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Year 2 – Kestrels

Welcome to Kestrel Class!

Year 2


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Hello everyone, 

Welcome to the Kestrel Class. On this page you will find curriculum information for this half term including details of our learning each week and general information about our class. The teacher in Kestrel class is Mrs Anthony. Mrs Matthews is our teaching assistant who is with us all day every day. 

  • We open the classroom door at 8:45am every day and the register is taken at 9am.
  • Homework is given out on a Friday and it is due in on the following Wednesday.
  • Spellings are given out on a Friday and they are tested on the following Friday.
  • A reading book is sent home every night – please write down the pages that you have read in the pink home-school diary. We change our books on Mondays and Thursdays.
  • Every child can choose a library book to bring home – these are changed on Fridays.
  • We do PE twice a week, on Mondays and Thursdays  and this is done outdoors whenever possible. Every child needs a full P.E. kit in school and a pair of plimsolls.
Curriculum information for this half term

Next week's learning:

English- We will be looking at non-fiction explanation texts focusing on the life cycle of a butterfly.

Maths- We will be looking at addition and subtraction.

Science - We will be investigating healthy lifestyles and designing a healthy packed lunch. We also hope to release our recently hatched butterflies into the wild.

History- We will be finding out about World War 1 and the significance of poppies.

Art- We will be looking at the artists Pablo Picasso and Tom Clee.

Click on the curriculum overview below to find out more information about what we are learning this half term.
Active Maths Games to try at home
Phonics activities
Our school P.E. kit includes:
Picture 1 a green drawstring P.E. bag
Picture 2 green or black shorts
Picture 3 a Hillshott P.E. t-shirt
Picture 4 a plain, dark jumper
Picture 5 plain, dark jogging bottoms
Picture 6 plain trainers
Photos of our classroom
Picture 1 Our carpet area
Picture 2 Our computer area
Picture 3 The cloakroom
Picture 4 Boris our class pet
Picture 5 Our cosy book corner
Picture 6 We love to share work that we are proud of!
Parent helpers
We always welcome parents and family members to support in class. Please speak to a member of staff if you can offer help. Thanks in advance!
Online activities

Have you visited the 'Kids' Zone' yet? There are lots of cool games and activities to try - you can even vote for your favourite ones!