Year 2 2020 - 2021

Mrs Malkin

Mrs Lagonegro

Welcome to Year 2

Teachers: Mrs Lagonegro & Mrs Malkin

Teaching Assistants: Mrs Stanier & Mrs Green

 

Here is an outline of the interesting and fun activities we have planned for the year.

 

Our first theme is ‘Remember Remember!

It is a Geography and History based topic. The children will be exploring the questions:

•     What is important to remember in the UK?

•     What is the UK?

•     Could the Great Fire of London happen today?

•     Why do we celebrate Bonfire night?

•     Why do we wear poppies?

 

In Spring Term the theme is ‘Where would you prefer to live?’

It is a Geography based topic. The children will be exploring the questions:

  • What are villages like?
  • What are towns like?
  • What are cities?

 

In the Summer Term the theme is ‘Who explored the world and how did they survive?’

It is a Geography and History based topic. The children will be exploring the questions:

  • Why are the Polar/Desert/Equatorial regions like?
  • What is the longest journey you have been on?
  • What was the sea race? What was the space race?

 

Spellings and homework

In Year 2, the children are working towards becoming confident, fluent readers, who show a good understanding of the texts they read. Please read 10 minutes every day and make a comment in the reading journal.

Children are given weekly spellings to practise at home. We will have spelling dictation on a Friday. Please encourage your child to work on their spellings regularly.

Please practise number bonds to 10, 20 and 100. A short, timed quiz will take place each week.

 

Timetable

Our timetable for Year Two is as follows:

  • Mrs Lagonegro teaches Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.
  • Mrs Malkin teaches on a Wednesday.
  • PE is delivered by our specialist coach on a Tuesday afternoon. Outdoor kits with trainers will be needed for this session. Please name all items.
  • We will be doing outdoor learning on a Thursday morning so please bring appropriate old clothes,wellies/walking boots, hat, gloves, waterproof trousers and coat.
  • English, Maths and Phonics/Spelling/grammar taught every morning.
  • Foundation subjects taught in the afternoons.

 

Snacks and drinks

The children can bring in their own snack if they so wish. A named drink bottle filled with water is required every day.

 

Class Dojo

Please use Class Dojo to contact Year 2 and look out for class messages and photos.

Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions or queries.

 

Kind regards

Mrs Lagonegro & Mrs Malkin

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