Year 2

Update for Week beginning: 25th March 2019

We are looking forward to our project outcome this Thursday where we will be having a Mexican day. The children will be preparing and eating Mexican food, learning the Mexican hat dance and taking part in a Mexican flag raising ceremony. This time it will be a children’s only outcome.

IMPORTANT DATE FOR YOUR DIARY

Year 2 SATs information evening will be on Thursday 4th April at 3:30 in Shark classroom. Please refer to the letter for more details.

Spellings

This week’s spellings will focus on alternative spellings for the ‘sh’ sound from our phonics lessons: sh, ti, ci and ss.

shout

shouted

station

patient

special

tissue

Please can you ensure that your child has a pair of jogging bottoms/leggings and a jumper to wear for PE. (The jogging bottoms/leggings do not need to be in school colours) Indoor PE will now be on a Thursday morning (this half term only) and outdoor games will be on a Wednesday afternoon.

Please can you also make sure that all items belonging to your child are clearly labelled so that they can be returned easily should they go missing.

Finally please ensure your child has their Academy Home Diary in school every day.

Maths and English Information:

In Maths this week we will be working on 3D shapes and venn diagrams as well as continuing to work on our number knowledge. Please try number and place value task on MyMaths this week.

In English this week we will be using our research on Mexico to write our non-fiction booklets, which will be displayed in the library for other children to read! We will also continue to build on our reading comprehension skills.

Other curriculum news:  

Times tables: Your child has been given a log in for Times Tables Rockstars, which is a program where they can practise their times tables in a fun, engaging way. Please visit https://ttrockstars.com/login to log in and use the login details which have been stuck in your child’s home/school book.

General Information: It’s great to see so many of the Year 2 children join Mrs Jacobs on a Friday lunchtime in the library for Book Club. Please remember to return your library book on a Friday if you wish to choose a new one.

Please continue to ensure your child brings in a named water bottle, daily (with water only in, no juice).

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