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If there is any further remote learning then the email contact for me, children, if you have any issues is,  strose2@olstrose.bham.sch.uk between 9am and 3pm during the school day or through j2 messages (BGFL) or the Class Blog.

If parents if you need to get in touch with me it's still through the enquiry@olstrose.bham.sch.uk link.

 

The class password for Big Maths is Strose2    and the password for active learn is Strose2019 as I know many of you have been struggling with them. The class password for read theory is strose123

End of Term Newsletter

Please click on the link below to access the end of Spring Term newsletter.

https://sway.office.com/bKdbG1dAJQpO1eqb?ref=Link

 

Prayer for a New School Year 

Lord Jesus,

I ask for Your help as I begin this new school year.

Allow me to experience Your presence in the many blessings You put before me.

Open my eyes to the new challenges and exciting opportunities that this new school year brings.

Open my heart and mind to new friends and new teachers.

Open my heart so I will be enthusiastic in my lessons 

Give me courage to accept new opportunities.

Help me to listen to my teachers.

Jesus, inspire me to do my best this year!

Amen

 

Return to School 11.3.21

Welcome to Year 2

In year 2, we love to learn new things and build on the skills and talents God has given us. Our class page is a way of showing you what we have been learning  in our lessons whilst also informing you about important things that might be coming up during the weeks and months ahead. 

 

Please visit our class page regularly to see who our star of the week is, what we'll be learning about in English and Maths along with all of the other wonderful things that we do in Year 2!

 

Mrs Woodley and I are really excited to have you back in school again and hope that we all have a great remainder of the Spring and Summer Term.

 

The newsletter about the return to school can be found here about the return to school on 8/3/21

https://primarysite-prod-sorted.s3.amazonaws.com/our-lady-and-st-rose-of-lima-catholic-primary-school/UploadedDocument/de989d2352554ff087e45ae532c48dd1/newsletter-main-8th-march-2021.pdf  

 

From Monday 8th March

Just a reminder that the children's Y2 bubble are to come into school at 8.55am and finish school at 3.20pm  (12.55pm on a Friday) as before. The entrance to/from school is still the gates for our playground. If you need to give any messages to either of us please telephone the office and these will be passed onto us (in line with the COVID 19 school guidance). We are so glad that the children are coming back to us and can't wait to get back to 'normal.'

 

Easter Holidays

The next holiday dates as follows:

 

Break up:  Thursday 1st April at 3.20pm

Return:    Tuesday 20th April at 8.55am 

Have a great Easter holiday break!

 

Video of what we did in the Spring Term (April 2021)

If you want to see the brilliant video of what the school got up to for the last half term then click on the link below. Year 2 are shown doing their Maths, PE and some Science work.

https://our-lady-and-st-rose-of-lima-catholic-primary-school.primarysite.media/media/what-an-amazing-term-it-has-been 

 

Video of what we did in the Autumn Term (October 2020)

If you want to see the brilliant video of what the school got up to for the first half term then click on the link below. Year 2 are shown doing their Maths and some Art work.

https://our-lady-and-st-rose-of-lima-catholic-primary-school.primarysite.media/media/end-of-half-celebration-october-2020

 

The Nativity Production can be found by clicking on the link below. 

https://our-lady-and-st-rose-of-lima-catholic-primary-school.primarysite.media/media/christmas-nativity-2020

 

God Bless,

 

Dr Gould & Mrs Woodley

 

Phonics Check

Year 2, all took the phonics check (30th November to 4th December) which replaced the original date in June 2020 that was cancelled due to the Coronavirus. 

 

If your child needs to revisit the test, in June 2021, we will be continuing to practise everyday throughout the rest of the year with those children. 

 

If you have passed the phonics then you will not have a phonics reading book from March 2021.

 

We completed lots of catch up phonic sessions building up to the check but please practice your sounds everyday. If you want to find the resources then click on the link below.

https://www.olstrose.bham.sch.uk/phonics-resources/

 

We have also been using in class

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLuGr6z2H2KNE3ABRJaKoQWiIrXvxCUhg- 

which is the 'Letters and Sounds for Home and School' for the Y2 autumn term phonics screen check revision sessions. If you wish to support your child then this is great for revising what we are doing in class.

 

Year 2 Class Wish 

In Class, on 4th September, we created our class wish for this academic year. The children came up with the wording and I think it reflects exactly what a beautiful class of children they are. 

 

 

                 

What are we doing next week in Year 2?

The work below is for 19th - 23rd April 2021.

 

English : The Not-So Scary Snorklum by Paul Bright and Jane Chapman

Maths: Volume 

 

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

English

 

Training Day

Reading: To predict what

 might happen in the Snorklum story and make links with other stories they've read.

 

 

 

 

Grammar: Prepositions

The children will will look

at identifying prepositions in a variety of sentences.

 

Writing: to plan a character description  based on The Not

So Scary Snorklum.

 

 

Writing: the edit and drafting

session will be to describe the Snorklum's character, appearance

and personality based on their plan.

 

 

 

 

Maths

Training 

Day

Volume: 

To compare water levels in containers 'least amount' and 'greatest amount.'

Volume:

To compare the water in different containers using the same unit of measurement (cups).

 

 

Volume: 

Measuring liquid in litres and estimating 'more than 1l, less than 1l and about 1l.'

 

 

Volume:

Measuring liquid in Millilitres

and then looking at measuring volume of liquid in containers.

 

 

There are  homework activities and home learning ideas on the Maths and English sections for supporting your learning.

 

There is an expectation that children should still be completing spellings (j2blast), ttrockstars, numbots, read theory, big maths and active learn throughout the week. Housepoints are awarded for doing these activities.

 

Self Isolating?

There are lots of resources for Maths and English if you are at home due to either illness or self isolating. Just look under the tabs below for the latest activities and put the work on the class blog so we can all see what work you've been doing...

 

There are daily lessons for both Maths and English so you can keep up with what we are doing in class but there are also the remote learning from the spring term which you may want to revisit.

The school blog - Do you need help?

 

Have a look below (at a tutorial with Miss Murphy) on how to get onto the school blog. 

 

https://www.loom.com/share/b7e369d1ae4a4b2ba19eb6faf2f371c4

Study Plan - Summer 2021

Study Plan Spring 2021

Study Plan - Autumn 2020

Timetable for Spring 2 (From 8th March 2021)

 

Timetable for Autumn

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