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Year 2

Welcome to Year 2

Class Teacher: Miss Amy Kite

Teaching Assistant: Mrs Jackie Clark

Support staff: Mrs Notarangelo, Mrs Hargreaves, Mrs Griffiths, Mrs Bennett and Mrs Webb.

PTFA Class Representative: Mrs Howe

Class Governor: Mrs Seymour

Summer Letter Year 2

Headlice Information

Home Learning

Thank you for your continued support through the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Please find below some ideas to support your child's learning at home through this time. I have separated the ideas into curriculum focus areas.

 

If you have any further questions or need any more guidance, please email me at the following address:

 

agk20@harvington.worcs.sch.uk

 

I will continue to update this page each Monday so please keep following for more learning ideas!

 

Thank you again.

 

Miss Kite

Key Information

 

Welcome to Year Two!  We have a fun-packed, exciting half term of learning planned and are looking forward to continuing your child’s learning journey in Year 2. 

 

Our new Year Two name is:

Year Two Stephen Hawking.

The children have been learning all about Stephen Hawking and who he was. They have created fact sheets about him and we have read lots of books about what he believed.

Click on the link below to find out more about our inspirational person.

 

Vocabulary

This half term's vocabulary words:

coast

dune

bay

tide

horizon

Define these words to win a merit.

 

Theme

 

Our theme this half term is 'What makes a good holiday destination?' We are going to be learning about the features of the seaside, seaside vocabulary and how holidays have changed over the years.

Click on the picture below to find out how seaside holidays have changed.

 

 

 

 

English

 

We will be focusing on: Poetry. This half term's focus is poetry. The children will  be learning how to write shape and acrostic poems based on the seaside. To find out how to write a shape seaside poem, click on the picture below.

Year Two are also practising their handwriting, please encourage children to write tall letters tall and to keep lower case letters the same size. Children will also be learning about conjunctions, please encourage your child to use conjunctions in their homework.

 

Maths

This half term in maths we are going to be learning about collecting data in tally charts, bar graphs and pictograms. Click on the picture below to learn more and play games on collecting data.

 

 

 

 

We will also be learning our ten times table.

Click on the picture below to go to PurpleMash where you will find a 10 times table song and activities to help you learn your Learn Its.

 

 

Practise the facts as much as possible.  Try them out of order and answering quickly without having to work the answers out!

 

P.E. will be on Tuesdays and Fridays. Please ensure the children have a named P.E. kit in school in a named bag. We will send kits home at the end of each half term for a wash!

 

Library will be on Friday. Please remember to bring your book in on this day if you have finished reading it.

Phonics

 

This half term we start our phase 6 phonics but we will still be learning to spell the following words:

 

oh, their, people, Mr, Mrs, looked, called, asked

 

We are also learning to read the following words:

oh, their, people, Mr, Mrs, looked, called, asked, don't, I'm, time, saw, old, house, came, put, about, your, make,could, made, very, by, day, here

 

 

We use flash cards to help us read our focus words. We use these at least 3 times a day for around 5 minutes.

To practise our spellings we use a system called "read, look, write, cover, check".

Some useful apps that your child may enjoy using:

 

Mr Thorne's Maths Universe

Let's Do Mental Maths for Ages 6-7

Mr Thorne's Spellbook

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