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Year 2

Welcome to the Year 2 page.

My name is Miss Beaven and I have been part of the team at Acton for over three years now. I am thoroughly enjoying working with your children in Year 2. I feel privileged to be part of their learning journey. It is clear to see the children are growing in confidence and resilience as they approach the end of KS1.

Spring 2/Summer 1
Our topic is 'How does your garden grow?' We will become green fingered experts; improving our school garden and growing our own plants and vegetables to sell.

Help and resources needed!
We need willing volunteers to help come and prepare Andrew's Garden ready for planting new plants and seeds.
Any donations of soil/compost, seeds/bulbs, pots, watering cans etc.
Any help or donations would be much appreciated! Please see Miss Beaven if you think you can help.

Additional Homework
Alongside the spellings you get weekly and TT Rock-stars, you may want to get stuck into some extra homework related to our topic. Choose one of the of the following to research. Remember you can present your work in any way that you like. Bring it into school to share with the class.

1. A poster for the life cycle of a plant.
2. Do you grow your own fruit and vegetables at home?
3. Create your own plants fact file.
4. Design and build your own mini greenhouse.

Home Learning Links
Maths:
Bitsize Maths
Maths Zone
Oxford owl Maths
Maths Ordering Games
Creative maths at home
Number bonds, halves/doubles, times tables/ division facts
Times tables and division facts

SPAG:
Letters and Sounds
Words and Spellings
Phonics games
Bitesize English
Bitesize SPAG
Read Write Inc Information
Year 2 English Games
KS1 SPAG Games
Spooky Spellings
Little Bird Spellings
Look Cover Write
Reading
Reading online
Reading Games
Reading Poems
Reading Non-Fiction

SATs
KS1 SATs Changes information for parents
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Home Learning:
I will be adding a home learning folder each week with a suggested timetable and activities to complete.

If you would like to keep in contact please feel free to email our new class email. It would be great to see/hear what you've been up to. You can send work, projects, pictures, videos or questions to year2@actonceprimary.net
I look forward to hearing from you and I hope this helps keep some close communication during these uncertain times.

Maths:
We highly recommend using this home learning resource from White Rose to help teach your child maths at home to suit their specific year group. There are five daily lessons for each week and they provide audio teaching and related worksheets free to download for your child to complete. They suggest to spend between 20-30 minutes on each daily session.
White Rose Maths Year 2

Twinkl Home Learning Hub:
To help parents during this difficult time Twinkl have created a free home learning hub packed full of daily resources.
"Each day you'll find a new set of daily activities to get involved with. Qualified Twinkl teacher will provide book readings, live lessons, positive news updates and more."
To access these daily resources simply click here.

Accelerated Reader:
If your child would like to complete an accelerated reader test once they have finished a reading book, please click here to be taken to thecorrect login site for Acton school.

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