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Welcome to Year 2

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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 Hillier, Mrs Ahmed, Mrs Cundale, Mrs Madhu and Mrs Haslehurst. We want all the children to try their best and work together to make the learning fun for everyone!

Curriculum

Our curriculum topic for the Summer term is "Africa” This topic will encourage the children to explore the climates and geographical features of Africa, as well as comparing an African village with Snaresbrook. Children will learn about African animals on a trip to London Zoo. We will explore a range of fiction texts that are themed around Africa and will write for a range of purposes around these texts. Through Africa we will cover a large amount of our Science curriculum, including; animals and their habitats, food chains and comparing and classifying animals. To finish off the term the children will also be going on a trip to the Epping Forest Field Centre to consolidate things they have learnt during our Science lessons.

Please find our curriculum newsletter attached.

Things to Know

P.E.

2TH - Monday

2PA – Thursday

Library Days are; 2TH – Monday 2PA - Monday

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

Please bring your book bag (with books and diary) every day. Your teacher will read with you and you will have a weekly book changing day which will be displayed on the classroom door and a note made in your reading diary to let you know when this is. 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

Year 2 SATS- Monday 15th May- Friday 26th May. All children to be in school during these weeks.

For children who are taking the Phonics Screening- Monday 12th June- Friday 23rd June. All children to be in school during these weeks.

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