Year 2 - Foxes

Welcome to the Foxes Class Page


Mrs McLaughlin is the class teacher.
Mrs Robertson Learning Support Assistant in the class.

Mrs Nelson teaches the class on a Thursday afternoon.

This page will keep you well informed of what Foxes are learning each term as well as important pieces of information.

 

English

This Spring in English we’re using Sue Hendra’s Supertato to help us write a monster plot for our Talk4Writing unit. We’ll be covering -ly adverbs to add description to our verbs within our sentences and using onomatopoeia to add impact to our writing and to excite our reader. To help us read with expression we will learn how to read speech in stories. Our independent stories will open with a setting where all is well until a villain appears and causes trouble. Thankfully, a hero will arrive but  the villain is difficult to defeat.  Will the hero be able to hatch a clever plan to defeat them?  Let’s hope all ends well in Foxes…

 

Maths

This spring we continue to work on the four operations by consolidating addition and subtraction in the context of money before moving onto multiplication and division.

 

Topic

This term in our topic the Gruffalo’s Tea Party, we’ll explore animals and their habitats whilst finding time to write a non – chronological report about the mythical Gruffalo. Did we mention a tea party? Well of course, after learning about healthy eating we’ll invite you.

 

 

Homework

10 – 15 minutes each day

Daily reading, or at least 3 times a week.

Spelling Practice – spellings are given out every 4 weeks. A weekly spelling test will take place every Friday. 

Online 'Mathletics' activities are assigned to all children on a weekly basis.

 

 

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PE Days:

Mondays and Wednesday


We also take part in the daily 'Golden Mile' every afternoon.

Children may, however, be required to do physical activities which require changing into their PE kits at other times of the week too, so ideally we would ask for them to bring their PE kit in on Monday and take it home on Friday if it requires washing.

PE Kit essentials: Red shorts or Jogging bottoms in cold weather, white T-Shirt with St Michael's badge, plimsolls/trainers.
 
All uniform can be purchased from the Brigade online store.
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