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Year 2

                                                                        Welcome to Year 2

                                        Don't we look smart!

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Ask us what we found out on our adventure to Durham Cathedral.

We had a great time looking at the stunning building and then looking at surrounding landmarks and making maps.

DT Project

We had a great time working with our year 3 buddies to make our moving vehicles. We made great teams supporting and working with each other, year 3 were experts having already made their vehicles. They helped us to measure, cut (showing us how to do so safely) and then construct our vehicles.

THE FUN PART, TESTING OUT OUR VEHICLES

Our amazing poetry recital. Well done to both Sophie and our class winner Amelia.

Our amazing poetry recital. Well done to both Sophie and our class winner Amelia. 1
Our amazing poetry recital. Well done to both Sophie and our class winner Amelia. 2

Meet our new year 2 school councillors.

Meet our new year 2 school councillors. 1
As part of our topic on Amazing Places we are planning a visit to Durham Cathedral on Thursday 18th October.

Year 2 Autumn Newsletter

 

 

Reading

We expect all our children to read every evening and at weekends. In Year 2, 10 minutes should be a minimum but, if your child can't put their book down because they are so engrossed.... let them continue, that's the magic of reading.  Please ensure you sign the reading logs to confirm this reading is taking place.

 

Book we love and would recommend

Flat Stanley series by Jeff Brown

The Story of The Tree Little Pigs by Jon Scieszka

The Owl Who was Afraid of the Dark by Jill Tomlinson

Esiotrot  by Roald Dahl

The Hodgeheg by Dick King Smith

The Worst Witch by Jill Murphy

The Lighthouse Keepers Lunch series by Ronda Armitage

Bills New Frock By Anne Fine

Stranger Danger by Anne Fine

The Butterfly Lion by Michael Morpurgo

Dolphin Boy by Michael Morpurgo

The Twits by Roald Dahl

 

Autumn Term Topic

This term Year 2 will be looking at Amazing places and spaces as our main topic. We will be looking at places which are amazing to us, designing our own amazing place/space. We will be learning about significant landmarks both in the UK and in the wider world. Studying maps we will discover where these landmarks are located. We will visit Durham Cathedral, an amazing place in our local area.

 

 

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Have you seen the Kids’ Zone? Play games and visit some cool websites. You can vote for your favourites.

Homework

Homework will be given out on a Friday to be handed in the following Wednesday. At the moment one week will be maths, the next literacy. After Christmas both maths and literacy will be given out weekly.

Please support your child with this as it will help them in school. All work sent home will be to reinforce what we have been doing in class, so should not be too onerous.

SPELLINGS

New spellings will be given out each Wednesday and tested the following Wednesday. It would be appreciated if you could spend time, daily if possible learning these spellings. It may be useful to learn 3 spellings each day, recapping the previous days spellings as you go along, making the task more manageable.  

 

As you will see from the lists there are weeks when new pattern spelling lists are not given out as the children will be tested on previous weeks' spellings and high frequency words (common words which the children need to be able to spell within writing tasks). This is to ensure retention and will help to consolidate spelling patterns and conventions in preparation for SATs.

Thank you for your support in this.

SPELLINGS

 

 


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