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Year 2

Mrs Fox and Miss Spurr

Welcome to the Year 2 class page! On this page you will find resources that we use in school that will support your children at home. There will be photographs to show you the class' learning journey and all the exciting opportunities we are giving your children throughout the year.

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Knowledge Organisers 

Here you will find information about what we are leaning in Year Two for the spring term.

 

RE

 

 

Families and Celebrations

 

 

 

 

 

Computing

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Programming Toys

 

 

 

Geography

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Hot and Cold Places

 

 

PE

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Hockey

 

 

Music

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Introducing Temp and Dynamics 

 

 

Art

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Habitats and Environments 

 

 

 

 

DT

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Attracting Birds

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Take a look at our talk through story books that we have read so far... 

Stick Man 

By Julia Donaldson

Handa's Surprise 

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By Eileen Browne 

Elmer 

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By David McKee

Five Minutes Peace 

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By Jill Murphy 

 

 

Resources to support your children at home:

Here you will find useful links to support your child's learning. 

 

 

Websites and Apps

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Here you will find links to continued provisions that will engage and support extra learning outside of school hours. 

Your children all have logins for these that have been sent home, if you need them sending out again do not hesitate to ask.

 

 

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Every Friday your child's homework will be uploaded to Google Classroom. Homework is to be completed and handed in by the following Wednesday. 

Each week there will be a Maths activity, Writing activity and Spellings to practice. 

 

Things to remember!

 

Read Write Inc Book Wallets

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Your child will be given a new Read Write Inc Book suitable to them once they have read the book three times in school. This is to improve fluency and to consolidate knowledge.  

Please make sure your child has the book wallets provided everyday. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Library Reading Book

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Every Monday your child is given a library book from school to read and enjoy.

 

Please return these books on a Friday so then can be changed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PE

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Outdoor PE: Thursday Afternoon

This term in Year 2 our outdoor PE lessons will be focusing on Hockey. Your child will learn the skills and prepare for a game of Hockey. 

Indoor PE: Friday Afternoon 

This term in PE our indoor PE lessons will focus on balancing. This children will be able to know the difference between static and dynamic balances. 

 Please can you make sure you your child comes in the suitable PE kit and trainers to school. 

 

 

Other

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Please can all children bring a water bottle and  book bag to school every day. 

 

Children must wear pumps in school. Please can you make sure children have these in school and if pumps are damaged they are returned quickly as possible. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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PSHE: The children discussed what the key is to being kind and how they can show kindness towards their peers. Take a look at our 'Keys of Kindness.'

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DT: The children created moving Fire Engines in three steps using different craft materials. They discussed the parts of a vehicle. First the children created the chassis, then added axles and finally a body.  

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Geography: The children used globes to find the seven continents Asia, Africa, Europe, Australasia, Antarctica, North America and South America.  We also compared hot and cold places in the world and packed a suitcase with suitable clothing to travel to Africa and Antarctica. 

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National Storytelling Week : All the children created story maps using their teddy bears as the main characters. Take a look and see all our wonderful stories.!

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National Storytelling Week: A huge thank you to all our amazing parents 'secret readers' who came and read with us this week. We have really enjoyed listening to all the book you brought in and read to us. 

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Choice: The children really enjoyed playing games with the parachute. We finished off by making a dome and having a story inside. 

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Story Time: In Year Two we love making up stories and sharing them with our friends. There was a story about aliens in space, a birthday boy, a girl in a forest and much more. What fantastic imaginations we have!

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PE: We love PE in Year Two! This term the children are learning different balancing techniques. 'Static balance and Dynamic balance'. We used lots of PE equipment to create an  obstacle course and then carefully went around remembering to lift our arms to steady our balance.  

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Exploring: At dinner time the children collected  sticks that were blown onto the playground from the wind. They asked if they could make stick men as we were reading the book 'Stick Man' in class. They loved their creations so we displayed them in our class reading corner. Book - Stick Man

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RE: In RE we have been  learning about when Jesus arrives at the temple. They children were put into groups to re tell each part of the story. They also considered the feelings of Jesus, Mary, Joseph, Simeon and Anna. We discussed why Jesus was names 'The Light of The World' and a 'Gift'. 

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Science: The children were researching about the different deserts around the world. They made a mind map about all the information they could find. We know that The Sahara Desert is the largest hot desert and Antarctica Polar Desert is the largest cold desert in the world.  Did you know that deserts can be hot or cold? 

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Geography: Today we were Meteorologist! We had lots of fun planning and preparing a weather forecast to show our friends in class. We can identify that we live in the United Kingdom in England, in a city called Leeds.  We made weather symbols and talked about the weather in each country. We all hope it will be sunny soon! 

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Science: Today we discussed what all living things need to survive which were air, water and food. We then talked about living things, things that were alive but are now dead and things that were never alive.  The children made a list for each category. 

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