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Year 2 Week Ahead Information

An overview of the week ahead in Year 2

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Information and Reminders

On Tuesday 23rd May there will be a Stage and Screen Performance starting at 6pm, this will involve Rainbow Review. We look forward to seeing you there.

Please note that IB and IGCSE exams are taking place and will be taken in the Primary building. The main staircase in B Block will remain closed and all students and adults should use alternative staircases. Please can we ask parents not to wait in the area outside the Hive, outside Sports Hall B or along the Year 3 classrooms, as we need to ensure silence for our older students. Parents are always welcome to go to Aspretto, our coffee shop, whilst waiting for students. Thank you for your support.

 

Year 2 Assembly dates:

2C’s  Assembly - will be held on Thursday 25th May

2A’s Assembly - will be held on Thursday 1st June

 

Upcoming dates

Tuesday 23rd May – Stage and Screen Performance; 6.00pm; Auditorium

Wednesday 24th May - Muffins with Mums; The Hub; 8.30am followed by HSK Workshop; 9.00am

Thursday 25th May – 2C Class Assembly

Friday 26th May – Coffee Morning with Head of Primary and Head of Secondary; Aspretto; 11.00am

Monday 29th May and Tuesday 30th May - School closed

Thursday 1st June – 2A Class Assembly

Wednesday 7th June – Parent Workshop – Transitions: 3rd Culture Kids with Olivia’s Place; 9.30am

Wednesday 7th June – Coffee Morning with Head of Primary and Head of Secondary; Aspretto; 11.00am

Friday 9th June – CCAs finish today

Saturday 10th June - Summer Fun Day

Thursday 22nd June – Primary Year in Review Assembly; Sports Hall B; 9.00am and End of Year Class Parties

Friday 23rd June – Last day of School Year; students finish at 12pm

 

Star of the Week

2A  Sarah - for a great newspaper report on Philippe Petit.

2B  Chris – for excellent understanding of different calculation methods in Maths.

2C  Samuel - for excellent answers in maths.

 

English

This week we will study the Poetry Book A Cool Drink of Water

Reading Key Objectives

  • Listening to, discussing and expressing views about a wide range of contemporary and classic poetry, stories and non-fiction at a level beyond that at which they can read independently.
  • Continue to learn some poems learnt by heart, performing these with appropriate intonation to make the meaning clear.
  • Participate in discussion about books, poems and other works that are read to them and those that they can read for themselves, taking turns and listening to what others say.

Writing Key Objectives:

  • Choose adjectives and verbs for effect, using word banks to support their work.
  • Consider what they are going to write before beginning by writing down ideas and/or key words, including new vocabulary.
  • Use of capital letters, full stops, question marks and exclamation marks.
  • Write poems.
  • Make simple additions, revisions and corrections to their own writing by evaluating their writing with the teacher and other pupils.

 

Maths

Next week in maths our focus will be Position and Direction.

  • Use mathematical language to describe position
  • Use mathematical language to describe movement along a straight line
  • Use mathematical language to describe direction of a turn, including meaning of clockwise and anti-clockwise
  • Understand and use the language of right angles to describe the size of turn
  • Interpret instructions for following a simple route
  • Devise instructions for following a simple route

 

Topic

This will be the final week of our building topic before we move on to our topic Waterworld. As our work comes to end, we will reflect and evaluate  what we have learnt about materials and how they are useful when designing stable structures. 

As internationally minded pupils we will consider all the interested facts we have learnt about buildings around the world and create a class quiz using Near-pod, this will consolidate and support our learning. 

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