Class 2

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Welcome to Class 2! We are a very energetic bunch of Year 1 and Year 2s. Our teacher is Miss Harker and we are assisted by Mrs Priday and Miss Seager.

We really like writing stories and use Talk for Writing to practise our stories before we write them down. Our maths target is to learn all our times tables.

 

Class 2 Blog

Welcome Class 2!

Dear Parents and Carers,

 

We would like to welcome you to Class 2 and let you know about our class routines and topics for this term.  Miss Harker will be our teacher on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays and Mrs Clune will be our teacher on Tuesdays. Mrs Carter will be teaching music on Monday afternoons. Mrs Napier-Ford and Miss Seagar are our fantastic teaching assistants. Our book changing days will be Mondays, and Thursdays. We aim to read with children as much as possible and we have quiet time for reading every day, so please make sure children have their reading books and reading records every day.

 

PE sessions will take place on a Wednesday afternoon with Allsorts. The children will be outside as much as possible so you may wish to pack a jumper or other warm clothes in PE kits. Earrings need to be removed or covered and long hair tied back.

 

Our topic for Term 1 is Dinosaurs! Our first key story will be ‘The Little Green Dinosaur’ and we will also be learning to write instructions to explain how to look after a baby dinosaur. We will be learning about Mary Anning, a famous fossil hunter and about the continents of the world. In science we will be learning about living things and their habitats. In maths we will be learning about numbers and place value, shapes and addition and subtraction.

 

In Phonics, we will be separating the class into phonics groups to ensure that we are progressing on from our learning from the previous term. Year 2 will be taught phonics with Mrs Cooke. Year 2 will have a spelling test on a Friday and spellings for next week will be sent home on the same day. Year 2 also have a times tables test on a Friday and will have a times tables book to practise in.  

 

Class 2 can seem like a big transition for year 1. Please be assured we will take things gently and there will still be lots of time for learning through play. We have lots of exciting things planned. We are really looking forward to welcoming the children and getting to know everybody!

 

If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to come and find a member of the team.

 

Miss Harker, Mrs Clune and the Class 2 team

Back to School Newsletter

Dear Parents and Carers, 

Please see the attached current newsletter with details about our return to school next Wednesday. 

We are really looking forward to welcoming you all back.

28.08.20

SCHOOL ORGANISATION AND TIMINGS

Dear Parents and Carers,

Please see the table below explaining the new ‘staggered’ start and finish times for each class group and how children should enter and leave the school.

(Timings are slightly different for the first week back, where children are returning on a part-time basis for either the morning or afternoon.) The entrance routes remain the same. 

 

Start

End

Entrance

LO

9.00

2.45

Side gate

Class 1

8.55

2.50

Side gate

Class 2

8.55

2.50

Willow Room

Class 3

8.50

2.55

Willow Room

Class 4

8.50

2.55

Side gate

Class 5

8.45

3.00

Side gate

 

We look forward to welcoming you back next Wednesday. 

Whole School Covid-19 Risk Assessment – September 2020

Dear Parents and carers, 

We hope that everyone is enjoying the summer break and some of the lovely weather we are having. 

September is fast approaching and we are working hard to get ready to open our doors to all children once again; we cannot wait to welcome you all back. 

Below is our whole school ‘risk assessment’ which details all the measures we are putting into place as we welcome everyone back to school. 

See you all soon.

Whole-School-Covid-19-Risk-assessment-September 20

Class 2 Year 1 Home learning pack 13.07.20

Hello year 1, 

I’m really looking forward to seeing those of you who are staying in year 2 for transition next week and I know Mr Ford is looking forward to seeing those of you who are going into class 3 too – I am hopeful I will be able to wave at you from a distance! It feels very strange that this is our last week of term. A huge well done to all of you for getting through this strange time, and for all the amazing learning you have been doing at home – you are all stars! 

Here’s a maths pack to practise some adding and subtracting, and a writing pack about a pixie called Pippety Skycap who loves playing tricks! 

Year 1 maths addition and subtraction

Year 1 Writing -Pippety Skycap

Have a wonderful summer holiday. See you in September when you are year 2s! 

Miss Harker  

Year 2 Home Learning 13.7.20

Hi Year 2, It feels very strange that we are now in the last week of the academic year. A big “well done” to each and every one of you for your ‘home learning’ achievements over the past few months. It has been a very strange time for all! I am looking forward to seeing… Continue Reading

Class 2 Year 1 Home Learning Pack w.b. 06.07.20

Hello Class 2,  I hope you have all had a lovely week. Thank you for the Tapestry updates! This week there is a summer themed poems pack for writing.  Year 1 Writing pack summer In maths there are some mysteries to be solved! Can you find out who has been stamping on sandcastles by solving… Continue Reading

Year 2 Home Learning 6.7.20

Hi Year 2, Hope you are all well. I am looking forward to seeing as many of you as possible in our transition sessions next week.  This week you have Literacy, Mathematics and some Art for your home learning.  Literacy – Talk 4 Writing  Class 3 Literacy The Quangle Wangle’s Hat Year 2 Mathematics –… Continue Reading

Home Learning Challenge

Home Learning Challenge To help motivate your children for the last few weeks of term we have set up a home learning challenge. This is totally optional but we thought it might be useful for some of you. Here’s how it works: Decide on daily home learning challenges for your child, this could be a… Continue Reading

Year 2 Home Learning 29/6/20

Hi Year 2, It is hard to believe that we are nearly in July. You’ve probably all grown!  I’m hoping to see some of you back at school for the transition sessions in the final week of term.  This week’s work is Literacy, Mathematics and Science.  Literacy – The Zoo Vet Class 3 Literacy The… Continue Reading