A VERY WARM WELCOME TO Y2E
Class teacher - Mrs Ellis
Teaching Assistant - Mrs Newton
Please find below this week's tasks. As always it is lovely seeing your work -it brings a smile to my face. Please take breaks, do a little at a time and most importantly enjoy your learning. I am sure you will enjoy either a real pond dip but remember to stay safe or the virtual one on Active Learn. Please take care and love one another. Mrs Ellis x
Good morning everyone and let's hope the heatwave arrives soon to bring a smile to our faces. It's all about 'beasties' this week -sorry parents! Should the links not work then everything is also attached as a download file. Enjoy your learning and take little steps with lots of breaks - just do what you can. Take care and be kind to each other. Mrs Ellis x
|Double each amount.pdf||Download|
|doubling and halving.pdf||Download|
|Snakes and ladders (1).pdf||Download|
Projects you may like to look at.
This is a competition for children to write their own historical non-fiction. I hope you find it interesting. Please browse the primary tab as there are lots of useful things. I'm sure you'll enjoy it. https://www.history.org.uk/
Below you will see a link for a reading project over the summer holiday. I hope you can take part.
Please use Dojo to keep in touch.
A very warm welcome to Year 2.
This is my first year at St Michael's and it is an honour to be your child's class teacher. Thank you for making me feel so welcome.
The children have worked extremely hard to date and we are all excited about our learning. Even though we are in a difficult period of history we can all 'pull together' and continue with our learning journey.
Under normal circumstances I am always available at the start and end of the day to discuss everyday matters but if you need to speak to me confidentially or for longer please communicate with me via Dojo.
In Year 2 we have an inspiring and motivating curriculum with themes covering a term or half term throughout the year. Curricular subjects are taught within the theme so that the curriculum is meaningful and relevant to the children.
The children’s work is displayed within a stimulating classroom environment which celebrates creativity and individuality.
We want to create children who have a lifelong love of reading so reading and books have a really high profile in our class. The children are encouraged to read a range of books and particularly those which they are interested in and motivated by.
Our authors of the half term are chosen for interest and enjoyment and the children are able to choose a levelled reading book for themselves therefore they have some ownership over their reading.
We always have a themed reading area which encourages a love of reading. Our latest reading area was a mine.
It has been lovely to see so many parents on our Friday parents sessions.
Your child is always welcome to bring in their own books to recommend to the class.
Throughout each half term we will be looking at a variety of topics linked to place value, addition, subtraction, shape and measure and problem solving.
As always, we will be following the abacus scheme of work to ensure skills coverage and continuity. Please remember to log on to Abacus on a Friday to see if any homework has been set on-line or use Reflex Maths to sharpen core skills. New reflex games are allocated when your child has reached 'fluency.' School cannot change the speed so practice makes perfect.
Spelling will be given out on a Monday and tested the following Monday. Guidance for you will be included in the spelling log books but if you need any clarifications please pop in and ask. Your child needs to bring their spelling log book each day so these can be updated regularly. Spelling is very important and regular practice will be rewarded in class. Our target is 6/6 every week. You can track your child's progress in their log books. Presently, approx. 76-92% of our children are obtaining 6/6. Well done.
Homework is regularly given on a Friday so your child’s homework folder needs to be placed in the box by the classroom door on Thursday by the latest so it can be marked and new homework added.
Homework may not always be written as it could be some research or finding an item or book to bring in.
They may also have some maths homework which can be accessed online. Your child can log into Abacus online to complete interactive activities and access rewards. They earn rewards for completing the activities and games the teaching staff have allocated to them. These will always be related to the work the children have done in maths that week.
PE - Tuesday and Friday - white t-shirt, shorts and plimsolls/outdoor kit.
Please bring your child's kit on a Monday so that it is in school all week. It will be taken home on a Friday for washing.
Please let me know if your child is unable to take part in PE by catching me in the playground, calling the school office or sending me a note. Please ensure no earrings or other jewellery are worn on these days. Your child's safety is paramount to us.
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Lovely to speak with you Amelia. We are all thinking of each other and missing each other even if we can't see each other. Poor Grandad. school has changed a lot but if you work together you'll do it. Try some of the Easter activities on the 'Challenges' page so you don't get bored. Happy Easter.
Hello Mr Ellis, I miss you, Mrs Newton and all my class mates. I hope it won’t be too long before we all come back to school. I’m enjoying doing my school work with my mum and grandad but sometimes it’s a bit confusing for him.
Well done Belle. I knew you'd comment. I'm glad mummy liked them and I'm sure they made her smile. Send me a photo via the site to firstname.lastname@example.org and we can all see them. Speak soon and keep posting.
I have made some blossoms for my Mummy and I really enjoyed doing it. I didn't have crepe paper at home so used some coloured paper instead. It was a little harder to make the flowers but I think my flowers turned out great x