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Welcome to Year 2 

We hope you enjoy sharing all of our wonderful learning experiences.

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A super start to Year 2

We are really pleased with the way the children are settling in to Year 2.smiley  They look very smart in their uniforms, have lovely manners and are working very hard.  What a great start!  Keep it up!no

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Timetable 

Monday - P.E.

Thursday - Swimming - Please remember to bring a towel, costume and school swimming cap.

 

Homework

Monday  - Spellings will be sent home.  They will be tested the following Monday (Please return spelling books on Monday).  Inside the front cover of your child's spelling book are some ideas to help children to learn their spellings.  It is also helpful for the children to put the words into a sentence.

Wednesday - Reading comprehension - Please read the text with your child and help them to answer the questions.  The texts will sometimes seem very challenging, however it is important for the children to discuss texts beyond those that they can read independently.  It is better to do little and often, rather than trying to complete the whole activity in one go especially at the start of Year 2.  Answers do not have to be written in full sentences.  Please return the completed comprehension task the following Wednesday, as we will mark them with the children on Thursday.

Friday - Maths or grammar - Please return on Thursdays to allow us time to mark and prepare the next homework. 

Reading  books - Can be changed as often as the children wish as long as their reading diary has been signed to say that they have read at home.  If your child is not enjoying a particular book, we are happy for them to choose another.  There are lots of supporting documents to help you when reading with your child in the Year 2 homework pack.

 

Thank you in anticipation for your support.  

Summer Reading Challenge

Don't forget to bring your certificates into school to show us.

 

Congratulations on your 100% attendance last week Year 2.  Can we do it again this week?

 

Yes we can!  100% again.  Fantastic!

A busy week in Year 2

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A busy week in Year 2 2
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Telling the time challenge

Have you started your time challenge yet?  Don't forget to tweet pictures of clocks and any other time displays.  Year 2 need to be able to read the time to the nearest five minutes.  

Love Learning Club

Love Learning Club will begin Monday 25th September.  Please pick up the children from the main entrance at 4.15pm.

We have been learning about different sentence types this week.

We have been learning about different sentence types this week. 1

Summer Reading Challenge - Congratulations to our super Animal Agents

Summer Reading Challenge - Congratulations to our super Animal Agents 1

Friday football club - We are having so much fun!

Friday football club - We are having so much fun! 1

Congratulations Year 2 - 100% attendance for the third week in a row - Amazing!

Congratulations Year 2 - 100% attendance for the third week in a row - Amazing!  1

Time challenge

It has been lovely to see so many Year 2 children tweeting pictures of themselves telling the time. We are going to be fantastic at telling the time by Christmas.smiley  Keep sharing your learning please.no

Time Challenge

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Parent's Maths Workshop

Parent's Maths Workshop 1

This week we have been representing numbers in different ways.

This week we have been representing numbers in different ways. 1

More of our super animal agents - Summer Reading Challenge 2017

More of our super animal agents - Summer Reading Challenge 2017 1
More of our super animal agents - Summer Reading Challenge 2017 2

We have been learning about place value in 2 digit numbers.

We have been learning about place value in 2 digit numbers. 1

Congratulations Year 2 - a fourth week of 100% attendance.  You are super stars!frown

Sumdog contests

 

Take part in the Knowsley Sumdog contest this week, by playing as much Sumdog as you can until Thursday at 8pm.

Thank you to all our mums who came to do maths with us last week at our Mums' Maths Morning

Thank you to all our mums who came to do maths with us last week at our Mums' Maths Morning 1

Congratulations to our Children of Excellence for the theme of Justice - Mia and Joshua

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What super news Katie - a purple belt! - Wow that's amazing!

