Year 2 - Dickens, Shakespeare & Potter
These are some of the things we will be learning about this year
How to help your child at home
Please listen to your child read their reading book for
5 minutes a day and sign their reading record
(orange book). We need the reading book and reading record in school every day please.
Regular daily reading and word recognition is the best way to support their learning at this stage.
This year children will be using a rich range of texts to enhance their learning. Writing activities will include narratives, poetry and sequencing.
The children will be regularly participating in speaking and listening activities across the curriculum subjects, with all children being encouraged to express their ideas and opinions. All children are still encouraged to read at home regularly, and to learn their spellings each week.
The children will be building upon their previous experiences and continuing to develop their knowledge of the four number operations. We will be exploring 2D shapes and beginning to learn about time. Problem solving activities will be ongoing throughout the year. You can help your child by sharing everyday activities such as shopping, time and measures. Children will be expected to learn their 2, 5, and 10 times tables and will have a times table test each Friday.
The areas we will be covering will be Multi-Skills, Games and Orienteering. Children should bring their appropriate PE kit and footwear to school.
‘Read, Write, Inc’
Year 2 will be continuing with the programme ‘Read, Write, Inc’. Here, Year 2 children will develop reading and writing through a systematic phonic approach. We will be sharing lots of stories with familiar settings as well as making lists, labelling pictures and finding out how to follow written instructions. We will continue to develop our knowledge of letters, sounds and spelling patterns to help us in reading and writing.
Please make sure children have their PE kit in
school every week