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Year 2

Welcome to Year Two

 

Teacher: Miss L Langston

Teaching Assistant: Mrs G Curran

 

 

Thank you for visiting our website. Please have a look at what we have been learning this term!

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Facebook link for home learning

Can children or parents add the following groups on Facebook: 

Holy Family Catholic Primary School Parent Information Page AND

Year 2 Holy Family.

The first page is a whole school Facebook page where staff will share announcements, links to work and resources and share ideas to do at home. 

The second page is for Year 2 children where work can be shared and celebrated. Mrs Curran and I can help the children with their work if needed and award Class Dojos for effort and work produced. 

I look forward to seeing your amazing work!!

Thank you 

Miss Langston

Home learning pack

Here is a variety of learning that can be completed at home while school is closed. The learning packs that have been sent home have paper and pencils for you to do the following activities. Stay safe and have fun home learning.

Miss Langston

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Here is this weeks home learning timetable that you can follow  to keep routine and to vary the different activities you can do with your children at home. I will edit and change this each week.

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Here are booklets and activities to help you with your maths.

Count by 5's | Exercise and Count By 5 | Count to 100 | Counting Songs | Jack Hartmann

It's easy to count by 5! My video, Exercise and Count by 5's is a classroom hit across the world. It's cool Latin beat makes it easy to exercise and count by...

Count by 10's Count by 10 | Count to 100 | Counting Songs | Jack Hartmann

Skip Counting Forward and Back is an educational song that focuses on skip counting by 10's to 100 and then skip counting down from 100 to 0. The upbeat fun ...

Count by 2 | Dancing 2's | Skip Counting by 2 | Count to 100 | Educational Songs | Jack Hartmann

3 Times Tables - Have Fun Learning!

4 Times Tables - Have Fun Learning!

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Here are some links and documents to help you with writing, comprehension, spelling, punctuation and grammar in Year 2.

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Here are some activity packs and worksheets that will help with science understanding and ideas of experiments that you can do at home.

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Here are activities all about Easter.

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Here is some information and activities for you to help look after your child's mental health.

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Here is the Design Technology and Art homework I sent home in the packs for the children to explore their creative skills and to help immerse themselves in the topic Australia. It gives examples of what you could make or create at home.

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The following websites have high energy, and mindfulness/yoga activities. 

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Below are examples of weekly schedules, for home learning, which include a variety of tasks including Maths, Spelling, Writing, Reading and Projects. They can be done in any order, have links to websites and online platforms and follow a theme.

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Quad kids!

Year 2 took part in the Quad kids event held at the Doncaster Athletic stadium. They began by warming up their muscles in a fun warm up. Then they took part in a 200m run, a 50m run, the tennis ball throw and the standing long jump against other schools in our area. Even though the weather was cold, we all had a great time!

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Reading:

 

We are currently reading George's Marvellous Medicine by Roald Dahl together every morning, unpicking the vocabulary and answering questions on the text. Also, we are reading The Ice Monster by David Walliams which links to our topic The Stone Age. We love reading!

 

Children need a reading book in school each day, they are also expected to read at home every day in order to improve fluency and accuracy. Books are closely matched to their reading ability and will be changed as they improve and can answer comprehension questions about the text.

 

 

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Current Topic: 

Our current topic is The Stone Age. We are really enjoying exploring and discovering the cave paintings they made, the food they ate, the weapons they created and where they lived! Look what we made over the holidays!  

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Mitzvah day

As part of Judaism week, we held a Mitzvah Day. Mitzvah is a Hebrew word which means 'deed'. The idea is to give up some of your time to help people in the community. We talked about the people in our local community who had suffered in the recent floods. We collected items to help them and wrote prayer and made cards to send to them to show them we care and that they are part of our school family.  

Mitzvah Day 2019

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P.E 

PE Day is Thursday - please make sure you bring the correct kit (white top, dark shorts and indoor shoes in the Winter term). Please make sure any earrings can be removed or are not worn on PE days. 

You can find the 200 High Frequency words for Year Two below... see if you can read and spell them.

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