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Year 2

Welcome to Year 2!

Oak & Ash

 

 

'Our World'

We are getting started on our 'Our World' theme for this term.  The children are really excited to learn more about animals and how they survive!   In English we are now reading 'TheMan on the Moon' by Simon Bartman.  The children are enjoying some creative writing.

Books we have read so far in year 2...

The Snow Queen

We enjoyed exploring different habitats at Morden Hall Park in the autumn term

Home Learning

 

As part of their home learning, children should be reading each day (with an adult or independently) and recording it in their home school diaries.

 

 

Children should also practise their times tables and related division facts each day. The ones they should focus on are those that they need to know to achieve their next Magical Maths badge.

 

It is also good for children to be practising their handwriting each day. They could practise writing and spelling the list of words on page 99 diaries. These are the words that children in year 2 need to know by the end of the year.

 

In addition to this children are expected to choose activities from the home learning sheet to do at home. You can choose what you do and when you do it! We would normally expect about 1 activity a week. When you have completed a task, record it in your home school diary and bring it into school to show your teacher and class.

 

Enjoy!

 

Copies of the home learning sheets can be found in the Home Learning section of the website.

 

Activity ideas for over the holidays

  • Complete an activity from your Home Learning Sheet.

  • Get some fresh air! Go on a minibeast or tree hunt in your local park.

  • Visit your local library.

  • Make a picture using just your fingerprints.

  • Follow a cupcake recipe.

  • Write a story about anything you like! There are some writing prompts below to help you.

  • Create 3D shapes using straws or sticks.

Below are some resources to help you complete some of the activities.

 

Writing Prompts and Fingerprint ideas

Maths Ideas for Parents to do with their Children