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Welcome to Year 2 smiley 

Hello and welcome to the Beech Class page of our school website. Here you will find dates, class information, spellings and homework. You can also find out what we will be learning each week and see photographs of all the fun we have at school.

 

I am always available at the end of the day so if you have any questions, queries or concerns then please do not hesitate to speak to me. Appointments can also always be arranged through the office. Thank you.

Mrs Rhead.

 

Week beginning 18th March

Literacy - to read different versions of Little Red Riding Hood including those from the point of view of the Wolf

Maths - to solve reasoning problems using all four operations

Topic - to compare life in different parts of India

Science - to explore micro habitats around the school

Computing - to use Scratch to practise basic programming skills

 

 

 

Dates for your diary:

Tuesday 8th January - Term starts

Friday 1st February - Fundraising day for Shakespeare House Hospice

Tuesday 5th February - Internet Safety Day

Friday 15th February - DT Robo Workshops

Tuesday 26th February - Parents Evening

Wednesday 6th March - Parents Evening

Thursday 7th March - World Book Day

W/B Monday 11th March - Science Week

Friday 29th March - Mothers Day Assembly @2.45pm

Monday 8th April - India Power Projects due in

Tuesday 9th April - Indian cooking day, parents invited in from 2.45pm

Wednesday 10th April - Beech Class Assembly @3pm

Thursday 11th April - Easter Service at St Mary's Church

Friday 12th April - Last day of term

 


 

Class Information

PE - Monday and Wednesday

Reading books changed - Monday and Thursday

Library -  Thursday

Homework - set on a Friday and due in the following Wednesday

Spellings - set on Friday and tested the following Friday

Year 2 Topics

For your information - these are the topics our class will cover this year:

History and Geography

Term 1 - Whole School 2 Week Topic - Journey Through Europe

             - The Great Fire of London

Term 2 - Pioneers (The Moon Landing and Important Inventors)

Terms 3 and 4 - India

Terms 5 and 6 - The Home Front (World War 2)

Science

Terms 1 and 2 - Materials

Term 3 - Animals, including Humans

Term 4 - Living things and their habitats

Terms 5 and 6 - Plants

RE

Religions covered in Year 2: Christianity, Islam, Sikh, Buddhism

Reading in the sunshine!☀️

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Our fantastic India topic work on display

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Sponsored Danceathon!

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Raising money for Shakespeare House Hospice

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DT - Design and make a moving vehicle

Science Investigation - which materials are waterproof?

Open Evening ~ Thank you to all the children who helped!

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Maths Challenge Projects

Maths Challenge Projects 1 Well done Seren
Maths Challenge Projects 2 Well done Freya
Maths Challenge Projects 3 Well done Sophie
Maths Challenge Projects 4 Well done Jude
Maths Challenge Projects 5 Well done Connie
Maths Challenge Projects 6 Well done Bella
Maths Challenge Projects 7 Well done Orla
Maths Challenge Projects 8 Well done Ellen
Maths Challenge Projects 9 Well done Amy
Maths Challenge Projects 10 Well done Layla
Maths Challenge Projects 11 Well done Georgia
Maths Challenge Projects 12 Well done Alfie
Maths Challenge Projects 13 Well done Leon
Maths Challenge Projects 14 Well done Orly
Maths Challenge Projects 15 Well done Jacob
Maths Challenge Projects 16 Well done Lucio
Maths Challenge Projects 17 Well done Charlotte
Maths Challenge Projects 18 Well done Isabelle

Class treat...decorating biscuits!

Lots of fun in our maths lessons...

For support with phonics, reading and spelling please watch the video on the link below:

https://www.phonicbooks.co.uk/2011/03/13/how-to-say-the-sounds-of-letters-in-synthetic-phonics/

The video will explain to parents how to help their child correctly decode when reading and also sound out unfamiliar spellings using the correct pronunciation of sounds as taught in school.

 

 

Oxford Owl is also a very useful website for parental support: http://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/

Archive: Beech Class 2017-18

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Andy Goldsworthy Inspired Art

Andy Goldsworthy Inspired Art 1 The Leaf
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Andy Goldsworthy Inspired Art 3 The Caterpillar
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Andy Goldsworthy Inspired Art 5 The Town
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Andy Goldsworthy Inspired Art 7 The Campfire
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Andy Goldsworthy Inspired Art 9 Steve, The Man
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Andy Goldsworthy Inspired Art 11 The Ant
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Andy Goldsworthy Inspired Art 13 The Village
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Andy Goldsworthy Inspired Art 15 The Lady and her baby
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Look how well our Sunflowers are growing!

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Beech Class working with local author Alina Crisan

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Poetry Recital

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Poetry Recital

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Poetry Recital

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Poetry Recital

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Martha's Indian Artefacts

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Look at our fantastic milk bottle Indian Elephants!

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Tie-Dye Art Lesson

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Skeletons!!

Christmas Party!!

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Term 1 Parent Session

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DT day: Building Timber Framed Houses

Science Investigation

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