Year Two Curriculum Letter Terms 5 and 6.
To Parents and Children in Year Two,
We are sorry not to be in school at the moment. We hope you are all keeping well. Thank you for all the home learning you have been doing. We have enjoyed receiving emails from you. Please continue to keep in touch. We have enjoyed sharing your learning on our class web page.
We are continuing to send work home a week at a time. This will be put on the class page on a Friday afternoon for the following week. Messages will be put on the class page during the week.
We would like you to do the English, Maths, handwriting and exercise every day. We will then give you a range of additional learning activities, covering other subject areas that you can choose from. We understand that every home circumstance is different and everyone is doing their best, so please work in a way that is most effective for you. We also don’t expect worksheets to be printed out as you can just write the answers in your books. We will give you a varied range of activities of practical activities too.
English: In our reading we will continue with Rising Stars and Collins Connect, which include fiction and non –fiction texts. The children are also encouraged to read their own books. English work will be set using a range of websites relevant to our curriculum. With the writing set, the children will be encouraged to include more detail in their writing such as using interesting vocabulary and a range of conjunctions. Some children will start to use paragraphs. We will reinforce the grammar and spelling patterns already covered. We will also learn about compound words, noun phrases, plurals and speech marks. We will continue to develop our cursive handwriting skills. Spellings will focus on our weekly spelling patterns as well as reinforcing the Key Stage One ‘Common Exception’ words.
Maths: This will be a continuation of our ‘White Rose’ learning. Work will be set on a weekly basis on Diagnostic Questions as Maths extension. We are also registered with Sumdog.com where you can find further online Maths tasks. The log ins for Sumdog.com are the same as your log ins for Rising Stars except for the school code which is stocksgreen. If you are unsure of your log in details or have any questions please use our class email:
In terms five and six the White Rose maths covers length and number, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions and geometry, measurement and time. We will also learn about position and direction using left and right as well as clockwise and anticlockwise turns. We will continue with extending our knowledge of numbers to 1000 and the use of place value. The children will develop their mental maths skills through this work.
Additional activities will include Science work on 'Everyday Materials' and 'Plants.' Our History topics are 'Florence Nightingale' and 'Mary Seacole.' A wider range of activities will be cross curricular and will include Music, Art and ICT skills.
We will be using websites relevant to our learning and these will be posted with the work when it is set.
We await government advice on Year Two’s return to school. We hope to see you all soon.
Thank you for your continued support,
Best wishes from Miss Dargie, Mrs Marriage, Mrs Weller, Mrs Alfredson, Mrs Hollander and Mrs Buckley.