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Year 2

Welcome to Year 2!

Welcome back! We are so happy to welcome you back to Coppice and the start of a new school year. Mrs Richards and Miss Honeyman will be using the school website to share our wonderful learning and any important information about our year group with you. Please check back regularly to see what we have been up to.

 

 

 

Homework

We will be updating this page periodically and would like you to log into Google Classroom each week to complete homework and submit the assignments. You can also find a copy of our homework grid here on our class page. We will not be giving out homework books to take home this year.

 

PE

2R: Week A = Friday, Week B = Tuesday and Wednesday

2H: Week A = Wednesday, Week B = Tuesday and Thursday

 

Items from home

Please bring in your book bag, a bottle of water and your lunch (unless you are having a school lunch). Please don't bring toys or other personal items.

 

Mrs Richards and Miss Honeyman

 

Remember - if you have any questions you can email us at admin@coppice.redbridge.sch.uk.

Autumn 1 Homework Grid

KS1 Curriculum Meeting

 

Thank you to those parents who joined us for our KS1 Curriculum Meeting via Zoom.

Here is a summary of the main points discussed and shared on the Slideshow.

 

PE Kits

Please send your child to school in their PE kit on the days that they have PE.

An active uniform (leggings/jogging bottoms and trainers) should be worn on all other days.

 

Reading

Books will be changed 3 times a week (less for AR books). Children have been assessed this week and will have the correct level book sent home from next week. We will assess them during the year to check their progress and to ensure they continue to read the right level text.

 

Assessment

KS1 SATs-Summer Term

Phonics screening for Year 2-Autumn 2

There will be an assessment meeting in the next couple of week-please keep an eye on Parentmail.

 

Homework

Mangahigh homework will be set every Friday. Children can also log in to TT Rockstars and Numbots.

A homework grid can be found on your child's class page. Please select a task and upload the work to Google Classroom (Year 2 login details to follow).

Spellings will be sent home on Tuesday and tested the following week. These will be in paper form.

 

To find out more about how we teach phonics click on the link below

How to listen to a child's reading

 

1) Find a comfy place to sit and ensure you can both see the book.

2) Talk a little bit about the book - have they read any of it before? What happened? If not, look at the cover together and discuss what you notice?

3) Allow the child to start reading when ready.

4) Try not to interrupt them if they make a mistake; allow them time to spot their own mistakes and correct.

5) If they don't self-correct, ask them to take a look at that bit again and re-read. Provide a prompt if needed.

6) Listen out for the following:

-expression: do they vary how it sounds depending on what the words are?

-word recognition: how quickly they can recognise and read the words on the page.

-rhythm/phrasing: how do they group the words they are reading? Single word or in groups of 2 or 3 or even longer phrases?

-smoothness: does the reading flow well or does it sound choppy? Do they use punctuation well? Ensure they stop at full stops and don't run on into the next sentence.

 

Other ways to read:

A) Paired reading - take it in turns to read sentences or sections of text

B) Echo reading - you read a sentence or section of text and then the child reads it back to you.

Days Of The Week Addams Family (Parody)

Use this song to help your child learn the days of the week in the right order.

Months of the Year Song

Help your child to learn the order of the months of the year

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