Welcome to Year 2
Mrs Clarke and Mrs Neale
New Learning For Autumn 1
Our first theme this year is called ‘Food Glorious Food!’. We start our theme off by learning about the different food groups we have and we will be designing a healthy packed lunch. We will also have a fun morning visiting Pizza Express in Rugby. There we will be making our very own pizza and finding out a bit more about the ingredients we use. In our Art lessons we will be finding out about an artist called Archimboldo and we will be stealing his ideas to make our own art. We will also be making some fruit and veg sculptures. At the end of our half term we will be opening a café and inviting some special guests to have a drink and something to eat.
Important Notices About Year 2
We want to continue to encourage lots of reading at school and at home this year. The children will continue to bring home a book for independent reading which is suitable for them. When reading with your child please ask questions about the book as well as listening to them. The children need to read at least 3 times to an adult every week. Please sign and date in their reading diary when your child has read to an adult. These will be checked during the week. The children are learning to be responsible for their own learning so we are encouraging them to change their books themselves. They can do this when they first come into school before registration.
Our P.E lessons this year will usually take place on a Monday and a Wednesday. Please ensure that your child brings their full P.E kit with them on a Monday morning and they will be encouraged to bring it home at the weekend. We may have some P.E lessons outside (weather depending) so if your child has any jogging bottoms they may bring these. If they have any trainers these will probably be better than pumps when doing sports outside. If your child has pierced ears, please ensure earrings are taken out on PE days.
We would really like to use our woods more to help us with our learning. It would be great to have wellies in school all year round. Please ensure they are named and in a plastic bag.
We encourage the children to drink lots of water throughout the day. Please ensure your child has a water bottle in school. These can be brought from the office for £1.