Year 2

Year 2

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Assalamu’alaikum and welcome to all Year 2  children and parents for this academic year!

Assalamu alaykum!

I hope you are all safe and sound during these uncertain times. Despite the challenges, the children have continued to work hard online and participate in practical activities. The learning has adapted to suit the needs of the children. However, the children are looking forward to going back to school and working with their adults. In the meantime,  please read below for information concerning the upcoming term as there are slight changes to the curriculum and timetable until the children go back to school.  The Year 2 Timetable is under the Online Learning Tab. I am looking forward to seeing your children face to face again.

If there are any questions or concerns please don’t hesitate to come and speak to me. Thank you for your ongoing support in your children’s learning, especially during these challenging circumstances.

 

What we are learning this Year/Term

 

ENGLISH

This term, we are looking at the exciting fiction book of Ossiri and the Bala Mengro. The class will be participating in a range of practical activities as well writing as character description, viewpoint, and persuasive letter.

PHONICS

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.

MATHS

This term, we are securing children’s knowledge on 2D, 3D shapes and Fractions! Finally, we will be solving word problems and focusing on various problem solving activities using the skills they have learnt.

SCIENCE

In Science, we will be looking at Changes of Shape. We will be identifying and classifying which materials change shape and how they do so.  In addition, we will be looking and participating in a range of experiments.

ART

This term in DT, the children will be designing and creating a toy suitable for a child. As a class, we will be focusing on a range of selecting suitable materials and designing a prototype before making a final product.

HISTORY

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. 

COMPUTING

This term, computing will be self taught on Purple Mash. The children will be completing tasks on Purple Mash that will be completed over the term at your own pace.

ISLAMIC STUDIES AND ARABIC

The children will be taught Islamic Studies by Ustad Kasujja twice a week online. The children will be learning about the value Sidq and the importance of this topic. In addition, the children will look at Islamic History and Prophets that carry this topic.

 

PE

PE is on Wednesdays afternoons at 2:45pm-3:15pm online by coach. Please make sure that your child remembers their PE kit or something comfortable. They should also exercise in a safe space at home.

ROUTINES AND EXPECTATIONS

Please ensure your child is on time and contributing to all of the live lessons.

Please remind the children to have cameras and headphones on.

Please make sure they are wearing their school jumpers.

Please ensure they have had breakfast and lunch before the live lesson and a snack ready for their breaktime.

Please see the link below for the timetable. https://iqra.lambeth.sch.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Year-2-TIMETABLE-SPRING-1-2021-V3.pdf

*Please note from Monday 8th March 2021 when the children return from school they resume their regular timetable. 

 

HOMEWORK EXPECTATIONS

Tasks for Reading, Writing, Maths and Foundation Subjects will be released for you to complete from 11:30. You have until the following day to complete the work (10:00 am is the cut off time).

 

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

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