Year 2

Up coming event: Anti-Bullying/Diversity Week on W/C Monday 11th November

During this week will we be discussing what bullying is, the different types of bullying and who can help us.
We will be producing lots of piece of work: Writing, Art work and ICT.

We will be looking at and identifying the differences and similarities between people and understand ‘diversity’ means respecting difference.

 

  December 2019

Holiday Homework.

Next half term, we will be learning about fire and we would like you to become researchers during the holidays!

For your homework we would like you to research and create a magnificent poster about fire. You might want to focus your poster on;

  • The Great Fire of London
  • Fire safety
  • Bonfire night
  • Diwali

We look forward to seeing your creations!

Holiday homework Dec 2019

Look at some of our amazing work!

What superheroes you have become.

Road Safety

Wednesday 25th September

Road Safety

Today Year 2 had a visit from the Road Safety Team.

We talked about traffic on the road and how it can be dangerous if we don’t follow the correct rules. We discussed how to use the pavement correctly and we must hold an adults hand. We practiced on a pretend zebra crossing and on a puffin crossing.

We have to remember the Green Cross Code:

  1. Hold hands

2. Stop

3. Look

4. Listen

5. Think

 

We have learnt a song to remember what to do when crossing the road.

Stop, look, listen before we cross the street,

Stop, look, listen before we cross the street,

Use your eyes, use your ears, before you cross the street,

Stop, look, listen before you cross the street.

 

There are three places we need to remember that are safe to help us cross the road.

  1. Zebra crossing
  2. Puffin crossing
  3. Lollipop Person

2.3  Healthy Lifestyle Caravan

Thursday 12th September.

Our class visited the lifestyle caravan. We were so excited to see Harold. He told us all about our bodies

and how to look after them properly. Our bodies are amazing!

We giggled to see Harold dressed up ready for a party with his friends. Kiki and Derek had fun too.

We must remember our bodies need 5 things every day to be healthy:

  1. food
  2. drink
  3. oxygen
  4. sleep
  5. exercise

 

Healthy Lifestyle Caravan

Today 2.1 visited the lifestyle caravan. We talked about healthy lifestyles and how to keep ourselves happy and healthy. We met Harold the giraffe who talked about our feelings and what makes us happy.

 

We met Tam and discussed the organs in our bodies. We also talked about how sleep is important for a healthy lifestyle.

Today 2.2 went to visit the Healthy Lifestyle Caravan.

First we talked about the 5 important things our body needs: food, water, oxygen, sleep and exercise. Year 2 also discussed about being active, connected and talking to others, being creative and mindful.

We met Tam and found our organs in our bodies: Lungs, Heart, Stomach and Brain.

We discover that we have 206 Bones in our bodies. We also found out that when we smile we use 17 muscles and 43 to frown.

 

WELCOME BACK YEAR 2

We hope that everyone had a lovely holiday and are back ready to begin Year 2. We were really pleased to see all the amazing  superhero masks that were done over the summer holidays.

Our curriculum this term is based around the text Supertato.  In English we will be focusing a lot of our reading and writing around the book and other superhero stories.  During maths lessons we are focusing on number and place value with numbers up to a 100. In Science we are looking at what  animals including  humans need to survive, while in Computing we will be practising using a camera and selecting the best images to include in a class portfolio.   Through D&T we will be looking at creating healthy meals. clay models of our own superheroes based on ideas we get from our writing activities.

PE days : 

2.1Tuesday and Friday

2.2 Tuesday and Thursday

2.3 Tuesday and Thursday

Please ensure that your child has their PE kit in school and that all items are clearly labelled. (White T- shirt, black shorts and pumps.)

Reading:

Your child has been given a reading book and a reading journal.  (Please can they read for at least 15 minutes every day). They will need to keep their reading journal and book in their book bags to bring to school every day. The children will also have lots of opportunities to read and enjoy books throughout the week at school and complete Accelerated Reader quizzes. Certificates will be given to children who  reach their reading target each term and badges are awarded to the children who have made remarkable progress.

Homework is an opportunity for you to share in your child’s learning, by supporting and encouraging them as they complete their homework menu tasks. The children will be able to choose to do homework in any order from the homework menu. While it should be primarily their work, please feel free to help them with any parts they find more challenging. We will be awarding certificates to children for completing their homework tasks. 

Thank you for all you support and we look forward to sharing our learning with you throughout the year.

The Year 2 teachers.

 

 

 

Summer Holiday Homework

Next half term our learning challenge question is

‘What do you need to be a Superhero?’

For your homework we would like you to design and make a Superhero mask.

holiday homework July 2019.

Questions to think carefully about:

  • What is a hero?
  • How many superheroes can you name?
  • Do superheroes wear special clothing?
  • What special powers do they have?
  • Are superheroes always good?

