Assalamu’alaikum and welcome to all Year 2 children and parents for this academic year!
Welcome back to school for Summer 1! It is great to see you all again and I hope you have all rested. I hope you are ready for an exciting term with lots of learning and fun.
What we are learning this Year/Term
This term, we are looking at the exciting fiction book of Pattan’s Pumpkin. The class will be participating in a range of practical activities as well writing in role, explanation texts, setting description, letter writing and poetry. As well as this, we are going to looking at Fatima the prophet Muhammad’s (SWT) daughter during the beginning of Ramadan.
This term, the majority of the class will be continue working on Phase 6 and learning about the rules of Spelling as well as plugging any phonic gaps.
This term, we are securing children’s knowledge on Fractions, Time and Volume Finally, we will be solving word problems and focusing on various problem solving activities using the skills they have learnt.
In Science, we will be looking at Flowers and Plants. We will be identifying the different stages of a plant’s growth and what plants need to grow. In addition to this, we will be participating in a range of experiments to see how plants grow and make scientific observations.
In History, we will be looking at Changes in Living Memory in the form of Technology. The children will be looking at different types of technology from the past to the present. In addition to this, we will be looking at significant individuals such as William Caxton, who have contributed to the world of technology and how they have impacted the world today.
This term, we will be learning about programming using Lego Wedo. We will be programming various toys to light up and move using coding techniques.
ISLAMIC STUDIES AND ARABIC
The children will be taught Islamic Studies by Ustad Kasujja twice a week The children will be learning about the value alsabre and the importance of this topic. In addition, the children will be revising and practicing the surahs.
PE is on Wednesdays. Please make sure that your child remembers their PE kit.
Year 2 Staff
Ustadaha Mahmoud is an amazing teacher who has had years of experience in teaching children at KS1 and KS2.
Ustadha Bisiriyu is always on hand to help Year 2 understand what they are doing and to achieve the best!
Ustadha Ameni is ready to help children learn better and stronger!
Latest Year 2 News
Ramadan Mubarak everyone!! It has a great time for the class to reflect on why this time is special for Muslim and how they can make positive contribution to others through their deeds. Year 2 have been very busy rehearsing in Drama and practising a range of...
Dear Parent/ Guardian RE: Supporting your child with reading Every level of academic success is connected to reading. The quality of a child’s reading is often a sure sign to their ability to be able to succeed at school and beyond. In KS1 we use a...
This week, Year 2 got to have the experience of roasting sweet marshmallows over a burning fire. The children watched in excitement as the adults attempted to strike a fire. It took a while but it managed to get done. Lots of cotton and paper was used to sustain the...