Year 2 2021 - 2022

Miss Kirby

Year 2 Class Teacher

Welcome to Year 2!

 

Welcome back I hope you all had a fantastic Easter break!

I hope you are all as excited for the busy term ahead as I am. I am looking forward to hearing how your children have been getting on with their revision packs over the holidays as, they will be completing their end of Key Stage 1 SATs very soon. I understand that this can been a unsettling time but please know we are here to support them through this and make them as comfortable and happy as we can. The children have been working very hard to equip them with all the tools they need to help them through the tests, all we ask is that they try their best they are amzing and I am so proud of how far they have all come in our time in year 2. Further information regarding SATs will be given out soon. 

 

 

Please find below some key information for Year 2  summer term. 

Uniform 

 As the weather continues to get better and the "Sun is shing", please send your child into school with a sun hat, sun cream (that they will apply themselves) and a water bottle each day.

PE kits

Year 2 PE lessons take place on Monday and Thursday. This half term we will be developing our skills in team games and dance. Please ensure your child has the correct full uniform so they can make the most of their PE lessons. Their PE kits can remain in school for the full half term.  Any child wearing earrings; these ideally will not be worn in PE lessons. 

Snack

Children can have a healthy snack as part of their break time. Snacks are currently available in school (Toast & Milk) and will cost £2 per week. As a healthy school, we encourage fruit during this time. If your child is bringing in snack money, please ensure it is brought to school on a Monday in a labelled envelope.

Water Bottles

We highly encourage children to bring a bottle of water to school daily to keep them hydrated throughout their lessons. Children will have many opportunities throughout the day to have a drink of water. Please remember that juice is not permitted in water bottles stored in class but may be consumed with their snack at breaktime. 

Reading

All reading books and journals need to be in school everyday. Please try and read with your child at least three times a week as this can help improve your child's , spelling, vocabulary, writing and reading. In school we have specialist trained reading assisstants who will listen to the children read in the afternoon. 

The more you read,

the more things you will know.

The more that you learn,

The more places you will go.

That is the way a mind grows

Not with a test, but a tale.

Michael Rosen

TT Rockstars 

We use TT Rockstars in school ,it is a fun way to practice times tables. Each child has their own login please encourage your child to access this at home.

Letter Join

We use letter join in school as a way to practice our handwriting, please encourage your children to access this at home.

Homework

Homework for Power English and Power Maths groups is given out each Friday and is to be completed and handed in by the following Wednesday, in the correct homework book. Children.

This last term is an important one for for your child as they progress through their final year of KS1. I am already impressed by their amazing attitudes and enthusiasm to learning , and look forward to seeing this continue. If you have any comments or concerns please feel free to speak to me at the end of the day, if you feel a longer meeting is needed please feel free to contact the main office to arrange this. 

 

My email address is ckirby@pfp.theheathfamily.org.uk 

I will update the page as the year goes on for key information. I am really enjoying working with you all this year!

Thank you for your ongoing support.

Miss Kirby

 

 

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