Welcome to Year 2
Our page will be updated with all the exciting things we have going on and any important messages.
The staff in Year 2 are:
Teaching assistant Mrs Weaver
Teaching assistant Miss Manning
Teaching assistant Miss Bayley
If you have any questions please don't hesitate to speak to us. We will be happy to help.
IMPORTANT DATES FOR YOUR DIARY.
Academic Year 2021-2022
Spring Term 2021
Monday 21th February 2022 to
Friday 25th February 2022
Inset Day: Monday 28th February
Ends Friday 08th April 2022
Summer Term 2021
Starts Monday 25th April 2022
May Day- Monday 02nd May 2022
Monday 30th May 2022 to
Friday 3rdJune 2022
Inset Day Monday 6th June 2022
Ends Thursday 21st July 2021
Inset Day Wednesday 21st July 2022
We will be going to Tamworth Castle on Friday 25th March 2022
We will also be visiting the Birmingham Synagogue in the Summer (date to be arranged)
Fordbridge are now using our Dojo system to help you stay informed on how well your child is doing in school,
a quick way for you to communicate with your child’s teacher and a new, exciting style of homework!
Dojo will be used for the following:
Children will be able to access home learning daily.
In year 2 homework will be set on Fridays
and needs to be completed by the following Wednesday.
Parents Dojo Guide Step-by-step video
How to get set up in four easy steps:
How to access homework:
CHILDREN WILL EARN A DOJO EVERY TIME THEY READ.
WHEN YOUR CHILD HAS READ 25 BOOKS THEY WILL RECEIVE A BRONZE CERTIFICATE.
WHEN YOUR CHILD HAS READ 50 BOOKS THEY WILL RECEIVE A SILVER .CERTIFICATE.
WHEN YOUR CHILD HAS READ 100 BOOKS THEY WILL RECEIVE A GOLD CERTIFICATE.
AND AT 125 BOOKS YOUR CHILD WILL RECEIVE A DIAMOND CERTIFICATE
PLUS A GIFT FROM SCHOOL.
PLEASE READ EVERY NIGHT WITH YOUR CHILD AND SIGN THEIR DIARY TO EARN POINTS!
Practice your times tables
You can also practise your cursive handwriting online using the following log in details:
Letterjoin - https://www.letterjoin.co.uk/log-in.html
In Geography we will be learning about 'China'
In Science we will be learning about 'plants'
In RE we will be looking at the new religion, 'Islam'
The children will also be enjoying some wonderful music sessions
In year 2 we look at a range of different books and texts throughout the year:
The day the crayon quit by Oliver Jeffers.
Little beauty by Anthony Browne.
Gorilla by Anthony Browne.
Meerkat mail by Emily Gravett.
Poetry - Bed in the Summer
A range of traditional tales.
Georges marvellous medicine by Roald Dahl.
Charlottes web by E.B White.
Poetry - The Cow (linked to our farm topic)
Please remember to come to school dressed in your PE kits.
Plain white t-shirt
black or navy plain shorts or trousers
school/burgundy jumper or cardigan
Water Bottles -
PLEASE ENSURE YOUR CHILD HAS A SUITABLE WATER BOTTLE CONTAINING WATER IN SCHOOL EVERY DAY.
YOUR CHILD CAN HAVE THEIR WATER BOTTLE REFILLED BY A MEMBER OF STAFF THROUGHOUT THE DAY.
This will be updated in the upcomming weeks.
White Rose Maths - Problem of the Day : https://whiterosemaths.com/resources/classroom-resources/problems/
A song to help kids learn the 7 continents in order from largest to smallest. Subscribe! ➜ https://www.youtube.com/c/hopscotchsongs?sub_confirmation=1 NEW RE...
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The Great Wall of China!