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Welcome to the Year 2 page.  Our class teachers are Mrs Webb and Mrs Sandiford.

Year 2 Routines

Reading – We will listen to each child read in Guided Reading groups once per week. Additional one to one reading may take place during the week.

Each day children take their independent reading book home as we encourage daily reading. A reading log is kept in Reading Records so that we know reading has been completed.

In line with the curriculum, we will ask for independent reading books to be read twice before changing them. This is to develop fluency in reading and support comprehension skills. When children have read the book twice, we will issue the next independent reading book.

To encourage reading at home, each time your child reads their name is entered in a weekly draw where a small prize can be won.  In addition to this, each child who reads 3 or more times a week will receive an extra 10 minutes playtime on a Friday afternoon.

If you wish to record your child’s reading on a weekend, please feel free to use the Monday box.

Also, if your child reads any other books at home please record these as they will count towards extra playtime!

Spellings  –  Spellings will be sent home on a Friday and they will be checked on the following Friday in a spelling test. Spellings will be practised daily in school.

Homework –  Homework books are sent home on a Friday to be returned the following Wednesday this is to ensure there is enough time to mark homework and give children appropriate feedback and support where necessary. Any books handed in after Wednesday will be marked the following week. Homework is a mixture of a termly Topic piece and practical Maths.

PE – PE will be on Monday and Wednesday.  Child need a white t-shirt, dark shorts and plimsolls.

Staffing – Mrs Webb teaches the class Monday to Thursday each week, and Mrs Sandiford teaches on a Friday. Mrs Macdonald and Miss Mendham are Teaching Assistants that also work in Year 2.

Our topics covered in Year 2 are:

Autumn 1

Super Humans (Science) / The Magic Toymaker

Autumn 2

The Magic Toymaker

Spring 1

People of the Past

Spring 2

Earth – Our Home (Science)

Summer 1

Earth – Our Home (Science)

Summer 2

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