Year 2 - Cedar and Lime
Welcome back everyone! We hope you've had a lovely half term holiday. We look forward to seeing you on Monday 5th June.
On Tuesday 11th July year 2 would like to invite you to watch us perform some of our favourite songs from this years Musical festival theme ‘I love Music’. This will take place at 2.15pm. We hope that you will be able to join us.
Year 2 SAT's have finished!
We are so proud of all our children in Year 2 for completing their Year 2 SAT's! The children have been an absolute credit to Bushmead Primary School. They have showed resilience, confidence and faced each paper with a smile! Well done Year 2!
Year 2 date for the diary!
Year 2 Visit to Jordan's Mill
On the 5th 6th 12th and 13th July we will be taking Year 2 children to visit Jordan's Mill near Biggleswade, this is linked to our topic ' Ready Steady Grow' The visit will include a guided tour around the mill and a play and explore in their beautiful gardens.
Homework Expectations In Year 2
- Regular reading (x3 times a week)
- Spelling practise for a weekly test (Friday)
- Times tables for a weekly test (Friday)
(The times table test will include 5 mixed questions from either the x2 table, x10 or x5 table.)
This test will be completed in the back of red spelling books.
Below are some useful times tables websites.
Year 2 spellings for the Summer term. Your child will bring home a named paper copy on Tuesday 18th April 2023
Welcome to Year Two
Teaching assistant- Mrs Standage
Teachers Miss Leach/Mrs Rodriguez (Monday)
Teaching assistant- Mrs Howlett
- Please ensure that all school uniform and PE kit are fully named
This Term's Learning
Our next topic is...
READY STEADY GROW!
This week in Year 2 (Week beginning 5th June 2023)
This week in English we are going to be starting a new text called 'Think Big' by Kes Gray. This book is all about dreaming big! Humpty just wants to be a boiled egg!!! This week the children will be detectives at a crime scene and report writers.
This week in Maths we are going to be learning about position and direction. This includes describing position of objects in patterns and sequences, position of movement in terms of a quarter, half and three quarters turns both clockwise and anti-clockwise.
This Summer topic is all about being ready to grow! It covers naming of common flowers, plants and allows children to think about what plants, flowers and seeds need to grow? The children will have the chance to grow beans and sunflowers and observe what happens at each important stage. The second part of our topic is about how we are all growing as humans and how important it is to have BIG dreams about our futures.
Science- Bean and sunflower investigations, identifying and naming common flowers and plants
Art- Andy Goldsworthy- nature sculptor
Design and Technology- Explore, design, make and evaluate making a healthy sandwich for a picnic
History- A local place of history-Jordan's Mill- then and now. School Trip
PSHE- Managing Risks and Safety Contexts
RE- Places of worship
Music- Hands, feet and heart
Year 2 Music Festival songs
PE- Infant Agility
- Cedar and Lime indoor PE is on Tuesday
- Cedar and Lime outdoor PE is on Wednesday
Children are expected to arrive in school PE uniform on the above PE days. Please click here for details