Year 2 Staff Phoenix~ Miss Davies Class Teacher Flamingos ~ Mrs Kealey Class Teacher Mrs Degnan, Mrs Mackey, Mrs Palmer and Mrs Luik ~ Teaching Assistants
Weekly Timetable & Autumn Term Overview Context for Learning: Earthlets
Reading –Every child is heard at least once a week –Focussed reading session every afternoon Rotation of activities across the week including Group Reading, Group Writing, Story Telling, Individual Quiet Reading and Topic Research Home Readers –Our aim is to sustain the children’s interest in reading –It is important that children read everyday –Return yellow Reading Record everyday and ensure the reading book is in their book bag so they can change it or continue reading it at school –Short comments appreciated by you or your child –Home school contact – any notes etc. –We record how often home readers are changed and encourage independence in choosing a variety of books
Library –Once a week on a Thursday –Enjoy and discuss books at home –In addition to home reader –Take home a number game or talking story as an alternative
Learning at Home –Generally, to be set and handed in every other Friday –Learning at Home sheet will be uploaded onto the Learning Platform plus any useful websites or resources –Work will be displayed in the classroom and children given opportunity to share their work –For more information about how to help your child at home see school website
PE –Kits to be left at school –PE days: Tuesday and Thursday –No earrings or other jewellery (small purse) –Long hair tied back, no hard head bands (spare hair bands) –Shorts and T-shirt for indoor PE (e.g. dance, gymnastics) –Spare socks, jumper, jogging bottoms and trainers for outdoor activities (e.g. games, OAA and athletics)
Morning –Whistle blown at 8:50am –Children met by Class Teacher –Any messages can be handed in as a note or written in the Home Reader book –Playground door is closed at 9:00am, if arrive after this time sign in at the school office Break –Playtime snack is provided (fruit or vegetable) but children are welcome to bring their own in a separate named container kept in classroom tray –Named ‘sports-type’ water bottles. Water not juice please –Juice cartons in lunch box only
Home Time –Children attending after school clubs or Beehive will be sent to these (lists provided) –Class teacher walks children around to playground to meet parents / carers –Going home with a friend? Please inform class teacher with a brief letter or note in Home Reader
Enrichment Afternoon –Our team of Teaching Assistants, led by Mrs J Mackey, plan and deliver enrichment projects on a Thursday afternoon –Very successful –Children work in mixed groups (Y1 and Y2) on a variety of projects lasting 2-3 weeks. –Sometimes additional resources are requested or other clothing is required –If you would like to help or take part please contact Mrs Mackey via the school office.
Other Points Please name ALL clothes –PE kit –Uniform –Coats –Jumpers Money –Clearly labelled envelope: Name Class Amount Purpose
Other Points School Bags –Book bag ~ kept in classroom tray (contents emptied every morning) –PE Bag ~ draw string type hung on pegs in corridor. Helpers –If you are brave enough to help on a regular basis or as and when you can just let us know Listening to readers Resources preparation Displays Any other special talents?!
Questions? Feel free to see us any day after school… We’re here to help!