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Year 2 Week Ahead Information

09 December 2016

An overview of the week ahead in Year 2

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Information and Reminders

Thank you very much for making sure your children have come to school with the correct clothes for the Christmas performance. If you have not sent a costume to school yet, please do so as soon as possible.

We have had a lot of questions about our Infant Christmas Shows next week and we would like to reiterate that both shows are the same and parents may attend either show at their own discretion. The children have worked exceptionally hard to learn their songs, dances and words so we can’t wait to show you all how successful we have been!

On 14th December, we will be hosting a Primary School Reading Workshop. It will be a fantastic opportunity to learn about how to share books with your children, ask appropriate and challenging questions and, most importantly, make reading a fun and accessible part of your daily family lives. There will be separate workshops for different age groups and there will be opportunities to ask any questions you may have to our teaching staff. We look forward to seeing as many of you as possible on Wednesday 14th December!

Next Thursday we will be hosting our Year 2 Christmas party! The children should come to school in their normal uniform and they will change into their party clothes after lunch time. We invite parents to donate food and drink for the party and your class representative should have contacted you with further details regarding this. Any food donated must NOT contain nuts.

A reminder that our Topic homework should be returned to school on Monday 12th December.

For our STEAM day on Wednesday 14th December we would like the children to come to school wearing their house t-shirt.


Upcoming dates

Friday 9th December – CCAs finish today

Monday 12th December – Infants Christmas Show (Matinee) – 1.30pm

Tuesday 13th December - Infants Christmas Show – 6pm

Wednesday 14th December – Primary Workshop and Coffee Morning (Reading) – 9am to 10.30am

Wednesday 14th December – Primary Christmas themed STEAM Day

Thursday 15th December – Early Years and Primary Christmas Parties

Friday 16th December - Last day of term (School ends at 12pm)

Monday 9th January – First day of spring term

Friday 13th January – Year 2 visit to Lego Discovery Centre

Sunday 22nd January - Chinese New Year Temple Fair

Thursday 26th January – Chinese New Year holiday



Next week we will continue to look at the story Threadbear by Mick Inkpen. The story about a bear who has lost his squeak. Our Learning Objectives will include:

  • Learn how to use expanded noun phrases to describe and specify
  • Use of capital letters, full stops, question marks and exclamation marks
  • To write the missing verbs
  • To use the correct tense
  • Develop positive attitudes towards and stamina for story writing.



In maths next week we will continue our work on Division. The Learning Objectives covered will include:

  • To use a variety of language to describe division
  • Recall and use division facts for the 2 times table
  • Recall and use division facts for the 5 times table
  • Recall and use division facts for the 10 times table
  • Understand that division is not commutative
  • To create mathematical statements for division



We are coming to the end of our topic The Magic Toymaker, our exit point after the holidays will end with a trip to the Lego Discovery Centre in Shanghai. You will shortly receive a letter with further details about the trip.

Our next topic after the Christmas break will be From A to B.