What super news Katie - a purple belt! - Wow that's amazing! 1

Play In a day - Altru Drama 20.10.17 - The Great Fire of London

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Thank you to Kerry from Altru Drama for a wonderful day creating our play about The Great Fire of London.  We have such confident, articulate children in Year 2.  Well done Year 2, Mrs Cammish and I are very proud of you.frown

100% Attendance

Congratulations to all 28/30 children who achieved 100% attendance in Year 2 this term.  Fantastic results.frown

Thank you to all of the parents who attended our SATs parents' meeting tonight 7.11.17 

Presentation from Year 2 SATS meeting

In R.E. we are learning about the Bible.  We started by thinking about our own special books.

What's in the box?

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Year two love reading. Look at our special books.

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Year two love reading.  Look at our special books. 2
Year two love reading.  Look at our special books. 3
Year two love reading.  Look at our special books. 4
Year two love reading.  Look at our special books. 5
Year two love reading.  Look at our special books. 6

CHILDREN IN NEED 2017 - SPOTTY DOTTY FUN IN YEAR TWO. Did you find a round pound?

CHILDREN IN NEED 2017 - SPOTTY DOTTY FUN IN YEAR TWO.  Did you find a round pound? 1
CHILDREN IN NEED 2017 - SPOTTY DOTTY FUN IN YEAR TWO.  Did you find a round pound? 2
CHILDREN IN NEED 2017 - SPOTTY DOTTY FUN IN YEAR TWO.  Did you find a round pound? 3
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We have been writing about a short film called Bubbles. We enjoyed reading out finished stories to our friends in Year 5.

We have been writing about a short film called Bubbles.  We enjoyed reading out finished stories to our friends in Year 5. 1

Fantastic attendance again last week Year 2! 100%  Hurray!!smileysmileysmiley

World Faith Day - Hinduism

This week the children will be learning about Hinduism.  It would be helpful if the children could complete their reading comprehension homework which is all about Hinduism before their workshop on Friday.  Thank you.

Times tables

Each Friday the children take the times table 5 minute challenge.  The aim is to increase the number of questions they complete and the number of correct answers each week.  I will be sending home the children's scores so that you can see how they are getting on.  Please practice x2, x5,x10 and x3.  There are lots of great websites - see our LCQM page to help with times tables.  One of the common misconceptions I've picked up is 5x0=5.  Please remind the children that if they multiply by 0 their answer will be 0.  Thank you for your support.

Time challenge

There's just a few weeks left before we reach the end of this term's time challenge.  Can your child read the time to the nearest 15 minutes, or even better to the nearest 5 minutes?

Next week (29th November) we are taking the children to Bridge Chapel where we will be taken on 'The Christmas Journey'.  It's going to be amazing!

World Faith Day - Hinduism 24.11.17

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What a wonderful afternoon Year 2 had at The Christmas Journey at Bridge Chapel today!

Excellent attendance again this term Year 2

Excellent attendance again this term Year 2 1

Look who arrived on Monday morning!

Look who arrived on Monday morning! 1

Our very own stars - We're off to Bethlehem!

Our very own stars - We're off to Bethlehem! 1
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Our very own stars - We're off to Bethlehem! 3
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Our very own stars - We're off to Bethlehem! 5
Our very own stars - We're off to Bethlehem! 6
Our very own stars - We're off to Bethlehem! 7
Our very own stars - We're off to Bethlehem! 8
Our very own stars - We're off to Bethlehem! 9
Our very own stars - We're off to Bethlehem! 10

Thank you grown ups for all of our costumes.  We look amazing!

Christmas Jumper Day - Thank you for your kind donations.

Christmas Jumper Day - Thank you for your kind donations. 1
Christmas Jumper Day - Thank you for your kind donations. 2
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Our final walk back from swimming - What fantastic swimmers we have in Year 2!

Our final walk back from swimming - What fantastic swimmers we have in Year 2! 1

Congratulations to our wonderful Children of Excellence for the theme of Wisdom - Savanna and Nathan

Congratulations to our wonderful Children of Excellence for the theme of Wisdom - Savanna and Nathan 1

Read the lovely things Year 2 said about Nathan and Savanna

Congratulations to this term's attendance winners! We love being in school every day in Year 2.

