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Orangutans - Year 2

Welcome to Orangutans!







We are a year 2 class!  We have very positive attitudes towards learning and embrace new learning experiences and challenges! We never give up even when something can seem tricky, you will often hear us saying "we can't do it YET" or "just keep trying". We are very hardworking, and understand mistakes are part of learning. We work collaboratively when working in groups or with a partner; we love to share our learning, ideas and experiences with each other. Miss Booth likes our lessons to be fun, enjoyable and interactive; she encourages us to immerse ourselves in our learning. She has high expectations for us and wants us to achieve the best whilst being the best versions of ourselves we can be! We are kind, caring and thoughtful friends, looking out for one another and comforting each other if we are feeling sad or hurt.


Important information about Orangutans 


  PE Days: Wednesday and Thursday (Children should  come to school in their PE and remove ear-rings. (If this is not possible, please cover with a plaster or tape).

Homework is given out on a Friday and needs to be returned the following Wednesday. Children who return their  homework on time will receive a stamp on their stamp sheet and a mark on the class homework chart.

 Reading Books: Your child's reading book will be changed once a week. Our class reading chart will be displayed on our classroom window and filled in when your child reaches one of the milestones in their reading diary. 



This half term our topic is Food Glorious Food 


 In Geography, we will be looking at the different human and physical features of our local area and then learning about the different countries of the United Kingdom.

During Design Technology, we will be learning how to peel, cut and chop different fruit. Then the children will be designing, making and evaluating their  own fruit salads.
In RE our learning will focus around the topic of Belonging. We will be talking about different groups that the children belong to and then learning about the Christening ceremony.
During Computing lessons,  we will be using the PAINT programme to produce self portraits.
 In Music, we will be listening and appraising different music, and learning how to sing different songs and accompanying them with

 instruments. We will then be performing the songs to others. 




Parent Curriculum Grids 2022-2023


 This half term our focussed texts are Oliver's Fruit Salad, Don't forget the Bacon and The day the banana went bad.





Our Maths Lessons this half term will focus on Place Value, addition and Subtraction and Shape.

 We will also be participating in problem solving and reasoning lessons based on the concepts learnt throughout the week. 

 Our Science focus for this half term is about The Human Body. The children will be learning about the importance of excercise and hygiene. They will also be learning about different food types.


Our Jigsaw theme this half term is Being Me in My World 


 Access more opportunities to learn, by visiting the websites below:

 Education City: (remember to login in using your assigned username and password)
 Phonics Play: 

 CBeebies Bedtime stories : 

 Purple Mash: (remember to login in using your assigned username and password)