Welcome to Year 2
Our main aim as teachers at Eastwood is to build brighter futures together. We hope that you find our website page both useful and informative. We aim to educate, inspire and motivate our young children so they can blossom and enjoy their learning.
Miss Saleem (Phase leader for KS1) and Mrs Jahangir will be teaching in Year 2.
Associate staff working in Year 2 are:
Mrs Waters, Miss Hopkinson,
Miss Asma , Miss Zulaikah and Miss Sadia.
Well done to these children who have been nominated by their peers to have an extra responsibility.
We are extremely proud of you and wish you good luck for your new role.
Junior Leaders: Mhd Abdul and Simran (2SJ) Izabella and Ramzan ( 2RS)
Sports Councillors : Jeffrey (2SJ) Rahat (2RS)
Culture Councillors: Summayah ( 2SJ) Inaya (2RS)
Library Monitors: Marcus (2SJ) Scarlett (2RS)
Take a look at some of our displays in our classrooms.
Our theme this half term has been: ‘Pirates.’ We have been researching about famous pirates and have discovering facts using the internet and books. We have compared two pirates Pirate Anne and Blackbeard.
Pirate Day 16th October 2017 was fantastic!
During the day we took part in a a range of activities which included:
- Treasure Hunt - In groups, we used i pads (qr code reader) to find the answer some pirate questions.
- We followed some challenging riddles the clues to find the hidden treasure which was hidden outside the OLC.
- A pirate sing-a- long - We learnt a few pirate songs and learnt a few pirate sayings.
- An interactive workshop - Mr Fellowes came in and we acted out the story of Treasure Island.
Take a look at some of our pictures from Pirate day!
Our Maths topic this half term is all about the place value of numbers. We have been recognising, counting, ordering, sequencing and understanding the value of numbers. We have solved a variety if problems and used our number and place value facts to complete maths investigations. Some of us have used base ten equipment to represent numbers and know the value of numbers e.g 14 = 1 ten and 4 ones. As well as this every Friday, we have practised our arithmetic skills.
All children in Year 2 must be able to:
Count in 2s,3s,5s,10 from zero forwards and backwards to 100.
Know their times tables for 2s,5s and 10s.
In our English lessons, we have been studying a book called Pirate Pete and have been learning about settings, characters and fictional stories. We have made predictions and used our comprehension and inference skills to find about characters. In the lessons, we have been working on using conjunctions. We have produced a character description all about Pirate Pete using expanded noun phrases and a range of writing features.
In our Science lessons, we will be working with a range of different materials. We will be sorting and classifying materials based on their properties. We will be learning about recycling and why it is important to reduce, reuse and recycle materials. At the end of the unit children will produce a piece of writing to explain the process of recycling.
We are very fortunate to be able to experience a range of fascinating outdoor learning activities thanks to Mrs Smith. This half term the children have the opportunity to develop their skills in the following three activities which are:
- Problem Solving
In Enrichment have been using our creativity skills to design and make pirate ships, pirate swords, hats and other items.