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Year 2 – Longridge C of E Primary School

Year 2

Welcome to Class 2 where we work hard, learn lots and have fun every day!

We are a hard-working class who listen to each other, always try our best and never give up. We take pride in being the oldest children in the infants who set a good example for the younger children every day.

On our Class Page you can find lots of useful information about life in Year 2 – what we are learning about, what you will need each day and important dates for the term.

Monday – Reading books are changed

Tuesday – PE

Wednesday – Spelling Test day! New spellings and homework sent home

Thursday – Reading books are changed and PE

Friday – Library Day! We visit the library and change our books.

Every day – the children will need their water bottles, healthy snacks and reading books in school each day.

After talking to our parents it was decided to have both our Maths and English homework printed out and in a Homework Folder. This is blue and will come home each Wednesday with new homework in it. Homework needs to be returned to school on a Monday.

Spellings will also be given out on a Wednesday for the children to learn. Remember they can use their Spelling Frame log-in to practice them at home too! Their spelling test will then be the following Wednesday.

Children should be reading at home every day. Please use their bookmarks to help you with questioning.

Choke the great outdoors

We will be going outside everyday so please make sure you send your child to school dressed appropriately for the weather. A waterproof coat is needed on wet days, warm coats with hats and gloves in winter and sun hats with sun cream during the hotter summer days.

What will we be learning?

Click on the link below to find out what we will be learning throughout the year

Class 2 Subject Timetable

This half term we will be learning…

English – In English we are enjoying Traditional Tales. We have focused particularly on Jack and the Beanstalk and are twisting the tale to write a new original story of our very own. In our non-fiction work we are going to be looking at instructions. We will be following them and then writing our own. Our particular focus on this unit will be on verbs and adverbs.

Maths – We are continuing our work on number and are doing lots on multiplication and division before moving on to Fractions.

History – In History we are learning all about toys from the past. If you have any old toys or remember any favourite games from when you were little we would love to hear about them!

PE – We will be continuing to develop some of our Fundamental Movement Skills and will be looking at some work on sequencing in Gymnastics.

RE – In RE we are thinking all about the Messengers and the Good News that is delivered in the Nativity Story. We are thinking about the Angels and the messages they deliver. We will also be performing our own Nativity Story – Big Bad Ben of Bethlehem!

Computing – We are continuing to use Scratch and are learning all about Computer Games! We are investigating the algorithms to see if we can work out how the scoring works!

DT – Our work in this subject looks at 3D mechanisms and we will be investigating how vehicles with wheels move before making our very own moving vehicles!

Friday 12th November – PTFA Non-uniform Day for the Christmas Market

Tuesday 16th November – PTFA Meeting 6pm

Thursday 25th November – PTFA Christmas Market 5.30pm

Friday 26th November – Church Worship

Tuesday 2nd December – Whole school trip to The Grand in Clitheroe to watch the pantomime

Monday 6th December – Big Bad Ben of Bethlehem Dress Rehearsal

Tuesday 7th December – Big Bad Ben of Bethlehem Performance 2pm

Wednesday 8th December – Big Bad Ben of Bethlehem Performance 2pm

Thursday 9th December – Big Bad Ben of Bethlehem Performance 6pm

Thursday 16th December – Class 2 Christmas Party

Friday 17th December – Trophies assembly in church and we break up for Christmas!

 

On Friday 20th March 2020 our country went into lockdown and school had to close. Below you will find a snap shot of some of the things we got up to whilst we were all learning from home! 

Here is the link to the Home Learning OneDrive where lots of work was put.

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Whilst we were all learning from home we had lots of different physical challenges to keep us fit and active. Here is a selection of what we got up to!

June’s Jazzy Journey

June’s Jazzy Journey saw us tackle 30 different challenges throughout the month each with three levels to achieve – bronze, silver and gold! 

June’s Jazzy Journey Letter

June’s Jazzy Journey Colour

June’s Jazzy Journey Full Colour

June’s Jazzy Journey Black and White

Joy of Moving Home School Festival

We joined in with the Joy of Moving Home School Festival that was specially designed to be done at home with our families.

Joy of Moving More Letter

Joy of Moving Home School Festival Booklet

Mighty March Marathon Certificate

Throughout March we all persevered to run a marathon (26 miles) Many of us even managed to run more! Everyone who completed the marathon received this special certificate. Together we ran an amazing 874 miles – that is the equivalent of running from Land’s End to John O’Groats!

Certificate

May’s Marvellous Manoeuvres

In May we kept active by completing a range of activities which can be found below.

May’s Marvellous Manoeuvres

April’s Awesome Activities

All of the staff completed Active April too and we put together a special message for all of our children.

Here are our April Activities

April’s Awesome Activities