Year 2 2022 - 2023

Miss MacSween

Deputy Headteacher

Welcome to Year 2

with

Miss MacSween and Mr Howarth

 

Class Dojo is a great way for me to keep in touch with you all. It's also a great to share what you've been up to at home!

 

The Autumn term's context for learning within our vision is ‘Voyage: Around the World in 80 Days'

Click on the image to find out more!

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 English

‘A River’ by Marc Martin will allow us to explore the world around us as we embark on a journey across a variety of dramatic landscapes. This will lead into the writing of a circular narrative where a boat will take a character to different locations. Other writing opportunities in the unit will include letters, diary entries and postcards.

 

Maths

Place Value:  Reading and writing, Counting in steps, Values of digits 

Addition and Subtraction:  Pictorial representations, facts to 20 and 100 

Measures:  Money Combinations, and also Length  

 

Science

We will be looking at Life and Living Things, and plants. 

 

History

This term we will be looking at the history of Chester Zoo. 

 

Phonics

We are now revisiting Phase 5 phonics and then onto Phase 6 learning and applying different spelling rules, techniques and rules.

 

Spellings

Each week your child will have spellings or a spelling activity linked to the Common Exception Words for Year 2. 

You can find the full list by clicking here

 

 

 

Things to remember in Year 2:

(Please encourage your child to start to take responsibility for these if you can!)

 

P.E is a Monday with Mr Coleclough 

Year 2 children should come into school on this day in their PE Kit.

If it is a cold day, the children may wear plain black or blue jogging bottoms. 

Please ensure that your child is dressed in the correct PE kit - of plain white t-shirt and navy or black shorts.

 

Homework goes out on a Wednesday.

Homework should be brought in on a Monday.

Reading Diaries should be brought in every Monday.

 

 

Here are some links to websites that will help you support your child:

https://play.numbots.com/#/intro 

https://play.ttrockstars.com/auth/school/student 

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/

https://www.spellzone.com/games/index.cfm?wordlist=4620

http://uk.mathletics.com/

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