Year 2 2020 - 2021
YEAR 2 TA
Welcome to year 2
Welcome back to our final half term in year 2, hopefully this will be an uninterrupted term. Please be assured that as a school we are following the most up to date guidelines with your child's safety being one of our highest priorities.
This half term we will be working on our African theme. Homework as usual is reading regularly, spellings and practicing 2,5 and 10 times tables. I have attached an optional homework grid for extra work.
Geography- is based on Africa exploring the animals the climate and comparing it to the UK.
Science- we will be looking at Animals including Humans.
English-Still keeping with the African theme we will be using Lila and the secrets of the rain as our main text to base our writing on.
Maths- We will be looking at measure and time.
P.E.-we will be focusing on striking and fielding skills, please ensure your child comes to school in their P.E kit on Wednesdays.
R.E.-we are looking at the church and why it is special to Christians.
Computing-this half term will be looking at coding.
I have attached a curriculum overview for more details.
I will be adding photographs of our work regularly on Tapestry for you to see some of the great things your child has been doing. Please if you have not done so already, inform us that you give consent.
ONLINE HOME READING
Please ensure your child reads at home. We will be updating the online reading scheme regularly and will still be sending home hard copies. Please make a note of your child's reading in their reading journals so that they can be rewarded. I will also be adding spelling and language skill games which I'm sure your child will enjoy. If you are unsure of your child's username and password, please let me know as soon as possible.
All children in class have been assessed and given IDL access which has tailored English and maths sessions.
To log in into your child's account https://appuk.idlsgroup.com/#/login
As you can see I have planned a very busy half term and as always I thank you for your continued support.
Mrs Taylor and Mrs Yates.
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