Welcome to 2RK
Summer 1 *PE this term is on Monday and Friday*
Monday 17th April
Welcome back 2RK! I Hope you have had a lovely well deserved Easter break, I am looking forward to a very exciting new term with you all.
This week in English we will be writing a recount about one of the days in the holidays, using exciting adjectives to describe their eventful day. They will then move on to writing a letter to Grandad, continuing last term's book pretending to be Syd!
In Maths a new topic will begin 'Movements and Positions' where they will be describing movement and turns. In PE we will be learning striking and fielding games, looking at different throwing and catching techniques.
This term we will be doing History in Topic, which will be based on the Titanic!
Friday 24th March
In English, we will be identifying the features of a fact file (non-fiction text), we will begin by researching a country from the 7 continents we looked at in Geography. Children will be using the internet to research their countries. Once they have collated their information they will write their own fact files!
In Maths, we will continue our topic of Fractions: Understanding whole and parts, Counting in halves and Counting in quarters.
In Science we will be making bridges out of paper to see which structure will be the strongest for toy cars to pass by!
In PE will continue learning to perfect our golf skills, as well as an additional lesson of Dance!
Friday 17th March
We have had a short but eventful week!
I would like to congratulate Joseph for being voted by our class as 2RK’s MPP. We are so proud of all of the participants who worked really hard in creating their presentations and speeches. Well done!
This week was also Red Nose Day where children dressed up as anything that makes them smile! One of the activities were to create their own neurodiverse superhero linking in with Neurodiversity week, here are some pictures of what we got up to.
We also did some creative activites for mothers day!
Friday 10th March
Today we have enjoyed watching a number of participants presenting their campaigns to become Member of Pupil Parliament, we are so pleased with the hard work they put into preparing their presentations and posters. We are all looking forward to voting on Monday!
This week we created our own finger puppets in D&T, where we first designed our puppets and wrote out the materials/tools we will use to make them.
Here are some of our spectacular final outcomes!
Next week in English we will be writing our own return narrative, making links to our class book ‘Grandad’s Island’.
We will be starting our new topic ‘Fractions’ in Maths, where they will be recognising halves and quarters.
World Book Day in 2RK:
Monday 27th February
This week will be full of fun and excitement with book week ahead!
We will be focusing on our whole school book 'The Lost Happy Endings'. We will be utilising our knowledge of adjectives and adverbs to describe the interesting settings within the book.
In maths, we will continue working on 3D shapes. Identifying vertices, edges and faces of different 3D shapes.
In science, our key question is 'Can materials change shape?' A fun investigation will be carried out using elastic bands!
In D&T, we are looking at a variety of puppets, comparing different designs and the materials they are made with. We will then be designing and making our own over the next lessons!
Monday 20th February
It has been lovely to have you all back with lots of positivity to start the new term.
This week we will be starting a new book in English, we can’t tell you what it’s called just yet!
We will be challenging our reasoning abilities and our understanding of 2D and 3D shapes, whilst also looking at lines of symmetry.
In Science we will be looking at how different objects around us are made and why?
Friday 10th February
Well done 2RK, what a wonderful term we have had! I am extremely proud of you all for the hard work you have put in. Thank you to the children and parents for making me feel so welcome, I am looking forward to meeting you on parents evening after the half term break!
This week I would like to give a shout out to our 3 certificate winners:
· Thea - for working extremely hard this week independently, really impressed with the progress she has made over the weeks!
· Zuhair - for being a lovely role model and a great example for the rest of the class, and being kind to his peers!
· Erva - our reading champion this week, well done for the reading progress you have made and excellent decoding skills!
There has been no formal homework set, but there are some fun kindness activities for you to do over the week following on from Mental Health Awareness week. We would love to see photos of any acts of kindness, do email them over if you would like to share.
We hope you have a wonderful break!
