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William Shrewsbury Primary School
William Shrewsbury
Primary School
Learning and Growing Together

Year 2


Welcome to Year 2

Year 2 Staff

Class 2B: Miss Perry    Class 2R: Miss Hayes     Class 2G: Mrs Wright

Our Year 2 Teaching Assistants are Mrs Tricker and Mrs Milton. 

We also have Mrs Gilbert, Mrs Berwick, Mrs Coulthread and Mr Johnson working with us throughout the week. 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING HOME LEARNING.  

We have worked as a team to provide the following information for you to be able to support your child's learning at home. 

Reading: Please ensure your child is reading aloud each day for at least 20 minutes. This can be fiction books, poetry, e-books, recipes, instructions or comics. 

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page/ Follow this link to access the oxford owl e-book library. You may select your child's age group and read lots of stories online. 

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resources/parents Follow this link to visit the parents hub that Twinkl have created with free access to lots of resources. 

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/Search.aspx?Subject=16&AgeGroup=2 Follow this link for a range of Maths games for mental calculations, ordering numbers and times tables. 

https://ttrockstars.com/ Follow this link and use your login details to access the times table rockstar competitions. Miss Perry's class logins will be sent home this week. 

https://www.literacyshed.com/the-ks1-shed.html Follow this link and click on 'The Fantasy Shed'. This will take you to a range of short animations that your children can watch and use as a writing stimulus to write a retell, description, diary or letter. 

http://www.pobble365.com/ Follow this link for lots of exciting picture stimulus. In the top right hand corner you will see it says 'pick a day'. This will allow you to look at a range of pictures where you could write a story, description, letter, non-fiction facts, diaries or a poem. 

https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/ Follow this link to access the main website that we use to support phonics in school. They have removed subscription fees so you can access all games for free. Username: march20 password: home 

https://www.educationcity.com/ Please follow this link and log in using your details provided in your home learning pack. 

Please see the pdf links BELOW for documents titled 'Practical learning ideas' and 'Year 2 Home Learning Pack'. These contain additional resources that you can print at home. 

WE WILL BE SENDING HOME A SMALL, LINED YELLOW BOOK FOR ALL CHILDREN TO WORK IN AT HOME. Children could use this book to write a diary or to use for the website links above. 

In event of needing to contact the Year 2 Team, here are our class emails which we will access regularly. 

Miss Perry: 2b@williamshrewsbury.staffs.sch.uk

Mrs Wright: 2g@williamshrewsbury.staffs.sch.uk

Miss Hayes: 2r@williamshrewsbury.staffs.sch.uk

Happy Learning and Stay Safe! 

Year 2 Team. 

 

Reminder:

Please ensure your child brings a named water bottle each day.

Please ensure all uniform and PE kits are clearly named. Your child will need an indoor and an outdoor PE kit. Any old joggers, jumpers, and trainers will be fine to use. 

Reading -We recommend that your child changes their reading at least once a week. It is great that some children are changing their books more frequently. 

Maths - If we feel your child needs specific support on a concept we will send something home to help.

PE days

All of Year 2:

Monday- Indoor PE

Friday- Outdoor PE

 

Please can earrings be removed or ensure your child is able to do this independently. 

 

Useful Websites. 

 

Phonics

Phonics play

Oxford Reading Owl Library

ICT English

h Games

 

Maths

ICT

Maths Games

BBC Bitesize

Topmarks Maths