Queen Victoria herself helped to shape how we live today.
 

Historian

Asa Briggs

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Knowledge Organisers

Click a coloured button to access key facts, words and more!

Science

History

Design Tech

Art

Computing

Music

Geography

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Word Aware

To help new words stick in your long-term memory, use the Word Aware rap.

Choose a word from your weekly spelling list, and join in with the rap.

Think about...

What does it start with?
How many syllables does it have?
What does it rhyme with?
Can you put it in a sentence?

Share new words with your class.

Learning Powers

Every week we celebrate our learning powers and pupils across the school are awarded one of the following awesome mascots for a week.

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Reciprocal

"I'm Approachable Ant. My gift is reciprocity."

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Respectful

"I'm Lovely Ladybird. I treat people with respect."

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Resourceful

"I'm Busy Bee, resourceful, that's me! Hee hee!"

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Reflective

"I'm Beautiful Butterfly. I reflect on what I do!"

Risk-Taking

"I'm Smart Snail. I take risks with my learning."

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Resilient

"I'm Groovy Grasshopper. I never give up."

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Responsible

"I'm Safe Spider. I'm always safe in school, at home, and on the world wide web - I'm e-safe."

Useful Basic Skills for Year 1 and beyond...

Click on any of the topic videos below to watch some useful revision of basic skills needed in Maths.

Represent numbers to 100

10s and 1s using addition

Numbers to 1000

Numbers to 1000 (PVG)

100s, 10s and 1s (part 2)

Number line to 100

Find 1,10,100 more or less

Compare objects

Ordering numbers

Count in 50s

Hundreds

100s, 10s and 1s (part 1)

Number line to 1000

Compare numbers

"These videos will help you ;)"