Congratulations to this term's attendance winners!  We love being in school every day in Year 2. 1
Mrs Cammish and I would like to wish all our Year 2 children and their families a wonderful Christmas and a Happy New Year.  Thank you for working so hard Year 2 and thank you grown ups for your continued support. xx

Congratulations to all of the children who achieved all of their Telling the time challenge targets.   If you have not yet got your certificate - keep practising and we will review your progress again soon.

Clever Clogs were the autumn term table point winners with over £500 in their bank account.  Fantastic!  Which table will be our Spring winner?

Happy New Year!  

Notices

Please could the children bring their PE kits on Mondays this half term? Thank you.

Love Learning Club - Mondays 3.00-4.15pm

  

Our Fire of London display

Our Fire of London display 1

R.E. 4.1.18 - Good news and bad news - The Good news bringers

R.E. 4.1.18 - Good news and bad news - The Good news bringers 1

8.1.18 Healthy eating workshop - How much sugar is a slice of cake? What does a healthy plate look like?

8.1.18 Healthy eating workshop - How much sugar is a slice of cake?  What does a healthy plate look like? 1

Can you see how much sugar is in the plastic cups next to each drink?

Can you see how much sugar is in the plastic cups next to each drink? 1

9.1.18 - Following instructions - How to make a paper aeroplane

9.1.18 - Following instructions - How to make a paper aeroplane 1

We had so much fun flying our paper aeroplanes.

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More paper aeroplane flight tests!

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17.1.18 Bible Tales - Play in a day - Daniel and the Lions' Den - Thank you Natasha for a fabulous day!

17.1.18 Bible Tales - Play in a day - Daniel and the Lions' Den - Thank you Natasha for a fabulous day! 1
17.1.18 Bible Tales - Play in a day - Daniel and the Lions' Den - Thank you Natasha for a fabulous day! 2

National Number Day is coming up soon - 1.2.18.  Please see the attached letter which we sent home this week.

National Number Day

Number Day - fun with numbers

Number Day - fun with numbers 1

Number Day - Today we learned to count to 10 in Korean.

Number Day - Today we learned to count to 10 in Korean. 1
Number Day - Today we learned to count to 10 in Korean. 2

Safer Internet Day - 6.2.18

Tomorrow we will be celebrating Safer Internet Day.  This year's theme is: "Create, connect and share respect: A better internet starts with you." For more information take a look at:

https://www.saferinternetday.org/

 

 

Whole school writing task February - Snail - Sharing our writing with out Year 5 friends

The Farrelly sisters reviewing their writing

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Evie and Isla enjoyed sharing their stories about the journey of the snail.

Congratulations to our 'Children of Excellence' for the theme of TRUST - Jack and Sophie. Read what their friends said about them by clicking on the attached file.

World Faith Day - Islam workshop

World Faith Day - Islam workshop 1

Geography - Today Year 2 carried out a traffic survey and discussed the impact of traffic on their local environment. 22.2.18

Geography - Today Year 2 carried out a traffic survey and discussed the impact of traffic on their local environment. 22.2.18 1
Geography - Today Year 2 carried out a traffic survey and discussed the impact of traffic on their local environment. 22.2.18 2
Geography - Today Year 2 carried out a traffic survey and discussed the impact of traffic on their local environment. 22.2.18 3
Geography - Today Year 2 carried out a traffic survey and discussed the impact of traffic on their local environment. 22.2.18 4
Geography - Today Year 2 carried out a traffic survey and discussed the impact of traffic on their local environment. 22.2.18 5

It was 'Thinking Day' for our Brownies and Rainbows this week - How lovely it was to see the girls in their uniforms!

It was 'Thinking Day' for our Brownies and Rainbows this week - How lovely it was to see the girls in their uniforms! 1

Congratulations Eva! A fantastic gold medal for trampolining at the weekend.

