It was lovely to see all of our wonderful Year 2 children in school on Friday. We were so happy that we got a chance to say goodbye to them all and it was lovely to see them looking so well and happy.
As we couldn't give the children our usual send-off, we wanted to mark this time by creating something special for you all. Many thanks to Mrs Young for putting this together for us. We hope you enjoy the collection of memories and photos.
I would like to take this opportunity to say a huge thank you to all of you for all of your support and the very kind and generous 'thank you's' we received on Friday. We were truly touched.
Have a lovely Summer!
With love from St.Michael's Infants xx
We hope your first week of Home Learning is going well. Below you will find a document with updated links and activities which you may like to use at home. It includes suggestions for keeping your child active and ways to help them deal with any worries they may have during this time:
Take care and stay safe!
Your child will have taken home a pack of learning materials today. Attached is the letter that was sent home so you can access the links provided, if you wish. We will be continuing to upload resources and suggestions of activities, as appropriate.
Take care and look after yourselves during this unsettling time.
The Year 2 Team
We can't believe how quickly the first half term has gone! The children have settled superbly into their classes and have enjoyed our first topic on 'Dinosaurs.' They greatly enjoyed dressing up as explorers and going on a dinosaur hunt in the school grounds. Thank you for supporting us by sending in props to school. The children have completed some excellent learning this half term and we look forward to seeing lots of you at our work sharing event on Friday 24th October at 2.45pm.
It is hard to believe that we are in our last term of the year- time has flown by.
The Spring term was busy with two trips to the Military Museum and Wisley Gardens. We also had chicks in school and a visit from the fire service. We were really impressed with the children's attitude to their learning.
This half term we were all very excited to start our new topic The BFG. The children are enjoying listening to the story and have produced some beautiful artwork and written detailed and thoughtful diaries in character as the BFG.
Our final half term is looking to be busy. We will be learning about Africa and making comparisons to where we live. We also have a Healthy Week planned, which will include sports morning and lots of other fun activities.
November 2018 - Maths strategies
It was great to see so many of you at the recent Parents' Evenings. A few parents were keen to find out more about the way Maths is taught at school so that they can support their child with this at home. To support parents with this further, each half term we will update this section of the website with an overview of the strategies being taught at school. Our first one can be found in the link below - addition on an empty number line. We hope you find this helpful!
We have made a super start to the second half of the Autumn term. This week, a mysterious time capsule arrived in school which had a range of artefacts inside from the past, including an old, burnt page from a diary dating back to the year 1666! The children have really been enjoying working as History Detectives to piece together the clues about who these items might have belonged to. We can't wait to see their findings!
Our Home Learning this term will be linked to this term's topic.
The children have been busy practising for their Harvest assembly and really enjoyed performing to parents.Thank you very much for your kind donations. We hope you enjoy taking a closer look below at some of the fantastic art work and Harvest poems some of the children have created. We think they did a super job!
(images coming soon)
It has been lovely to see how well the children are settling in to their new classes in Year 2. We have completed so much exciting learning already. We had great fun this week travelling back in time and becoming Dinosaur Hunters. Thank you very much for all of your support with sending in props into school to make this day really special for the children. Take a look at some of our dinosaur hunt pictures below. Don't we look great!
(images coming soon)
We are very proud of how the children perfomed in the year 2 Christmas Nativity. Thank you for your support in providing costumes, helping them to learn their lines and for coming along to watch.
We have a busy last week of term next week, with lots of Christmas activities including Christmas lunch, church service and party day. On Monday we will be visiting the junior school to watch their Christmas performance.
Over the holiday we will not be sending any homework out but please continue to hear your child read and remember to colour in the pictures for the reading award.
We wish you a restful and merry Christmas and look forward to seeing you in January.
In English we will be starting our long awaited Superhero topic, discussing our favourite superhero character. We wil be reading Traction Man and other comic style books.
In our maths lessons we wil be focussing on subtraction and the different strategies that we can use to help us. The children are required to be able to subtract mentally so please continue to focus on this at home. Quickfire subtraction questions are a great way to do this.
We will also be focusing on positional and directional langauge.
We have all been enjoying our geography topic Sensational Safari, where we have been learning about Kenya and the people and animals that live there. We will end this topic by comparing an area of Kenya to Aldershot and thinking about similarities and differences.
Over the past few weeks in Science, we have been investigating exercise. To finish this topic we will be having a Healthy Week from Monday 10th July. During the week we will be looking at healthy eating and thinking about ways that we can keep healthy. As part of this we wil be visiting Manor Park. Please look out for the letter regarding this.