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Bridgetown Primary School

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Year 2

Happy Half Term Holiday!

 

We hope you all have a happy, restful and safe half term break. Please do take a break from home-schooling to help you and your child make the distinction between term-time and holidays. Here are some lovely, fun activities if you would like some ideas to keep you all busy. Take care and stay safe and well.

Kind regards, 

The EYFS and KS1 Team.

KS1 SATs Parent's Information Evening

 

Please find below the PowerPoint and handouts from our Parent's Information Evening about the statutory assessments that will take place during May. 

Pirate Adventures!

 

We are excited to be back after half term, full of excitement about our new topic - Pirates! 

 

Please see an outline of the half term below: 

 

Week English Topic Maths Science
1 Questions Blackbeard Fractions Growing and Changing
2 Poetry Pirate Postcards Fractions
3 Assessment Week Basic Needs
4 Talk 4 Writing Unit - Captain Flynn and the Pirate Dinosaurs  Pirate themed writing  Fractions 
5 Position and Direction Habitats
6

 

 

Dinosaur Class Assembly

 

Please find links to the songs we will sing on Youtube and also the lyrics below. If children could practice these songs at home it would greatly help our performance! 

 

Our class assembly is on Wednesday 12th February.

Song Lyrics Dinosaur Assembly

Spring 1

 

We are so excited to get stuck into our most awesome topic, Dinosaurs! Many children can already name some dinosaurs and have clearly been reading exciting non-fiction books to find exciting facts over the Christmas holidays. 

 

We look forward to sharing our learning with you on the morning of Wednesday 12th February at our class assembly. 

 

  English Maths Science Topic
1 Peter and the Wolf - Warning Story Division Grouping Animals Locate UK and Europe on a map
2 Statistics Identify continents of the world 
3 Animal Bodies Label continents and oceans of the world
4 Dinosaur report - Non Chronological reports  Geometry  Where did we find the dinosaurs? 
5 Trip to All Things Wild: Animal Encounters! Mary Anning
6 What do I eat? 

 

Christingle Practice Songs 

 

Our rehearsals for Christingle are in full swing and we are looking forward to performing at Holy Trinity Church on Thursday 12th December. 

Please listen and practice to our songs that are listed below: 

Winter Nights

Tell Me Somebody

Glory to God

Razzle Dazzle

Christmas Dinner

The Bucket Chain 1666

Today Year 2 recreated the 'bucket chain' form the Great Fire of London. They had to pass teh heavy buckets of water between them, being careful to conserve water to get to the fire. Great teamwork Year 2!

Autumn 2 

 

Swallows and Kingfishers will be diving into their new topic - Fires and Festivals - as we begin to prepare for a magical time of the year. We will be thinking about a range of celebrations around the world. 

 

Take a look at the table below to see what we will be up to this half term: 

 

  English Topic Maths Science
Week 1 Poetry Gunpowder Plot Addition and Subtraction Uses of Everyday Materials
Week 2

'On The Way Home'

Journey Story - Talk 4 Writing Unit 

 

Diwali Measurement: Money
Week 3 Great Fire of London
Week 4 Multiplication and Division
Week 5 Recount - Diary Entry - Samuel Peyps Samuel Peyps
Week 6
Week 7

 

Science - Investigating our local habitat

The children explored our local habitat - the garden. They search for microhabitats and thought about what creatures might live there. Some children were lucky to find real life examples of minibeasts living in the garden! 

Lighthouse Sketches

Today Year 2 sketched some wonderful lighthouses. They looked carefully at the shapes and details that made up a lighthouse. What a talented class of artists we have! 

RNLI Visitor

Today Jackie from the RNLI kindly visited us to share information about staying safe near water. The children learned a lot from Jackie, and we were really grateful for her time. 

Year 2 Autumn 1

 

Welcome back to our Year 2 children! The Swallow class and Kingfisher class have had a flying start to the new academic year. Take a look at what we'll be up to this half term in the table below: 

Subject/ Week 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Maths Number Bonds Place Value Place Value  Place Value Addition and Subtraction Addition and Subtraction Addition and Subtraction Addition and Subtraction 
English 'Getting to know me' writing Seaside Writing The Lighthouse Keepers Lunch  Instruction Writing: How to make a Lighthouse
Topic Class rules and routines Seaside vocabulary and coastal cities  Questions for our RNLI visitor Visitor from the RNLI/ Seasides past and present Disaster and rescue at sea Grace Darling
Science Living things and their habitats

 

Welcome to Year 2 Swallows and Kingfishers!

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