Purple Class

Welcome to Purple Class!

In Year 2 we love to learn by exploring, talking, being active and creative whilst developing independent working skills. This year we will have lots of fun learning new information and skills both indoors and outside. We cover a variety of topics through the year using the National Curriculum and ideas from the children. Interesting trips and visitors into school are an important part of making learning enjoyable. We value family input in our learning, so if you feel you could contribute to our topics please let us know.

Every term we have a homework grid which can be completed at your own pace throughout the term. Please ensure you have completed all the tasks by the last week of the term when we have a homework sharing session. Children have the opportunity to change their books on a daily basis and can gain points for our weekly reading challenge. Please try and read every night as reading is such an important part of school life.

Mrs Ingrid Pagett is the Teaching Assistant in Year Two and teaches Music and PSHE once a week. The children also get weekly PE lessons taught by Sports Heroes.

I am looking forward to a fantastic year.

Mrs Victoria Clark

 

Purple Class Blog

Term 2 in Year 2

We are continuing with our whole school theme ‘What a Wonderful LIfe it is!’

In Year Two we are focusing on ‘Celebrations

In English, we are asking and writing questions, writing key facts, using imperative verbs to write instructions, retelling stories.  SPAG- (spelling, punctuation and grammar)-imperative verbs, connectives and sentence openers.

In Maths, we are furthering our knowledge of addition and subtraction and then moving on to multiplication and division.

In Science (and forest schools) , we are exploring habitats and the food chain.  This week is science week and we are investigating colour.

In History, we are comparing now and then – 1605 The Gunpowder Plot, Victorian Christmas.

In RE, how and why do we celebrate special and sacred times.

In Computing, we are learning about online safety.  We are also using purple mash on the Ipads.

In Art, we are going to be sewing Victorian Christmas decorations.  We are also looking at colour and how different media and materials affect art.

in Music, we are learning Christmas songs for the play.

In PE, we are doing dance and gymnastics.

Homework Term Two

Welcome to Year 2

Mrs Clark,  Mrs Barker,  Mrs Jones and Mrs Pagett are looking forward to welcoming all the Year 2 children to Blue Class and Purple Class.  We hope that you have all had a lovely summer with your families and we cannot wait to hear what you have all been up to.

We have got lots of exciting things planned for the year and this term our whole school theme is ‘What a Wonderful life it is!’

Our Literacy and Creative focus is Stick Man by Julia Donaldson. In Maths we will be exploring place value and addition and subtraction. In Science we are investigating living things.  We will also be celebrating Harvest and thinking about what it means to belong to a community.

Please check the website regularly for blogs and class information.

Here’s to a great year ahead.

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