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Year 2 Dolphins

Welcome to Year 2 Dolphins!

 

My name is Miss Fallaize and I am delighted to be teaching the Year 2 Dolphins this year. Mrs Stirzaker will also be helping us in Year 2.  At the bottom of our class page, you will find lots of important information such as our class bulletin, homework grid, spellings, knowledge organisers and lots of useful websites to support learning.

 

Meet The Teacher! 

Please follow the link below to find our virtual Meet the Teacher with Miss Fallaize :) 

https://stmichaelwithstjohn.primarysite.media/media/year-2-dolphins-meet-the-teacher 

 

Important Reminders

* PE - Our PE day is Wednesday, It is essential that your child arrives to school in their PE kit every Wednesday. Please ensure that your child does not wear earrings or any other jewellery on this day. If your child cannot remove their earrings, they must arrive with tape or plasters already over their earrings that day. We cannot apply tape or plasters in school, children will not be able to participate in PE whilst wearing jewellery. 

* Homework is given out every Thursday and should be returned on Monday.  All children have a homework book with a homework grid for the half term.  Homework includes: home reading (3 parent signatures required), spellings (test every Monday), TTRockstars and one other piece to be completed.

Meet our School Councillor! A super representative for our school!

Purple Mash Log in

 

https://www.purplemash.com/sch/stmichaelbb1 

 

Please click onto your 2Dos to find activities that have been set for you 

 

 

Your purple mash log in has been stuck in your reading record, however, if you find it is not there, then please contact me on the message button below and I will send your username and password. 

 

Times Table Rockstars

 

https://ttrockstars.com/

 

TT Rockstars should be used daily for at least 15 minutes. Please find your login in your reading record or homework book!

 

Reading Eggs

 

https://readingeggs.co.uk/

 

Reading eggs is an extremely useful tool to improve our reading skills! I will be setting work to complete on here so please ensure you have your log in details (in your reading record). Again, if you can not access it or haven't got your log in details then please contact me on the message button below. 

Autumn 1

This half term, we will be learning...

 

English

This half term we will be studying the text 'The Pirates Next Door' by Jonny Duddle through a range of exciting speaking and listening, reading and writing activities. We will be producing and presenting a wonderful innovated story about someone else moving in next door to us!

 

Maths

 

This half term we will be covering the following areas in our Maths lessons...

Place Value

Addition and Subtraction

 

Topic

Our topic for this half term is 'The Place Where I Live'. In geography we will be researching human and physical features of our locality, such as Witton Park. We will also be creating and planning for a new and exciting play area for our locality.

In history we will be looking at Blackburn and how it has changed throughout the years in particular how houses and playground equipment has evolved. 

 

Science

Our topic for this half term is 'Animals Including Humans'. We will be learning about and noticing that both animals and humans have offspring which grow into adults. We will also be looking closely at the similarities and differences between humans and animals. 

 

Autumn 2

 

This half term, we will be learning...

 

English

This half term we will be exploring Traditional Tales with a Twist. We are looking for similarities between traditional tales and alternatives and will be building up to writing our own tale with a twist!

 

Maths

 

This half term we will be covering the following areas in our Maths lessons...

Addition and Subtraction

Money

Multiplication and Division

 

Science

Our topic for this half term is 'Animals Including Humans'. We will be learning about and noticing that both animals and humans have offspring which grow into adults. We will also be looking closely at the similarities and differences between humans and animals. 

 

Spring 1

 

This half term, we will be learning...

 

English

This half term we will be looking at stories by the same author around the theme of explorers! We will also be writing non-chronological reports around our learning in Topic! 

 

Maths

 

This half term we will be covering the following areas in our Maths lessons...

Money

Multiplication and Division 

Statistics

Shape

 

Science

Our topic for this half term is 'Plants'. We will be observing and describing how seeds and bulbs grow into mature plants. We will be finding out and describing how plants need water, light and a suitable temperature to grow and stay healthy. 

 

Spring 2

 

This half term, we will be learning...

 

English

This half term we will be looking at stories from familiar settings around the theme of a farm!

We will also be creating some persuasive writing pieces based around the reopening of a farm after lockdown!

 

Maths

 

This half term we will be covering the following areas in our Maths lessons...

 

Geometry: Properties of shape

Fractions

Measurement: Length and Height

 

Science

This half term we are continuing to explore the topic of 'Plants'! We will be exploring in depth all the things plants need to be able to grow through investigation and research. We will also be looking at human health and nutrition too!

 

Important Documents

Spelling Grids - Spring 2

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