Year 2

Summer 1 2021
 
Welcome back after the Spring Break!
 
Homework and Spellings will be sent home on a Monday or Tuesday if there is a Bank Holiday. Homework due the following Monday so pupils have 1 week to complete. 
 
Spellings given on a Monday will be tested on a Friday. 
 
P.E. kits to be named and in a named bag. P.E. will be outside again for this half term so you may want to send in a track suit to keep legs and arms warm. 
 
ENGLISH
We will be reading the book Grandad's Island written by Benji Davies. 
 
 Grandad's Island: Amazon.co.uk: Davies, Benji: Books
We will be learning to write our own Return Story using this story structure and writing a non-fiction report on a rainforest animal.
 
We will continue with learning phonics when you return which will help you with you readings, writing and spellings. You can use Phonics Play website to help you:
 
We will continue with Bug Club and reading a range of texts on this site:
 
MATHS
We will be focusing our maths learning and securing our understanding of addition and subtraction including 2 digit number and ones, tens and 2 digit + 2 digit numbers.
 
Most of you are enjoying playing TT Rockstars which is an interactive mental maths resources that will help you recall multiplication and division facts. Please keep going!
 
 
In Year 2 we focus on x2, x5 and x10 at first. The pupils have created their own avatar and have been given a sticker in their reading log with their login and password. 
 
We will be using Numbots to help with our Maths Learning. 
 
We will continue to focus on securing maths known mental facts such as:
  • fluently recalling number bonds to 20 and 100.
  • one more and one less of a given number to 100,
  • doubles and corresponding halves up to 10.
  • Adding a single digit to 10.
  • Adding multiples of 10 to 100.
  • 2 , 5 and 10 times tables and the related division facts. 
 
The Hit the Button link attached can help with this.
 
 
Geography 
 
This half term our Geography topic is to be learning about Seas and Coasts. We will over the next few weeks be catching up on some Geography and learning about the UK and the Capital cities first. 
 
Have you ever visited these coasts and beaches on the Wirral? 
 
 
 
Image result for new brighton beach        Image result for new brighton beach
 
 
 
        Image result for thurstaston beach wirral      Image result for west kirby beach
 
 
SCIENCE
 
For science this half term we will be learning about how plants grow and what they need in order to grow. We will be observing plants growing over time and applying our maths skills to measure and record the growth of plants. 
 
Vocabulary: 
 
 shade, sun, warm, cool, water, grow, healthy, leaf, flower, blossom, petal, fruit, berry, root, seed, trunk, branch, stem, bark, stalk, bud. 
 
 
 
 
             
 
 
 
  • Mrs West

    Year 2 Class Teacher

  • Ms Harris

    Year 2 Teaching Assistant

  • Mrs Matchett

    Year 2 Teaching Assistant