Year 2

Hello and welcome to Year 2!

 

We are very excited to begin the year by looking at Toys and how they have changed over time. Then we have the rather interesting topics of The Great Fire of London and The Twits in the spring term, and in the summer term we’ll be studying Australia and the Great Outdoors – let’s hope for some good weather!

 

The Year 2 teaching team this year includes Mrs Maborukoje and Miss Hartshorne. 

 

Year 2 is an excellent year to encourage the children to be responsible for their learning and we will be supporting the children in becoming more independent, both in the classroom and outside of the classroom.

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A very warm welcome to year 2! The children have settled in brilliantly and we are all excited to start our learning journey together. We began the term by getting to know each other, establishing class routines and creating our class agreements linked to our school values. We also thought about our how we learn best in school and what we want to achieve over the course of the year!


Our topic this half term is ‘Toys’. This is really exciting topic and provides plenty of learning opportunities across the curriculum as we explore how they have changed over time. We launched the topic by finding out what the children already know and from this raised some creative lines of enquiry which we will follow over the next few weeks. Of course, this topic lends itself to lots of hands-on learning opportunities, with old toys and new, which the children are really enjoying!

In English, we dived straight in to the adventures of Traction Man by Mini Grey. We explored the story in depth, acted out p...

Following parents evening a number of parents were asking about Apps, Websites and ideas to work with your children on their maths. This booklet has been produced by the Cambridgeshire maths team highlighting some of the best sites etc. available. Please have a look by clicking on the image below.

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