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Welcome to Year 2!

Miss Edmundson, Mrs Seddon and Mrs Cook would like to welcome you to our class page.

Shout outs!

 

I would like to take the opportunity to say I have been incredibly impressed with ALL your hard work during these turbulent times and thank you for all the effort you have been putting in.

Here are some shout outs for this weeks learning...

 

Congratulations to this weeks Timetables Rockstar champion Elizabeth! Well done smiley

 

Well done to Max, Benjamin and Xavier for getting 100% on Emile Maths this week.  

 

Well done to Sophie J for getting 100% on Emile Grammar this week.

 

Well done to Oliver M for entering a writing competition- we hope you win! 

 

I received lots of amazing home learning from everyone this week. I was particiulary impressed with Charlotte's diary entry which incuded lots of interesting vocabulary. Evelyn hs been really 'arty' this week, she made her own clock and thank you NHS posters for her garden. I'm also really proud of Oliver R's writing too, the handwriting was beautiful in ALL of his work. Well done!

 

I've loved all your photos from your extra-curricular activities, it's lovely to see you all doing fun stuff as well as working hard.

 

Have a fantastic Easter holiday, rest well and have lots of fun!

We miss all of you!

Keep safe and well :) smiley

 

Miss Edmundson, Mrs Seddon and Mrs Cook 

 

 

As the school is temporarily closed, it's important that children continue learning at home. As the children will no longer be doing SAT's, their end of year assessment will be based on teacher assessment. Therefore we will need evidence that we can use towards this. 

 

As well as the home learning packs, there are also lots of fun activities to do online. The links and description are below, cards with log in details have been put into the home learning packs. 

 

Please also find below a timetable that will guide you through the home learning, this is very similar to the one that we have in school in order to keep consistency for the children. However, it is just a guide, if you have your own timetable and it works for you, then continue with that. 

 

We would like to see how the children are getting on so we would like you to email a picture of at least one piece of work from the English lessons, one piece of work from the Maths lessons and one piece of work from the afternoon activities sheet each week. Also, if you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Year 2 email address, which will be checked daily. The email address is year2@wellfield.lancs.sch.uk 

 

We have endeavored to make the learning as engaging and enjoyable as possible and  we look forward to seeing all your amazing work!

 

From Miss Edmundson, Mrs Seddon and Mrs Cook

 

 

 

 

 

 

Home Learning packs-

 

English lesson guide and resources- These should be done daily  if you can please stick into the green work book.

 

Maths lessons and lesson guide- Please work through one lesson per day with your child using the guide to help you. If you can, please stick these into the green work book too. 

 

Reading- Children are to complete a reading comprehension each day, they should read the text and answer the questions. Online reading should be done at least 3x per week and recorded in their reading record.

 

Phonics- Children working at phases 3, 4 and 5 have booklets to be working through, however they can also log into phonics play and practice there too. Phase 6 children are to use the resources on the phonics play website. 

 

Off screen activities- We would like you to do one least one of these each day and take a photo (if you can). 

 

SPaG mats and test- Please try to complete one of these a week.

 

Spelling test- Please try to complete one of these a week. 

 

Science- Children are to take care of their sunflower and draw a picture of it every Friday, if children have a camera then they can take a photo instead.

 

Maths and Reading busy books- These are great for evidence, please could you try and complete at least 3 pages per week.

 

Happy learning :) 

 

Meet The Staff

Meet The Staff 1 Mrs Seddon - Class Teaching Assistant
Meet The Staff 2 Mrs Cook -Class Teaching Assistant/Learning Mentor

Our Class governor is Mrs S Reid.

Meet the Children.

We currently have 30 children in Year 2.

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Our Curriculum

 

Our topic this term is called The Farm Shop.  Look out for all the wonderful things we have been learning on here!

 

 

Here is the curriculum map for our Spring 2 topic!

Reverend Jason came to visit our class to help us with our learning about the Bible. He spoke to us about his favourite Bibles and why they are so important to him.

We Are Gymnasts!

 

We have been learning different ways to travel, balance, jump and roll in gymnastics. We have now stared to use some of these skills to work on the apparatus!

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Homework

 

Children in year 2 are expected to read a minimum of 3 times each week. 

You will also receive weekly spellings and times tables to practise in preparation for a test each Friday. These spellings and times tables will also be practised as part of our work in class.

Class Routines

 

- P.E. We have P.E. lessons on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons.

- Homework: In Year 2, we feel that the most important things to focus on at home are our weekly spelling, times table and reading challenges.

- We have our spelling and times tables tests on Mondays.

- Children should have their P.E. Kits, reading books and reading records in school every day.

 

Snacks 

 

- Children have free access to fruit at play times and water throughout the day.

 

 

 

 

Spelling

 

We follow the No-Nonsense Spelling Scheme in school. Each week, we will learn and practise a different spelling rule in school and we will receive a test each Monday. Please help by practising these spellings at home if possible. 

SATS

 

At the end of Year 2, children will take assessments in Reading, Maths and Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling. They will also receive teacher-assessments in Writing.

Please find below some tips for how to help prepare your child for these.

We will be working on all the skills your child needs to learn throughout the year, however if you would like to do any extra practise then please find some top SATS Survival Tips for Parents below. 

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