Congratulations Eva! A fantastic gold medal for trampolining at the weekend.   1

Exploring 2d shapes with 4 sides - Quadrilateral shapes

Exploring 2d shapes with 4 sides - Quadrilateral shapes 1
Exploring 2d shapes with 4 sides - Quadrilateral shapes 2
Exploring 2d shapes with 4 sides - Quadrilateral shapes 3
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Congratulations girls - Super achievements in dance and martial arts. We are very proud of you both.

Congratulations girls - Super achievements in dance and martial arts. We are very proud of you both. 1
Congratulations girls - Super achievements in dance and martial arts. We are very proud of you both. 2

Reading skills - Sequencing the story of Hansel and Gretel - Great team work Year 2!

Reading skills - Sequencing the story of Hansel and Gretel - Great team work Year 2! 1
Reading skills - Sequencing the story of Hansel and Gretel - Great team work Year 2! 2
Reading skills - Sequencing the story of Hansel and Gretel - Great team work Year 2! 3
Reading skills - Sequencing the story of Hansel and Gretel - Great team work Year 2! 4
Reading skills - Sequencing the story of Hansel and Gretel - Great team work Year 2! 5

Gardening club with Mr Coleman - Science - Spring is in the air!

Gardening club with Mr Coleman - Science - Spring is in the air! 1
Gardening club with Mr Coleman - Science - Spring is in the air! 2

Fantastic descriptive writing. A range of sentence types, expanded noun phrases, super imaginations. We are very proud of these writers this week: Isla, Mya, Lucy, Emily, and Charlie.

Fantastic descriptive writing.  A range of sentence types, expanded noun phrases, super imaginations.  We are very proud of these writers this week: Isla, Mya, Lucy, Emily, and Charlie. 1
Fantastic descriptive writing.  A range of sentence types, expanded noun phrases, super imaginations.  We are very proud of these writers this week: Isla, Mya, Lucy, Emily, and Charlie. 2
Fantastic descriptive writing.  A range of sentence types, expanded noun phrases, super imaginations.  We are very proud of these writers this week: Isla, Mya, Lucy, Emily, and Charlie. 3
Fantastic descriptive writing.  A range of sentence types, expanded noun phrases, super imaginations.  We are very proud of these writers this week: Isla, Mya, Lucy, Emily, and Charlie. 4
Fantastic descriptive writing.  A range of sentence types, expanded noun phrases, super imaginations.  We are very proud of these writers this week: Isla, Mya, Lucy, Emily, and Charlie. 5

Bible Tales - The Easter Story and Our wonderful Easter service

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Congratulations to our 'Children of Excellence' for the theme of 'Forgiveness' - Isla and Leo.

Read what their friends said about them by clicking on the file below.

Year 2 were the attendance champions again for Spring term.  Thank you grown ups for bringing your children to school everyday.

World Book Night is next week (letter is coming home) - get reading in your pyjamas Year 2!

A fantastic afternoon pond dipping with the Halewood Rangers 4.5.18 - Super science investigations and outdoor learning

Congratulations Savanna - Competition winner for fantastic dancing!

Congratulations Savanna - Competition winner for fantastic dancing! 1

So proud of Leo for being the ‘Beaver of the Week’ for being a kind and helpful friend.

So proud of Leo for being the ‘Beaver of the Week’ for being a kind and helpful friend.  1

Look at all of these medals and certificates! Fantastic news for our ballerinas - Congratulations on your success.

Look at all of these medals and certificates! Fantastic news for our ballerinas - Congratulations on your success.  1
Look at all of these medals and certificates! Fantastic news for our ballerinas - Congratulations on your success.  2

So impressed with this super neat writing today Jack!

So impressed with this super neat writing today Jack! 1
Year 2 will be going to Martin Mere on Friday 22nd June.  Letter to follow soon.

Have you played Times table Rock Stars yet?

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