Welcome to Year 2

 
Class Teacher: Miss Ripley
beckieripley@yarlsideacademy.org
Senior Teaching Assistant: Mrs Hartley 


Topic


    
Our current topic is 'Marvellous Mechanics'. During this topic, we will be exploring everyday materials in Science, comparing vehicles past and present in History and designing, making and evaluating our own vehicle with wheels in D&T.

 




Big Maths

Learn It's, CLIC and SAFE Challenges are tested every week and the completed sheets are sent home so that any mistakes can be reviewed at home ready for next week.

Learn Its Steps 1-10 




Reading


The children are expected to read for at least 10 minutes each night. The children's reading books are changed on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Parents are expected to record their childs reading in their home school reading record. 


 




Spellings

 

The children will be given a list of 10 spellings every Monday. These will be stuck into their Spelling and Handwriting Homework book along with the spelling rule for each set of spellings. The children are expected to copy a line of each spelling in joined up handwritng into their book and return it to school the following Monday. Spellings will be tested on Fridays.
 

Currents spelling rule and word list:

Spelling rule: We can add the suffix -ful to root words to make adjectives.
joyful thankful cheerful colourful wonderful
thoughtful hopeful painful careful peaceful

 


Physical Education Lessons

 
Our PE lessons will take place on a Tuesday afternoon and a Friday morning. All children must have the correct PE kit in school, long hair must be tied back and no jewellery is to be worn. Trainers will be needed for outdoor PE lessons in the summer term.


 





Summer Trip

Just a reminder of our summer trip to Brockhole which will be taking place in the month of June. If parents/carers require any further information about where we are visiting, you can visit their website: http://www.brockhole.co.uk/. 
Thank you for the payments and permission slips that have already been received. Please could any outstanding payments be sent in with your child or directly to the office by Friday 15th June.
Thank you for your continued support.