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Orangutans - Year 2

Welcome to Orangutans!







 Miss Stancer is our class teacher. She has a pet tortoise called Martha, a Ragdoll cat called Winnie and a British   Shorthair kitten called Penelope or Pea for short. She is a massive   Manchester United fan and has a very large collection of Disney films! She likes to go shopping with her family and eating out with close friends.  Miss  Stancer is fun, caring, bubbly and kind, and encourages us to try our best and dream big!



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 Stancer 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: Tuesday and Friday (Children should  come to school in their PE and remove ear-rings. (If this is not possible, please cover with a plaster or tap) 

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. 


Please also access your child's reading books on Bug Club. A new book will be allocated every Monday.



Summer 1 2021-Where the wild things are

This half term our topic is "Where the Wild Things are". We will be learning about Living things and their habitats in Science and will be looking carefully at our wildlife in the school grounds. The children will also be learning about food chains and sorting animals into Carnivores, Herbivores and Omnivores. In Geography, we shall be comparing Sherwood Pines to the Amazon Rainforest and looking at the different animals that live there. In Art and Design, we will be finding out about Henri Roussea and his artwork named "The Tiger". The children will be learning collage techniques and then using these skills to create their own animal to put into a class rainforest.


 This half term we shall be focusing on the texts-Rumble in the Jungle and The Ugly Five. We will be learning about different sentence types and sentence openers, how to use conjunctions and suffixes in our writing. We will then apply these new grammatical skills when writing a story linked to Rumble in the Jungle and a persuasive piece of writing linked to The Ugly Five.



Our Maths Lesson this half term will focus on Multiplication and Division, Addition and subtraction to 100 and Money. We will also be working on problem solving and reasoning work within these concepts.

Our Jigsaw theme this half term is Relationships and our British Value topic is Indivdual Liberty.

Parent curriculum grid Summer 1 2021

4.12.20 "It's a winter wonderland Miss Stancer!"

Children in Need 2020

Happy Harvest!

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Visit to the Allotment 18.9.20


 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)