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Year 2: Mrs Li & Miss Garnett
It's the Spring term already! Welcome back to all our lovely little ones! We are delighted to have you all back in school for a term full of African adventure and of course once again, lots more laughter.
PE - Tuesdays (Cricket) and Fridays (Gymnastics)
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.
Mrs Li (The Epic Fairy)
Miss Garnett (Minnie Mouse)
This term we will be looking at a range of texts with a theme on African wildlife. We are currently using non-fiction texts to explore non-chronological reports. Then we will delve into the wonderful story of The Selfish crocodile to develop our narrative writing.
This half term we will work on the follow areas of Maths:
We will continue to consolidate our learning on addition and subtraction in our morning fluency sessions.
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.
Ada Lovelace &
Click on the video to learn more about our science topic at home.
Characteristics of Materials
We have a wild adventure planned! We will be diving into the colourful continent of Amazing Africa, to explore the weird and wonderful wildlife that resides there.
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.
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.
Every week we celebrate our learning powers and pupils across the school are awarded one of the following awesome mascots for a week.
"I'm Lovely Ladybird. I treat people with respect."
"I'm Busy Bee, resourceful, that's me! Hee hee!"
"I'm Groovy Grasshopper. I never give up."
"I'm Approachable Ant. My gift is reciprocity."
"I'm Beautiful Butterfly. I reflect on what I do!"
"I'm Smart Snail. I take risks with my learning."
"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
Count in 50s
100s, 10s and 1s (part 1)
Number line to 1000
"These videos will help you ;)"
Basic Maths Skills
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