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St Martin's Church of England Primary School

Year 2

Welcome to Year 2!

Pine - Mrs Thomas

Beech - Miss Muff

Hazel - Mrs Bassett/Miss Hodge


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

 

DIARY DATES:

 

18th December 2018 Year 2 Carol Concert in the School Hall at 9.00am (details to follow)

 

Year 2 WOW Day 'Great Fire of London' topic visitor on 20th November 2018 (see letter sent home below)

 

British Legion Visit: The Year 2 classes were visited by 3 members of the Royal British Legion who came to talk to the children about the charity work they do and this year’s Centenary Anniversary. The children have been working on a display to commemorate the Centenary and this will be on display inside St Martin’s Church from 10th November. 

 

Monday 17th September 2018 - 3.15pm Transition Meeting for parents/carers, of pupils going into Year 2 in September 2018.  We look forward to seeing you there.

 

2017/2018 EVENTS

 

Year 2 Tyntesfield for 'Art Attack' Term 6: Year 2 had fantastic trips to Tyntesfield this term. They looked around the chapel, made mosaics and created their own clay Hunky Punks. They were all really well behaved and represented the school really well.  Thank you to our parent/carer helpers who accompanied us on this trip.

 

Year 2 Singing Festival at Mead Vale Primary School: Our Year 2 children took part in the 'Summer Sing' singing festival at Mead Vale school on Thursday 21st June. They sang brilliantly and all really enjoyed the afternoon.  Thank you again to parent/carer helpers accompanying this trip.

 

Year 2 Phonics Screening Re-checks: June 2018 (letter sent home, please see below)

 

Year 2 Nature Trail June 2018:  Well done to all of Year 2 who worked really hard putting together a nature trail. Parents and carers were invited into school earlier this week and the children guided them around a range of micro habitats. Along the way we saw some marvellous mini beasts including newts, ants, woodlouse and snails. 

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 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.  You click on the following link to check criteria and make your application to check eligibility: http://www.n-somerset.gov.uk/my-services/schools-learning/local-schools/schoolmeals/freeschoolmeals/ 

 

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.  

5.  https://www.discoveryeducation.co.uk/

Espresso online gives children access to useful resources to help them with their learning, covering a range of subjects.  A reminder of log in details has been sent home via email to parents

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

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