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Week commencing Monday 23rd September
This week the Year 2 children will be experiencing a real campfire (Thursday) to hook them into writing fire poetry later this term. They will discuss fire safety and learn more about the event that took place in the Great Fire of London. In art they will be using charcoal to create smoky pictures for display. They will be learning how to pass and receive a ball in hockey lessons. In numeracy this week the children will be comparing numbers using the greater than and less than symbols (< >). They will also start to practice counting in 10's, 5's and 2's.
Week commencing Monday 16th September 2019
This week the Year 2 children will be starting their 'Fire' topic. They will begin learning about The Great Fire of London and in PE they will be learning hockey skills. In numeracy this week the children will be learning about place value with a particular focus on how to partition numbers into tens and units e.g. 25 = 20 + 5.
This week the following pupils were chosen for celebration assembly: In 2B, Jake for always being an excellent role-model and working hard in all lessons and Jayden for working hard in numeracy and setting an outstanding example of good presentation in his Math book. In 2M, Felix for settling into our school beautifully and being an excellent role-model to others and Hania for working extremely hard in Maths.
Week commencing Monday 9th September 2019
This week Year 2 pupils are continuing to get to know their new classes and recapping the expectations of behaviour and learning at school. This week the children will be writing their aspirations for the year, thinking about what they would like to achieve and how they will do it. In numeracy, the children will be focusing on recognising, comparing and ordering numbers.