Welcome to Year 2
Hello and welcome to Year 2. In Year 2 we work alongside the following adults: Mrs Dunne and Mrs Mayo.
We are the second year group in Key Stage One. As with the other year groups, life in Year 2 is extremely busy, where we are always on the go and learning lots of new skills. It is a great place to be! We are very lucky to take part in lots of enriching experiences in lots of different places and you will often find us exploring the local area as part of our learning. We love to see what children have explored and discovered at home as well at school.
Here are what some of the children think of Year 2.
"I like to challenge myself" Isaac
"Forest school days good because you get to go in the mud kitchen" Millie
"I like writing and I like joining up." Sophie
"I like the hide in our classroom" Thomas
- Reading - Please hear your child read every day as this really does make a difference to their progress. Reading diaries will be checked weekly and children who have read at least 3 times will receive a sticker for their bookmarks. Please remember to keep your reading diaries up to date. The children may like to write the name of the book they have read at home or you can write a commnet (Both would be fantastic!) Children are responsible for changing their own reading books and may do so on a daily basis.
- Spellings – Spellings will be sent home every Friday and tested the following Friday every week. You will find your child’s new spelling rule in their home reading record each week. You will have 3 example words given from the spelling pattern and 3 common exception words to learn. The other 4 words will be randomly selected based on the spelling pattern so please find words with the new rule given. Remember when the children are learning spellings they need to be able to spell them correctly in their writing and not just for the test, so look over previous spellings to help keep them fresh we will be revisiting old spellings at the end of each half term.
- Topic – A grid of activities will be provided for your child to complete as many as they would like. This will be given to you at the beginning of the Topic so that the children can manage when they would like to do them.
- Maths and English – There will be no homework set each week however, if your child needs more support in an area, the class teacher will supply you with some personalised activities to complete at home.
Year 2 Curriculum Map