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Year 2

Here is to a brand new term filled with smiles, laughter and learning. 

Dear Parents and Children,

Miss Buckley and I hope that you all had a lovely summer break. We have lots of interesting activities planned for you that will keep us all ‘busy as bees’ for the autumn term.  

During this term, we will be doing activities involving writing, reading, maths, DT, art, history, geography, PHSE, IT and science, whilst also developing our balance, agility and co-ordination skills in PE.


Reading, Times Tables and Spelling:

We understand that people are very busy with all sorts of commitments, but we would be very grateful if you could continue to listen to your child read as often as you can. Please sign your child's reading record and any written feedback is always welcome.  
The children can also practice their times tables on Times Table Rock Stars. The login details that the children were given in year 1 will still work. This same password enables them to log onto Numbots. I can provide another copy of password, if needed. 
The children can also spend time practicing spellings from the year 1 and 2 word list. These words are used on a daily basis in writing across the curriculum.  See the file in Downloads for a list of the words. There are also some spelling websites suggested on our year two home learning page that can be accessed at any point. 

We will have PE on a Tuesday and Thursday afternoon, so as previously done, children are to come to school in an outdoor PE kit on both of these days. We will be outside for PE lessons, unless the weather is too harsh.


Extra notes

Please ensure that all children have a water bottle with them each day. Unfortunately, there are no spare cups in our classroom.
As days in September can still be quite warm, can you please make sure that your child has applied sun cream (on days forecasted to be warm) before they come to school. They can reapply more themselves during the day if needed. Please label their sun cream to avoid mix-ups. 
Also, as we have been requested to limit close contact with the children, we ask that the children do not wear laced shoes if they are unable to tie them.
Please ensure that you request any 'paid for' snacks via the office to avoid your child being disappointed. We usually have free fruit available for the children during our morning break, unless the delivery has not arrived on a particular day. 
Thank you and we look forward to seeing you all on the 2nd of September. 

Miss O' Donovan and Miss Buckley