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Asia's Class Newsletter information for Autumn 2 term from Miss Higginson...

Our topic this term is…

Let’s Remember

In History we will be finding out about the history of Remembrance Day 

and complete research about Florence Nightingale.

In Art we will be creating pieces of work using textiles.

Our PSHE learning will link to Health and Wellbeing

Our RE learning will be considering different festivals.

In ICT we will be using programs to present information.

In PE we will be improving our ball skills.

Thursday 12th November - Children in Need - Odd Socks Day please if you can send £1 donation for this worthwhile cause.

Wednesday 11th November – School Remembrance Service

Friday 13th November – Individual Photos

Wednesday 25th November  - No Pens Day!

Friday 4th December – Non-uniform day (£1 donation)

Tuesday 8th December – Science Day!

Wednesday 16th December – Christmas Jumper & Christmas Dinner Day

Thursday 17th December – Non-uniform day & Last day of Autumn Term 2

Friday 18th December – School closed



In mathematics we will be adding and subtracting numbers to 100. The children will also look at measurement in centimetres and metres.

The children will be completing a weekly arithmetic test, this will be then sent home for your child to work on any misconceptions.

Class information:

  • Homework - will consist of reading, arithmetic, and one optional extra piece. It will be sent home every Friday and there is no expectation for it to be returned.
  • PE - will take place every Monday and all children will need an outdoor PE Kit in school.
  • Water Bottles – please send your child to school with a named water bottle, these can be purchased from the office for £1.50.


This term all year 2 children will take the

Phonics Screening Test

Ways to support your child:

  • Make time for your child to read their school reading book to you at least 2 times a week
  • Encourage your child to ‘sound out’ unfamiliar words
  • Practice sounding out and blending (putting them back together) words
  • Use the sound mat to test their sound knowledge
  • Visit websites such as:

* Phonicsplay.com {check out the free resources}

* Lettersandsounds.com

Click on the links in white for more information.

  Text Box:   Class info.
o	Homework will be given out on Friday, due in the following Wednesday. Please support your child to ensure they have understood the work they have been given.

o	PE will be on a Monday. Please ensure your child has a full PE kit each week- shorts, top and pumps, as the weather gets colder tracksuit bottoms can be worn.

o	It is important for your child to bring in a named water bottle each day- water bottles can be bought from the office for £1.50





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