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Welcome to Year 2

 

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St Matthews C of E Primary School

Half-termly Class Newsletter

 

 

Class: Year 2KO and Year 2CH

Date: Summer 1st half term 2018

 

General Information / Upcoming Events

Key Stage 1 SATS during the month of May.  In Key Stage 1 the various SATS papers may be undertaken by the children at any time during the month, unlike Key Stage 2 they are not completed in one week.

 

Homework

The final set of spellings to learn will be W/c 30.4.18.  The Year 2 spelling curriculum has now been covered.  The focus will be on consolidating spelling patterns in school through writing and grammar tasks.

Please note that there will be no comprehension homework during the SATS period.

Reading Books

Please ensure that individual reading books and reading record books are in your child’s school bag every day.

 

 

Curriculum – What will children be learning this half term?

English

Fiction – letters, creative writing

Non-fiction – information texts and booklets  

Phonics – revision of Year 2 curriculum

Maths

Time, measurement (length and mass), place value and number operations: revision of methods and concepts

Science

Basic needs of animals, including humans and simple food chains

RE

What happened at the Ascension and Pentecost? 

When Jesus left, what was the impact of Pentecost?

Computing

Creating pictures

Topic

Geography – Let’s go to the Arctic

 

PE

Striking and fielding games

Music

Singing, playing and improvising (friendship songs)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Homework

What will be given?

When will it be sent home?

When does it need to be returned to school?

Reading – individual reading books

 

 

 

Spellings

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On going

 

 

 

Please see Homework section

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The book and reading record book should be in your child’s school bag every day.

 

         

 

How can parents help?

During the SATS period we are always mindful of the age and maturity of the children in Year 2.  We want each child to be in a good position to show their true potential.  You can best support us, and your child, by ensuring that they get plenty of sleep during the SATS period and that they adopt a positive ‘can do’ attitude.  As always, thank you for your much valued support.  

 

Useful links to support learning

mymaths.co.uk

primarygames.co.uk

 

 

Thank you for your continued support.

 

Mrs Karen Ollerenshaw and Miss Clare Huby

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