Year 2

Welcome to our Year 2 class page.

In order to help parents to continue their children’s education as effectively as possible and to open channels of communication between home and school we are setting up class email addresses for each teacher. The address for your class is year2@hollinsgrundy.com.

As you are aware, teachers are posting learning tasks and links to educational websites on their class pages on a weekly basis. The email addresses can be used to ask teachers questions about the weekly tasks and about how to teach certain aspects of the curriculum. Don’t worry about asking questions that may seem daft; it’s much better to ask than to struggle on or to avoid certain subjects or topics.

I would not expect that there would be more than one or two emails per child per week. Please limit your emails to questions about children’s learning, and the tasks which have been posted each week and don’t return completed worksheets for marking. Teachers will aim to respond within two working days but will not be responding with additional tasks for individual children.

Many thanks, Mr Waddington

wc 25.5.20

To Year 2 children, parents and carers,

I hope you’ve all had a lovely week.   I haven’t added any new tasks for the forthcoming week  as it is half term. I will leave the tasks from last week on in case you would like some more time to finish them.

Please reach out via email if you have any questions or would like some support with any of the tasks.

Our science activities are all about plants again this week. Follow the link here for some great videos all about plants    htps://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/science-ks1-ks2-ivys-plant-shop/zh2hkmn.  

The link below will take you on a summer flower hunt. This might help you when you are hunting for plants and flowers using the activity sheet below on the downloads.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yp1NpIvwwj4&feature=youtu.be

 

More activities can be found on https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/tags/z7s22sg/year-2-and-p3-lessons/1  over the week.

I know Year 2 loved this website in class and I thought it might be useful in the current circumstances. The site offers lots of free mindfulness activities and it can also be accessed via a free app . Try https://www.gonoodle.com/

I hope you are all staying safe and well and I’m missing you all.
Mrs Spencer x

Please find below an overview of information covered at our new class meeting in September:

Who works in the class? Mrs Spencer is the class teacher and Mrs Mercer-Brown is the HLTA. Mrs Mercer-Brown teaches music and RE on Wednesday afternoon.
What are this terms topics? A whole school topic grid is on the curriculum page of the website. Individual year group grids are on class pages.
When are spelling tests? Spellings are taught within school using our spelling packs or within Read, Write Inc sessions.
When are arithmetic/mental maths tests? Tuesday
When is homework sent out? English and maths homework is sent home each week on Wednesday and returned on the following Tuesday. A topic homework grid is also sent home.
What are procedures for reading books? Reading books are changed as soon as your child has completed the book and will only be changed if their reading record is signed.
When are PE days? Monday and Friday
PE kit is coloured house t-shirt (red, green, yellow or blue depending on house), black shorts and black pumps. Kit should be in school ready for every PE lesson. Please make sure that children’s PE kit is clearly named.
Rewards for hard work & good behaviour. All children can earn house-points for their house and for themselves. Smile & Good Work assemblies  Maths stars Class reward charts
Consequences for lack of effort and poor behaviour Behaviour boards –  green – amber – red Letters home for 3 Always tickets in a week lost or 3 Reflection Room sessions at lunchtime over a half-term
Anything else relevant for your year group

A short video aimed at parents and carers about the new National Curriculum tests.

 

We hope you enjoy reading our news and looking at our pictures to find out about all the exciting things we have been doing in our class.

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