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Kingfisher - Year 2

Video Guides for Remote Learning

 

Welcome to Kingfisher Class! 

 

Class Teacher: Miss J Weyer

PPA/Management Cover: Mrs M Humphreys

Teaching Partner: Mrs A Michaels: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday mornings

 

Our Classroom and some of the books we will be sharing

Kingfisher Wider Curriculum Overview 2020-21

Kingfisher Timetable 2020-2021

Year 2 Recommended Reads

Week commencing 11/01/21

Morning! Hope you had a good weekend and managed to have some fun. I have been so impressed with the learning submitted, I am so grateful and so proud of you all!

If you log on to Oxford Owl (free to register) there are reading books linked to book bands, link is here - https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/reading/ Please remember comprehension is as important as 'reading the words'. I am teaching in the classroom as well so will respond to any queries as soon as I can. 

Scroll down to the calendar on our Google Site page to find the link for the 'live' assembly each day!

Have a great week!

Take care

Miss Weyer smiley

Our Week, some examples of Think Outside the Box Thursday!

Week Commencing 05/01/21

Hello, I hope you all had a good break. Thank you for all your kinds words and gifts at the end of term, thank you notes will reach you! I did not think we would be doing online learning again like this. Everything has been added to Google Sites / Google Classroom - see information previously emailed out for login ins etc. 

English will be added Monday and I have also added storytime for the week on google sites and links to short daily PE activities. If you log on to Oxford Owl (free to register) there are reading books linked to book bands, link is here - https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/reading/ 

Please remember comprehension is as important as 'reading the words'. I will also be adding a live assembly everyday.

Take care, stay safe.

Miss Weyer

Merry Christmas!

Our Week!

Congratulations to Danyaal for being our Star this week! 

Thank you for your support this term. The children have worked extremely hard and adapted so well to all the changes. 

Have a safe and restful break!

Take care

 

Our Week

Our Week

It has been a very busy term for Kingfisher Class and they have worked extremely hard. They have adapted to the changes so well and I am very proud of them.The children have started to write their own versions of Polar Express. They have been practising hard for Christmas. They have learnt about Hanukkah and researched a country of their choice! Please remember Christmas cards to be in school no later than Monday. 

Well done to Harley for being our Star! 

 

 

Week Commencing 14th December 

English - We are our finishing our unit based around the book Polar Express. We will focus on description and making it exciting. 

Maths - We are consolidating our learning from this term focusing on place value, addition, subtraction and multiplication. Mathletics and TTRockstars will be linked to this. 

Spellings - 'High Frequency Words and Assessment of learning this term

Science: All about Reindeers!

PSHE/Jigsaw - Circle Time

Computing - Working within Google Classroom and taking photos of each other 

 

Monday - Christmas Poem filming on Monday - children need to be in school uniform but can wear ‘festive’ headwear if they wish.

Book Bags and Homework are due in. Book Bags will be changed today.

Tuesday - Book Bags due in 

Wednesday -  Christmas Dinner / Christmas Jumper day is on Wednesday, school uniform and Christmas top please. Book Bags due in, there is no homework over Christmas. 

Thursday - Virtual Christmas Panto, Christmas Card and Christmas Art will be coming home today 

Book Bags due in, no Book bags will go home over Christmas 

Friday -  There is no PE today, school finishes at 1:15pm 

Our Kindness Advent Calendar!

Our Week

The children have written their own versions of Dinosaurs and all that Rubbish. They have been practising hard for Christmas. They have also retold the Christmas story in their own words. The children are enjoying our 'Advent Calendar if Kindness' where two children are chosen each day and we have to be especially kind to them!

Well done to Sophie for being our Star! 

 

 

Week Commencing 7th December 

English - We are our Starting our unit based around the book Polar Express. We will focus on description and making it exciting. 

Maths - We are consolidating our learning from this term focusing on place value, addition, subtraction and multiplication. Mathletics and TTRockstars will be linked to this. 

Spellings - 'High Frequency Words and Assessment of learning this term

DT: Making our own mechanism

Geography - Using an atlas

PSHE/Jigsaw - Knowing how to give and receive compliments 

PE - Tag Rugby 

Computing - Working within Google Classroom and taking photos of each other 

RE - Hannakah 

Monday - Book Bags and Homework are due in. Book Bags will be changed today.

Tuesday - Book Bags due in 

Wednesday -  Book Bags due in and homework will go home. 

Thursday - Book Bags due in and will be changed today 

Friday - Book Bags due in and PE day

Our Week

The children have worked very hard this week, designing their mechanisms, practising their computing skills and making electrical circuits. 

Well done to Jackson for being our Star! 

 

 

Week Commencing 30th November 

English - We are our continuing our unit based around the book Dinosaurs and All That Rubbish. We will focus on description and writing our own versions. 

