Year 2 Class - 2R - Summer - 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 is on a Wednesday . 
 
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Year 2 will be sitting their SATs at the end of May. Please follow these top tips to help your child prepare; 
 
  • read every night with your child
  • ask your child questions about what they have read
  • practise 2, 5 and 10 time tables
  • practise reading and spelling common exception words (listed below)
  • practise an addition, subtraction, multiplication and division sum every night
  • play spelling shed and times table rockstars
  • be in school on time and get a good nights sleep
Please practise reading and spelling the words below with your child.
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Class 2R have been observing the inside of a flower and learning the names for the different parts.
 
The children have been looking at the main parts of a plant and their functions.
Class 2R are investigating whether seeds need sunlight and water to help them to grow.
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The children began their new science topic on plants by observing different types of seeds. They predicted what types of seeds they were.
The children have been looking at some of the artefacts that where used during wash day in the past. We looked at beaters and washboards and learnt about mangles, dolly pegs and copper boilers.
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Class 2R used a beater and a washboard to role play hat it would have been like to wash clothes in the past. We found it very hard work and are so glad that we have washing machines today.
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Class 2R have been learning about irons in the past. Did you know a flat iron was made out of solid iron and was also known as a Sad iron?
The children also looked at charcoal irons and created a time line of how irons have changed over time. We couldn't believe how heavy some of the irons were.
The children have been learning about hot and cold colours to help them perform the song "My Bonnie lies over the ocean"
Class 2R have been learning to tell the time in their maths lessons.
 
Parents: can you help your child to learn how to tell the time?
Well done to Isla who made our first 3d cube today. The children have been learning all about 3d shapes in their maths lessons.
 
Parents: can you help your child to make a net for a 3d shape?
Class 2R had a special visit from Miss Carter and Theo today. We were very pleased to see Miss Carter again and very excited to meet Theo for the first time.
The children have been testing which fabric is the most durable during their science lessons.
 
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The children have been developing their enquiry skills in History by using photographs to find out what Liverpool was like in the 1800s
Class 2R have begun learning some seaside songs during their music lessons.