Class 2G 2019 - 2020

Miss Grindley

Year 2 Class Teacher

Mrs Beardsworth

HLTA

Welcome to 2G

 2G is taught by Miss Grindley. Mrs Beardsworth teaches the class every Thursday.   

Our theme for spring term is...Change!  

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This term our theme in Year 2 is 'Change'. We're learning all about how we can change the shape of different materials in science and in English we're reading some great books where the characters change. We're also finding out the changes to children's lives from the Victorian times. We'll be learning about what jobs children had to do and what life was like in the mills for children as this is such an important part of our history in Macclesfield. We'll also be going on a trip to see a mill working and how children lived in those times...we can't imagine they'll want to stay!

More detailed information about the class theme can be found by opening the 'Curriculum Plan' which can be found in 'Files to Download' at the bottom of this page. We also update our school facebook page regularly with photos about what we've been up to.

Homework

The MOST important thing that you can do to help you child with their work is to read to them and listen to them read as often as possible. Surely the best end to every child's day is to snuggle up and read a book with an adult?! The children are expected to read at least five times a week and their reading diaries will be checked daily. Every time your child reads and it is recorded in their diary they will receive a raffle ticket and their diary will be stamped. 

Maths and English homework is set every Friday and is due in Wednesday morning. Children will be set a Maths and English homework each week.  

The children will also have a spelling test every Thursday. The children will be given six new spellings each week in their reading diary and their spelling test will be glued into their diary for you to see how they did. These spellings will be a mixture of KS1 words that they need to know (KS1 common exception words are below in files to download), phonemes that they still need to use in their writing and some topic words that we'll be using in class.

If you have any queries regarding homework, please do come and ask me (my door is always open at the end of the day).  The school homework policy is available to download from the main school homepage too.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ksblMiliA8 This is a short video to help you support your child with how to say their letter sounds which will help them with their reading.

Spelling Frame is a really user friendly spelling website that we access in class and the children can play at home too. 

https://spellingframe.co.uk           

School Week at a Glance

Monday

PE

Geography/History

Tuesday

Science

Wednesday

Homework due in

Computing

Thursday

Mrs Beardsworth

Spellings sent home

Spelling test

Friday

Homework sent home

Music

 

Useful Websites

Below are some helpful websites to support learning at home.

Phonics articulation – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BqhXUW_v-1s

Phonics games – http://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/ChildrensMenu.htm

Supporting spelling, grammar and punctuation – http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks1/literacy/

Supporting Reading – http://www.topmarks.co.uk/english-games/5-7-years/letters-and-sounds

Supporting Maths – http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks1/maths/

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/5-7-years/counting

http://www.crickweb.co.uk/ks1numeracy.html

 

Files to Download

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Contact

Marlborough Primary School

Tytherington Drive,

Macclesfield, Cheshire,

SK10 2HJ


Tel: 01625 466414

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