Welcome to Year 2 – Y2MW
Our staff for 2018/19:
Miss MacPherson and Mrs Willis with Teaching Assistants Mrs Palmer and Mrs Hussain
This term in Y2 our learning question is, ‘What makes an ideal home?’
This topic will involve a lot of learning through Science where we will be looking at the skills, knowledge and understanding needed to learn about
different habitats, plants and animals, life cycles and living processes.
We will be giving the children lots of hands on experience in their learning and we’re very excited to welcome some baby chicks. This will enable children to learn about the basic needs of animals and introduce them to different life cycles.
This term in Literacy we are immersing ourselves in Woodland stories as preparation for eventually writing our own. The children will be studying the stories of “Tidy” and “The Lumberjack’s beard”. We follow the Hucklow writing sequence of immersion, analysis, planning and writing and redrafting to help the children succeed in their writing.
In maths our focus is the four operations and using money when adding and subtracting. We use lots of concrete apparatus to help secure our understanding and extend children’s learning by challenging them with reasoning and problem solving activities.
PE is on Friday afternoons – please ensure your child has a PE kit in school at all times.
Music and ICT are taught on Wednesday afternoon.
Homework challenges are sent home weekly – these are to be recorded in the children’s homework book. Spellings are sent home weekly and will be tested the following week.
How you can help at home:
Please read with your child every day and record it in their reading planner. Allow children chance to read the book more than once to build up fluency and a deeper understanding of events. Help children with their homework – make it fun!
Our school council representative is:
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