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Welcome to Year 2

 

Please Note: I will not be adding daily Home Learning Tasks during the Easter Holiday period (Sat 4th April - Sunday 19th April). Instead there will be a range of activities for children to choose in the new sub-page Easter Holiday Activities. Don't feel you have to do all or even any of them if you don't want to. They are just there as ideas if children would like something to do. 

Please continue to email any photos to year2@greatwood.n-yorks.sch.uk I will pick them up at the end of the holiday and put them on our 'See What Your Friends Have Been Doing' page. 

Home Learning

For all home learning tasks, please click on the home learning tab above.

 

I have set up an email account so you can share all the things your child has done at home. I am really looking forward to seeing and hearing about everything you are doing with your child and receiving your messages. It will be strange not seeing the children every day and I will miss them all. I will be looking forward to welcoming everyone back to school when this situation is over.

Please could all parents check that they have the correct details for the new Y2 email address. The correct address is

 

year2@greatwood.n-yorks.sch.uk

 

Thank you.

Spring Term 2 2020

Tuesday 17th March 2020

Y2 Trip: Skipton Castle

We had a lovely morning at Skipton Castle and Barry our guide told us lots of fascinating facts about the history of the castle.

Monday 16th March 2020

PE: Terrific Tennis!

Our tennis skills are developing well! We are now starting to try to play with a partner and hit the ball to one another. 

Tuesday 10th March 2020

Computing

Today we have been using 2Paint to draw our own castles on the laptops and iPads.

Monday 9th March 2020

PSHE: Healthy Me

Today we've been learning about the importance of relaxation and its role in keeping us healthy. We did a freeze frame of how we might look when we are relaxing and then we looked at different images of people doing relaxing activities and in stressful situations. We grouped them and discussed how the different situations made us feel and the impact on our bodies. 

Thursday 5th March 2020

Fairtrade Baking!

Today Miss Beck was very busy with all the children preparing the Fairtrade Chocolate Crunch for our Fairtrade Hall of Fame tomorrow. Everybody enjoyed crushing, measuring, melting, sprinkling, stirring and spreading to create the tray bake. The next day we especially enjoyed TASTING it! We hope you enjoyed it too!

Tuesday 3rd March 2020

We are feeling very grown up in Y2...we are learning to join our handwriting! We are doing an amazing job, look how neat our handwriting is!

Monday 2nd March 2020

PE: Tennis

This half term we are really lucky to have Freddie from Skipton Tennis Centre come every Monday to teach Y2 tennis skills. Here we are in action!

Friday 28th February 2020

Fairtrade Fortnight

This week we have begun learning about Fairtrade chocolate. We have learnt where chocolate comes from and how it is harvested. We have used oil pastels to draw our own cacao pods.

Thursday 27th February 2020

Here is the Y2 newsletter for the second part of the Spring Term

Spring Term 1 2020

Wednesday 12th February 2020

Y2 Joining In Time

Thank you to all the parents and grandparents who came to our Antarctica Joining In Session. I hope you were impressed by the children's knowledge and enjoyed hearing about what they've learnt this half term.

Picture 1

Friday 7th February 2020

Science: Living Things

We have ben classifying and grouping living and non living things.

Picture 1

Friday 31st January 2020

Gynmastics, PE

Look at all our amazing balances!

Friday 24th January 2020

Antarctica Landscapes Artwork

The children have worked really creatively to produce these landscapes inspired the work  of Nerys Levy who visited Antarctica before producing her amazing paintings.

Friday 17th January 2020

Attendance Pizza Party

Today Y2 celebrated having the best attendance during the Autumn Term with a pizza party. Well done Y2, keep up the good work!

Tuesday 14th January 2020

Art

Today we began to make our tissue paper collage background for our Antarctica penguin pictures. 

Wednesday 8th January 2020

Gymnastics

This week we have started our Gymnastics work in PE. We have learnt how to walk and run like a gymnast.
To find out what is happening this half term please read our Class Newsletter.
Autumn Term 2 2019

Wednesday 18th December 2019

Happy Christmas Everyone!

Today Y2 have enjoyed performing their dance to Jingle Bell Rock for the whole school in our Greatwood Does Christmas Show. They were fantastic and I was very impressed with their confidence and enthusiasm. Earlier in the day we made some great Christmas Party hats and had our pictures taken by our classroom Christmas tree.

Wednesday 18th December 2019

Over this half term the Y2 children have been so busy at school with all their learning. The quality of their work is improving all the time and so much of their wonderful work is displayed in our classroom. Take a look at all our classroom displays!

Monday 16th December 2019

Today Reverend Ruth came into Y2 to share the Christmas Story with the children. 

Monday 11th December 2019

PE, Dance: The Snowman

Today in PE the children enjoyed representing the story of Raymond Briggs' The Snowman through dance. All the children enjoyed this and were very expressive. I was so impressed how they were able to listen to and interpret the music. Well done Y2!

Thursday 5th December 2019

Y2 Class Performance: The Great Fire of London

I was so proud of all the children today for their fantastic performance! They have made such a lot of progress since we started rehearsing last week. Their speaking was confident, loud and clear their singing was tuneful and delivered with enjoyment and everyone was so smart. The dancers did a great job at representing the blazing fire. I know the children really enjoyed themselves and I hope you did too. Thank you for coming to watch and to support your child.

Here is our Autumn 2 Newsletter
Autumn Term 1 2019
Welcome to Y2. Here is our Autumn 2 Newsletter to find out everything about the coming half term.
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