Welcome to Class 2!
We work hard and like to have fun. In Year 2, we become much more confident in reading, writing and maths, and we are encouraged to become more independent in our learning. We also continue to learn creatively through our topic work.
Staff in Year 2
Year 2 is taught by Miss Cierzan along with the support of dedicated Teaching Assistant, Mrs Moran who helps to teach all of our children, leading groups and supporting individuals.
Maths : In Year 2, we build on the maths skills gained in Year 1. We become much more confident at understanding numbers, get better at calculating (including multiplication and division), begin to learn our times tables, and start to explore shapes and graphs too. We want all children to enjoy maths, so we try and make learning practical and related to everyday life.
Literacy : We take writing very seriously in Year 2. We begin to gain confidence and stamina in writing and make it an integral part of our school day. Children will be learning to read and write using our phonics based programme called Read, Write Inc. We learn all of our sounds and some very good spelling strategies too. You will find more information about these on our Fronter class page.
We also do one piece of sustained writing each week as part of our Big Write programme. We play games and do lots of talking about our writing, so that we are fired up and ready to write. We often write about topics we are learning about in class, or events in school, and we use our trolley of laptops and our ICT skills to publish them.
Topics : Where possible, a lot of our topic work is linked cross-curricularly and the topics usually change every half term. We will keep you regularly informed of the different topic changes and the different activities that children can do at home through Fronter.
Autumn 1 : Pirates Autumn 2 : Fighting Fit
Spring 1 : Famous People Spring 2 : Global Gardens
Summer 1 : Carnival of Animals Summer 2 : Life in the Past
Parents are always very welcome to come in for a chat after school for more information about their child's learning.