Welcome to Year 2!
Teacher: Ms Clarke
TA: Miss Browne
Teacher: Mrs Davis
LSA's: Mrs Conroy Mrs Hurd, Mrs Jacobs, Mrs Ulasan
General Information and Reminders
Phonics, spelling, reading and maths support- please scroll down and you'll find lots of guidance/support with these areas of your child's learning.
Autumn Term Curriculum coverage- Please look at the section below for the Autumn term curriculum newsletter for a snapshot of the children's learning to come!
Also check out the projects: Topic and reading author of the term challenges. (See below)
- this is currently under review
goes out fortnightly on a Friday- will be either a maths activity on paper or a mymaths task. Please complete for following Friday.
spellings go out on a Monday. Please help your child learn these for their test on Friday. (See below for more phonics help)
- please ensure you read with your child every night (as much as possible) and update the reading journal regularly with comments based on the focus. This helps us to choose and set books tailored for your child's progress. This is alongside a comprehension sheet (where possible) which is to be returned on your child's reading day.
- www.lexiacore5.com This is child led but needs a teacher email to log in. The email address is: email@example.com
Independence: If your child's books are not returned on time then they will miss out on the tasks/spellings and/or given back out again. We encourage children to be independent so will not chase for books/sheets or go into their book bags. It is their responsibility to hand things in on time and to the right person to be given the next book/label so please encourage this at home too.
Uniform - Please make sure that all school uniform and PE kit is clearly labelled as it helps the children to identify and encourages responsibility for their own belongings.
Lost property boxes are located by the year 2 classrooms- please make sure if you need to access the lost property that you gain entry via the office so they are aware of who is on site at all times. Lost property will be brought into the playground on Friday afternoons for regular collections.
Autumn curriculum newsletter
Autumn: Reading Author of the term!
The powerpoint used in Ms Ford's explanation of the SATs
Year 2 reading list
Helpful links and documents to help support your child in year 2
Common Exception Words to read and spell correctly
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/ParentsMenu.htm This website explains what phonics is and methods to use to help with children's skills at learning to read.
In Year Two, the emphasis is not only the learning to read (decode) but also spelling words correctly (encode).
This document highlights the rules that children need to learn and use correctly to be working at the average learning ability of a Year 2 pupil and be ready for their next stage of their learning- Key Stage 2 which begins with Year 3.
It is extremely important to spend time learning the weekly phonics spelling homework as this is the main way that your child will learn their spellings.