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A very warm welcome to the Year 2 class page!

 

Year 2 staff team

 

Dosbarth Haul: 

                         Class Teacher - Mrs Bailey

                         Teaching Assistant - Miss Sinclair

                         Inclusion Team Teaching Assistant (afternoon) - Mr Cooper

 

Dosbarth Haf: 

                        Class Teacher - Mrs Bates 

                        Teaching Assistant - Mrs Denton 

                        Inclusion Team Teaching Assistant - Miss Stokes 

                        Inclusion Team Teaching Assistant - Mr Davies

                        Inclusion Team Teaching Assistant - Miss Doyle

Dates for your diary 

 

Kerbcraft to begin Tuesday 5th Feb for six weeks

Thursday 7th March - World Book Day

Friday 8th March - Trip

W/B 11th March - Science Week 

Friday 15th March - Red Nose Day

 

 

Our context for learning overviews

 

We teach through half term or termly contexts for learning and will keep you updated on what exciting experiences we have got planned each week. Please see below for an overview of our context for learning which will give you an idea of what exciting experiences the children may have during the context. 


 

 

Weekly learning experiences

 

Please check this section regularly to see what learning experiences are being offered to the children each week.

 

Week beginning 11th March 2019

Pupils will be taking part in lots of science activities this week. they will be measuring, investigating and exploring a variety of things. There is a focus on health and well being. We are talking about medicine and how to stay clean to stop germs being passed on. 

Pupils will also be writing letters to say 'Thank You' to our wonderful kerbcraft volunteers - without you we would not be able to take part in this initiative.

It is Red Nose day on Friday 15th March - we will be holding a dance-a-thon in the school hall and there  will be a cake sale after school.

 

 

 

Week beginning 18th February 2109

 

This week we will be going on a litter pick around the school and writing acrostic poems based on the word LITTER.

In art pupils will be finishing our modroc sculptures of fruit and vegetables, painting them and adding detail.

End of term maths assessments will also be taking place.

Our resident artist Jo has been very busy in the entrance to our school creating our wonderful mural with the children, we can't wait to see the finished piece!

On Friday we will be involved in a whole day of welsh activities to celebrate St. Davids day. There will be art and craft, storytelling, singing and welsh folk dancing. Remember to wear your welsh costumes!

 

 

Week beginning 11th Februaury 2019

 

This week we are continuing with our fantastic science investigations! 

We will be investigating the different weights of liquids and finding out which liquids float on top.

 

In welsh, ICT and oracy will be using the green screen to make a welsh weather forecast. We also have a welsh phrase of the week - this week's it is the year group of your child, ours is Blwyddyn Dau which means Year 2.

 

The children started Kerbcraft this week which they really enjoyed. Thank you to the volunteers who came to help the children learn about road safety. 

 

For maths this week we are  continuing to look at the properties of 3D shapes.

 

In literacy we are going to be learning how to use speech marks and reading poetry.

 

 

 

 

 

Week beginning 4th February 2019

 

This week is Internet safety Week. The theme this year is 'Consent in an Online World'. 

 

Throughout the week pupils will have the opportunity to:

  • talk about their digital footprint,
  • sort information into things you keep private and things you can share,
  • hunt for the internet e.g. ports, computers, cables, etc
  • discuss different scenarios e.g. Is it okay to borrow Mum's phone without asking? and so on.

 

During their enhanced provision pupils can make bookmarks, listen to online stories and songs about internet safety and create some rules about how we should use the internet in school and at home. 

 

They will also continue to learn the song 'I Wanna be in a Band' and will play the glockenspiels this week. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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