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23rd April 2019
Year 2 – Summer Term
Welcome back to the summer term and we hope you have had a lovely Easter break.
This term Year 2’s topic is called ‘New Life’ and will be a very Science based topic. The children will be looking at the habitats and basic needs of many animals, including humans. There will also be many links to other curriculum areas.
In English, the children will be learning about non-fiction texts and will even get the chance to create their own. They will also continue with the school’s phonic scheme and joined handwriting scheme, with which they are all making good progress. Please continue to read with your child at home and allow them to read aloud to you. Please continue to ask the children the type of questions shared with you at parents’ evening. The children do receive ladybirds for journal work, so please encourage them to do some, as this is great preparation for Year 3, where they will be set a weekly home learning task.
In Maths, they will continue to develop the speed of their mental recall of the multiplication facts and will continue to derive the matching division facts. They will also be working on place value, column addition and subtraction, problem solving, shape, money and measures. You can help with this at home by regularly completing suggested activities shared with you at parents’ evening and also by using the resources sent home at Christmas. Thank you for your support last half term with the weekly arithmetic tasks. The children have really enjoyed describing how they have been practising at home. We will continue to do this throughout this half term and will start to include some problem solving tasks.
As you are aware the children will be completing the assessment tests this half term. Teacher assessment scores will be reported to you when you receive your child’s annual school report, in the second half of this term. It is important that your child is in school on time and is not absent during this assessment period. If your child is poorly, may we remind you to phone school, as soon as possible, to let us know that your child will be absent that day.
We are also very lucky this term to have a student from Manchester University working on her final placement in Year 2. Her name is Miss Cuerden and she is very much looking forward to working with the children.
Many thanks for your continuing support with your child’s learning and please continue to check our BLOG regularly for pictures and updates.
Mrs K. Mair & Mrs A. Turner
Year 2 Class Teachers
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Children's Link Pages
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