Assalamu’alaikum and welcome to all Year 2 children and parents for this academic year!
Dear Parents, Welcome to Year 2, we are working hard in order to give the best education to our children and to get them ready for those SATs at the end of the year.
Please check your mobile phones for any text messages that may be sent out regarding additional homework such as mental arithmetic tests.
If you wish to discuss anything then please don’t hesitate to contact us. As always we are only too happy to help out if you have any further queries.
JazakAllah Khair for your support. We look forward to seeing you.
Ustadha Mahmoud (Class Teacher)
Ustadha Uddin (Teaching Assistant)
Ust Asra & Ust Shopna (LSA’s)
What we are learning this Year/Term
Year 2 is an important year, it is a time to consolidate learning so far, learn new skills and get ready for the end of KS1 SATs.
This half term the core book is ‘The Dark’ by Lemony Snicket. We will be working on using descriptive vocabulary, writing poetry, letter writing and writing a book review.
There is a weekly spelling test on Thursday and taught spelling session.
Handwriting practice focuses on ensuring letters are formed correctly and joins.
Childre will learn about multiplication of teh 2,5 and 10 times tables. We will end the term looking at length and mass.
This term children will make comparisons between things that are alive, things that are not alive, and things that were once alive. They will sort and compare animals, plants and non-living things and will create a list of features of living things.
Our Computing topic this term is ‘Coding’. Children will learn how to manipulate objects using software in Purple Mash.
In PSHE we will be discussing ‘Getting on Falling out’.
In PE, the children will be taught by the sports coach once and by myself the once.
In the Music curriculum, the pupils will continue to develop their repertoire of musical structures and compositions.
Islamic Studies & Arabic
The children will continue to learn Arabic and topics in Islamic Studies.
In Geography this term, the children will be learning about the four countries in the UK and their capital cities. They will then compare countryside living with city living.
In DT, children will learn about different types of puppets. They will use the skills in joining fabrics together to make their own hand puppet.
Year 2 Staff
Joining us in January, Ustadaha Mahmoud is an amazing teacher who has had years of experience in teaching children at KS1 and KS2.
Ust Uddin Has been a teaching assistant at Iqra for 10 years, mostly in year 1 but now has moved into year 2. She is a trusted and familiar face to all the children at Iqra and a great team member of the year 2 team.
Ust. Shopna has been working with this current class since reception.
Ust. Begum has been working with this current class since reception
Latest Year 2 News
Year 2 have been learning all about healthy eating. We taste tested lots of different fruits and vegetables and described those we like as well as those we didn't like. We also learnt how to prepare fruit and veg in many different ways including peeling,...
On Friday 23rd November Year 2 took part in a bike workshop. They learnt to ride, balance, or just safely navigate around an obstacle course in the playground. Our instructor, Jawad, was very impressed with the children's bike skills and enthusiasm!
Year 2's class assembly was on Thursday 18th October 2018. The children carried out their assembly on the topic of 'Friendship'. This was linked to their learning in English on the story 'The Snail and the Whale'. The children spoke about the important...