Year 2

Welcome to Year 2. Our classes are:

Singapore Class - Mrs. Matthews

Hong Kong Class - Mrs. Lyon-Lee and Mrs Garlick

 

 

Year 2 have settled well into being great role models, as they are now the eldest children in KS1. This half term year 2 have been very busy learning all about the past as part of our IPC unit ‘Time Travellers’

We have really enjoyed our book “The Great War and the Little Hen” by Jennifer Beck. It is the story of a young soldier, fighting in the trenches of wartime France when he finds a hen, skinny, scruffy, and starving. He tucks her into his jacket and takes her with him... It is a beautiful story of an unexpected friendship in the midst of war. We have written our own stories, creating characters of our own. We wrote our own non-fiction texts, in the form of fact sheets. We used the case study of Edith Cavell, who was a nurse during WW1. The woes of this heroine and her life were something that really captivated the children and inspired them to write such wonderful pieces. Our inspiration day was great fun, we explored the school looking for suitcases filled with treasures from WWI for us to question, investigate and learn about.

In maths we have been consolidating our learning from Year 1 and improving our addition and subtraction skills. We have been working practically, pictorially and using written methods to add and subtract amounts.

Year 2 Latest News

Look out for letters detailing any forthcoming class trips and be sure to return any reply slips to your child's class teacher.
Duplicate letters are available from the office.

Posted: Monday 22nd January 2018, 12:24pm

This month, Belmont is taking part in the November - Barvember Singapore Bar Maths Challenge.
Every day we are sharing problems that can be solved using the bar method being taught across the school.
Have a look at the problems and have a go at home!

Posted: Thursday 16th November 2017, 7:34am

Christmas is just around the corner and our thoughts are now turning to our Christmas performances. Once again, families will be welcomed to come and celebrate this special time with us.
Below are details of dates and times of performances. Tickets are limited to 2 per family

Posted: Thursday 9th November 2017, 2:39pm
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