All Saints' C of E Primary School

Headteacher: Mrs M Robinson | Phone: 01943 607 852 | Email : office@allsaintsilkley.bradford.sch.uk

Our Christian Values:

Hopeful school through honesty, forgiveness and trust; Achieving school through resilience, respect and ambition; Nurturing school through care, compassion and friendships; Developing school through wisdom, faith and fun; Sharing school through kindness, celebration and love

Year 2

January 2020

Dear Parents,

Welcome back to school. We hope that everyone had an enjoyable Christmas and we wish you all a happy New Year.  Thank you very much for all your presents and good wishes.

Theme – Island Home

This term’s theme links together the following areas:

  • Science- Materials/Looking at shelters/Keeping Healthy
  • Geography – Comparing island homes with emphasis on Australia/Coll
  • Art– Mixing colours / weaving/ aboriginal art
  • Design Technology – Vehicles
  • RE – What is the Good News that Jesus brings? /Why does Easter matter to Christians?
  • Computing – We are photographers /We are researchers
  • Music – Rhythm and Pulse/Exploring sound
  • PE – Apparatus/ Dance / Rugby/ Hockey 

Events:

2B class collective worship is on Tuesday 11th February at 9.10. 2B parents are welcome to join us.

Katie Morag Day – Wednesday 12th February. Pupils can dress up as a character from the stories or anything Scottish. Throughout the day pupils will be doing activities based on a Scottish/Katie Morag theme.

Routines

PE will continue to be on Tuesday and Friday. The children will need a named PE kit including pumps. Children come into school on Tuesday in their P.E kit and will change into their uniform. On Friday children will come home in their P.E kit.

NB. P.E kit is: black shorts or tracksuit bottoms/leggings, white t-shirt and school sweatshirt.

Reading and spelling routines continue as normal.  Try to listen to your child read as often as possible and encourage them to read a variety and breadth of other fiction and non-fiction books, discussing the story and predicting what happens next. Please remember to sign your child’s reading record once you have read with them. 

Spelling: Please can we remind parents that spelling homework consists of 3 lists and 2 sentences using the words from the week.  It is more beneficial for pupils to practise their spellings ‘little and often’ as it helps them retain it better.  Lists can be done in fancy writing and colour, but please can sentences be done in pencil. 

Maths Quick recall of number bonds is paramount in maths. All children have a log on to the Numbots website. It is a fun way to learn their number bonds. Please can your child practise regularly.

Thank you for your continued support.

Yours sincerely,

Mrs Brown   and   Miss McMurrough

Meet The Teacher

Long Term Plan 2019 – 2020

Achieve KS1 Parent Guide

New National Curriculum 2014: Guide for Parents

Common Exception Words

Glossary for English at KS1 and KS2

Useful Websites for Parents Including Homework Sites

Maths Calculation Policy

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