Year 2

Class Teachers

Ms Sian Maciver (Class 2M)
Mrs Sophia Coppen (Class 2C)

Important information

PE Days: Tuesday PM & Wednesday AM

Book Bag Days: Tuesday & Friday

We are now asking children to pick and change their own books. Please comment and sign book records to show they are reading for 15 minutes each day.

Breakfast

Please ensure your child has breakfast before coming to school as it can affect their focus and concentration. If you want further information for breakfast club, please speak to a member of the office staff.

Water bottles

Children are allowed to bring in water bottles with water. Fruit juices and squash are not allowed. Water bottles also need to be made from plastic and not glass.

Weekly Overviews

In Year 2 we ensure the children have good coverage of the curriculum.

2C Timetable 2017 - 2018

2M Timetable 2017 - 2018

Meet the Teacher

Here is what we discussed with parents that attended the Meet the Teacher session on Tuesday 10th October.

Meet the Teacher

Literacy

So far we have explored on how to present our work and building sentences.

From next week (starting 18th September), we will be looking at Traditional Tales.

Numeracy

Year 2 will be focusing on our understanding of numbers. We will be looking at counting forwards and backwards up to 500, sequencing numbers and spotting patterns. We will also be looking closely at place value and understanding the meaning of each digit in numbers and what they represent!

Cross-Curricular Studies

This term we will be learning as Intrepid Explorers. We will be looking closely at the UK and learning about what makes the UK special. After, we will be exploring other continents and countries and comparing them to where we live.

Science

Year 2 are studying Living Things and Their Habitats this half term. We will be looking closely at animals and plants in their habitats and how they depend on each other.

SEAL/ PSHE

We are looking through the Jigsaw unit, Being in My World. We will be exploring our worries, strengths and weaknesses and setting up a class ethos for the year.

Spelling

Year 2 are revising all the common exception words from Year 1. We also need to able to read all our phonics sounds we have learned so far.

We will be bringing home spellings each week from 18th September. Please make time to practise with us at home!

Use these documents to help you with what we need to know.

Year 1 High Frequency Revision Spellings

Year 1 And 2 Common Exception Words

Combined Phase 2 And 3 Phonics Mat

Combined Phase 4 And 5 Phonics Mat

Handwriting

We will be following the Nelson programme for Handwriting. Please check we are forming our letters correctly to help us write better!

End of Year Expectations

These are child-friendly fundamentals that show the skills children are required to have in Year 2 for Reading, Writing and Maths. Please use these to guide your support for your child at home.

Year 2 Fundamentals of Reading

Year 2 Fundamentals of Writing

Year 2 Fundamentals of Mathematics

Interim Teacher Assessment Frameworks

These statutory interim frameworks are used only to make a teacher assessment judgement at the end of the key stage.

KS1

SATs Papers

You can download sample SATs papers, which are useful for preparing for the tests from satspapers.org.

Yearly Overview

Our curriculum overviews gives you an idea of which topic your child will be studying at which point during the school year.

Great Songs for Learning

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