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Year 2 Week Ahead Information

29 April 2016

An overview of the week ahead in Year 2.

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Information and Reminders

Thank you to all parents who attended the Primary Sports Day. It was fantastic to see the children collaborating to earn points for their school house and to see parents supporting the event.

School Holiday - Monday 2nd May

Year 2 to Year 3 transition coffee morning - Wednesday 11th May; 10.00am – 11.00am

Star of the week

2A – Min Woo Park

2B – Yuval Shimoni

2C – Brian Pun

Certificates will be presented in Tuesday’s assembly.

P.E. Reminder

2A -  Swimming on Monday - Games on Wednesday

2B - Games on Monday - Swimming on Wednesday

2C - Games on Monday - Swimming on Friday


In our English lessons next week, we will continue to look at stories by Antony Browne. Our learning objectives will include:

  • To develop a positive attitude and stamina for writing
  • To use a range of punctuation
  • To use expanded noun phrases and adjectives
  • To write a story in the style of Anthony Browne

Reading - To develop a pleasure in reading, to be motivated to read.


This week in maths we will focus on fractions. Our learning objectives covered will include:

  • To recognise, find, name and write fractions 1/3, 1/4 of a length shape and quantity
  • To recognise equivalent fractions 2/4 and 1/2
  • To write simple fractions
  • To recognise fractions of a number 1/2 and 1/4


As Historians we will create a simple timeline as a whole class, trying to decide when we think the houses in history were created. We will discuss how houses have changed over time. Why would these changes happen?

We will also look at houses from around the world such as igloos, yurts from Mongolia, traditional Japanese homes as well as mud huts from South America.