Year 2 - Penguins

Welcome to Penguins!

I hope you all had a lovely summer and are ready to start back at school. 

This term we are reading a variety of fiction and non-fiction books based around the story of ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’. We will be working incredibly hard on our reading and it would be great if you could support your child at home by reading at least three times a week. Everyone will be trying to read as many of the keywords as they can on the special apple tree in class. Reading books will be changed as needed.

In handwriting the focus is on letter formation, making sure all letters are formed correctly before we move onto beginning to join. We will develop our phonics knowledge to create sentences and focus on the use of correct punctuation whilst writing our stories.

In Maths we are developing our knowledge of place value of numbers up to 50 and beyond, addition and subtraction with the numbers we know and the number bonds to ten and twenty. We will be continuing to learn our 2,5 and 10 times tables through fun games and using Times Table Rockstars. 

In science we are finding out about seeds and plants; where they grow, the different types of plants, how they disperse their seeds and what each part of the plant is called alongside its function.

In music we are learning how to identify , follow and produce a rhythm and a pulse through a variety of different music genres.

It’s lovely to see you all back at school and if you have any questions, just ask.

Ms Turner and Mrs Barlow