Welcome to Year 2
- Class Teacher: Miss McCartney
- Teaching Assistant: Mrs Patterson and Mrs Wright
Welcome to Year 2
Reading in Year 2 – Home Readers – It is important children change their books every week to help them develop their reading skills (these will be returned on Mondays and Fridays). Please return their books and reading record signed once you have completed the book. Your child will be sent home with Read Write Inc book until they are on Orange books, when they will move on to Oxford Reading Tree.
It is vital that your child develops key skills in reading as there is a clear link between reading and writing. If a child works hard on their reading skills and is challenged to the best of their ability this will reflected in both their writing and speaking.
Homework in Year 2 – The learning log homework book will be sent home each week on a Wednesday and should be returned to school the following Monday. Please complete the activity from your learning log each week. Children will also receive spellings to learn and practise and these will be tested on Monday. Until your child has completed the Read Write Inc programme, we will also send home sounds weekly for you to practice.
Rewards – Children will receive dojo points and/or a ‘dip in the box’ for effort,
special achievements and for regularly returning their reading books and completing homework (including Bug Club reading).
PE – is on Fridays. Please ensure all children have a full PE kit (t-shirt, shorts and trainers or plimsolls) in school on PE day and all jewellery is removed. We also ask that
children with long hair have it tied up.
Please do not hesitate to come and see us at the end of the school day (or send a Dojo message) with any questions, concerns or comments.
Support Your Child’s Learning
Each half term you will receive a curriculum overview from your child’s class teacher. We hope the information will help you support your child’s learning. Please feel free to talk to the class teacher about any area of the curriculum.