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Year 2

October Half Term

October Half Term 1

The Great Fire of St Anne's

In an exciting end to our Great Fire of London topic, the children were able to witness their own 'great fire' as their 1666 houses were burned down. Thankfully, Nuneaton Fire Fighters were on hand to extinguish the flames after receiving some fantastic letters from the children thanking them for their service and asking them to come and visit. 

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Autumn 1 - 2018


Welcome to Year 2


What a wonderful start we've had to the new academic year!

Our Year 2 children have settled in beautifully and we are already very proud of the work they are producing in our Great Fire of London topic. 


With the Macmillan Cake Sale and the impromptu outing to watch the Ovo Energy Cycle Tour, we've already had an exciting start to the year and this is set to continue next term with our first school trip!  (Details of this will be sent out in the near future so keep an eye out.)


Congratulations to our new School Councilors (Faith and Vinnie); we look forward to seeing what amazing ideas you come up with.


Mrs Thorneycroft and Mrs Khaliq


Important notes: 


This term Year 2 will have PE sessions on Monday PM and Wednesday PM. We would ask that children bring appropriate kit for both inside and outside, as sessions will be dependent on the weather and the availability of the hall.


Homework is set for Year 2 on Fridays and will usually consist of a piece of maths and a piece of literacy work (typically spellings). If children bring their homework in on a Monday, they will receive 10 Dojo Points. Homework received after this date is rewarded with 5 Dojo Points. 


It is expected that Year 2 children bring in their home reading book at least once a week with evidence of reading at home in their reading diary. Every time the children bring in their book, with an adult comment or signature, then they will receive 2 Dojo Points (up to 10 a week!)


Class Dojos are used as a reward system in Year 2. These are a very popular with the children where points are rewarded for good choices and lost for poor choices. When children receive 50 Dojos, these can be exchanged for a prize from the prize drawer. Access to keep a track of your child's progress will be provided at Parents' Evening so you will be able to see how well they are doing. 



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