Maths - We are continuing our unit on Multiplication and Division including arrays. Mathletics and TTRockstars will be linked to this. 

Spellings - 'High Frequency Words and Assessment of learning this term
Science - Assessment of this term so far

Art: Natural Art 

History - Comparing famous people

PSHE/Jigsaw - Using kind words

PE - Tag Rugby 

Computing - Working within Google Classroom

RE - Sequencing the Christmas story

Monday - Book Bags and Homework are due in. Book Bags will be changed today.

Tuesday - Book Bags due in 

Wednesday -  Book Bags due in and homework will go home. 

Thursday - Book Bags due in and will be changed today 

Friday - Book Bags due in and PE day

Our Week

The children have worked very hard this week, creating their own natural figures in clay, practising their computing skills and writing up adverts for a house as if they were estate agents. 

Well done to Maisie for being our Star! 

On Monday we welcome a new child into our class, Amelia and we hope she enjoys her time with us!

 

Week Commencing 23rd November 

English - We are our new unit based around the book Dinosaurs and All That Rubbish. We will focus on description and sequencing. 

Maths - We are starting our unit on Multiplication and Division including arrays. Mathletics and TTRockstars will be linked to this. 

Spellings - 'zh' phoneme spelt with 's' as in television, treasure, measure, division, usually etc
Science - Making electrical circuits

DT: Designing a moving page for a story book. 

History - Comparing famous people

PSHE/Jigsaw - Solve problems 

PE - Tag Rugby 

Computing - Working within Google Classroom

RE - Advent

Monday - Book Bags and Homework are due in. Book Bags will be changed today.

Tuesday - Book Bags due in 

Wednesday -  Book Bags due in and homework will go home. 

Thursday - Book Bags due in and will be changed today 

Friday - Book Bags due in and PE day

Our Week

The children really enjoyed making their 'wheel' mechanisms in DT and have been especially proud of their Divas. Please remember it is 'Odd Sock Day' Monday to start off Anti Bullying Week!

Well done to Aisha for being our Star! 

 

Week Commencing 16th November 

English - We are continuing our new unit based around the book The House Held Up by Trees. We will focus on writing house adverts and news reports. 

Maths - We are continuing our unit on Money. Mathletics and TTRockstars will be linked to this. 

Spellings - 'er' phoneme spelt with 'or' as in word, work, worm, world, worst etc
Science - Making electrical circuits

Art - Making natural objects using clay

Geography - Comparing the Ukraine to Watford

PSHE/Jigsaw - Will know how to help if someone is upset

PE - Tag Rugby 

Computing - Working within Google Classroom

RE - Ceremonies

Monday - Book Bags and Homework are due in. Book Bags will be changed today.

Tuesday - Book Bags due in 

Wednesday -  Book Bags due in and homework will go home. 

Thursday - Book Bags due in and will be changed today 

Friday - Book Bags due in

History and Writing Books!

Our Week

I have been so proud of the children this week. They showed great resilience and adapted really well to the situation. Thank you to parents as well who supported so brilliantly. 

The children have been really interested in all aspect of Remembrance and examined photos from WW1 and made some thoughtful opinions. 

Well done to Eli for being our Star! 

 

Week Commencing 9th November 

English - We are starting our new unit based around the book The House Held Up by Trees. We will focus on predictions, adverbs and conjunctions. 

Maths - We are starting our unit on Money. Mathletics and TTRockstars will be linked to this. 

Spellings - 'ey' phoneme as in monkey, donkey, money etc
Science - To identify different types of electrical equipment around the home 

DT - To make a wheel mechanism

Geography - Comparing New Delhi to Watford

PSHE/Jigsaw - Including others when working or playing

PE - Tag Rugby 

Computing - Working within Google Classroom

RE - Festival of Diwali

Monday - Book Bags and Homework are due in. Book Bags will be changed today.

Tuesday - Book Bags due in 

Wednesday -  Book Bags due in and homework will go home. 

Thursday - Book Bags due in and will be changed today 

Friday - Book Bags due in

Week Commencing 2nd November 

We hope you all had a rest over Half Term and are ready for the next few weeks! 

English - We are commemorating Remembrance by studying the book Where the Poppies Now Grow by Hilary Robinson. The children will be focusing on comprehension, inference and sequencing skills. 

Maths - We are completing our unit on Addition and Subtraction by subtracting 2 digit numbers (crossing 10), adding three 1-digit numbers and number bonds to 100. Mathletics and TTRockstars will be linked to this. 

Spellings - 'y' phoneme as in try, why, tries, spy, fly, etc
Science - What is sound? How do we hear sound? 

Art - Art in Nature - looking at the work of Andy Goldsworthy 

History - Who was Guy Fawkes? 

PSHE/Jigsaw - Accepting that everyone is different 

PE - Tag Rugby 

Computing - Working within Google Classroom

RE - What is a celebration? 

