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November 2017 - Some of Year 2 took our poppy wreath up to the Mill Hill WWI War Memorial to remember soldiers who died

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Year 2 love the green parakeets we found living in the trees in our playground!

The Year 2 team are excited for another fantastic year ahead! Please take some time to read the following important information.

 

The Year 2 teachers are:

 

2YA - Miss Young and Miss Adams

2A – Miss Angus

2P – Miss Portelli

2S – Miss Shareef

 

Homework: Literacy and Numeracy homework will be handed out on Thursday. It must be returned on Tuesday morning. As part of their Numeracy homework, children will also be expected to do online Mathletics.  Please allow your child access a laptop/tablet/phone weekly for this purpose. 

 

Spellings are handed out on Thursday for a test on Thursday morning. 

Need some extra help at home with your homework?

Watch out for Miss Angus on our YouTube channel showing you exactly what to do!

Click here to watch her

 

Champion Reading: Children will receive a colour-banded book and they will be able to choose a book from the class library.  Children should read for 10 minutes at least 5 times a week.  Even more is great too. Please help your child by signing their Champion Reader/Number card daily to prove they have read.

 

Champion Number:  Children should practise their times tables for 5 minutes every day.  Please sign their Champion Reader/Number card daily!

 

PE: PE kits should be left in school all week so it is ready for lessons. Children should have the correct Orion PE kits; these can be purchased from the school office.  PE is an important part of the curriculum and will take place whatever the weather! Jogging bottoms and jumpers will be needed in the winter.

 

Our PE days are:

2YA – Monday and Tuesday

2A – Monday and Tuesday

2P – Monday and Thursday

2S – Monday and Thursday

 

Our learning:

 

Topic units for the year

 

Autumn 1 – World War 1

Autumn 2 – The Fire of London

Spring 1 – Kenya and England

Spring 2 – Our Town

Summer 1  – Night time

Summer 2 – Rosa Parks and Nelson Mandela

 

Science units for the year

 

Autumn 1 - Materials

Autumn 2 - Materials

Spring 1 – Keeping Healthy

Spring 2 – Growing and Changing

Summer 1 - Habitats

Summer 2 - Plants

 

Trips

 

Children will be going on a couple of trips this year.  All letters should be signed and returned as soon as possible.  Parent helpers are always welcome!  If you are interested, please see your child’s teacher. 

 

If it is a paid trip, please pay via Parent Pay.

 

Please click here to see the curriculum for your child.
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