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Tredegarville C.i.W. Primary School

Caring, sharing, learning together

Year 2

Croeso i Dosbarth 2

Welcome to Year 2

               

                          Here are the people that will be helping you with your learning:                             

Mrs. Wynne-Thomas

Class Teacher

 

Miss Burman

PPA Teacher

(Wednesday Afternoons)

Mrs. Duhig

Teaching Assistant

 

Mrs. Evan

Teaching Assistant

 

 

KEY DATES THIS TERM

SPRING 2 TERM 

START DATE

END DATE

Monday 19th February 

Friday 22nd March 

Talk in English (Parent Sessions)Every Monday (1:15pm - 2:45pm)

St. David's Day

School Eisteddfod

Friday 1st March
World Book Day Thursday 7th March 
EASTER HOLIDAYSMonday 25th March - Friday 5th April 

 

 

USEFUL INFORMATION FOR YEAR 2

 

  • We work hard in Year 2 and we have lots of fun!
  • Children need to bring warm waterproof coats every day.
  • Children should wear comfortable shoes or trainers to school. 
  • Please make sure your child’s belongings are named. 
  • Children need to bring in a bottle of water every day (no fizzy drinks).
  • Children will bring home a scheme book to read. Please read with your child at home.
  • The children have milk and a fruit snack each day. This can be paid for via Parent Pay. 
  • Please do not bring any toys in from home - it is easy for things to get lost or broken.

 

Thank you for all your support. We hope that this will be a really happy and successful year for your child.

If you have any worries or concerns do not hesitate to contact us. We always want to work with you to resolve any problems quickly.

Mrs. Wynne-Thomas can be contacted during school hours via email: lwynnethomas@tredegarvilleprimary.co.uk               

 

 

Spring 2 

Happy Healthy Me!

 

This half term our inquiry is Happy Healthy Me! 

 

Our learning and experiences will help us understand...

...different emotions and their effect on different people.

...that different things make different people happy.

...that different things keep a body healthy.

...why we should keep our bodies healthy.

...that the choices we make affect our health and happiness.

 

Mastering our learning and experiences

Explanation 

I can explain how different foods and mental/physical activities keep our mind and body healthy. 

Interpretation

I can make connections to actions taken and consequences that will follow a healthy or unhealthy choice. (Immediately or over time)

Application

I can apply what I have learnt about healthy choices and consciously and consistently make healthy choices that help me grow up to be a healthy and confident person. 

Perspective & Empathy

I understand that people’s cultures, beliefs and circumstances influence the choices they make. I understand that people have different physical, emotional and dietary needs.

Self-Knowledge

I know how the choices I make affect my physical and mental wellbeing, both in the short term and the long term. 

 

The RSE text we will be looking at in Spring 2 is Just Because by Rebecca Elliot.

💕Kids Book Read Aloud: JUST BECAUSE by Rebecca Elliott

This week's read aloud children's picture book is the beautiful story JUST BECAUSE by Rebecca Elliott, published by Lion Children's... Toby thinks his sister Clemmie is the best. Join their adventures to find out why. A heart-warming story of the very special bond between a brother and a sister, no matter what.

Autumn 2/Spring 1

Childhood

 

This half term our inquiry is Childhood. 

 

We will be learning about...

...what diversity is and why it is important. 

...what things make us the same/different/special. 

...what things are important to us in our lives. 

...how childhood is different for every child. 

...different faiths, cultures, festivals.

 

The RSE texts we will be looking at in Autumn 2 and Spring 1 are The Great Big Book of Families by Mary Hoffman and The Odd Egg by Emily Gravett.

 

THE GREAT BIG BOOK OF FAMILIES by Mary Hoffman ~ Kids Book Storytime, Read Aloud, Bedtime Stories Hello my readings' friends, Welcome to Tic Tac Taught Storytime with Steffi. In today's episode, we are going to read and learn many different things about families and things that are associated with family.

The Odd Egg - A 'lift the flap' felt book as we search for Easter eggs with Spot and his friend Helen. This children's book is read out loud in English, in an Australian accent. This book is suitable for babies right up to adults!

Autumn Term A

We Are Scientists!

 

Welcome to our first term! This half term we will be young scientists learning about materials. 

 

We will be learning...

...how materials can be changed through mixing and moulding. 

...how to predict what might happen using what we already know. 

...how to measure change. 

...how to share the results of an experiment.

...what a scientist does.

 

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