Monday 6th February:
This week 2RK will be learning about the following in their subjects-
English: Writing their own letters
Maths: Recognising 2D & 3D shapes
Science: Uses of everyday materials
PE: Invasion games
RE: Revisiting the three different religions they looked at (Christianity, Judaism, Islam)
ICT: Internet safety
ART: Aboriginal Australian ART
I wanted to say a very big thank you to every single one of you for being the most amazing class. I have enjoyed teaching you and being part of your learning journey. I will miss you very much but I will make sure to stay in contact and send you some postcards from Greece. Thank you very much for all your very kind presents and wishes. I hope you enjoy the holidays and have lots of fun with your families.
Lots of love,
Friday 16th December
Wow, what an amazing half term we have hadin 2EL! We have been extremely busy, please have a little look at our super work :)
Congratulations to all our certificate winners this term!
We have enjoyed working on lots of different art projects.
And worked on our DT skills.
We have also enjoyed doing lots of practical Maths activities and learning all about money.
Friday 21st October
It is already the end of our first half term in Year 2, wow!
This week we have been celebrating Black History Month.
We have been learning all about Ruby Bridges, Martin Luther King, Barack Obama and Rosa Parks.
Their stories inspired us to create some collaborative art. Each child created a piece and these are the results:
We have also been learning how to work out column addition and column subtraction problems!
We met up with our Y5 reading budies to share books and ideas.
We have had so much fun today taking part in Halloween activities!
Congratulations to all the certificate winners this week.
We hope you have a lovely half term and we are looking forward to seeing you iagain n a week.
Friday 14th October
We have had such an exciting and busy week in 2EL and we can't wait to share it with you all.
We celebrated International Day of the Girl Child by learning about some inspiring girls from all over the world.
We learnt about Greta Thunberg, Ruby Bridges and Malala Yousafzai.
In Science we went on a minibeast hunt and explored a micro-habitat.
We have been practising our 10s times tables in Maths.
In English we have been reading the Bog Baby by Jeanne Willis and in our Guided Reading sessions we have been enjoying reading the Twits by Roald Dahl.
A big congratulations to all our certificate winners this week, keep up the great work!
Friday 7th October
Thank you to everyone who came to watch our Assembly today. The children have been working extremely hard this week, practising their lines and how to project their voices for everyone to hear. We are so proud of them all!
Congratulations to all our certificate winners this week as well.
Friday 30th September
It is the end of September and what an amazing month we have had, well done 2EL.
We have had so much fun over the last few weeks learning, laughing and playing.
A big congratulations to all our September Dojo winners:
We are really enjoying our gymnastic sessions with Claire every Monday, ask us to show you some of the new skills we have been learning.
We celebrated European Day of Languages and learnt how to say hello in French, Italian, Greek, Spanish and Italian. Congratulation to our very own matador, George for winning the best dressed competition.
Thank you to everyone who joined us this morning for our Macmillan coffee morning and to all the adults that sent in donations. We had a great morning
Last but not least well done to everyone who is trying to stay active on their way to school. Lots of children were able to earn their Travel tracker badges for September, don't they look great?
We hope you have a lovely weekend, see you all on Monday :)
Friday 9th September
We have had an amazing first week in 2EL!
Everyone has settled in so well and we couldn't be prouder.
This week we have enjoyed playing lots of Math games, writing all about our summer holidays in English and working on our self portraits in Art.
Spellings have been sent home today, remember to practise them on Ed Shed and homework is due back into school on Wednesday!
PE this term is on Tuesday and Wednesday - Please come to school in your P.E kit for the day (plain black joggers/shorts/leggings, a plain black hoodie and a royal blue polo shirt. NO LOGOS OR FOOTBALL KITS PLEASE).
HOMEWORK FOLDERS ARE TO BE RETURNED TO SCHOOL ON WEDNESDAYS AND NEW HOMEWORK WILL BE ISSUED ON FRIDAYS.
Who are we?
Well, there is Miss Khan the class teacher and Mrs Fielding the Teaching Assistant. Along with your friends, we are the adults here to support you on your learning journeys.
What if I have any questions?
Email Miss K and Mrs F on the class email: firstname.lastname@example.org. We are happy to help with any query you may have.