Feel free to contact me, using the email address below, with any photos of work or craft that your child has created at home. You can also contact me if you have any queries regarding the activities I have set on our class page.
Coronavirus - A Book for Children
Please click on the link to share an excellent book with your family. The book will help you to answer a lot of the questions you may have about the Coronavirus and why it is affecting our lives so much at the moment.
Monday 13th July 2020
This week we are reading the story of 'Katie Morag Delivers the Mail'. She is a little girl, who has wonderful adventures on the Isle of Struay with her family and beloved Granny.
I hope you enjoy listening to story and talking about the lovely illustrations in the book with an adult at home.
As always, there are activities for you to complete.
You can write a postcard to a friend or to Katie Morag.
Can you find Granny's house on the map of the Isle of Struay?
Who are Katie Morag's neighbours?
How do the people of Struay travel on and off the island?
Draw a map of your local area and label it.
Research the Scottish Isles with an adult.
Locate Scotland on the map of the United Kingdom.
Happy Reading and keep working hard at home.
Keep practising the 2, 5 and 10 times tables and you can log onto Times Tables Rockstars to work on these facts too.
Monday 6th June 2020
We are remaining with our 'seaside' theme in class and have read 'The Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch'. It is a super book with lots of exciting vocabulary to read and discuss the meaning of the words.
You can design and make your very own sandwich for the Lighthouse Keeper to eat. Think about the ingredients you want to use. Will it be white or brown bread? Does the Lighthouse Keeper like tomatoes in his sandwiches? Remember to draw and label your sandwich and if you can, please send it to me.
Click here to listen to the story of The Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch and then enjoy the activities.
Monday 29th June 2020
This week we learning about the Seaside. Have you visited the seaside with your family before we had to stay at home? What is your favourite memory of the seaside or do you have a favourite beach you like to visit?
We being our learning by looking the seaside town of Blackpool.
Take a look at the following links and activities to enjoy at home. Please send your work to me and I will share it on our class page.
Please don't forget to work on the White Rose Maths pages. Click on the link for your daily maths tasks.
Can you find the answers to the following questions about the landmarks and attractions in Blackpool?
What is the Golden Mile?
What are the names of the three piers in Blackpool?
Where is the Comedy Carpet?
How can you keep fit in Sandcastle Waterpark?
What is inside the Blackpool Tower Dungeon?
How tall is Blackpool Tower?
If you are not walking, how can you travel along the seafront?
What is the name of the park in Blackpool?
Is there a zoo in Blackpool?
When was the first roller coast built in Blackpool?
What material was the first roller coaster made from?
What is very special about the Circus in Blackpool Tower?
Which television programme is filmed in the Tower Ballroom?
Monday 22nd June - Transport
We are learning about Transport through Time and have lots of exciting activities for you to try and do at home.
Keep working hard and stay safe with your families.
Twinkl is a website that uploads teacher created and curriculum linked resources. As a way of helping they are making their website and resources free for one month.
Free month will be activated from the day you set up the trial.
Phonicsplay have also offered free use of their website.
Useful Links for Learning
Remember to look at the Knowledge Organiser above to find out what we are learning in our topic work in school.
Please log into TT Rockstars at home in the usual way. Your child's log in details are in their planner.
Mrs Bramley - Class Teacher
Mrs Grainger - Class Teacher
Mrs Clarke - Teaching Assistant
Mr Stevenson - PE Coach
Welcome to Year 2 GB's class web page.
Here's a little bit of information about the timetable:
We learn Literacy every day and this includes handwriting, reading, spelling, speaking and listening and writing.
We learn Maths every day and you will soon see an overview of the topics for the year.
This half term PE will be on Wednesdays (golf lessons) and Fridays with Mr Stevenson. Please keep PE kits in school all week. We will send them home at the end of each term to be washed.
Our topic this term will be called 'Survival of the Fittest' and we will be learning all about keeping healthy, eating healthily, growing plants and food chains.
Water bottles should come to school every day and go home to be cleaned each day. Please only send water.
Toast can be ordered from the school office for 20p each day. It is possible to pay for the whole week, or even half term.
Reading books should be brought to school every day and taken home every night.
Parents and carers can write messages in the reading planners and should sign when their child has read or completed a book.
We do sometimes play out when it is raining so waterproof coats are helpful in the autumn and winter.
Ms Grainger teaches the class every Thursday and works closely with Mrs Bramley to plan work for the children.
We love to read!
Children enjoy guided reading sessions where they can develop their reading and comprehension skills.
Some children choose their own reading books to take home.
We have a well resourced school library where the children are allowed to select a book and take it home.
There is also a cosy reading corner and library in the classroom.