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Year 2

Welcome to the Year 2 page.

Mrs Torrie and Mrs Rogers share the teaching of year 2.
Keep an eye on the class page for any letters that we send out. You can also follow the school social media accounts on Facebook and Twitter to keep up to date with the latest news and events.

Homework
Your child now has their own personalised login details for 'Purple Mash', 'Spelling Shed', 'Doodle Maths', 'Times Table Rockstars' and Google classroom. Children should read once a day at home.

Communication
If you have any questions, please write a note in your child's communication diary. You can also contact us via the school office or on the Year 2 email address: year2@actonceprimary.net We will endeavour to support you and your child the best we can.

English
In English we will be enjoying the fantastic story of 'Rosie Revere Engineer'. The children will be writing using it as a basis for writing their own invention stories. We will then move on to writing explanation texts.

Reading
We are going to be focusing on poetry reading over the next few weeks. We will be focusing on learning and performing the poems.

Please make sure you're reading with your child each night and sign their communication diary when you've heard them read. Two RWI books will go home with your child each Monday and will need to be returned to school on a Friday to be cleaned over the weekend. Children on Accelerated Reader will change their own books after they complete the quiz in school. Children should be aiming to do at least a book a week on Accelerated Reader (dependent on book length).

We will be finding out the results of the Kate Greenaway Medal this half term.
Have a look at the work of our shadowing group work by following the link below.
Acton's Avid Readers

Maths
In Maths this half term, we will first be learning about mass and picture graphs alongside written methods to calculate and word problems.

Every child in Y2 has a Doodle Maths login to help them further practice their maths skills. They can access Doodle Maths here. We encourage the children to access Doodle Maths for 10 minutes each day.

Science
This term in Science our topic is 'Animals Including Humans'. We will be learning about what animals need to survive and how animals change as they grow.

Topic
This half term our topic is 'How does your garden grow'. This will include exploring some of the history of Kew Gardens and the famous faces that are linked to it.

RE
This half term we will be exploring the Christian Value of respect and learning about forgiveness.

Computing
Our computing will be learning about spreadsheets.

Time to Talk/ My Happy mind/RSE
Please see the attached file for this half terms up to date overview.

SPAG:
Bitesize English
Bitesize SPAG
Read Write Inc Information
KS1 SPAG Games

Computing
BBC Dance Mat Typing
Purple Mash

To develop the learners of tomorrow and equip them with the skills to flourish and succeed for "nothing is impossible with God"

Luke 1:37

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