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Year 2 2023 - 2024

Mrs Dooley

Mrs Mahmood

Welcome to our Year 2 Class at Outwood,

On this page, you will find some information about our curriculum, staff, newsletters, homework and you will be able to find out some of the exciting things we are doing.  Our Spring Term  topic title is "What do we know about the UK?"

Click here to see all the wonderful things we are doing in Year 2!


Please watch out for messages and updates via Dojo. If you have any questions or would like to speak to any member of staff, please feel free to arrange a suitable meeting time via dojo.

Year 2 staff:
Teachers: Mrs Dooley (3 Days: Mon-Wed)
               Mrs Mahmood ( 2 Days: Thu-Fri)

Teaching Assistant: Mrs Walton
LSA's:  Mrs Spillman, Miss Betts, Mrs Setton, Mrs Ali-Yassin

General Reminders


PE
PE will be on a Wednesday and Friday. All children will need: Blue/black shorts, a white t-shirt and pumps or trainers. In colder weather they will need blue/black jogging bottoms and sweatshirt. The children are asked to come into school wearing their PE kit on these days. 

Water Bottles 
It is very important that your child brings a water bottle into school so that they are kept hydrated throughout the school day. Please ensure that the water bottles are clearly labelled and contain only water. It is important that they take them home everyday to be refilled.

Homework
Homework will be set via homework book. Further information for parents will be sent out about this. The homework will be set at the beginning of each term and is to be returned via homework book each week. Please aim to complete at least one challenge per week. The children will receive homework that supports their learning and extends their skills. Homework is a vital component so please encourage your child to complete their homework. If there are any issues or questions, please feel free to send me a dojo.  

Online games to support learning!

https://play.numbots.com/#/intro - We use Numbots to support maths fluency. Login using individual usernames and passwords which can be found inside each child's reading record. 

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button- This will help practice your number bonds, times tables, doubling and halving

https://www.discoveryeducation.co.uk/what-we-offer/discovery-education-espresso- Login using our school username and password to find lots of phonics, maths and sentence activities.

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/english-games/5-7-years/words-and-spelling- On this site you will find some spelling activities.

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/english-games/5-7-years/letters-and-sounds - There are a variety of phonics activities available on this site.

http://www.crickweb.co.uk/Key-Stage-1.html- On this site you will find various interactive games and activities. 

https://www.dk.com/uk/information/home-learning-for-kids-5-7/ - These can be used for both Year 1 and Year 2 of primary school. Print or use on screen to help teach your children Key Stage 1 English, mathematics, and science. Also check out DK's key stage 1 book list and workbooks for more educational support for your children. 

 

 

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