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St. James' CE Primary School

Welcome to Year 2

Our classes are 2 Spain and 2 France

This term our topic will be Folk tales.

We will be exploring the following books in our English and Foundation lessons:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here are some websites linked to our topic to explore at home:

https://www.dkfindout.com/uk/earth/continents/africa/ 

https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/geography/countries/article/india

https://thecraftyclassroom.com/crafts/india-crafts-for-kids/ 

http://chitrasoundar.com/kids/?cat=44 

In Maths, we will be focussing on the 4 operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division). 

Homework:

Weekly spellings will be sent out on a Friday and tested the following Friday. This weeks spellings are:

Friday 15th October- 'ire' + 'ure'

  fire  sure
 wire  pure
  admire

 cure

  tire  secure
  tired  picture

 If your child normally learns just five spellings these are- 'ee'

    see
   seen
    been
    tree
    need

Weekly mathletics is also set that links up with our maths focus of the week. https://login.mathletics.com/ 

 

Resources such as J2e and Busy Things can be accessed by typing 'LGFL My USO' into your browser and using your child's logons which are sent home near the beginning of term.

On J2e, click on shared folders to see the class and this will show you activities for the children to complete. You can write straight onto the documents and then to save just press the back arrow in the top left hand corner.

Our class code for BusyThings is bug76

Twinkl is a FANTASTIC resource with lots of free resources and activities to keep on top of everything!   Setting a profile up is really easy to do - go to www.twinkl.co.uk/offer and enter the code UKTWINKLHELPS

 

 

https://login.mathletics.com/

Mathletics  is a great resource for you to work your way through the curriculum and have fun playing games and challenging your classmates!  You can also earn Bronze, Silver and Gold certificates for your efforts. 

 

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In Year 2 children should know the 2, 3, 5 and 10 times tables. Hit the Button is a great resource to help with times tables and other mental maths facts. Access it here: Hit the Button

 

Reading:
Children should be reading at least 10-15 minutes a day. Sample SATs style reading comprehensions can be found on Twinkl or on www.satspapers.org.uk

MY on reading: 

www.myon.co.uk/login/ 

There is a wealth of wonderful books for the children to explore on their myON reading account. Login in using their LGFL login details and explore!

 
Additional Resources

Useful maths links for home learning:

https://www.mathplayground.com/

https://play.ttrockstars.com/auth/school/student

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/7-11-years/ordering-and-sequencing-numbers

https://nrich.maths.org/primar