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Welcome to Year 2

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Year 2

Welcome to Year 2

We are so excited to welcome you all to Year 2 and we can't wait to get to know each and every one of you. The Year 2 team consists of Miss McKenna, Mrs Ahmed, Mrs Williams and Mr Simmonds. This means there are lots of adults available to help you settle in and begin your Year 2 learning journey. 

Curriculum

Our curriculum topic in Autumn 1 is "Healthy Me” This topic will encourage the children to explore how to keep healthy. Our History topic is The great Fire of London. We will be looking at the diary of Samuel Pepys. Explore the London before and after the fire. And the role played by Sir Christopher Wren in developing London.

Our curriculum topic in Autumn 2 is "Treason and Plot” This topic will encourage the children to explore the life of Guy Fawkes and the events of the Gunpowder Plot. During this topic the children will be looking at a range of texts around this theme. These include a range of non-fiction texts about Guy Fawkes. Our Science is "Materials Monster" and is linked closely to the topic theme. 

Please find our curriculum newsletter attached.

Things to Know

P.E.

2CM - Wednesday

2PA – Wednesday

Library Days are; Wednesday for both classes

Homework is given out on Friday and to be returned by the following Wednesday.

Please bring your book bag (with books and diary) every day. Your teacher will read with you and you will have a weekly book change. Parents, please use the diary to tell us how your child read at home, words they struggled with and if you feel the level of the book was not appropriate.

Important Dates

KS1 SATs will take place during the month of May, as outlined by the Department for Education. 

May 2018

Key stage 1 test period

Phonics Screening check - Monday 11th June - Friday 22nd June. All children to be in school during these weeks.

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