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Welcome to Year 2!

 

We look forward to teaching your children this year. We have got some interesting topics planned for them and exciting trips to go on. This is an important year and we will be working hard to ensure that your child has a happy and productive year!

Staff working in Year 2

 

​Mr Dunford

Mrs McGowan

Mrs Hay

Mrs Swanepoel

 

Homework

 

Every night: reading and discussion of the book with an adult, number bonds.

Friday: English and Maths (due in following Wednesday) plus spellings (for test the following Friday).

 

Parental Involvement

 

We welcome the support of parents both at home and in school and we are always looking for adults to help children in school with their reading. Year 2 is a very important year and we ask that your child reads nightly and that you discuss the book with them. Regularly practising their times tables and number bonds will give your child more confidence in class and it can be fun to look for opportunities for maths outside of school such a measuring ingredients, timing things, looking for shapes and solving logic problems.  We would also love for you to join us in school at our special events.

 

​P.E. Days

 

P.E. days are subject to change. Please make sure your child always has their kit in school. Kits will be sent home at half term for a wash!

 

Topics covered in Year 2

 

Would you prefer to live in Nairobi or Liverpool?

Did Zog start the Great Fire of London?

Are owls really afraid of the dark?

What makes Julia Donaldson a successful author?

What is it like in a rainforest?  

Why do people like to live beside the seaside? 

 

Visits

 

Dance workshop

Fire of London drama workshop

Chester Zoo

New Brighton

Year 2 have made some beautiful leaf men, women and animals for display in the school hall.

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