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Year 2

Mrs Markham's Email Address:

2M.Homework@pussbank.cheshire.sch.uk

 

Mrs Plummer's Email Address:

2P.Homework@pussbank.cheshire.sch.uk

Summer Term

 

We are looking forward to an exciting summer term with you all. Please read the brief overview below this telling you what we will be doing in each subject. 

 

As always, you can continue to contact us through our class emails which are at the top of the page. Our emails will continue to be monitored on week days during the term time and we will endeavour to reply within 72 hours. Messages can always be sent via the blue organiser and any brief messages at drop off or collection times are welcome. Any urgent messages should be phoned through to the office.

 

Many thanks,

Mrs Markham and Mrs Plummer

Covid

 

Isolation work 16th May 2022

 

Maths

Maths

In maths this week we will continue to work on multiplication and division problems using 2D shapes. The we will recap the lines of symmetry on different shapes. After that we will look at 2D shapes in patterns. Finally we will look at the faces shapes we can find on 3D shapes.

English

We will be starting a new unit of work on poetry. This will be based on the poem - 10 things in a wizard's pocket. 

Please use the PPTs below if you are unable to attend school because of Covid.

Science

Our focus this term is animals and living things in the environment. We will use scientific enquiry, investigate our local environment and the microhabitats that exist on the school grounds. We will make bug hotels and study why plants and animals live in certain habitats.

Phonics

This week the phonics focus will be on revising our phase 5  tricky words and the Y2 CEWs.

We will also be working on spelling words with el or le endings.

Homework

This term we will be setting up our homework task via TEAMS. You will be able it find it in the general channel on each of the classes pages. It will be set weekly on a Friday to be completed by the following Wednesday. Please let your child's teacher know if you are having any difficulties accessing this. 

Reading

The children have been given two reading books and one book for shared reading with an adult. They will change these books once a week.

Please continue to read with your child as often as possible and write a brief message recording this in the blue organiser on the righthand side. We are always happy to hear about anything they are reading from home as well. 

Any teachers who read with your child will also write a comment there about how your child is progressing with their reading. 

PE

 

2M and 2P will be doing PE Thursday and Friday.

 

On Thursdays and Fridays, we will doing PE outside as much as possible so can you please make sure your child is suitable clothed e.g. navy jogging pants. The focus will be on dance, looking at how we can use our body to create shapes and generate movement and action. We will also be be working on our social skills whilst participating in a range of games.

 

 

Please can you carefully label your child's jumpers/cardigans with their names. We do try to make sure any misplaced clothing gets back to the right child and we appreciate it when parents ask about any lost property.  

Computing

This term, computing focusses on how to effectively use search engines and access information from the internet. Pupils will also be using 2Sequence from Purple Mash to explore harmony and build up musical scores.

History

In our History, our focus is explorers. We will start by learning about Amelia Earhart's life and her legacy. We will sequence her life, justify what we believe to be her most impressive achievements and design a memorial for her. Then, we will learn about Marianne Brocklehurst - an explorer from the past who is local to us in Macclesfield.

RE

In RE, we will be learning about the Christian faith. Our focus will be on the church and its purpose, as well as looking at the role of the vicar. 

ART

We will be learning about portraits this term and looking at the portraits of two modern day artists. We will look at  Chris Ofili painting of miniature portraits and then Lynette Yiadom Boakye's portraits of people she had made up in her imagination. Next we will focus on how to draw a portrait by looking carefully at the facial features in each section of the face then add paint to enhance it.

Phonics

This year we will be focusing on Year 2 Common Exception Words. We will be playing some memory games to see which spellings we can remember. Once we are confident in reading and writing these words, we will practise writing them into sentences. 

Tricky Words

We are focusing on a range of Year 1 and Year 2 tricky words. The children will be reading these words and applying them in their writing. See attached document for the different words.

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