Year 2

Welcome to Year 2!
  • Mrs Chamberlain

    Year 2 Teacher

  • Miss Stevens

    Year 2 Teacher

  • Mrs Field

    Year 2 HLTA

  • Mrs Downes

    Year 2 TA

Homework
Children will receive spellings every Tuesday to practise ready for the following week. We will look at the spelling rule in class prior to spellings being sent home. 
 
Reading homework information can be found on the inside cover of the red homework books. 
Our Value word this half term is...
Respect.
 
Our topic this term is...
Hands Around the World
The spelling rule this week is:
High frequency words
Important Information
1. PE, will be on a Monday and a Thursday. All kit MUST be in school on these days and labelled. 
 
2. Home Readers; it is essential that you read with your child every night and sign with a brief comment in the passport detailing what you have read together. 
 
3. Uniform; It would help if all of your child's uniform including their coat was clearly labelled.
 
AUTUMN TERM 2
Welcome back to school - We hope you all enjoyed your half term!
Week beginning 20th November!
 
This week we have been really impressed with the children's progress. Keep up the good work!
 
English - This week we have been working on our comprehension skills. We have been able to find answers in the text by underlining key information and circling relevant bits.  
 
Maths - In Maths this week we have looked at a variety of multiplication and division techniques. Test your child. Can they do it?
 
Topic - Following our Anzac biscuit baking we are now looking at the continent of Australia. We have been looking at aboriginal art and designed and made our own boomerangs using the features of aboriginal art such as colour and technique. 
 
 
 
Remembrance Day 2017
ART - For Remembrance Day this year we looked at the significance of poppies and had a go and drawing them
 
ENGLISH- We also wrote our own kennings poems about a soldier. They were very moving and Mrs Hooper loved them!
 
DT - Following this we made Anzac biscuits. We learned that Australian soldiers were our Allies in the second world war and their families made these biscuits and sent them over to Europe. 
 
Here are some photos: 
Our new science topic is:
Move it!
 
We will be looking at forces and how things move.
Thank you to everyone that came to watch our Black History Month Assembly this week. The children were amazing, I'm sure you'll agree!
Here are some photos.
Week beginning 2nd October!
 
What a fantastic week we have had!
 
English - This week we have been looking at explanation texts in English. We have been writing about the life cycle of a frog using subheadings and adverbs. 
 
Maths - In Maths this week we have been adding two digit numbers together using number lines. We can now add ten from any given number. Test us at home!
 
Topic - WOW! This week we had an African workshop! It was fantastic! We made African masks and participated in an African tribal dance! We had so much fun!
 
Week beginning 18th September!
 
Week 3 already!
 
English - This week we have used our story from last week as inspiration to write our own stories. 
 
Maths - In Maths this week we have been using our number bonds to solve problems. We looked at the relationship between addition and subtraction. 
 
Topic - In topic this week we have been looking at South America and the Yanomami Tribe.
 
We started recorders this week! How exciting! Toot Toot!
Week beginning 11th September!
 
What an exciting week we've had!
 
English - We have been looking at a story called "sister for sale" in our literacy this week. It has been great to look at characters and how they are so important to a story. 
 
Maths - In Maths we have been looking at place value. We have been looking at the greater than and less than signs. Look at some of our pictures!
 
 
Our trip to Birmingham Airport!
 
What a success!
 
We had an amazing day at the airport! Below are some photographs of what we got up to!