Year 2 Parents:  School receives money for every free school meal child that attends so please apply for Free School Meals for September. If your application is successful your child will be given a FREE PE kit, you will get free meals next school year and, most importantly, the school will receive an extra ££££££ of funding. We would encourage all parents to look at the link below to see if you are entitled to free meals, even if your child is currently getting a school meal because they are in Reception or KS 1. So, please speak to Ms Doyle or complete the form that has been emailed to you. 

Click here to be directed to an e-form to apply for free school meals.

IPC Project for Summer 2 2017 : We Are What We Eat

  • In Science, we will be finding out:
    • Why we need to eat food and what the best foods are
    • How some of our food grows
    • How to carry out science investigations
    • About our sense of taste
  • In Geography, we will be finding out:
    • Where our food comes from
    • What food is eaten in our home and host country
    • Why different foods grow and are eaten in different countries
  • In HISTORY, we will be finding out:
    • About the food that our parents and grandparents ate when they were young
    • How and why the choice of food in our shops has changed
    • What our ancient ancestors ate
  • In ART, we will be finding out:
    • About artists that use food for their ideas
    • How to draw and paint fruit and vegetables
    • How artists are involved in things we see around us, including advertising
  • In TECHNOLOGY, we will be finding out:
    • How to plan, make and evaluate a healthy pizza
    • How to make a box for a pizza
  • In SOCIETY, we will be finding out:
    • How food plays a role in celebrations and festivals
    • About our favourite family recipes
  • In INTERNATIONAL, we will be finding out:
    • About famine and drought around the world
    • Where drinking water comes from
  • English & Maths For this half - term

    Maths:

    • naming different shapes – triangle, quadrilateral, pentagon, hexagon, heptagon, octagon
    • solving word problems with money
    • telling the time (to the nearest 15 minutes)
    • keep practising 2s, 5s and 10 times tables. (maybe 3s as well!) 

    English:

     We will be able to

    • write a story with insect characters (based on The Ant and the Grasshopper)
    • write an information page

    We will include these things in our writing

    • Noun phrases (adjective + noun)
    • Writing using commas in a list
    • Starting sentences in different ways
    • Using different sentence types in our writing
  • important dates

    TO BE CONFIRMED

Home Learning

Home learning tasks are set every week :

Task Given out Due Back
Mathletics Thursday Tuesday
Phonics / Spelling Thursday Tuesday
Reading Journal Friday Following Friday

Dates of Project Homelearning:

Home learning

Sunflower growing competition!

We will be sending each child home with a sunflower seed. Keep a plant diary and grow your seed. There will be prizes for the tallest sunflower AND the best diary. Good luck!

Spellings: Keep practising your spellings each week in your spelling booklet. Most of you are doing really well! Tests are every FRIDAY.

  • practice your phonics 
  • remember your Times Tables Challenges
  • read every day
  • practice your number counting and the number bonds for 10, 20 and 100

Dominoes: keep playing with your dominoes! Have a great idea for a game? Tell us about it and teach the class in explore time on Friday!

Cards: Playing card games is a great way to keep your mindactive. It helps with maths too! 

HOW WE LEARN - KSU

Things to remember

P.E is on Tuesdays & Wednesdays

  • remember to have your P.E kits in for both these days (including plimsoles).
  • make sure you have leggings or tracksuit bottoms as we will be outside for P.E unless it is raining.

    Can You Help?

    Do you have knowledge or resources about our project?

    Could you give some time to come in to class to help with reading? Please come and talk to your child’s teacher if you can help!

 

Messages from the Staff

Can You Help?

Do you have knowledge or resources about our project?

Could you give some time to come in to class to help with reading? Please come and talk to your child’s teacher if you can help!

If your grown-up or parent would like to speak to any member of the Year 2 Team then they can make an appointment at the office before 8:45am or 3:15pm.