Welcome to Year 2
Welcome to year 2. This is an exciting year in your child's education. This year's work is all about consolidating the knowledge that we have been learning in key stage one.
We are going to explore a variety of topics throughout the year. Our learning will explore the UK, The Plague, the Great Fire of London and lots in-between. We will also be working on our maths skills using a number of functions to complete sums and expand our mathematical reasoning and numeracy skills.
In reading, there will be a continuation of their phonetic understanding and moving from blending to read words to recognising words by sight. We're also moving towards a bigger focus on grammar, punctuation and spelling, so lots of reading at home will support this. There is a lot of work to be done, but the year is packed full of exciting things to discover before moving on to key stage 2.
Meet the Teacher
Please follow the link below to watch a short video, giving additional information about Year 2. This is in place of the 'Meet the Teacher' meetings that parents are usually invited in for during the autumn term.
Summer Term Curriculum letter - Year 2
Homework will be set on a Friday through the use of Purple mash. Each child will have a login. This will include one reading comprehension task and one maths and/or English activity. Occasionally, topic activities may be set to support learning in class. Spellings are via Spelling Shed.
Children are encouraged to regularly use TTrockstars to promote their understanding of timetables.
If your child does not have access to the internet, please let me know and I can make alternative arrangements for homework.
Landing page - On-line safety for parents
Following on from the on-line Safety for parents evening on the 21st April. Please find enclosed the link to the Landing Page, this includes a recording of the session, a debrief document with the Parent/Carer code to the Safer Schools App and a Feedback Form. This recording will be available to parents/carers until the 14th of May. You can also find the link in your child's class page on the school website.
Please copy and paste the link below to your browser.
These website have lots of great information, learning opportunities and of course some games too!