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St. Mary’s Catholic Primary School Chiswick

Year 2

Year 2's class blog

"Living and learning, inspired by our faith."

A very warm welcome to Year 2's blog! Below you will see important reminders for the year ahead, as well as dates for the diary, the winner of the "Star of the Week", Headteacher's award, house points and what the children have been learning about. If you have any questions which you would like to ask regarding the blog, please don't hesitate to see me at the end of the day. 

Here are a few reminders of what you need to know this year:

- Children should always wear the appropriate school uniform.

- In cold weather, ensure children have their jumpers/cardigans and a coat with a hood (or a green school hat.)

- Children will be expected to bring their P.E. kit to school and they will change for P.E in school. Once P.E. has finished, they will change back into their school uniform.

- Homework will be given out on a Thursday. You will find the return dates for the different pieces of homework on the homework page at the bottom.

If your child cannot print out their homework from home, please write a note in their diary and I will provide paper copies.

 - Children will need to bring their diaries and reading books into school every day. Please ensure that you sign the diary everyday. Diaries will be checked at school and should be kept up-to-date by both school staff and parents/carers.

- Water bottles are allowed in school and if possible, could the bottles please have the children's names on them. 

Thank you!

Mr Lyons

17.01.20

Important Dates coming up: 

P.E. will continue to take place on a Monday and a Wednesday this term. Please make sure your child brings in their P.E. kit. I will put reminders up on Twitter about the P.E. days.

Important Dates coming up: 

Tuesday 11th February 2020 - School Photos

Friday 14th February 2020 - Last day before half term

Monday 9th March 2020 - Potential school trip for KS1. More to follow

Wednesday 11th March 2020 - Year 2 class assembly

Thursday 19th March 2020 - Parents Evening (1:15 finish)

Friday 3rd April 2020 - Last day of Spring term (1:30 finish)

The curriculum this week...

R.E. - The Good News: We have been looking at how Jesus chose his first disciples. Jesus worked this miracle to help Simon Peter and Andrew to begin to understand that he was God.

Maths - Doubling and Halving: We have been doubling numbers to 50 and 100 as well as halving numbers from 50. Please see the homework based on doubling and halving.

English - SPaG: Revising our common exception words and words ending in -le.

Pobble - Continues next week.

Power of Reading - We explored the actions of the main character in Traction Man and thought about how he was feeling in different scenarios.

P.E. - Dance and Gymnastics

Science - Materials: Understanding how objects can change shape based on the material they are made out of. We chose to stretch, bend and squeeze different items like play dough and pipe cleaners. 

Topic - Old and New: We started to explore old and new toys, thinking about how toys have changed from the past to the present.

MFL - Mandarin: We are very lucky to be starting Mandarin this term. More details to follow.

Congratulations... 

Headteacher's award: Luka

Star of the week award: Michela

Star Reader of the week: Issy

Winner of the most house points: Frankie (43)

Winning house: St Josephs!

We hope you have a lovely weekend and we'll see you on Monday!

Mr L and Miss H