Year 2 2019 - 2020

Mr Redmond

Mrs McHale

Mrs Heywood

Welcome to Year 2 Covid-19! 

Enjoying school at home

 

We have put together a timetable for you to try to stick to whilst your are studying at home instead of in school.  This timetable can be found in the workbook that we provided for you to work in whilst you are at home.  It can also be found below in FILES TO DOWNLOAD.  We are well aware that this may be a tricky time and thought that the timetable may help to keep you focussed whilst you are having to spend lots of time away from school. 

 

Science

For our science lessons we use Tig Tag to watch videos and do practical activities. We now have free access for parents while schools are closed!

Username: Tigtagstudent

Password: schoolsout

Juniors  https://www.tigtagworld.com/how-to-use-tigtag/ 

Infants   https://www.tigtagjunior.com/how-to-use-tigtag-junior/

Week Beginning: 1/7/2020 

Hi guys, 

I hope everyone is okay and having fun at home. 

Thank you to the people who have posted what the children have been doing onto our class twitter page. It has been great to see what they have been doing and I know others have used your ideas. 

Please remember if you have any problems or just fancy a chat email: year2covid19@outlook.com 

 

Hi all of year 2, or should I say year 3 now? I hope you have heard the good news about who your year 3 teacher is, I know she is just excited to start the year with you as you must be with her. 

I thought it would be a nice idea to let her know a little bit about yourselves, just so she has a chance to prepare for you lot 😉  I've set out a weeks plan, each day has a new activity for you to do, and you can post your work to the year 3 twitter page or my email and I'll be sure to pass it on. 

 

Day 1- Draw a picture of yourself. You could be doing something you love, playing football, dancing, fishing or listening to music. 

 

Day 2- Create a list of questions you might want to ask your new teacher about year 3. She may not be able to answer all of them but I'm sure there will be a few answers on the year 3 website page. 

 

Day 3- Write a letter to your new teacher. Tell her all about yourselves, why you are excited for year 3 and anything you enjoyed about year 3.  

 

Day 4- Complete the activity sheet in our files. Just a fun activity letting your teacher see how fun you are.

 

Day 5- Creat 3 targets you want to set for yourself for next year just so your new teacher will know the areas you want to work on. This could be handwriting, comprehension skills or maths. Also, write down some activities you have never done before that you think you might like to try in year 3-if they're fun, cool, and doable!!! you may get to do them next year. 

 

Even though I'm sad we didn't get to finish this year I know you will continue to be the clever, funny, amazing class you are and I can't wait to see all you smiling faces again when you're in the juniors! 

 

We hope everyone stays safe and healthy. 

Mr Redmond and Mrs Sorvel 

 

There are lots of websites to help listed below:

Spelling

Bitesize spelling

Verbs and Adverbs

Grammar

 

Old trusty websites:

  • Vocabulary Here is a website which is full of exciting vocabulary. Click on the different links to find adjectives, adverbs, alternative words for said and many more! There is also a link called 'word classes' this will help you to revise what verbs, nouns, adjectives and adverbs are.

  • Maths A range of questions for you to test yourself.

  • Maths Telling the time and times tables games.

  • Sentence games. Here are some sentence games to help you to work on those complex sentences!

 

Maths and English Practise

IXL have separate pages of skills linked to individual Year group.  The Y6 page has links to practise both English and Maths skills.  Pages are then split into skills of which has a practise question for the children to think about.

https://uk.ixl.com/promo?partner=google&campaign=1187&adGroup=Key+Stage+2&gclid=CPPa8teS_8kCFQbnwgodgOIB6A

 

BBC Education have produced a whole host of materials for KS2.  Follow the KS2 link and then select either Maths or English.   Each area usually has an information section for reading, plus an activity and then quiz which is marked online.  Some aspects require a subscription.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education

 

A site with both Maths and English based quizzes which are marked as you go along.

http://www.educationquizzes.com/ks2/maths/

 

A site with a range of information and questions – great for revision purposes!

http://www.icteachers.co.uk/children/children_sats.htm

 

A revision site based upon the old Key Stage 2 Tests but still contains lots of useful information for both Maths and English.

http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/revision/

 

A site with links to  old style Key Stage 2 Maths Papers, Maths Tutorials as well as Maths Games.  Some of these games are linked to Memory and would therefore help pupils to retain key information.

http://www.online-maths-tutor.com/

 

A site with links to Maths and English revision materials, including worksheets to look at online or to print off and practise with.

http://sats.highamstjohns.com/

These are “old style” Key Stage 2 test papers but are still useful for practise, and in particular, creating discussion around questions and strategies to answer.  View on screen or print off for free.  Best used

http://www.emaths.co.uk/index.php/student-resources/past-papers/key-stage-2-ks2-sat-past-papers

 

Click on “For Kids” to access some fun games to practise speed of recall of times tables.

http://www.mad4maths.com/

 

This site has loads of Maths games which help to practise a range of skills.

http://www.mathplayground.com/games.html

 

Loads of Maths games on a range of Mathematical concepts.

https://www.sheppardsoftware.com/math.htm

 

A range of English games and activities.

http://www.crickweb.co.uk/ks2literacy.html

 

Activities to reinforce and practise a range of spelling rules.

http://www.keystage2literacy.co.uk/spellings-menu.html

 

A range of activities and games to practise a range of spelling rules and patterns.

http://www.spellzone.com/games/index.cfm?wordlist=2255

 

 

 

 

 

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Contact the School

St John Fisher Primary School

Edward Street,
Widnes,
Cheshire,
WA8 0BW

Main Contact: Office Manager Margaret Hassett

Tel: 0151 424 7794
sec.stjohnfisher@halton.gov.uk