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St. Francis

Welcome to Year 2

St Francis Class

Class Teacher: Miss Groom


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Learning at home:

Good morning St Francis.
Your home learning for Monday 30th March 2020 will be as follows:


English - Can you complete todays writing challenge? Watch the live lesson which starts at 9:45 and complete the writing activity.

Prepare yourself beforehand by watching the short video Hair Love which is what todays lesson is based on.   

Super Sentence Stacking with Jane Considine - Hair Love - Writing Lesson

Hair Love

Break - Take a 10-15 minute break. Use this time to have a healthy snack. 

5 Minute Move Featuring Betsy

Maths - To recognise a third. 


KS1 Maths Challenge:


Reading - Read along with today's story Alice in wonderland.

Alice In Wonderland Full Audio Book Online

Reading Challenge:



How many of these reading activities can you complete? 

Science - Read the PowerPoint on food chains.

Play the food chain game then as a challenge create your own food chain including a human.

Art/DT Challenge: How many challenges can you complete?

Online/ App Learning


Tasks have also been assigned on ‘Reading Eggs’ and ‘Times Table Rockstars’ - you can access the tasks through your individual login (found at the front of your reading record).

The Selfish Crocodile By Faustin Charles and Illustrated By Michael Terry

I will be posting more work next week enjoy your weekend and stay safe!


If you require an exercise book or pencil, please see Ms Talabi in the school office.‚Äč 


Thank you, 

Miss Groom

Homework and Spelling 

To complete the Geography map work and the Maths 3D shape work. See below. 

Home Learning Links

The below website links are useful websites that the children can use at home to support their learning.

PE kits need to be brought to school every Monday and taken home and washed on a Friday. That way kits will always be available when they are needed.


Spellings are given every Friday. Please learn these for a test the following Friday. 


Reading books are changed weekly.  Please read with your child each night and ensure reading books are always in your child’s book bag when they come to school.


Homework is also given on a Friday and is due in on the following Wednesday morning. Please see the class teacher if you have any questions about the homework. Please see the attachment for this weeks homework.


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In Year 2 your child should be gaining/gained a good knowledge of their numbers. They need to be secure with their 2's, 5's and 10's times tables and by the end of Year 2 their 3 times tables to. They also need to be able to count and write numbers to 100. 


Big Read


We carry out Big read which means as a class we share the same book and have lots of fun task and have discussions. Our Big Read text this term is Hansel and Gretel by Anthony Browne.


Guided Reading

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We now take part in Guided Reading, with this your children are in smaller groups and they will take part in different activities daily. Examples of theses include:

Reading with Teacher

Reading with TA

Free reading


Listening station

Phonics activities





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In English we will be focusing on punctuation and learning how to include these in our writing.


Capital letters     - ABC


Full Stops  -     .


Exclamation Marks  -    !


Question Marks    -   ?


Commas     -     ,


Speech Marks  -   "        "



Our History Topic this term is 'Inspirational People'


In history we will be continuing to look at our local community and we will start looking at inspirational people from our local area such as Walter Tull and people that have had a big effect on our country. 


Our Geography Topic this term is 'The United Kingdom'

In Geography we will continue to look at the United Kingdom. We will do focused studies on the countries that make up the UK, looking at their capital cities and towns. We will also do map work and look closely at their physical and human features comparing them to our local area. 



In science our topic this term is Animals including humans.


We will learn about lifecycles of different creatures  and look closely at our needs for survival such as hygiene, exercise and diet.