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Year 2

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: 

 

Mrs Dipple

Teaching assistant Mrs Weaver

(Rowling)

Miss Bunting

Teaching assistant Miss Manning 

(Walliams)

Mr Orchard

Teaching assistant Miss Bayley

(Dahl)

 

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

Half Term

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

 

Half Term

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

 

TRIPS:

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)

 

 

 

DOJO INFORMATION

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:

 

 Home learning

Children will be able to access home learning daily.

Homework

 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

https://fordbridge-community.primarysite.media/media/class-dojo-for-parents 

 

How to get set up in four easy steps:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_pt6mVa4jPM

How to access homework:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vnfJDONJvCY

Dojo's -

 

 

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!

Remember to 

Practice your times tables

Timestable Rockstars

 https://ttrockstars.com

Making Arrays

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/znwwg7h 

Column Addition

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zy2mn39/articles/z3kmrwx  

 Column subtraction

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zy2mn39/articles/zc78srd 

You can also practise your cursive handwriting online using the following log in details:
Letterjoin
 - https://www.letterjoin.co.uk/log-in.html

Username: gt1020 

Password: home 

Curriculum

 

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:

AUTUMN

The day the crayon quit by Oliver Jeffers.

Little beauty by Anthony Browne.

Gorilla by Anthony Browne.

Non-fiction texts.

SPRING

Meerkat mail by Emily Gravett.

Non-fiction texts.

Poetry - Bed in the Summer

A range of traditional tales.

SUMMER

Georges marvellous medicine by Roald Dahl.

Charlottes web by E.B White.

Poetry - The Cow (linked to our farm topic)

 

P.E

Year 2 have PE on a Monday!

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.

Homework

 

 

 

This will be updated in the upcomming weeks. 

 

 

2 Times Tables Song - Numberjacks

Learn your two times tables with the Numberjacks crew. FUN FACT! WHAT is Numberjacks? It is all about excitement, fun and learning, thinking skills, problem ...

5 Times Table Song (Learning is Fun The Todd & Ziggy Way!)

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10 Times Table Song (Learning is Fun The Todd & Ziggy Way!)

Subscribe and watch new videos. ★ YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/c/laughalongandlearn?sub_confirmation=1 You can learn the 10 times tables quickly w...

Number Gators (Greater Than, Less Than Symbols Song)

The Number Gators are hungry! This twangy, toe-tapping math song for kids helps explain the concept of the greater than and less than symbols when comparing numbers. To find more songs, games, and stories, check out Brainzy games: http://www.brainzy.com There was an alligator in the swamp, Who'd sneak up on numbers and start to chomp, Whenever two numbers sat on the ground, She'd face the bigger one, and gobble it down!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pZGgHmqySa8Curriculum

 

 

Seven Continents Song

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...

Geography - Five Oceans Song

A song to help kids learn the 5 oceans in order from largest to smallest. Subscribe! ➜ https://www.youtube.com/c/hopscotchsongs?sub_confirmation=1 NEW REWARD...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pZGgHmqySa8

 

The Great Wall of China!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pZGgHmqySa8

 

 

Computing

 

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