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‘Are we skating on thin ice?’

Project Overview

This term our REAL Project has a, Geography, Art focus. In Geography we will be focussing on weather, climate and climate change and what we can do to conserve our planet.

In Art we will be looking at animal art, and exploring and creating patterns.

 

Project Timeline

Project launch- trip to Knowsley safari park.

Mini-outcome 1 – write about the visit to the safari park.

Mini-outcome 2 – design a conservation poster.

Mini-outcome 3 – information booklet about global warming.

Final outcome – planting trees.

 

Curriculum Links 

English 

Information Text – simple sentences

Recount- Knowsley Safari Park

Poetry- Bonfire/weather poems

Letter – Fr. Christmas

Maths

Place value, addition and subtraction, money, multiplication and division.

Science

Animals and their habitats, keeping healthy.

Art and Design

To use a range of materials creatively to design and make products

To use drawing, painting and sculpture to develop and share their ideas, experiences and imagination

To develop a wide range of art and design techniques in using colour, pattern, texture, line, shape, form and space

Computing

Online safety

Spreadsheets

Questioning

Design and Technology

– select from and use a range of tools and equipment to perform practical tasks

– generate, develop, model and communicate their ideas through talking, drawing, templates, mock-ups and, where appropriate, information and communication technology.

 

Important Dates

Date Event
7.9.21 Trip to Knowsley Safari Park
22.10.20 Break up for Half Term
1.11.20 Return to school
21.12.20 Break up for the end of term

 

Homework

Reading eggs

Spelling shed

Maths shed

TT rock stars

Reading each evening

Weekly maths sheet

 

Bags in Year 2

We politely ask that the only bag the children bring into school is their blue reading  bag or reading wallet.

The reason being is that all the equipment they need is provided by school and we have limited space on the corridor.

 

Reading

All the children have now read in school and have books to take home. Each week your child will be given a reading book to share at home. Please help us by writing in the blue home-school reading record when you read with your child. This helps a lot because we can then move the children on to new books more quickly. Please encourage your child to bring their reading book bag into school every day – we never know when we will be able to squeeze an extra read in.

 

Spellings

Spellings are sent home on Mondays, we would like the children to learn how to spell them and be able to use them in their writing.

There are lots of ways to help your child to learn their spellings; some ideas are: use the ‘look, cover, write, check’ method (where you look at the word and say the letters, the word is then covered up and your child tries to remember the word and writes it down then you check whether the word was spelt correctly); when more confident that your child can spell the words, see how many times they can write the word in 30 seconds (the children love this one!); chant the letters of the word whilst marching, clapping, stamping etc. Also, remember to use Spelling Shed.

 

PE

Our PE lessons are now on Wednesdays, but for

children in  Ash their PE

lesson is on a

Tuesday. Children are to come into school wearing the school PE kit.

Remember to follow our Twitter page and keep up with what we are doing on our class pages on the school website.

Twitter: @year2_STOL       

Website: https://www.stteresaoflisieux.co.uk/

Thank you for your continued support!

Year 2 Teachers: Mrs Roche/ Mrs Lucas (Y2 Ash)

Mrs Grice (Y2 Cedar)

Miss Quayle (Y2 Fir)

Year 2  Teaching Assistants: Mrs Doyle, Miss Ashcroft, Miss Riley.

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