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Welcome to Year 2

 

Your teachers are:

 

Mrs Lawrence (KS1 phase leader) and Mr Fallon - 2 Loris

Mrs Sandhu and Miss Lamba - 2 Yak

Mrs Patel - 2 Panda

 

 

KS1 Support Staff

 

Summer term in year 2

 

Welcome back year 2, we hope you had a lovely Easter holiday and that you are excited about all of the great activities we will be doing in the summer term!

 

Our theme for this term is 'Fire and Ice'.  We will be learning all about the Great Fire of London and exploring the Arctic, looking at and growing plants in our science lessons and much, much more!   Our Knowledge Organisers for this term can be found below, please read them and complete the quiz.

 

Reading

Reading books are available online at Collins Big Cat - please read with your child every day and ensure their reading planner is in school every day so that KS1 staff may check the planner.  We will also be sending home reading books on a Friday which should be sent back in to school by the following Wednesday to be quarantined.

 

PE 

PE will be on Wednesday for all classes.  Children should come in to school wearing their PE kit please.  All earrings to be removed on Wednesday for PE and long hair must be tied back.

 

Homework

Homework is set each Friday and is due back on the following Wednesday.  In line with school policy each activity should take the following amount of time:-

Reading 10-15 minutes daily

Spelling 10 minutes weekly (tested the following Thursday)

English 20 minutes weekly

Maths 20 minutes weekly 

If your child is struggling to complete their homework in this time, please speak to your class teacher.  Over school holidays your child may be asked to complete a project linked to work which they have been doing in class.

 

Remember, your child should also spend some time everyday on:-

Numbots & TTRS

Collins Big Cat

Nessy (if you have a login) for 20 minutes

 

Cracking Number Facts

Cracking Number Facts are tested on a Friday with a two-minute test.  Results are given to the children and if a level is passed a certificate will be sent home.  Please note we do not send home completed sheets - see the note below for more information about Cracking Number Facts. 

 

Important Reminders

  • Children must bring their planners in daily and try to read at home every evening
  • All dinner money and school trips should now be paid through Parent Pay
  • Year 2 have the option for a hot meal on a Tuesday
  • We do ask that on Mufti days children still wear school shoes. No boots or strappy sandals
  • Hair longer than shoulder length must be tied up
  • Drop off and pick up times are shown in the table below

 

Computing: This is a very useful link with advice about screen time for young children (highlight and right click to open link): - 

https://www.internetmatters.org/issues/screen-time/

 

Year Group

Start Time and Location

End Time and Location

Nursery am*

9.00am–Trelawney Playground

11.45am-Gosling Gate

Nursery pm*

12.30pm-Gosling Gate

3.15pm-Gosling Gate

Reception*

 

9.00am–Trelawney Playground

3.20pm-Trelawney Playground

Year 1 and Year 2

8.50am–Trelawney Playground

3.10pm-Trelawney Playground

Year 3 and Year 4

8.40am–Trelawney Playground

3.00pm-Trelawney Playground

Year 5 and Year 6

 

8.30am–Trelawney Playground

2.50pm-Trelawney Playground

Octopus

 

8.50am–Trelawney Playground

3.10pm-Trelawney Playground

*Nursery and Reception parents please look out for a separate letter, from Mrs Porter (Early Years Phase Leader), to explain the settling in period in more detail.

If your child has to self-isolate you can find lesson information on TEAMS - go to the Year 2 Pupils channel.  If you are having any problems with online TEAMS lessons please email: remote_learning@ryvers.slough.sch.uk

TEAMS logins are in the front of your child's blue home reading diary

 

Cracking Number Facts Information

ENGLISH READING & WRITING some super ideas to do at home

 

STORY TIME

You might enjoy listening to some of these lovely stories.

Password: love2read

 

 

Supporting reading at home 

Parents Top Tips - Engaging your child in reading

Remote Learning: Parent's Document

50 Free Apps & Websites to help your child's home learning

Art Therapy Activities to do at home 😊

  • Ryvers Primary School,
  • Trelawney Avenue,
  • Slough,
  • Berkshire,
  • SL3 7TS
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