We hope you have a super, safe and enjoyable holiday

Mrs Brassington, Miss Chadwick and Miss Shaw

 

 

 

 

Fantastic BFG Holiday Homework

Well done for being super creative over the Easter holidays. Lots of fantastically constructed and decorated chairs have been made  for our science materials topic this half term. We really appreciated the support the children have had with this. Well done.

 

 

Holiday Homework

Are you ready for an enormous challenge?

        BFG

For your holiday homework we would like you to make a chair that is suitable for the BFG.

Year 2 Holiday Homework summer 1

Please remember to use recyclable, child friendly materials such as empty plastic pop bottles/milk cartons, cereal boxes, newspaper, cardboard boxes and cardboard tubes.

Super Challenge:

 

Can you make your chair as strong as a house?

 

We wish you a happy and safe Easter

 

The BFG is looking forward to testing your chairs.

Reading

Please spend some time reading with your child at home. Within the white reading journal, there are some activities that you can complete about the book that you are reading. Please select 2 activities to complete during the holidays and tick/initial activities already completed.

Writing

After Easter we will be reading the BFG by Roald Dahl. Write instructions about how to make your BFG chair. Remember to use imperative verbs (bossy action words) and a safety tip.

We wish you a safe and happy Easter.

Year 2 team.

 

BLP Day

Making Moon Buggies

We used our BLP muscles to work together to design our Moon Buggies so they were able to carry an astronaut.

We used recycled materials to make our Moon Buggies.

We collaborated to make our Moon Buggies.

We used our perseverance muscle to help us complete our buggies.

Working collaboratively!

Science Day

Our Science Investigation question:

If you change how hard you squeeze a plastic milk bottle, will an object launch further in the air?  

Most of us predicted that the harder the squeeze, the further the mouse would travel.

We found out if we shot our mouse across the floor they travelled further.

Eeisa’s mouse went the furthest.

When jumped on the bottle the mouse travelled even further!

Working collaboratively!   

Holiday Homework

The Year 2 team would like to say a BIG thank you to the families who took some time during their half term holiday to prepare for our trip into SPACE and BEYOND!

Below is a glimpse into some of our wonderful learning through our ‘Challenge Curriculum’.

WOW! Look at some of our incredible pastel space pictures.

AMAZING views from outer space using Virtual Reality!

 

Funny Alien conversations.

Moving like an Alien to Space sounds!

HOLIDAY HOMEWORK

Pack Your Bag, You’re Going to the Moon!

Imagine you are going on a space mission to the Moon.

What would you need to take with you?

How would you show people what it was like?

Draw and label all the items you would take with you on your space mission.

You are only allowed 10 things, so make sure they are worth taking.

Year 2 holiday spring 2

This half term our Learning Journey has taken us all over the World.

Through Literacy we have developed our story writing skills by writing

in first person as a little robin. Then we started our journey by

migrating to another place and  finally back home.

Look at some of our amazing writing.

  Ashleigh

 

   Ruby Seager

      Cleo

Through our Geography topic we went on a voyage to discover the ‘New World’ with Christopher Columbus.

Just like Christopher Columbus  our ships entered a severe storm.

We had to write our own message in a bottle about  our voyage and how we felt.

This is our message in a bottle.

Look at these.

Christopher Columbus was very brave.

 

Fantastic Year 2 Homework!

Thank you for your lovely homework.

The year 2 team are delighted wit the wonderful pieces of homework that have been completed about different Countries.

We have some really informative factual pieces of work.

The homework completed will really help to develop a better understanding of our topic of Around the World in 80 Days.

Year 2 Holiday Homework

The Year 2  teachers would like to thank all the parents and carers for the help and input the children have had into their homework.

Holiday Homework

Topic Project

Around the world in 80 days?

Carry out some research about a country.

Year 2 holiday Dec

 

Santa came to our party.

 

Look at some our amazing work.

Christmas letter Y1 and Y2, Dec 2018October Homework

A HUGE thank you to all children and families who have created some fantastic FIRE homework!

 

 

 

 

Holiday Homework

Topic Project

Who started the fire?

Carry out some research about the Fire of London.

For your homework we would like you to research and create a magnificent poster about fire.

You might want to focus your poster on;

  • The Great Fire of London
  • Fire safety
  • Bonfire night
  • Diwali

We look forward to seeing your creations!

Mathletics – Don’t forget to keep going on it! You can still achieve certificates over the holidays!

Reading journals – Please try to complete your task during the holidays!

 

 

 

 

 

Year 2’s visit to the Lifestyle Caravan

Lifestyle Caravan

OUR BODY

We named the important parts of the body

Heart

Lungs

Stomach

Small – Large intestines

Brain

FEELINGS

We talked about feelings and how to look after them:

We will try and do something everyday to make us HAPPY!

