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Welcome to Year 2


Welcome back!


We hope you have all had a fantastic summer holiday! 


On the class page, you will be able to find out what we are doing over the next fortnight, see photographs of our activities, access websites which might be useful as well as see what spelling words we are currently working on. 


Our new topic for autumn term is 'Turrets and Tiaras' where we will be learning all about castles, royalty and squires. We will be going on a trip to Windsor castle and exploring how to be a medieval knight. Keep checking the class page to see what we will be learning in the core subjects over the week.


Miss Bond


All homework will now be stuck in the green homework book. Please, can your child bring their homework book in every Monday and Friday. 


The reading challenge will continue this year. The children need to read at least four times a week for ten weeks to receive their reading badge at the end of term. Please record when you read in the Partnership Book as then we also know when to change the book.


Week 6 Spelling













You will receive the spellings on a sticker in the homework book  (the first one is already in there). The spellings are a mixture of spelling rule (black) and common exception words (orange). The children will then complete their spelling test on a Friday in the book so you can see the results. 




Topic Homework

Upcoming Dates:


23rd October- Parents Evening 5:00-7:00

24th October- Parents Evening 3:30-6:00





Week Commencing 14th October

Core Subject information



Over the next few weeks in maths we will be looking at addition and subtraction. This week we will be looking at column addition, and using additional resources to check our calculations. We will then move on to subtraction. 



After receiving a mysterious letter, we need to figure out what has been going on at Windsor Castle. 



This week we will be learning about William the Conqueror and the differences between different castles. 








Key Vocabulary 


Stars of the Week

Finley and Valentina

Dojo Points Winner.


Look at what we have been doing!

Place Value

Place Value 1
Place Value 2
Place Value 3

Important Information and Resources


Here is a list of different websites and apps that I have found if you wish to do some extra practice at home. 


Literacy/SPAG: - punctuate sentences with full stops. - common exception words spelling game.



Times Tables - quick fire questions on number bonds and times tables. recognise multiples. - the quicker and more accurate you are at your times tables the better your bowling will be. 


Maths - a hundred square that lets you splat numbers with different colours to help you see patterns. Really useful for number work. - a problem-solving game involving addition. - a problem-solving game involving money. - recognise number facts.



Book Reviews


If your child would like to write a book review on a book they are currently reading, please bring it in so it can be put on the website.