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St. Francis

Welcome to Year 2

St Francis Class

Class Teacher: Miss Groom


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A big thank you to the parents who helped us on our trip we had a great time at the V&A Museum!



Homework and Spelling 

To complete the Maths homework on money and equal groups and practise spellings for next week Fridays test. Please see below. 

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

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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 Goldilocks and the three bears by Lauren Child.


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 Topic this term is 'All dressed up'

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During this topic we will learn and think about the clothing worn in different culture and throughout history.  We will have plenty of opportunity to compare clothing from history and other cultures.



In science our topic this term is Materials.

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We will learn about different types of materials and their properties. As well as this we will do lots of investigations and experiments. 


Learning Links

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