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Year 2  - Design and Technology 

 

Year 2 have been looking at Beatrix Potter stories this half term. They have written their own twisted version of a Beatrix Potter story, created animal dances, written letters and designed and made new coats for Peter Rabbit.

Welcome to Year 2!

Hello

 

Out teachers are Miss Wignall and Mrs Edwards!

 

Our teaching assistants are Mrs Hanmer and Mrs Kerrigan.

 

Miss Lloyd teaches in our classes every Wednesday.

 

Our student teachers are Miss Bennet and Mr McKenna, they will be working within our classes until the summer term.


 

Important Information

We have P.E. twice a week, please ensure that your child has a full indoor and outdoor P.E. kit and that all items are labelled.
 

We will read with your child as often as possible. Please ensure that your child has their book bag with them every day. Your child will be given homework on Monday and this is expected to be returned by Friday. In addition to this they will have spellings and times tables to practice each week, for a test on Friday. 

 

This term we will focusing on:

 

English 

Beatrix Potter's stories

Alice in Wonderland

 

Maths 

Multiplication, division and fractions

Addition and subtraction

Shape

 

Science

Uses of materials

Growing plants

 

History 

The Great Fire of London 

Lewis Carroll 

Stay and play

 

Stay and play sessions this term will take place on the following dates:

Reading and Phonics - Friday 18th January 2019

Writing - Friday 1st February 2019

Maths - Friday 22nd February 2019

 

These sessions are aimed at showing you how the children work in school and how you can help to support your child with their reading, writing and mathematics at home.

 

Please let your child's class teacher know if you are able to attend any of the above sessions, we look forward to seeing as many of you as possible.

During this term we look forward to visiting church for our Easter service and Ditton Library to learn more about fiction and non-fiction books.

 

 

Science Activities and Information 

Year 2 - World Book Day 2018

Year 2 have been looking at Alice in Wonderland this term. During World Book Day they all took part in a maths morning. The morning consisted of a variety of different mathematics activities linked to the story of Alice in Wonderland. The children used their times table knowledge, added numbers together to make the biggest number, added and subtracted multiples of ten, shared food out for the tea party, measured different potion bottles and followed positional/directional instructions.

The children all made hats for the Mad Hatter and wore them at the tea party. They also followed instructions to make their potions. Their potions made them do different things for example: fly, go invisible, dance and change into animals. 

We had lots of fun!

 

 

Picture 1 We had fun at our tea party.
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Picture 3 Mad Hatter's Tea Party
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Picture 5 Class 8 dressed up as their favourite characters.
Picture 6 Year 2 teachers dressed up - Alice themed
Picture 7 We played curling.
Picture 8 We aimed for playing cards.
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Picture 12 We added them together to make the biggest number.
Picture 13 We worked as a team.
Picture 14 Mrs Edwards had lots of fun!
Picture 15 We adapted croquet.
Picture 16 We knocked bowling pins down.
Picture 17 Each pin was worth 2, 5 or 10.
Picture 18 We counted in our 2's, 5's and 10's.
Picture 19 We added and subtracted 10.
Picture 20 We measured potion bottles.
Picture 21 We measured them in litres and millilitres.
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Picture 25 We shared out the food for the tea party.
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Picture 28 We followed positional instructions.
Picture 29 We worked out time word problems.
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