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St Chad's Church of England Primary School

Welcome To Year 2

In Year 2 you will find Mrs Stead and Mrs Brittleton :)

Curriculum Information

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Day to day

PE

Mondays and Fridays. Though please always ensure your child has their PE kit in school.  On Mondays Year 2 will now be going swimming every week until the end of summer term. Please make sure your child brings their swimming kit in every Monday.

Homework

Same format as last year. One piece to be handed in weekly on a Monday. Children may choose which piece they wish they complete but a log will be kept of when homework has been completed.

Spellings

Children to spend the week learning a spelling rule or set of high frequency words. Words will be given out on Mondays to practice in the week and will be tested on Fridays. Mrs Brittleton's group will be tested on the words alone but Mrs Stead's group will be asked to put their word into a sentence.

Times table challenge

On Mondays and Thursdays children will be tested on their times table challenge. They will be given 2 minuites to answer as many mixed up questions as they can on their given times table. We start with the 2s, then 5s and then 10 times tables before moving onto the 2s, 5s and 10s mixed bronze award. The children must achieve 12 or more out of 15, 3 consecutive times to move onto the next challenge. Scores will be stuck into their reading diaries and timetable sheets and worksheets will be stuck into the back of their spelling books.

Snack

Please continue to bring money in daily in purses or wallets. Fruit and milk are still given out daily.

Reading books

Please make sure reading books are in school everday

Our Summer Topic

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This term we will be looking at endangered animals. Chester Zoo will be coming in to deliver workshops about endangered song birds so along side this we will be researching other animals in danger. Through geography we will be looking at their countires of orgin and looking at the landscape of their habbitats by making maps. In science we will be continuing to look at animals and their habbitats and the destruction that is destroying these. We will also be looking at  materials and their properties to create bird feeders whcih will link to our design technology work.

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