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Year 2 - Dove

Welcome to Dove Class
 
 
Mrs McCarthy will be your Year 2 class teacher this year and HLTA is Mrs Marker that will cover 1 day every fortnight.

 

For the Autumn Term 1 we have so many exciting topics for the children and staff including:

-       UK Climate

-       Weather in our country.

-       The countries making the UK and their capital cities.

-       Plants and how they grow.

-       Creating our own gardens.

 

For the Autumn Term 2 we have so many exciting topics for the children and staff including:

-       Kings and Queens

-       Learning about the Monarchs of Britain through the years.

-       Our family tree.

-       Kings and Queens day.

-       A royal banquet.

 

PE 

Physical activity sessions will be held weekly on a Wednesday and Friday.  The children will be taught a range of skills that will continue to develop what they already have been taught. 

 

Home learning

Please also remember that your child can develop their skills by TTRS at home, Reading Eggs and Spellodrome on the internet. We have found that the sites are fun and an excellent vehicle for learning!  Children should also be learning their times tables as all children are expected to know each multiplication table (up to 12 x 12) by heart by the time they reach secondary school.

 

Class Dojo

We love earning Dojo Points in class. We can earn points for demonstrating our whole school learning behaviours: creativity, curiosity, independence, reflection, resilience and teamwork. Every time we are 'caught' using these learning behaviours we receive a Dojo point from the teachers. We can collect Dojo points to earn rewards. Our Class Dojo is linked to our parents and we can share our learning directly with them

 

REN Reading

This year, Pride Class are focusing on our reading skills. When the children have completed a book, they can log on to their REN learning area using the link below and complete a quiz about it. The children can also log on a home and complete quizzes. They all have their own user name and passwords. They can show you all of the books they have read and all of the quizzes they have passed.

 

Time Tables

Children should also be learning their times tables as all children are expected to know each multiplication table (up to 12 x 12) by heart by the time they reach secondary school. This will also help them to prepare for the times table check in Year 4. Year 2 should be learning their twos, fives, tens and threes.

 

Internet Safety  

‘Parent/Carers – Discovery MAT extends its commitment to E-safety and Online Learning to parents through use of the National Online Safety Platform. If you follow the link below: http://nationalonlinesafety.com/enrol/beechwood-primary-school-pl6-6dx and select parent/carer, you will become part of our parent community on our platform. Once you are a member, you will be able to access a wide range of E-safety CPD and resources designed to further consolidate children’s E-safety knowledge. You will also be able to access many ‘What Parents Need to Know’ guides which provide useful updates about the latest technology.

 

Things to remember for this term –

 

  • Reading books in school every day – they will be changed on a Friday.
  • Library books will also be changed on a Friday.
  • Spelling will be tested on a Friday and new ones sent home that day to practice for the following week.
  • PE is on a Friday and kits will be kept in school until half term.