Connecting – Having a chat with friends

Getting Creative – Mix it up – Playing/colouring

Be active – Swimming/running/football

Giving to others – Being a good friend

 

 

Welcome back! 

We hope you had a great summer holiday and enjoyed the break.

We have made a fantastic start to the year. The children have returned with a good attitude and ready to learn.

 

Thank you for the fantastic holiday homework. We loved looking at all of the trolls you have created.

This half term our topic is all about animals. We will be looking at the changes animals make from baby to adult, what they need to survive and classifying animals.

We will be focusing on place value, addition and subtraction in maths.

Please remember that Mathletics is a great way to support your child’s learning and progress.

Just a big a reminder to read with your child regularly at home. We would appreciate if you would comment in the reading log as this will enable your child to change their book.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to speak to a member of staff.

Thank you for your continued support.

Mrs Brassington, Miss Shaw and Miss Chadwick

Easter Holiday Homework

Maths

  • Your child will have a copy of the key instant recall facts for summer 1. This is to practise reading time using analogue clock.
  • Mathletics – Just a reminder your child is set a Mathletics activity every week. For those who cannot access Mathletics we run a Mathletics club during the week.

Reading

Please spend some time reading with your child at home. Within the white reading journal, there are some activities that you can complete about the book that you are reading. Please select 2 activities to complete during the holidays and tick/initial activities already completed.

Writing

After Easter we will be reading the BFG by Roald Dahl. Write instructions about how to make your BFG chair. Remember to use imperative verbs (bossy action words) and a safety tip.

Topic

For your holiday homework we would like you to make a chair for the BFG as we will be learning about material and their properties in Science.

Think about how you can make your chair strong and comfortable. Please remember to use recyclable, child friendly materials such as empty plastic pop bottles/ milk cartons and cardboard tubes.

We wish you a happy and safe Easter. The BFG is looking forward to testing your chairs.

Amazing Homework

 

Holiday Homework

Next half term, our topic is all about Sir Titus Salt and we would like you to become researchers in the holiday! For your homework we would like you to use your BLP learning muscles to find out about a famous person in Bradford.

You can present your work as a poster, letter, leaflet or a mind map. You might want to research:

  • Why are they famous in Bradford?
  • Did they have a family?
  • When were they born?
  • Any other facts?

We will look forward to seeing your wonderful creations!

Have a lovely holiday

Miss Dixon, Miss Shaw and Miss Chadwick

Thank you for all the holiday homework it was fantastic!

  

In our topic this half term we have been looking at collage. We represented the Great Fire of London using the skills that we have learnt. We have been reading non-fiction texts about the Great Fire of London. We have learnt lots of facts about the event and have used drama to act out the main events of the blaze. We will be using this to write our own diary entry.

 

This week Year 2 have visited the Remembrance space to reflect and remember. From this we made a poppy collage and have made remembrance day poems.

Just a reminder that the children can come and borrow a library book on a Monday or Tuesday lunchtime. Mathletics club is still available to children who want to improve their maths skills on a Wednesday lunchtime.

Thank you for your continued support!

Miss Chadwick, Miss Shaw and Miss Dixon

Year 2 Team

Holiday Homework.

Next half term, we will be learning about fire and we would like you to become researchers during the holidays!

For your homework we would like you to research and create a magnificent poster about fire. You might want to focus your poster on;

  • The Great Fire of London
  • Fire safety
  • Bonfire night
  • Diwali

We look forward to seeing your creations!

Visiting the Prayer Space with The Salvation Army

Rabbit Visit

This week Year 2 had a visit from Buttons the rabbit.

Road Safety

We know how to cross the road safely.

Hold hands

Stop

Look

Listen

Think

Always hold a hand with a grown up

At the Puffin crossing

Press the button

Wait for the green man

Check it’s safe to cross

Mrs Little is our lollipop lady. Her job is to stop traffic and make sure it is safe to cross the road.

Welcome back! 

We hope you had a great summer holiday and enjoyed the break.

We have made a fantastic start to the year. The children have returned with a good attitude and ready to learn.

 

Thank you for the fantastic holiday homework. We loved looking at all of the animals you have created.

This half term our topic is all about animals. We will be looking at the changes animals make from baby to adult, what they need to survive and classifying animals.

We will be focusing on place value, addition and subtraction in maths.

Please remember that Mathletics is a great way to support your child’s learning and progress.

Just a big a reminder to read with your child regularly at home. We would appreciate if you would comment in the reading log as this will enable your child to change their book.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to speak to a member of staff.

Thank you for your continued support.

Miss Dixon, Miss Shaw and Miss Chadwick