Welcome to Year 2
Who are we?
Miss WhitingThe Autumn Term
In Literacy, we are listening to familiar stories and writing our own stories by changing some of the events.
In Numeracy, we are exploring number bonds, addition, subtraction and shape. We are comparing measurements and beginning to use standard measures on a ruler.
Please can you help ensure that your child has the correct PE kit in school on the following days:
Tuesday - Outside PE, children can wear jogging bottoms, tracksuits, and need a sweatshirt or fleece to help keep them a bit warmer in the cold weather. Please provide children with a pair of trainers.
Thursday - Inside PE children need a t-shirt and shorts that are above the knee
We suggest you provide your children with a labelled drinks bottle so that they can sip water throughout the day.
Maths - Children will have homelearning set on Education City, the children all have account log ins and passwords stuck inside the front cover of their reading record.
Reading is also essential for your child to continue making progress. Little and often is always the key. Listen to your child read for 5 to 10 minutes each evening and please don't forget to record in the comments box in the blue or orange reading record.
Key Stage One Production dates - Tuesday 17th December 2013 and Wednesday 18th December 2013
The children all have their targets for Speaking and Listening, Reading, Writing and Maths in their Lift Off books which stay in school. The targets are shared with parents at the different parents evenings throughout the year.
Your child will learn about and be able to describe what a friend is and does, recognising the diversity in friendship and that friendship patterns change. They will address strategies for coping with difficult situations in friendships. They will also focus on family relationships, identifying who is in their own family and what is special about them, and what they and other family members do to care for each other. They will revisit the concept of the Safety Circle, identifying a range of trusted adults at home and at school whom they can talk to if they are worried or upset. They will also learn how and when to approach people for support.
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Have a look at all the work done by the Numbers Count program at school in Year 2 and 3!
Find out about the work of the RSPCA and how to look after animals
Find out all about Wood Green and see if you recognise any of the things we saw
Find out about the lifes of Mary Seacole and Florence Nightingale