Welcome to Year Two
Meet the Teaching Staff
Our names are Miss Hawkins in Major Oak class and Mrs Cox in Robin Hood class and we are lucky enough to teach Year 2. We also work alongside Mrs Fletcher.
Spring 2 Overview
This half term the children will be learning about Chocolate! We will be looking at how chocolate was discovered by whom and when and also look at the process of how chocolate bars are made. We’re sure you will be hearing lots about this topic!
In English, we will be writing explanation texts about the process of how chocolate is made as well as writing instructions for how we make our very own chocolate bars at school. We will continue reading as a class rather than in groups and will be sharing the class story, ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.’ We will continue to listen to your child read individually at least once per half term in order to assess their book band level.
In Maths, we will be focussing on fractions, time and shape as well as revising all of the 4 operations linked to problem solving. Please continue to encourage your child to use Doodlemaths regularly. Occasionally we will be setting tasks for your child to do at home that link to the work we have been covering in school.
In Science, we will be concentrating on ‘Animals including Humans’.
In Design, the children will be designing and making their own chocolate bars and wrappers and have been given an evaluation as part of their Bingo homework to complete with you at home. .
In RE, the children will be looking at creation and Judaism.
PE will be on Mondays and Wednesdays this half term. Please ensure earrings are removed and children have indoor and outdoor kit in school at all times.
Please continue to record in your child’s school diary when they have read to be in with a chance of receiving certificates and a prize at the end of term. This can also be used as a point of contact between parents and teachers and they will be checked on a weekly basis. It is therefore the children’s responsibility to have them in school every day.
SPRING 2 HOMEWORK
Please click on the link to view our homework for this half term. In addition to the Bingo Homework, we would like the children to practise the 2, 3, 5 and 10 times tables as well as learn the Year 1 and 2 spellings in the children’s reading diaries.
PE is every Monday and Wednesday. We ask the children to bring kit suitable for indoor and outdoor sessions. Please make sure each item of clothing is clearly named. This should include:
- White T-shirt
- Navy shorts (indoor PE)
- Navy or black tracksuit top and bottoms (for colder weather)
As teachers, we know that what may seem a little problem to an adult, can be a massive problem to a child – so please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any queries. We look forward to continuing to work with you and your child!