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St Chad's Church of England Primary and Nursery School

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Welcome to Year 2!

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In Year 2,  you will find our Class Teacher Miss Thomas and our fantastic Teaching assistant Mrs Cashmore (Mon-Thurs).

Hello everybody, a very warm welcome to Year 2's class page!

 

School will start for Year Two at 8:50am and will finish at 3:10pm. 

timetable y2

In Literacy this term we will be reading 'The Dragon Machine' by Helen Ward where the children will write a story with an adventure focus. We will then move on to read 'Major Glad, Major Dizzy' by Jan Oke.

 

 In maths this term, our learning will focus on multiplication and division. We will then move onto look at statistics and propertie of shape.

 

In science this term, we will be learning all about everyday materials. We will carry out experiments to test the absorbency and strength of a variety of different everyday materials, like paper, brick, metal, plastic, rock and cardboard. 

Our Spring Topic

'Boom! Bang! It's the Blitz!' 

I have attached our class topic web below so that you can see all the exciting things we will be learning about this term.

 

The Blitz!

Day to day

PE

PE lessons will be on a Tuesday and Thursday. Please make sure your child comes into school wearing appropriate PE kt on these two days. 

Homework

In Year 2, children will receive either a piece of literacy or maths homework that will be posted on Seesaw every Friday. This work will be expected in on the following Friday. You can find your child's login detail at the back of their reading diaries. If there are any quieries about how to access seesaw using these codes, please do not hesitate to ask me at the start or end of the school day. 

Children will also be given one project per half term that will be linked to their class topic. The children will be given all half term to complete their projects and a date will be set in the last week of term when these are due in. 

Spellings

Children to spend the week learning a spelling rule or set of high frequency words. Words will be given out on Spelling Shed on a Fridays to practice in the week and will be tested on the following Thursday.

Snack

Please ensure your child brings snack money in a named, sealed envelope at the start of the week with their snack money in. Free fruit will still be available daily in KS1. 

Reading books

Please make sure reading books and diaries are brought in school everday and are kept safely inside their plastic wallets. Take time to make sure you are enjoying a range of texts with your children. Reading is encouraged as mush as possible to help your child reach the GOLD award on our class reading chart. 

Below is a list of Year 1 and Year 2 common exception words.

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