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Year 2 Team - Miss Armitage and Mrs Kennedy

Our Class Saint

Our class Saint is Saint Moses the Strong. He was an ascetic monk and priest in Egypt in the fourth century AD, and a notable Desert Father. According to stories about him, he converted from a life of crime to one of asceticism. Our feast day is August 28th. Please click here to find out about our Class Saint. https://stpauls-herts.secure-dbprimary.com/herts/primary/stpauls/site/pages/religiouseducation/classsaints/year2classsaint

St Moses(1)

Our Learning In Autumn

English - In Literacy this term we will be exploring 6 different books and a range of skills, including: questioning, sequencing events, poetry, sentence writing, vocabulary development and drama.

Maths - For this term, we will be focusing on supporting children’s transition back to school and ensuring we are covering gaps missed due to lock-down. This term we will be learning about: Counting to 100, place value, equal and unequal, comparison and measure, Mental calculation and time.

RE - For this term we will be looking at a range of topics, starting with looking at our new class Saint – Saint Moses. Other topics we will explore include: the story of creation, Baptism, Advent and preparations.

Science and foundation subjects – Our topic for the first half term is Kenya. We will be exploring many different areas of Kenya, including: African Music, patterns, animals, habitats, textiles and key physical and humans features.

PSHE - Due to the lockdown children have experienced many changes and we understand that children may have a range of feelings about returning to school. In our PSHE lessons, we will explore these together, support the children with the transition back to school and coping with difficult emotions they may have felt or are feeling about the current situation.

Home Learning

At home, in order to help support your child there are a few simple things you could do:

  • Read at home with your child every day, asking questions where possible
  • Practice the 2, 3, 5 and 10 times tables
  • Learn weekly spelling
  • Practice phonics sounds whenever possible
  • Use resources on the class page to practice key skills.

Home Learning extra resources

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Curriculum Information - Summer

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