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Please click on link below for Parents Information 2018 End of Key Stage 1 Tests

Welcome to Year 2!

Pine - Mrs Thomas

Beech - Miss Muff

Hazel - Miss Molony


CURRICULUM OVERVIEW: For the latest Curriculum Termly Topic for Year 2 please see link below.

 

Enrichment Science Day Term 4: Year 2 children had a visit from Paul Carpenter and his creepy crawlies! They heard about his travels over the world and the amazing creatures he studied. The children spent the morning learning about a range of animals. They stroked a tarantula, a tortoise and a snake skin. They learnt about how animals warn off their prey and survive in the wild. The children thoroughly enjoyed watching the live venomous snakes and poisonous dart frogs. 

                    

 

Year 2 SATs Meeting on Monday 19th March at 3.15pm:  A meeting for Year 2 parents/carers took place at School.  For further information please see the powerpoint presentation slides link below which can be downloaded.

 

Wild Place Project Educational Visit: Thursday 15th March (letter sent home, see copy below)

 

World Book Day 1st March 2018: 

 

Pupils and staff came to school dressed in their fantastic World Book Day costumes.  The children were able to take part in a variety of Dr Seuss based activities within school.

 

Thank you to all our parents and carers for your support with the wonderful costumes.

 

 

 

 

 

Year 2 Classes  performed their Christmas Carols  on Friday 15th December followed by a Craft Event in the classrooms. 

 

2017 EVENTS:

Year 2 WOW Day: On Tuesday Year 2 were visited by a time traveller from 1666 who shared his knowledge about the Great Fire of London. The children were really enthusiastic and engaged in this visit and will use the information they gathered to enrich their learning this term. 

 

Tuesday 12th September 2017 - 3.15-3.45pm School Hall

Transition Meeting for parents/carers, of pupils going into Year 2 in September 2017.  We look forward to seeing you there.

 

Reading Treasure Hunt Reception Year 1 and Year 2 3.00pm (letter sent home inviting parents/carers with their child): Thursday 29th June straight after school

 

Year 2 Pupil School Meals: Your child currently receives Universal Free School Meals which will cease once they return to School in September as Year 3 pupils. If you think you may be entitled to Free School Meals, please apply now to ensure you do not incur any meal charges in September. Application forms are available outside the school office or on our school website http://www.stmartinsschool.org.uk/school- mealshealthy-schools/

 

Year 2 Easter Performance:  Year 2 Parents and carers were invited to come and join us at St Martin's School on Wednesday 5th April, when the Year 2 classes putt on their Easter Performance where the children shared Easter Songs and told the Easter Story. (Details sent home.)

 

Year 2 Educational Visit to Wild Place Project, Bristol - Wednesday 22nd March 2017

(please see below copy of letter sent home)

 

WEBSITES FOR LEARNING AT ST. MARTIN'S
Just a reminder about some of the websites we use at school to help children learn that you can also access at home!
1.     www.bugclub.co.uk
Children have their individual log in details in their reading record and teachers will update books as children complete the books and activities. YOU WILL NEED TO DOWNLOAD AN APP CALLED 'PUFFIN ACADEMY' IN ORDER TO PLAY CONTENT ON iPADS/SOME TABLETS. THE APP IS FREE TO DOWNLOAD.
2.    http://www.topmarks.co.uk/Search.aspx?Subject=37
This website has links to lots of maths games that are both computer and tablet friendly- children can practise their counting and calculation skills.
3.    www.crickweb.co.uk
Another website with maths and phonics games for both Early Years and Key Stage One.
4.    www.phonicsplay.co.uk/ 
Another website that is used in school to help children to practise their phonic skills. There is a free section of games on this website.  

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