Monday - Working within Google Classroom 

Tuesday - Working within Google Classroom 

Wednesday - Book Bags and Homework are due in. Book Bags will be changed today and homework will go home. 

Thursday - Book Bags due in 

Friday - Book Bags due in and will be changed today 

 

Our Week

The children have enjoyed writing about what happened next to Goldilocks and were very proud of their levers they created in DT. On a Friday lunchtime they have the opportunity to take part in a 'multi-skills' session, they have now dubbed Friday as 'Double PE Day!'

 

Congratulations to Ronnie for being our star 🌟 

Week commencing 19th October

English - We are spending the week focusing on Grammar and Punctuation including, full stops, question marks, exclamation marks, common nouns, proper nouns, and conjunctions. 

Maths Adding and subtracting two digit numbers using different methods  Mathletics and TTRockstars are linked to this 

Spelling - Recapping this Half Term's learning including changing y to i when adding -er - est eg happier, happiest 

Science - How Light Travels using Torches 

Art- Using pastels to create Autumn art

RE -  Hindu Symbols 

PE - Tennis Volleying   

PSHE /Jigsaw - Choosing to follow the learning charter

History- Who was Mary Seacole? 

Monday

Book Bags, water bottles and homework due in (Books are changed today)

Tuesday

Book Bags and water bottles are due in 

Wednesday

Book Bags and water bottles are due in 

Homework to go home 

Thursday

Book Bags and water bottles due in (Books changed today) 

Friday 

​​PE Kits to be worn today 

Book bags and water bottles due in 

Our Week

The children had great fun using the Chrome Books today and logged into our Google Classroom. They created some lovely still life sketches and worked hard to publish their Goldilocks Books. We have also been commemorating Black History Month by talking about Mary Seacole and Rosa Parks.

 

Congratulations to Harper for being our star 🌟 

Week commencing 12th October

English - Writing letters of apology from Goldilocks

Maths Addition and Subtraction of 2-digits and 1-digit numbers using column addition and subtraction  Mathletics and TTRockstars are linked to this 

Spelling - adding -er -ed and -est  as in nicer, nicest, hiker, hiking, hiked etc

Science - Comparing Young  and Old

DT- Levers

RE -  Sikh Symbols 

PE - Tennis receiving  

PSHE /Jigsaw - Work well with others

Geography- Where is Alabama?

Monday

Book Bags, water bottles and homework due in (Books are changed today)

Tuesday

Book Bags and water bottles are due in 

Wednesday

Book Bags and water bottles are due in 

Homework to go home 

Thursday

Book Bags and water bottles due in (Books changed today) 

Friday 

​​PE Kits to be worn today 

Book bags and water bottles due in 

Our Week

The children really enjoyed making sliders in DT and used their geography skills to locate Watford using Google Maps.

Wear Something Yellow Friday for Mental Health and Wellbeing Day and donate £1

Congratulations to Mehreen for being our star 🌟 

Week commencing 5th October

English - Writing our own version of Goldilocks and letters of apology

Maths Addition and Subtraction and Number Bonds to 100 Mathletics and TTRockstars are linked to this 

Spelling - il and al  as in hospital, oval, animal, capital, pencil, nostril, pupil etc

Science - Habitats

Art- Art in Nature

RE -  Islamic Symbols 

PE - Tennis serves 

PSHE /Jigsaw - Care about Other People's Feelings

History- Who was Rosa Parks?

Monday

Book Bags, water bottles and homework due in (Books are changed today)

Tuesday

Book Bags and water bottles are due in 

Wednesday

Book Bags and water bottles are due in 

Homework to go home 

Thursday

Book Bags and water bottles due in (Books changed today) 

Friday 

​​​​Wear Something Yellow Friday for Mental Health and Wellbeing Day and donate £1

PE Kits to be worn today 

Book bags and water bottles due in 

 

Our Week - Suffragettes!

I have been really impressed with the children's writing this week. They created their own versions of Jim and the Beanstalk! 

They are really enjoying their tennis lessons and created some great self portraits. 

We are collecting items for Harvest from Monday! 

Congratulations to Albie for being our star 🌟

Week commencing 28th September

English - Starting our unit based on Goldilocks - focusing on description

Maths Addition and use of bar models Mathletics and TTRockstars are linked to this 

Spelling - el le as in table cable label level etc 

Science - Herbivores, Carnivores and Omnivores

DT - Sliders 

RE - Harvest /  Islamic Symbols 

PE - Tennis serves 

PSHE /Jigsaw - Everybody's right to learn 

Geography - Where is Watford in relation to the rest of the UK?

