Year 2 Class - 2R - Autumn - 2018 - 2019

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Welcome to Class 2R!
 
Your Teacher is Miss Rush 
 Your Teaching Assistant is Miss Carter.
 
Important information
  • Please remember your P.E. kit for P.E. on Thursdays and Dance on  Fridays.
  • Homework is given out on a Monday and is due in on a Friday.
  • Children will be tested on their spellings and times tables every Friday.
  • Please read with your child every night.
  • Music and Mandarin are on Wednesday . 
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Please practise reading and spelling the words below with your child.
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Class 2R have been investigating whether children get faster as they grow older. We had the help of some of our reception children to help us find the answer to our investigation. We have some very fast runners in reception and where surprised with some of our findings.
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The children have begun to learn about subtraction using their tens and ones to support them.
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The school had an own clothes day and asked the children to bring in unwanted clothes and toys to help raise money for leukaemia.
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Year 2 enjoyed a visit to church today where Father Dominic talked to the children about the Sacrament of Baptism. The children enjoyed role playing a Baptism Ceremony with Poppy the doll. Father Dominic taught us all about the signs and symbols used in Baptism which we will use to help us in our Come and See lessons. 
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Class 2R began their science topic called Animals including humans this week. The children matched the adult animals to their young and talked about which animal babies look different to their parents. The children then wrote descriptions describing the growth of a chick.
The children have been practising their addition calculations using tens and ones images to support them.
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Class 2R have been looking around the school for signs as part of their Signs and Symbols topic in R.E. The children couldn't believe how many signs they found. How many signs can you see on your way to school?
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Class 2R have been using their knowledge and understanding of maps, symbols, keys, human and natural features to help them design a new town for the residents of Spring Town.
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The children have been exploring the theme of 'serving others' in their collective worship.
The children have been practising their actions to help them retell their own stories based on the Tear Thief.
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Year 2 enjoyed practising with a number of different instruments to help them add percussion to the song 'London's Burning' which they have been learning. We can't wait to hear the final performance.
Class 2R have been listening to Psalm 19. They used instruments and created collages to illustrate the Psalm.
Class 2R explored the area around the school today and made notes on what they observed. The children will use these to help them create a map of the school surroundings.
 
Our DigiDog 'Fergus Chase' enjoyed his first adventure with Emily this week. Fergus Chase will be helping the children to learn about online safety.
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Maps
 
Our Geography topic this term is maps. The children have been looking at different types of maps and have been using directional language to describe a route.
Class 2R have been practising their greetings in Mandarin this week. Their teachers were very impressed with how much they have remembered from last year.
Image result for music clipartClass 2R enjoyed their first music lesson this week. The children were very excited to find out that they will be learning and performing the song 'London's Burning' to link in with their history topic.
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The children have been using ten strips and ones to help them learn about place value.
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Class 2R have been exploring the theme of responsibility in our Collective Worship.
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Class 2R have been using Talk for Writing to tell the story of the Tear Thief. The children will be using the story to help them write their own stories based on a familiar setting.