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Year 2

Welcome to Y2!

 

General Information

 

Staff: The class teachers this year are Mrs BarkerMiss Hill (Mon/Tue all day, Wed am) and Miss Herrington (Wed pm and Thurs/Fri all day)

 

Helping to assist in our classroom will be Mrs Smith, Miss Podloga (Monday. Tuesday & Wednesday) and Miss Falconer (Wednesday, Thursday & Friday)

 

PPA:

Our PPA is on a Wednesday afternoon. During this time children will be taught by Miss Podloga and Miss Herrington who will deliver PE & Music.

 

P.E: 

Our PE days are Wednesday and Friday.

Children will come to school dressed in their PE kit. They do not need to bring school uniform to change into. All PE sessions will take place outside unless there are extreme weather conditions i.e. ice, snow or heavy rain. Please ensure they have the appropriate kit e.g. jogging bottoms/leggings and a jumper/hoodie)

Homework:

Home learning menus are given out at the start of every half term highlighting activities and projects the children can complete based on their current topic. Children can choose from a home work menu and for each task completed they earn a dojo points towards their class reward.

Topics covered:

Books to enjoy at home!

 

Cottonwool Colin by Jeanne Willis 

Colin is small, even for a mouse. His mother refuses to let him play outside with his brothers and sisters unless he is wrapped in a big fluffy ball of cotton wool. But instead of keeping him safe, the cotton wool attracts the attention of every fierce creature imaginable - little boys, ducks, even foxes! After a day of being flung, pecked and chased, Colin returns home without his cotton wool, but feeling much BIGGER, and ready to tell his mother that he can look after himself.

 

Grandad's Island by Benji Davies

At the bottom of Syd’s garden, through the gate and past the tree, is Grandad’s house. Syd can let himself in any time he likes. But one day when Syd comes to call, Grandad isn’t in any of the usual places. He’s in the attic, where he ushers Syd through a door, and the two of them journey to a wild, beautiful island awash in color where Grandad decides he will remain. So Syd hugs Grandad one last time and sets sail for home. Visiting Grandad’s house at the bottom of the garden again, he finds it just the same as it’s always been — except that Grandad isn’t there anymore.

 

Izzy Gizmo by Pip Jones

Izabelle Gizmo just loves to invent, but her inventions never seem to work the way she wants them to. And that makes her really CROSS! When she finds a crow with a broken wing she just has to help. But will she be able to put her frustrations to one side and help her new friend to fly again?

 

The Pencil by Allan Ahlberg

Say hi to Banjo! Once a pencil draws him, there's no telling what will come next – a dog, a cat, a chase (of course), and a paintbrush to colour in an ever-expanding group of family and friends. But it's not long before the complaints begin – "This hat looks silly!" "My ears are too big!" – until the poor pencil has no choice but to draw … a rubber. Oh no! In the hands of Allan Ahlberg and Bruce Ingman, can anything but havoc and hilarity ensue? With gorgeous golden foil on the cover and spine, this edition is one to share and treasure. 

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