Year 2 News!
Spellings will start after half term. Your child will come home with a slip that will tell you their spelling group. Spellings will be uploaded onto the class page.
We have settled into Year 2 really well and are busy learning new things!
Our new topic is...
Jingle all the way!
In Topic we will be immersing ourselves in everything to do with festivals and celebrations! We will be learning all about the artist Raymond Briggs and creating our very own winter scene picture using his style for inspiration. We will be learning all about Diwali, Rama and Sita, Sukkot, Christmas and other festivals. Towards the end of our topic we will be looking at the properties of different materials and thinking about what materials would be best to use to create a shelter (and giving good reasons why!). We have got many exciting activities planned such as salt dough creations, using our DT skills to make a waterproof shelter, art and craft activities and learning about the North and south Poles in Geography!
In English we will be focusing on the book 'Here we are' by Oliver Jeffers. This books is all about the world we live in and the people and animals we share our planet with.
In Maths we will be learning about money and using our skills of addition and subtraction with money. Also, we will be having a go at multiplication and learning about statistics.
PE is on a Thursday Afternoon and Children need to come to school wearing black joggers, a white t-shirt, a black jumper/hoodie and trainers. Please remember wear your PE kit to school for EVERY PE session! Thank you!
*Children who have pierced ears will either need their earrings taken out or tape to cover them for PE lessons. * Staff are NOT allowed to take out children's earrings.
Homework and spellings are not being set at the moment due to current Covid restrictions. Children have been given reading diaries and reading books which will be staying in school for the time being to minimise risk. We are reading with your children regularly at school. Please try and read with your children at home as well.
School Uniform - Children are expected to arrive at school in correct school uniform - Grey/Black Trousers/shorts/skirt (with cycling shorts underneath), white t-shirt and green Bushmead jumper. Black shoes (no trainers please!) and long hair should always be tied back. No nail varnish is allowed and please no bows in children's hair.
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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