Year 2 Class

Week beginning  16th  October 2018

 

Composition

This week the children will be planning and writing their own fables.

 

Handwriting

The children will be focusing on the half size letters ensuring they're formed correctly and are the correct size.

 

Spelling

This week’s spellings to be learned will be using the ‘ew’ and ‘ue ’ and  ‘u-e’ sounds in words.

 

Maths

This week we are adding 2 digit numbers starting with multiples of 10. We are exploring the most effective ways of working out our answers.

 

RE

The children will be discussing the story of the Good Samaritan.

 

Geography

We will be learning about human and physical geographical features and identifying these features on St Lucia.

 

 Homework

Spellings- ew, ue and u-e words. (Sent home on Tuesday for a test the following Tuesday.)

Handwriting – (Sent home on Tuesday to be returned by Friday.) NB whilst the handwriting follows the spelling pattern for that week the words are not always the same as those to be learned for the test.

Comprehension – (Sent home on Friday to be returned by the following Wednesday.)

Reading –(Sent home on Friday to be returned by the following Wednesday.)

Maths – Addition (Sent home on Friday to be returned by the following Wednesday.) 

 

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions about the coming week. We hope you and the children have a good half term break.

 

 

 

Week beginning  8th  October 2018

 

Composition

We are currently reading and writing about fables. This week we will be reflecting on two versions of the story of the Ant and the Grasshopper.

 

Grammar

This week in grammar we will be focusing on verbs, identifying them and learning to use them in sentences.

 

Spelling

This week’s spellings to be learned will be using the ‘oa’ and ‘ow ’ and  ‘oe’ sounds in words.

 

Comprehension

We will be working on factual texts this week in comprehension to learn and answer questions all about foxes.

 

Maths

We will be starting a new topic of adding and subtracting.

 

RE

The children will be discussing the story of the Good Samaritan.

 

Art

This week the children will be making Christmas cards that will be on sale by FODS nearer to Christmas.

 

 Homework

Spellings- oa, oe and ow words. (Sent home on Tuesday for a test the following Tuesday.)

Handwriting – (Sent home on Tuesday to be returned by Friday.)

Comprehension – (Sent home on Friday to be returned by the following Wednesday.)

Reading –(Sent home on Friday to be returned by the following Wednesday.)

Maths – Addition (Sent home on Friday to be returned by the following Wednesday.) 

 

Please also note that for those of you who missed our Learning Links meeting two weeks ago, we have now uploaded the powerpoint containing all of the information from the meeting.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions about the coming week.

 

 

Week beginning  1st October 2018

Grammar

This week in grammar we will be focusing on proper nouns. We will be making sure that we use capital letters for proper nouns in our sentences as well as to begin a sentence. We will also continue to work on ending every sentence with a full stop.

 

Spelling

This week’s spellings to be learned will be using the ‘ie’ and ‘i_e’ sounds in words.

 

Comprehension

We will be working on factual texts this week in comprehension to learn and answer questions all about tigers in the wild.

 

Maths

We will be learning to count forwards and backwards in 2’s, 5’s and 10’s this week and we will also be reviewing the first chapter of number sense.

 

Science

This week we will be looking at the properties of materials and their suitability for different purposes.

 

RE

Children will be discussing the story of Moses and the burning bush and sharing their ideas of what they believe God’s message was.

 

 Homework

Spellings- ai, ay and a-e words. (Sent home on Tuesday for a test the following Tuesday.)

Handwriting – (Sent home on Tuesday to be returned by Friday.)

Comprehension – (Sent home on Friday to be returned by the following Wednesday.)

Reading –(Sent home on Friday to be returned by the following Wednesday.)

Maths – Place value (Sent home on Friday to be returned by the following Wednesday.) 

 

Please also note that for those of you who missed our Learning Links meeting two weeks ago, we have now uploaded the powerpoint containing all of the information from the meeting.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions about the coming week.

 

Week beginning 24th September 2018

 

Maths

We are continuing to look at numbers to 100 focusing on number patterns. We will continue to use base 10 equipment to support us in our learning.

 

Literacy

Grammar- we will be learning about, identifying and using nouns

Spelling- This week we will be revising they ee, ea and e-e sounds in our spelling lesson and the homework will also reinforce this.

 

Geography

Our aim this week is to identify features of an island with a view to designing their perfect island.

 

Religious Education

Children will be continuing to reflecting on the different ways to make people feel better on the inside and out and relating this to the story of the 10 lepers and how Jesus made people feel better.

 

On Friday the children will be having their photographs taken for the FODS calendar and also attending the Macmillan coffee afternoon being organised by Year 6.

 

 Homework

Spellings- ee, ea and e-e words. (Sent home on Tuesday for a test the following Tuesday.)

Handwriting – (Sent home on Tuesday to be returned by Friday.)

Comprehension – (Sent home on Friday to be returned by the following Wednesday.)

Reading –(Sent home on Friday to be returned by the following Wednesday.)

Maths – Place value (Sent home on Friday to be returned by the following Wednesday.)

 

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions about the coming week.

 
 
 

Week beginning 17th September 2018

 

Maths

We are continuing to look at place value and understanding of number using place value boards, number bond diagrams and base 10 equipment.

 

Literacy

Grammar- we will be continuing to edit sentences with capital letters and full stops to ensure that they are consistently used across all areas of the curriculum.

Spelling- This week we will be revising they ai, ay and a-e sounds in our spelling lesson and the homework will also reinforce this.

 

Geography

Now that the children are aware of what planet, continent and country they live in, we will begin to focus on their home address.

 

Religious Education

Children will be continuing to reflecting on the different ways to make people feel better on the inside and out and relating this to stories in the Bible where Jesus helps others to feel better on the inside and out.

 

 Homework

Spellings- ai, ay and a-e words. (Sent home on Tuesday for a test the following Tuesday.)

Handwriting – (Sent home on Tuesday to be returned by Friday.)

Comprehension – (Sent home on Friday to be returned by the following Wednesday.)

Reading –(Sent home on Friday to be returned by the following Wednesday.)

Maths – Place value (Sent home on Friday to be returned by the following Wednesday.)

 

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions about the coming week.

 
Welcome to our new
Year 2
 
Welcome back to school after the summer holidays, we hope you are all well rested and looking forward to a new term and a new year.
As you know the new staff in Year 2 are Mrs McNee, Mrs Broadbent and Mrs Cutts. 
The children have settled really well and we are looking forward to a happy and successful year.
To help you to know what your children are learning in school we will let you know the subjects and content of the lessons on a regular basis.
 
Homework
Homework will be sent home on Tuesdays and Fridays and will include spellings (with handwriting), maths, reading and reading comprehension. It would be helpful if Friday homework could be completed and returned to school by the following Wednesday at the latest and Tuesday spellings are learnt for the following Tuesday.
 
Week beginning 10th September 2018
 
Maths
We are looking at place value and understanding of number.
 
Literacy
Year 2 along with the rest of the school will be celebrating Roald Dahl Day They will develop their knowledge of him as an author and familiarising themselves with some of his stories.
 
Geography
The children will be learning about and reflecting on where they live before beginning a study of St Lucia.
 
Religious Education
Children will be reflecting on the different ways to make people feel better on the inside and out.
 
Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions about the coming week.