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Year 2

 Welcome to Year 2 

Croeso I Blwydden 2

 

 

Miss Ashford is your teacher.

Mrs Jones will be helping out in class too. 

 

 

 

This term our topic for learning is "Our Community"

 

This project has a History and Geography focus and teaches children about buildings, services and people who help us in the local community, To start our topic we will learn about Waun Wen by walking around the area, looking at the buildings and features. We will also learn about how the area has changed over time. We will visit Brynhyfryd Library and Brynhyfryd Post Office. We are looking forward to having some visiting speakers. Leading on from this we hope to explore the wider area of Swansea. Children will learn how to write information that they have learned about Swansea. 

 

 Here is a timetable of our weekly routines: 

 

Monday-

Reading books returned to school.

 

Milk and Fruit money payable weekly-£1
 

Forest School - please ensure all children are dressed suitably. Warm clothes, gloves and hats in the cold weather, wellies etc.

 

Friday

PE- children will need a change of clothes in a bag.

 

Reading books will be sent home. Please take time to listen to your child read and return it to school on a Monday.

Library books will also be sent home on a Friday. Please take time to share the book with your child. 

Class page on the school website will be updated with information on the learning of the week.

 

 

 

Picture 1

This term in literacy we will be continuing to learn our letter sounds. We will be learning to spell high frequency words, topic words and learning spelling strategies. We will have daily handwriting practice to reinforce spelling. We will also be learning how to write an information text and a persuasive text which encourages people to visit Swansea. 

In maths, we will be learning to count up to and beyond 100.  We will learn to recognise and write these numbers. We will also be focusing on money, with the children applying their knowledge of money in the class Post Office. 

 

 

This week we have been  .....

 

  • mentally recalling 10 more or 20 more than a number within 100
  • learning how to travel in different ways and perform a range of body shapes on the small apparatus 
  • planning our science investigation on 'Why should I exercise?'
  • carrying out our science investigation
  • learning to identify features of an information text 
  • planning our writing on Brynhyfryd
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