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Onyx, Peridot & Tanzanite

Year 2

There are three year two classes: Tanzanite, Onyx and Peridot.

Reading & Phonics

“Teachers have taken a big interest in my son’s reading and he had made great progress.”
Y2 parent

caring staff

“Staff in class helped my son settle in really well when he came from Pakistan.  They are so friendly, especially at pick up times.”
Y2 parent

We love Maths!

“Maths is my favourite lesson.  My teacher makes it so much fun!”
Aaminah, age 7

Useful Dates

SATS testing takes place throughout May.
Parents are advised to ensure their child attends school on all of these days.

 

Sports Day: 16 June

 

Presentation Afternoon: 11 July

Physical Education

Here at Tinsley Meadows we aim to promote a healthy lifestyle and a love of excersise.  We expect all children to change into an appropriate PE kit when they do PE.

All children must bring full PE Kit into school, which should be in a named bag and must be kept in school every day:
• a white PE t-shirt
• black shorts or leggings
• a tracksuit for outdoor PE in cold weather
• a pair of trainers (Children are NOT allowed to wear trainers during the school day except in PE lessons.  They must change into trainers for PE.)

How to help your child in Year 2

Reading

The more children read the more fluent they become. Therefore we encourage children to read at home as much as possible. They can change their reading books each morning as they come into class and show their teacher their reading record from home. Each time a child reads at home they are given a sticker at school to collect which the children gain prizes for.

Phonics

Phonics is a way of teaching children how to read and write. It helps children hear, identify and use different sounds that distinguish one word from another in the English language. Ask your child what they have been learning in phonics and help to practise at home. Each child will be given a list of all the different sound combinations so they can practise at home.

Maths

Children should start learning their timestables at home.

Parents in Class

Our regular parents events are planned to invlove parents in their children’s learning.  Parents events are currently suspended in line with the latest COVID risk assessment.

Homework

is handed out on Thursdays and collected on Tuesdays

Age Group: 6-7 years.

School Day: 8.25 – 3.20.

Tanzanite

Look at our Aquarium.

Tanzanite

Look at our Aquarium.

Peridot

Look at our Aquarium.

Peridot

Look at our Aquarium.

Onyx

Working hard on our best presentation in History.

Onyx

Working hard on our best presentation in History.

Onyx

Working hard on our best presentation in History.

Onyx

Working hard on our best presentation in History.

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