Monday

Book Bags, water bottles and homework due in (Books are changed today)

Tuesday

Book Bags and water bottles are due in 

Wednesday

Book Bags and water bottles are due in 

Homework to go home 

Thursday

Book Bags and water bottles due in (Books changed today) 

Friday 

​​​​PE Kits to be worn today 

Book bags and water bottles due in 

 

 

 

The children have worked hard on planning their own versions of Jim and the Beanstalk. They are enjoying their tennis sessions and in Geography we talked about the capital cities of the UK

Congratulations to Dylan for being our Star

Congratualtions to Zakiyya and Annas for being our School Council Reps this year.

Week commencing 21st September   

English – We will be writing our own versions of Jim and the Beanstalk

Maths – We will be focusing on the 2x, 5x, 10x and 3x tables.  Mathletics is linked to this and TT Rockstars has been set up.

Spelling  silent w eg write, wrote, wrong, sign, design, gnaw etc

Science – Vertebrates and Invertebrates

ART – Drawing self portraits

RE – Everyday Signs and Symbols  

PE – Tennis  skills

Jigsaw – Making our school community a better place   

HistoryThe Suffragettes 

Monday

Book Bags, homework and water bottles due in (book bags changed today)

Book Bags and water bottles to go home

Tuesday

Book Bags and water bottles due in

Book Bags and water bottles to go home

Wednesday

Book Bags and water bottles due in

Homework to go home 

Book Bags and water bottles to go home

Thursday

Book Bags and water bottles due in (book bags changed today)

Book Bags and water bottles to go home

Friday

PE Day – wear PE Kit to school

Book Bags and water bottles due in

Book bags and water bottles to go home

The children have settled in well and have worked really hard creating colour wheels, writing stories and learning how to be good friends.

Congratulations to Evie for being our Star

Week commencing 14th September   

English – We will be planning our own versions of Jim and the Beanstalk

Maths – We will be continuing our unit about place value.  Mathletics is linked to this and TT Rockstars has been set up.

Spelling soft c and silent k eg race, cell, city, fancy, know, knock, knee etc

Science – Evergreen and Deciduous Trees

DT – Moving Parts  in Books

RE – Signs and Symbols  

PE – Tennis   

Jigsaw – Making people feel welcome    

GeographyRevision of countries that make up the UK

Monday

Book Bags, homework and water bottles due in (book bags changed today)

Book Bags and water bottles to go home

Tuesday

Book Bags and water bottles due in

Book Bags and water bottles to go home

Wednesday

Book Bags and water bottles due in

Homework to go home 

Book Bags and water bottles to go home

Thursday

Book Bags and water bottles due in (book bags changed today)

Book Bags and water bottles to go home

Friday

PE Day – wear PE Kit to school

Book Bags and water bottles due in

Book bags and water bottles to go home

I have been very impressed with the children and how well they have settled in. We also enjoyed sharing our names and where they came from! 

 

Week Commencing 7th September

We will focus on the tale of Jim and the Beanstalk in English. 

In Maths we will count, order numbers and learn about Place Value. Mathletics and TTRockstars links to this 

In spellings we will be focusing on soft g in words such as age, huge, giant, magic, gym, change, charge, village, energy and because

We will start all our wider curriculum subjects by discussing What is Science, History, PSHE etc and recapping some previous learning. 

Jigsaw PSHE theme for the week - Help Others to Feel Welcome

Star readers start again from this week; if a child has three or more parent / carer signatures in their reading record over one week their name will be on the newsletter (Thursday to Thursday)

 

Monday

Book Bags, water bottles, fruit or vegetable snack due in

Book Bags changed today

Tuesday

Book Bags, water bottles, fruit or vegetable snack due in

Wednesday

Book Bags, water bottles, fruit or vegetable snack due in

Home Learning goes out today

Thursday 

Book Bags, water bottles, fruit or vegetable snack due in

Book Bags changed today

Friday

OUR PE DAY, PLEASE WEAR PE KIT TO SCHOOL

Book Bags, water bottles, fruit or vegetable snack due in

Our First Two Days!

Welcome to Kingfisher Class!

We will spend the first two days getting to know each other, re-connecting, discussing what has happened since March and what we are looking forward to in the future.  Thank you to those who have already emailed in photos of the children reading in unusual places and the story of their name. Can you please either send these in on Thursday or email these to admin@bromet.herts.sch.uk 

Have a great week!

Thursday 3rd September

Please bring in Book Bags, Water Bottles, Fruit/Vegetable Snack and Lunch Box if having a packed lunch

Book  Bags will be changed today

We will be focusing on Rules, Safe Places, discussing our worries, what we are looking forward to and what makes a good friend. 

Friday 4th September

Please bring in Book Bags, Water Bottles, Fruit/Vegetable Snack and Lunch Box if having a packed lunch

We will be focusing on the heritage of our names The Name Jar by Yangsook Choi, different emotions and how to recognise and begin to deal with them, what we are grateful for and our Network Hand (who we can go to when we need to talk)

 

 

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