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Welcome to Year 2

Class Teacher - Mrs C. Hughes

LSA - Miss G Zedler

 

 

 

 

Meet the teacher Year2

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Important things to remember....

 

Bring a labelled drink bottle and packed lunch daily.

Bring your book bag daily, containing your reading record and school reading book.

Wear your school uniform.

Wash your hands when you come into school and regularly throughout the day.

Keep your personal belongings on your peg or on the bench beneath it, e.g coat, PE bag, packed

lunch and please ensure everything is labelled. You will be responsible for looking after your

own belongings.

Bring a pair of wellington boots, which can be left in school, as we will be outside often!

Make sure that you wear a warm waterproof coat to school daily.

 

 

 

 

Spring Term 2

Our Topic is....

 

"The Tiny Seed"

 

 

 

 

Our Spring term topic is based around the story of 'The Tiny Seed'. We will be looking at

seasons, climates and different environments in which seeds and plants can thrive and grow.

We will be looking at plants and wildlife in our local area, comparing it to that of other

 countries and thinking carefully about how we can help protect and enhance our environment.

 

Pupil Voice - If you have any ideas or suggestions for things that you would like to learn

about, connected to this topic then please email me at year2@stdavidsprm.cardiff.sch.uk 

I look forward to hearing from you. :)

                       

VIP YEAR 2

 

 

Congratulations to Lucian

 

For coming back to school with an 

 

enthusiastic and well-motivated approach

 

to learning!

 

Keep up the great effort!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Communication:

Schoop - the school ID is 17699

Twitter - @StDavidsCiWPrm https://twitter.com/StDavidsCiWPrm

Email: year2@stdavidsprm.cardiff.sch.uk

 

 

A Parents Guide to using HWB Home Learning Classes

If you are having any difficulties accessing the Hwb classroom please email me at year2@stdavidsprm.cardiff.sch.uk.

 

Google Classroom - Parent's Guide

Google For Education - Blended and Distance Learning at St David's CIW

Home Learning 

Please log in to Google Classroom for all resources to support home learning.

For additional resources to support home learning, please continue to scroll down this page, to the Literacy and Numeracy sections.

 The Oak Academy has developed online lessons for all year groups which

went online this morning (20.04.20) and these can be accessed at :

https://www.thenational.academy/

This is a fabulous resource for Year 2!

To log in to Oxford Owl website which has lots of exciting resources for literacy - please select 'My class login' and enter StdavidsYear2@123 as the username and password.

Phonics play have announced free access to their website during this current lock down.  

Username; jan21

Password; home

There are lots of lovely activities to support learning of phonics. 

Keep fit and Healthy with Joe Wickes 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAxW1XT0iEJo0TYlRfn6rYQ

 

Real Pe - Jasmine 

A learning platform which provides 1000s of hours of fun activities and challenges that will help you keep your children and family fit and healthy.

The website address is: home.jasmineactive.com 
Parent email: parent@stdavidsci-1.com
Password:  stdavidsci

Our Christian Value this term is Justice.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Weekly Routines

PE - Please wear your PE kit to school. PE will now take place on a FRIDAY.

Reading Books - Please bring reading books to school daily in your child's book bag. We would like to hear your child read as often as possible in school.

Homework Books - These will be sent home on Friday and should be returned on TUESDAY please.

Snack money - Please pay for snack on Parent Pay for daily fruit.

Dinners - Please use Parent Pay to pay for and order food online.

 

 

Below you can click on the link to the Homework Grid for this half term.

The tasks link to the topic. You can complete as many as you wish over the half term and one can be shared in class at the end of term. These are to be completed at your own pace.

Homework books will be sent home on a Friday and should be returned on a Wednesday. Activities in these books will be sent weekly, linked to literacy and numeracy tasks in class.

 

Please complete as many or few homework tasks as you like. These activities will help to support your learning in school. Have fun! 

Literacy

 

How can you help your child at home?

* Read your school book daily. Talk about the story / plot/ characters. Answer questions related to the text. Predict what might happen or write a new, different ending to the story!

*Keep a diary. What did you do today?

*Practice your handwriting- Can you join your letters? Write your name. Write a letter to a friend or loved one. Write a card. Write a shopping list.  

*Write a short imaginative story. Re -read what you have written- did you remember to add full stops and start your sentences with a capital letter? Read your story out loud using expression. Can you improve your story?

* Talk about your day with a friend / adult. 

* Play fun games such as 'Guess who' or 'What am I?', using questions to predict the answer. 

* Give or listen to instructions to create something new or find buried treasure......etc.

 

Read Write Inc

Read Write Inc is a scheme we use to practice learning phonics, spelling, reading and writing. 

 

 

 

 We will be completing tasks in class to explore, learn and use these patterns. If your child is able to find words or write sentences with words that follow the pattern we would be pleased to share these with the class. 

 

 

 

Ruth Miskin Training @RuthMiskinEdu

You can find RWI Phonic lessons at home on Facebook and YouTube:

 

Set 1 Speed Sounds at 9.30am and again at 12.30pm

Set 2 Speed Sounds at 10.00am and again at 1.00pm

Set 3 Speed Sounds at 10.30am and again at 1.30pm

 

 

Numeracy

                                                                                            

This half term we are focusing on:

Use knowledge of bonds of 10 and place value to add or subtract larger numbers  

e.g. if know 4+4 then i know 24+4  

if i know 8-6 then i know 58-6 

if i know 3-3 then i know 73-3 

if i know 2+7 the i know 20+70 

Find a small difference between two numbers by counting on : 

e.g. find the difference between 38 and 45

Number bonds to 1000

Money - rounding, ordering, comparing to £1

Find totals from multiples of 10p

Buy items and find change from £1.

Time- Read 1/2 and 1/4 hour on analogue and digital clocks.

Read Hours and minutes on 12 hour clock. 

Explore concept of rotation- half and quarter turns, clockwise and anti-clockwise.

 

Quick mental recall of 2,5 and 10 times tables

 

 

 

 

 

 

Useful websites which support home learning;