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Welcome to Year 2 

Croeso i blwyddyn 2

Croeso I blwyddyn dai .

 

Well my lovelies , what a year it has been . A huge thank you to children and grown ups like for such an amazing year together. 

Children , It has been a real joy teaching you all this year and we shall miss you next year when you make your journey to year three. 

Have a wonderful summer holiday , stay safe; be good and remember to pop in and say hello in September when you return. 

All our love 

Mrs Davies , Mrs Brandrick and Mrs Storey 

xxx

 

The RSPB big school birdwatch

The RSPB big school birdwatch  1

This week year two took to our barge Toucanna to take part in the nationwide garden bird survey. The RSPB ask schools and individuals to take part in the survey each year to track how our British birds are fairing each year.

We discovered that Blackbirds were the most common birds seen in year two , closely followed by the Jackdaw.  A big thankyou to Mr Brazier for helping us to get on and off the barge safely for our first barge lesson of the new year. 

Our library visit

Hurray , spring has sprung and we are hoping to resume our fortnightly library visits in the summer term. Look out for advice slips coming home to let you know when we are heading off for our next library adventure. 

http://lovelibrarieswalsall.co.uk/locations/brownhills-library-2/

 

 

 

Big Maths - I am aware that some parents and carers have been having difficulty logging onto Big Maths for their children. Please find the log on link here . The user name is your child's first name and last name with no spaces and correct capitals . The password is Mr/Miss,Surname,1! no spaces.

EG , User name: BobJones  Password:MrJones1!

Purple Mash log on   Username: yr2   Password: password

 

If you would like to be shown how to log on to any of these websites please don't hesitate to pop in . We are more than happy to help  smiley

The dreaded S word!

 

This year the government have agreed to postpone the Spelling Punctuation and Grammar element of the Statutory Assessment Tests. The reading , writing, arithmetic and reasoning papers are still in place and will be carried out in the Summer term. 

As part of the reading assessment , for children to reach the expected standard required , they are asked to be able to read over 90 words in a minute. While for some of our more confident readers this will not pose a problem , for others this is quite a challenge. Please read as often as you can to your child , share familiar stories together and allow your child to read to you. Choose books they enjoy and talk about the language used in the books that the child may not come across in their day to day lives. Most importantly repeating stories is a great way of learning language patterns and sentence construction so don't worry if your child chooses the same books over and over again. Let them enjoy the familiar story , the silly voices and the happy endings .

If you would like to know more about how you can help your child with their reading , please contact one of us at school . We are always happy to help!  

Here we are decorating the flag pole for our pirate ship

Here we are decorating the flag pole for our pirate ship 1
Here we are decorating the flag pole for our pirate ship 2
Here we are decorating the flag pole for our pirate ship 3

Wind Boat- Speed Painting Pastel Denis DK

Why not try and draw your own sailing boat using this tutorial . We will be having a go at something very similar in class using our chalks .

Our space rocket building afternoon with parents

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