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Woodland Adventure

In January Year 2 visited Ledston Estate for a Woodland Adventure day linked to our topic. We had lots of fun building dens, making habitat trails for woodland creatures, creating pictures in the trees and making woodland art based on our Artist focus of Andy Goldsworthy. The children thoroughly enjoyed their day at the farm, even if it was a bit chilly for 2 Oak!

Staff

Hazel Class-Miss Staniland and Mrs Pal

Oak Class-Mrs Goshomi, Mrs Boddy and Mrs Hesson

 

PE

Outdoor PE is on a Wednesday afternoon. Children will need their outdoor PE kit which consists of a plain white t-shirt, plain black or grey tracksuit bottoms, plain grey or black jacket and trainers. Indoor PE is on a Monday afternoon. Children will need a plain white t-shirt and plain black shorts. Please leave your full PE kit in school when possible and label up all items of clothing with your child's name. 

 

Reading

Please read with your child at least twice a week and write in their reading diary. When reading with your child to help them develop a deeper understanding of the text, ask them questions throughout or at the end about what they have read and discuss the meanings of words. Children need to read at least once a week to remain on Aspire. 

 

Homework

Homework will be set every Friday. Your child will receive a piece of English or Reading, Maths and spellings. Maths and English homework need to be returned to school by the following Friday. Spellings are sent home to aid children learning them and don't need to be returned to school. Children will be tested on the spellings on a Friday morning.

 

This term in Year Two our topic is Extreme Weather

 

Maths

Money

Fractions

Please help your child to learn to tell the time to five minute intervals at home.

 

English

Joining letters correctly using cursive handwriting.

Focus book of: The Wizard of Oz

Writing stories in line with our topic. 

Non-Fiction work on Arctic animals.

Spelling tricky words

 

Design and Technology we will be making:

Sliders and spinners related to our topic.

Science

Habitats

Microhabitats

 

Art

Recreating art based on the artist Andy Goldsworthy

 

Geography

Using compass directions

Map skills

Drawing local maps

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