Hello and welcome to Year Two
Class Teachers: Mrs Brinkhurst & Miss Bates
Teaching Assistant: Mrs Petrie & Mrs Baskott
Hi Year 2, how are you all? Welcome back to school!
We hope you have had a wonderful summer holidays and you have kept safe and well?
We are looking forward to seeing you all and getting back to learning and into a routine. We will be taking it slowly to start with, finding out and discussing how we are all feeling and then establishing where we are up to academically and working from there with a recovery curriculum. If you have any questions or concerns please don't hesitate to contact the team either by ringing school or via the following emails:
email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
We look forward to hearing from you!
AUTUMN TERM 2020
Don't forget to look at Purple Mash:
and see what '2Dos' there are for the class. You should have your password and login,if not contact us and we'll let you know. Any questions please complete the form at the bottom of the page and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.
ENGLISH :BBC Bitesize has some fabulous lessons, also a website called Topmarks:
PSHE: 1Decision nurture groups, discussing our worries and how we are feeling.
MATHS: We will be following White Rose Maths for the recovery curriculum. Flashback 4 is part of this and is a a useful resource to help and encourage children to revisit learning facts.
READING: There are lots of different level e-books to read with tasks to complete on the Oxford Owl home website. You will need to create a login but it is all free:
RWI: Hooray you can continue with your child's RWI learning at home. If you need to know which level your child is at, please ask and we'll let you know. We will be assessing where children are up to when the term restarts :
HANDWRITING: We use Letter-join to practise handwriting in class. Click the following link for the information video: https://www.letterjoin.co.uk/videos/homelogin.mp4
You will need User name: gt1117 and password: home
SCIENCE: The theme this half term is 'Animals & Humans'. There are lots of fabulous videos, activities, games and quizzes on the following websites. Have fun!
The children are enrolled on Accelerated Reader which provides comprehension quizzes. The results of these can be viewed at home.
Children use a software program called Renaissance Place at school. This program has a special feature called Renaissance Home Connect, which you can access outside of school from any computer with an Internet connection. Renaissance Home Connect is fun and easy to use. It allows the teacher, and you to share information about children's progress in Accelerated Reader. You can log in to Renaissance Home Connect from any computer with an Internet connection and compatible browser. Children have been given their user names and passwords. To log in to Renaissance Home Connect Website:
If you'd like to receive emails showing your student's quiz or test results, click the Email Setup link.
I have had a couple of questions about logging on from home. First - this is definitely possible, they can do quizzes and children can also use myON e-book library and daily myON News service - freely available for the duration of the closures. It will allow pupils to access at home, on tablet and laptop, an e-library of over 7000 books. Children can browse through books on myON. Once they have read the book, they can then log into your schools Renaissance site and click the Accelerated Reader tile. They can then search for the book and take a quiz. Please note that not all books on myON are quizzed.
The address to use to get to AR is: https://ukhosted102.renlearn.co.uk/2236540/default.aspx