Hello and welcome back! We hope you’re well rested and ready for this busy half term leading up to Christmas!
The classroom door will be open at 8.55am and will close for school to begin at 9.00am. Please ensure your children arrive on time each day so they can have a speedy, focused start to learning.
This half term, we will be continuing with our topic of “Fire & Fantasy”. We will continue to learn about the Great Fire of London with a focus on how it changed London. In Geography, we will be comparing London to Swillington. In Art, we’ll be using the Great Fire of London as a stimulus for paintings and sculptures and, in DT, we’ll get into character of the bakers and make our own products.
In Literacy, we are writing diary entries from the perspective of Samuel Pepys and Thomas Farriner (the baker). We will then create our own Christmas inspired pieces.
In Maths Year 2 will be:
- Counting in 10s from any number
- Recalling addition and subtraction facts within 20
In Science, Year 2 will be continuing their materials topic.
Year 2 will:
- find out how the shapes of solid objects made from some materials can be changed by squashing, bending, twisting and stretching.
Year 2 Teacher
Miss C Gibson
Mrs J Wood
Parent sessions this year will take place on:
Wednesday 15th November
Thursday 15th March
Tuesday 26th June
Friday 10th November
Key skills parent morning
Thursday 7th December
PM – F2/KS1 Christmas peformance
AM – KS2 Christmas performance
Friday 8th December
AM – F2/KS1 Christmas peformance
PM – KS2 Christmas performance
Monday 11th December
Thursday 14th December
KS1 Christmas Party – PM
Friday 15th December
Break up for Christmas
Tuesday 2nd January
Wednesday 3rd January
Back to school
P.E. Days: Monday and Tuesday
Please ensure that your child has a named P.E. kit in school at all times.
Library day: Wednesday
Book change: Thursday/Friday
Please read with your child daily and ensure they have their book-bags in school every day.
Please hand homework books in on a Thursday to be handed back out on a Friday.
In Year 2, spellings will be sent home in your child’s reading record on a Monday or Tuesday and tested the following Monday.
All spellings can also be found on the class pages on the website.