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St Martin's Church of England Primary School

Year 2

Welcome to Classes

Hazel Class - Miss Muff

Pine Class - Mrs Thomas and Mrs Middleton

2021/2022 EVENTS & DIARY DATES

 

CURRICULUM OVERVIEW: For the latest Curriculum Termly Topic for Year 2, please see links at the bottom of this page.

For Subject Overviews, Year Group Overviews and Learning Organisers please visit our >> Curriculum page

 

Year 1 and Year 2 Visit to Wild Place Project on Tuesday 5th July:  The classes will go on a visit to the Wild Place Project as part of their Science Topic next term.  A letter has been sent home with children and via SchoolPing message (please see copy below).

 

Movie Night on 22nd March 3.00-5.00pm: For more information on the Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 Movie Night event, please see copy of letter sent out via SchoolPing on 11th March.

 

World Book Day 25th Anniversary - 3rd March:  Year 2 children enjoyed finding new books to read through Book Tasting Café events and all looked fantastic dressed up as their favourite book characters.

 

Explorer Dome Visit on 14th January 2022:  Explorer Dome will be visiting Year 1 and Year 2 children at school on Friday 14th January 2022. The theme of the session will be based on 'Environment' and the KS1 children will be participating in an interactive show led by Explorer Dome presenters. We would like to ask for a voluntary contribution of £3.05 per child to help fund this educational event which can be paid via www.parentpay.com  Please see copy of letter below which was sent home via SchoolPing.

 

Weston Playhouse Pantomime Visit on 14th December 2021:
The Reception and Key Stage 1 will be visiting the Weston Playhouse to enjoy a performance of 'Jack and the Beanstalk' on 14th December (details sent out via SchoolPing - see copy of letter below).

 

KS1 Christmas Perfomance 8th and 9th December: 

Year 1 and Year 2 children performed their nativity ‘Born in a Barn’ to the school and parents. They sang and danced beautifully and said all of their lines with confidence.

They should be very proud of themselves.

 

Year 1 & Year 2 Disco on Wednesday 24th November 2021, 3pm-4.45pm: 

Fundraising Event - details sent out via SchoolPing (please see copy of letter below)

 

Great Fire of London Visitor to St Martin’s – KS1: On 10th November, KS1 children really enjoyed their surprise visit from Jethro. He taught the children about The Great Fire of London and they all really enjoyed re-enacting the events with him. Well done KS1 for your great listening!

 

2020/2021 EVENTS & DIARY DATES

Year 2 Home Learning w.c. 18th January
The children have been creating evil characters ready for their Traction Man stories, during their home learning this week. The children have done a fantastic job and we'd like to enjoy share some of their fantastic work.   Well done Year 2!

2020/2021 EVENTS

 

Term 2 Superhero Topic:   We read a story about superheroes then we created our own. Here are some of our amazing superheroes that we created!

   

 


Great Fire of London: Year 2 Pine and Hazel class children completed some fantastic Great Fire of London homework. Here are a few of their amazing pictures. Also, the children each wrote a fire poem which were then put together to create their fire display.

   

 

  
Amazing work Year 2!

 

 

    

 

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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 can click on the following Free School Meal Checker link and will receive a prompt reply to confirm whether your child is eligible: 

https://www.n-somerset.gov.uk/my-services/schools-learning/local-schools/schoolmeals/freeschoolmeals/

The only information they require is Parent, Carer, Guardian's National Insurance number (NI) or (NASS) number, Date of Birth and Surname.

 

Scooter Workshops: On 17th June, Year 2 classes welcomed Neville from For2Feet who took groups of children onto the back playground to polish up their Scooter Skills. The sessions are designed to increase childrens’ safety when out on their scooters as part of our 'Walk to School' initiative. The children then went out with him onto the pavements around the school so they could assess risks in the real world. The children had a fantastic time and the workshop sessions were a brilliant success.

 

 

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!

 

Edshed

https://play.edshed.com/login               

Spelling Shed and Maths Shed (pupils have their own log in name and password)

 

Reading Eggs:     

https://readingeggs.co.uk/  (pupils have log in details)

 

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

 

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.
 

www.crickweb.co.uk
Another website with maths and phonics games for both Early Years and KS1
 

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.  

 

Espresso:

http://www.espresso.co.uk  

Username: student3749 Password: stmartins

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.

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