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St Stephen's Church of EnglandPrimary School

Respect, Aspire, Achieve

In our school, whatever the challenge,

we aim high with God in our hearts

Year 2

Welcome to Year 2!

We are so happy to see you all again and can't wait to share some exciting experiences with you this year!

 

 

Welcome to our Year 2 class page. Below is an overview of the home learning for this term. If you have any questions please get in touch with the school and we will try our best to answer them.smiley 

 

We can't wait to work with you and your child encompassing God's love in everything we do.

 

'I will instruct you in the way you should go, I will counsel you with my loving eye on you.'

Psalm 32:8

 

Our class teachers are

Miss Parker                                           Mrs Master

2 Holly                                  2 Maple

                                                             

 

Our Teaching Assistants are:

Holly Class - Mrs Makda and Mrs Patel (SSA)

Maple Class - Mrs Wareing

Our School Day

 

8:35 - 3:10

Children are to be dropped off from Phillips Road and collected from Robinson Street Hall Doors.

Please could parents wait in the correct line to collect children at the end of the day. Please be patient whilst you wait and remember to keep your social distance.

 

PE days for Holly class will be Tuesday and Thursday and for Maple class they will be Wednesday and Thursday. Please send you children into school in thier PE kits on those days.

 

 

Remote Learning

 

During school closure we deliver live lessons on Zoom daily and work can be accessed through the Showbie remote learning platform.  Children are expected to attend register daily on Zoom and complete the work set by their teachers.

 

                                                          

 

What we are learning this term:

 

English - we are learning how to write an exciting story using 'A New Home for a Pirate' by Ronda Armitage.  Phonics will continue for those who need it.  The guided reading text we are studying this term is 'The Pirate Cruncher' by Jonny Duddle.

 

Maths - we are going to learn about finding fractions of amounts.  We will spend a little time learning about shape and statistics.

 

Please continue to practise the 2, 5 and 10 times tables at home - have a go at Times Tables Rockstars.

 

Science - this term we are going to finish our work on Plants and hopefully plant the seeds and bulbs we have grown in the playground.  After this we will learn about Animals including Humans.  We will look at life cycles and how humans grow as well as how we can stay healthy.

 

                                                        

  

 

RE - we are learning about the church and will answer the big question: Is the Church a building?

 

Geography - we are going to learn the names of the 5 oceans of the world.  We will study the life of Christopher Columbus and map his voyage to the New World.  We will answer the big question: What is the difference between oceans and seas?

 

PSHE - this will link with our Science work where we will learn all about staying healthy and clean.

 

PE - we will work on gymnastics with BRFC.  Maple class will have yoga on a Monday with Mrs. Lang and Holly will learn ball skills with Miss Parker.

 

Useful websites

 

Showbie - https://www.showbie.com/

Zoom - https://zoom.us/

My Maths - https://www.mymaths.co.uk/

Times Tables Rockstars - https://ttrockstars.com/

Oxford Owl - https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/

Oak National Academy - https://www.thenational.academy/

White Rose Maths - https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/

 

 

Curriculum Maps, Knowledge Mats and Newsletters

We need your support!

 

Home Reading

Please support us by ensuring you listen to your child read everyday and sign their home reading books. Home reading books will be changed twice a week. 

 

School Library

Your children will bring an additional library book which will be changed on a weekly basis. Please encourage your child to read this as well.

 

Weekly Homework

Homework will be given out every Friday and this will vary each week. 

 

Weekly Spellings

A spelling list will be sent home every Friday. Please help your child practise these.

 

Times Tables

Please help your child learn their times tables facts. By the end of year 2 children should know the 2, 5 and 10 multiplication facts.

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