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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:

 

Summer 2: Snap, Crackle, Pop!

 

Ending the year, we will be exploring life in Tudor London and learning about the Great Fire of London. Starting our journey we will investigate the life of a fire fighter and discover what it takes to become a modern hero. Travelling back in time, we will identify the causes of the Great Fire and its impact on the life of the people of London.

Books to enjoy at home!

 

Summer 2

You Wouldn't Want to be in the Great Fire of London! by Jim Pipe 

As if the plague wasn't bad enough, here comes the fiery antidote! As famous diary-keeper Samuel Pepys, you'll witness four days and four nights of fire and live to tell the tale. Find out how people lived in the London of 1666, how they coped in the aftermath and all importantly, whodunnit! - or at least who we think dunnit!

 

 

The Great Fire Of London by Liz Gogerly 

This book combines good quality artwork and contemporary illustrations with simple, well-written text. Young readers will discover how the fire started, what devastation it caused and will be able to compare fire-fighting in 1666 to the present day.

 

 

 

 

Toby and The Great Fire Of London by Margaret Nash 

Toby has forgotten a delivery for Mr Pepys, but as he sets out across London he sees the sky is full of flames!

 

 

 

 

 

Great Fire of London (Historical Stories) by Jill Atkins 

As a sleepy William awakes from the cries of Fire, Fire, he thinks something big must be burning. But from the comfort of his own bed he does not realise the whole of London is ablaze! Will is desperate to help save his home and beloved city but are Will and his family in danger? Will they be able to escape with their lives?

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