Primary 2 News

Please check this news page regularly for reminders, updates, news and photos about our learning journey. 

Try using these prompts with your child to find out more about the learning below: 'Tell me...',  'Show me...', 'Talk to me about...'.  

End of Term Party!!!

posted 14 Dec 2017, 16:47 by Primary 2 Teacher   [ updated 14 Dec 2017, 16:49 ]

A big THANK YOU! To all the parents for their contributions and making the end of term party so special and memorable for the children. 

They had lots of fun! 

A special thank you also to Jessica for organising the party and arranging the accessories for the photo booth. The pictures below are all her handy work!

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Happy Holidays!

posted 14 Dec 2017, 12:58 by Primary 2 Teacher   [ updated 14 Dec 2017, 12:58 ]

What a great 1st Term. It has been a pleasure to teach each and every child in P2 this term and I am excited about the learning experiences that are to come!

Thank you so much for the generous gift I received yesterday at the party. I can't wait to go for some end of term pampering!

Have a wonderful holiday and safe travels to all of those who are leaving and have not yet left.

Happy New Year in advance and I look forward to seeing you all in 2018!!!!!

Writer of the Week!

posted 11 Dec 2017, 15:40 by Primary 2 Teacher   [ updated 11 Dec 2017, 15:40 ]


MP1 - IPC Exit Point

posted 10 Dec 2017, 16:37 by Primary 2 Teacher   [ updated 10 Dec 2017, 16:37 ]

To celebrate the end of our unit 'People of the Past', MP1 invited the Nursery and P1 to come and share some of their learning. 
The P3s coached each class in how to play a simple rhythm with their bodies and instruments. 

The P2s introduced the artist Miro to each class and coached them in making a mini-Miro, a picture in the style of Miro. 

We used reflection, cooperation and communication throughout these activities.



 
 
  

Week Beginning 11th December 2017

posted 7 Dec 2017, 16:14 by Primary 2 Teacher   [ updated 7 Dec 2017, 16:14 ]

Swimming is finished now until Term 3 so please send PE kits on Tuesdays, as we will now do an extra PE 
slot instead. 

Parent Teacher consultations - all times have been arranged

Class Party - Thursday 1pm
Jessica,our class parent, will send out more information on this


Literacy - Fiction 
This week we will be focusing on joining 2 sentences together using 'and'.

-Writing sentences about our weekend news
-Writing questions and using question marks
-Forming letters correctly, using consistent size of upper and lower case letters
-Tricky Words of the Week - all, they, my, said
-Spelling pattern - this week will be consolidation of the spelling patterns learnt so far. No new spellings will be sent home


Maths - Subtraction 

-To begin to know the number bonds to 20 and corresponding subtraction facts
-To be able to subtract 1-digit and 2-digit numbers from numbers up to 20
-To know a variety of strategies for subtraction (using objects, number line)
-To be able to solve word problems involving subtraction


IPC - People of the Past
Reflection Week

Exit Point - We will be consolidating our learning from this unit by sharing our knowledge and skills with the Nursery and P1. We will show them how to play a simple rhythm with instruments and teach the how to make a picture in the style of Miro. 



Have a great weekend!

Open Evening

posted 6 Dec 2017, 12:54 by Primary 2 Teacher   [ updated 6 Dec 2017, 12:54 ]

Open evening is an opportunity to come in and have your child share their learning from the term with you. 
Here are a few pictures from last night.

 
 
 
 

The Shoe That Grows Appeal

posted 5 Dec 2017, 18:10 by Primary 2 Teacher   [ updated 5 Dec 2017, 18:10 ]


Last Friday school raised 8,150 roubles (102GPB/ 139.37 USD) or 9 pairs of growing shoes for orphans in Nigeria. A big thank you to all who donated and of course to Peri and Alexandra for their organisation of the tuckshop. 

I have just uploaded our most recent earnings to the shoe that grows web page. Our donation will be for 300 shoes which is $4,500 or 3340 pounds. Mike´s overall target is $6000 which seems like a big target but we have already raised $1,266 towards the total. If you would like to see how we are doing then click on this link here

Many thanks

Craig Jones (P7 Teacher)

Please feel free to share this link with friends and family to help support this project.





Peer Portraits

posted 3 Dec 2017, 21:46 by Primary 2 Teacher   [ updated 3 Dec 2017, 21:47 ]

In Art we learnt how to look carefully at our friends and draw a portrait of them from observation. We had to remember to include: eyes (the correct colours), eyebrows, lips, nose and the hair (the correct colour and style). 
This was a challenging task but we used our resilience to create some great portraits!

 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
 
  
  

Learning about the primary colours.

posted 3 Dec 2017, 21:37 by Primary 2 Teacher   [ updated 3 Dec 2017, 21:38 ]

 
 
 
 
  

IPC - Art

posted 3 Dec 2017, 21:05 by Primary 2 Teacher   [ updated 3 Dec 2017, 21:05 ]

Today we were learning about Miro in Art. We looked at his artwork and discussed our thoughts and feelings about different pieces. Later we started our own piece of artwork in the same style. 


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