YEAR 2

Mrs Commons, Mrs Allom and Mr Routledge

Spring Term 2018

Welcome back from the Christmas break. We hope you all had a wonderful time and a Happy New Year to everyone.

Our Spring term begins with the topic ‘In The Night Sky’. We will be looking at lots of different aspects, such as stars and planets, explorers and nocturnal animals.

Science work will be based around materials.

Maths will cover number work, problem solving, shape, measuring and data handling.

As well as our phonics programme Read Write Inc., our English work will cover story writing, non-fiction, poetry, grammar and punctuation.

Spellings will continue to be given out on a Friday and tested the following Friday.

We will be sending out some more creative homework challenges, linked to the topics of Space, so watch out for those! We look forward to seeing what all the children get up to.

We will also be having a go at doing some practice tests in preparation for the government tests in May.

We look forward to working with your children. Any questions at all, please don’t hesitate to come and see us.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Inside the classroom…

           Having looked carefully at trees outside we made our own inside !! We also discovered that to stand up our challenge tree really needed some roots! For our drawings we were inspired by the work of Paul Klee. Look out for our end products around school....

Out of the classroom…….

      We went out into our grounds to look carefully at the trees  - drawing a few imaginary ones too ! Watch out for that wolf...

Year 2 Visit Thornley Woods

We had a fantastic day out at Thornley Woods. We discovered newts,fish and beetles when we went pond dipping.even though the trays just looked like they were full of dirty pond water! Phil and Liz our wardens for the day helped us identify flowers, grasses and trees....

Looking forward to learning outside of the classroom

On Friday 5th July Glynwood will be joining in with a National Day called Empty Classroom Day. Schools all over the country will be joining in to have at least one of their lessons outside of the class over the day. We look forward to hearing what all the different...

Let’s all fly a kite!!!

We had a fantastic House time on 17th June, making kites with our grown-ups. The weather was very kind and helped us fly VERY HIGH ! !...

Rights Respect Award

We are working very hard in school to gain the Rights Respect Award. In Year 2 we all know what UNICEF stands for, do...

Year 2 wear their pyjamas for charity

Miss McMahon and the children in Year 2 along with the rest of the school and the adults too all wore their pyjamas today at school. This was all in aid of charity. Donations made will be split between the guide dog charity and also 'Day for Change' which supports...

Football Club fun

  Some of the children from Year 1 and 2 have been enjoying football club with Mrs Taylor and Miss McMahon on a Monday after...

Peer Tutor Reading in Year 2

    Some of us have had great fun reading with our Year 5 Tutors, each Year 2 Buddy reading over 20 books in three weeks. We also celebrated with an end of sessions party. The Peer Tutor project is organised by Miss McMahon and Mrs. Taylor, with Year 5...

Puzzles to help us learn our division facts in Year 2

    These little games were a little bit tricky to make , at first we were all fingers and thumbs! We were excited to take them home just to see how well our grown-ups managed with the three times division...

Year 1 and 2 science club

Due to the success of our last set of after school science club sessions, Mrs Commons will be running another set of 5. Children will be making bath bombs and soap, as well as cinder toffee and sherbet. Hope you all have fun.  

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