Croeso i Blwyddyn 2!
A warm welcome from the team.
Class Teacher: Mrs Bates
General TA: Ms Denton
Inclusion TA: Mrs Davey
Class Teacher: Mrs Bailey
General TA: Miss Sinclair
Inclusion TA: Miss O'Brien and Mrs Ali
General Information for Year 2
Home reading books will be changed once per week. Please comment in the reading record book to say you have listened to your child read. Remind your child to put their reading book in the class box when they would like it changed. We cannot change books if the old one has not been returned.
Library books will be changed on a Wednesday. We cannot give a new library book out until they have returned the last one.
PE will be on a Wednesday. Please bring in shorts and T-shirt clearly labelled with your child's name.
Home Learning Books
Please complete the activities in the book at your leisure. Each home learning sheet lasts for half a term.
There are also numerous activities available on Abacus Bug Club for your child to access at home.
Coats, Water Bottles and Snack
Please ensure your child has a coat as the cooler, wetter weather is approaching. Make sure all items are labelled clearly. Water bottles and fruit snacks are allowed but please remember we are a healthy school so we do expect water in the water bottle.
Dates for your Diary
Trip - Thursday 26th September
Parents' evening - Wednesday 16th and Thursday 17th October
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.
W/B 16th September
This week we will be programming and debugging Beebots to move around obstacle courses. Pupils will be completing some map work and comparing features of Cardiff City Centre and Pontprennau. We will also be using water colours to paint pictures of Cardiff Landmarks. Children will also have a chance to innovate the story of 'The Enormous Crocodile' by Roald Dahl.
W/B 23rd September
We have been really pleased with how hard the children have been working in year 2, especially with their writing. This week the children will have the opportunity to write a postcard to Mrs Clee or Ms Dykes to tell them all about our lovely trip. We are also working hard to recognise capital letters and full stops within our writing. In Maths we will continue to work on addition and subtraction and using our bonds to 10. Pupils will also have the opportunity to use the Hwb to program a 'sprite'.