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Week 4

Hi Year 2,

I am so proud of how hard you have all worked this week.

In English we wrote a character description to describe Gerald. I was amazed with your writing and I have been able to give out lots of gold stars! Well done year 2.

In our Science lessons we been learning about how plants survive in the different habitats. Today we started to learn about food chains, we will continue to work on this next week.

On Wednesday we visited the book bus. Which books did you like best?

This week HH won star of the week for amazing problem solving in Maths. TH won the presentation award for working so hard to improve his handwriting.

Don’t forget to keep practising your words for the Christmas performance.

Have a lovely weekend,

Mrs Morris xx

Times Tables Rockstars!

Hi Year 2,

What a fantastic day we have had! You all looked amazing in your rockstar outfits. We have worked hard learning our 2, 5 and 10 times tables using lots of different games and activities. We had lots of fun!

Don’t forget to use your log in to play the games on the Times Tables Rockstars website:

Well done to GC and LB for being our stars of the week. You show an amazing attitude and work hard in every lesson. Also, well done to OJ for beautiful presentation in your English book.

This week we won the attendance award!

Have a lovely weekend,

Mrs Morris xx

Knowsley Safari Park

Hi Year 2,

What a brilliant first week back we have had! We started the week by reading the first few pages of Giraffes Can’t Dance by Giles Andreae. We then predicted what we thought might happen next in the story.


In Maths we have been working on our 2 times table. We also learnt how to double and halve numbers.

Today we became adventurers at Knowsley Safari Park. We took a journey through Africa and saw lots of animals. Which animal was your favourite?

Have a lovely weekend,

Mrs Morris x

Friday 19th October

What a busy half term we have had in Year 2! We have had lots of fun and you have all worked so hard.

In Science we have been learning all about habitats. In particular, we learnt about a woodland habitat. We know that a fox, a rabbit and a hedgehog live in a woodland habitat. We also learnt what a habitat needs to provide.

In English we wrote our own story based on the text Wild. We chose a different setting and different animals. I loved reading all your stories!

In groups of 3 we completed our reflection task. We became authors and created our very own books. These books will be on display when we return after half term so you can read each others.

In Maths we have been learning the names and the properties of 2D shapes. Can you remember how many sides and vertices each shape has?

This week LC won star of the week for writing an amazing story. MK won the presentation award. Well done to both of you!

This half term we have been working really hard on our presentation and we have earnt lots of gold coins. Can we earn even more in Autumn 2?

Have a fantastic half term! Well done on working so hard the past 7 weeks, I am very proud of you all. Enjoy the break and I can’t wait to see you all after the week off. Don’t forget our trip to Knowlsey Safari Park on Friday 2nd November.

Mrs Morris xx

Week 5

We have had a very busy week in Year 2. We have been working hard to ensure we have gold standard presentation in all our books. I am so pleased that I have been able to give our so many gold stars.Let’s continue to earn even more gold stars next week!

In Maths we have been developing our addition and subtraction skills. In English we have been playing detectives to look for clues about how Wild feels about her new life.

Well done to DL and MK for winning star of the week. You are both superstars. Also, well done to MG for winning our handwriting certificate.

We had 97.3% attendance this week, can we get 100% next week?

Have a lovely weekend Year 2,

Mrs Morris xx

Week 4

We have had another fantastic week in Year 2 and have been very busy!

In Maths this week we have been learning how to compare and order lengths using the greater than, less than and equals sign. I was so impressed with how confidently you all were using the ruler to measure different items around the classroom. In English we wrote character descriptions of the character Wild. I was so impressed with the vocabulary you all used.

Well done to AK for winning Star of the week! AK has worked hard in every lesson this week and is also an extremely kind and caring member of our class. Also, well done to RH for winning our handwriting award. I was very impressed with the presentation in his English book. We are working hard to develop our presentation skills and I am looking forward to giving out more gold stars.

Let’s see if we can win class points and attendance next week.

Have a lovely weekend,

Mrs Morris x

Week 3

Hi Year 2,

This week we have had fun sketching wild animals in preparation for creating a woodland collage!

We are all now much more confident with reading and writing the numbers from 1 – 100 (even the tricky spellings!)

Our star of the week this week was JP for amazing work in all our lessons. Our handwriting award went to SR for beautiful presentation in his books.

The fantastic news is, we won class points with an incredible 85 points! Well done Year 2, I am so proud of you all.

We didn’t win attendance this week so let’s hope we can get closer to 100% next week.

Have a lovely weekend, I can wait for another fantastic week with you all.

Mrs Morris xx

Week 2

Year 2 have been working really hard this week to deepen their understanding of the story ‘Wild’ and have begun to think about how the girl might have come to live in the forest – we had some very imaginative ideas!

In Maths we have been developing our counting skills to count in sequences – I have been very impressed with how hard the children have worked to count in steps of 2, 3, 5 and 10.

This week we had 98.3% attendance. Can we get 100% next week?

I have been really proud of you all this week and we got 61 class points!

Well done to our fantastic star of the week DS for amazing work in our Maths lessons. Also, well done to ER for winning our handwriting award for beautiful presentation in his English book. :)

Enjoy your weekend,

Mrs Morris x

Year 2

What a fantastic first week we have had in Year 2!

We began the week by reading the story ‘Wild’ by Emily Hughes. Then, we created our own pictures of Wild. We used a range of different materials to recreate her Wild hair! Your pictures are amazing Year 2 and look great on the display.

We have also been learning about the artist Henri Rousseau. We created a mind map with facts about his life. We learnt that he was famous for creating jungle paintings. What do you like most about his art work?

This week we earned 43 class points. Let’s try and beat that score next week!

We also had 2 stars of the week! Well done HM and IL for showing a fantastic attitude to your learning.

I hope you are all looking forward to next week.

Have a lovely weekend Year 2,

Mrs Morris

Friday 6th July Update

Well done y1B on achieving 66 class points this week. What a terrific score, sadly we didn’t win but we should be proud of how many points we collected.

Congratulations to E on his amazing gold standard handwriting and H for giving such an amazing effort in all of your lessons, you both make me smile lots and lots!

We had an attendance of 97.9% this week, well done class.

Enjoy what is to be another warm weekend, make sure you get an early night on Sunday in preparation for your transition to year two on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

see you Monday

Mrs B x