Class Page

Welcome to Year 2!
Getting to Know Year 2
 
Below, you will find a Powerpoint presentation that contains lots of useful information about Year 2. We have also put a video together that talks you through the slides. If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. You will find our email addresses below. 

Hello and welcome to the year 2 web page; we hope that you find it useful.

This  page will include important information for your diary, information about the Year 2 curriculum and copies of any letters that are sent home. It will also include useful website links to help you support your child's learning at home. You will also find pictures celebrating our learning.

 

Elburton Primary School also has a twitter page which is updated regularly to show you the wonderful things that the children are up to in school! Please follow us for more updates @ElburtonSch.

 

 If you need to contact either of us, please see our contact details below.

 Mrs Lake & Mrs Hall

 

Mrs Lake

Year 2 Teacher

elake@elburton.plymouth.sch.uk
Meet the Year 2 support team

Calendar
 
Monday 21st September - Children move to year 2 classrooms with new teachers
Friday 25th September - Virtual 'Getting to know you' uploaded to website
Wednesday 30th September - Tempest individual photos (not siblings)
Friday 16th October - PTA Wine and Wisdom (to be confirmed)
Friday 23rd October - End of half term
 
 
Monday 26th October - Friday 30th October - Half term break
 
Monday 2nd November - Back to school
Monday 9th and Tuesday 10th October - Parents Evenings via TEAMS
Friday 4th December - PTA Christmas fair (to be confirmed)
Wednesday 16th December - PTA infant Christmas party in school (to be confirmed)
Friday 18th December - End of term!
 
Monday 21st December - Monday 4th January - Christmas Holidays
 
Tuesday 5th January - Start of Spring term
PE days
 
The PE/ Games timetable for both 2AC and 2EL are as follows:
 
Monday afternoon - Outdoor Games activities
Thursday morning - Indoor PE activities
 
Please can you ensure that your child wears the appropriate kit to school on these days. Warmer tracksuits may be required in the winter months. 
 
Thank you for your support.
Homework
 
For this term, there will be no homework grid. Children will be expected to read at home at least five times a week and to log on to Numbots to practice Maths fluency. They can also practise their spellings using the list below or on Spelling Shed. School Jam is also available to practise different maths activities. Children will be given their login details for both websites. Please see links below which will take you directly to the sites. 
 
Click here for Spelling Shed
Weekly spellings WB 30.11.20 

 

clear
hear
spear
care
dare
share
square
complete
theme
these
Useful Documents
 
Below is an electronic copy of some useful documents. If you cannot find the document that you need, please contact your child's class teacher. All of our letters are now emailed to parents/carers via the ParentPay platform.
Autumn Term units
 

English - Sentence level work, narrative stories with familiar settings and poetry.

Maths - Number: Place Value, Addition and Subtraction

Science - Living things and their habitats

Geography - Weather and Seasons

History – Bonfire Night and The Great Fire of London

PE - Real PE (personal and social cog)

ICT - Using Purple Mash and Coding

Jigsaw - Being me in my world and celebrating differences

Music - ’Hands, Feet, Heart’ – South African Styles

Art - Colour Chaos

DT – Mechanisms – wheels and axles

RE – Who is a Muslim and how do they live?

Useful links and resources for parents and children

Top Marks Maths

A web page full of number games and activities

Maths Playground

This is a website full of math games that encourage logical thinking and reasoning. It is the perfect site to help your child develop their mathematical knowledge in a fun and interactive way.

Spelling Shed

This website enables your child to learn their spellings through a fun and interactive way. Their weekly spelling lists will be uploaded to the site each week.

NumBots

Your child has their own login to this game. The more they play and learn, the more points they will earn to build and improve their robot avatar.

 Letterjoin

You will need your log in for the website. This is a web site to help your child improve their joined handwriting and help them to master their letter formation. 

Oxford Owl

This is a free website that gives you access to free eBooks that you can share with your child at home.  

Pobble 365

This website gives you a different picture each day and provides you with some question prompts and ideas to help inspire and motivate children to write. 

 Explorify

 This website is free to use and has lots of different science activities that you can work through.