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Welcome to Yellow Class – Year 2

Welcome to Yellow Class!

 

In Year 2, we have a group of enthusiastic and determined teaching staff. We work as a team to build upon previous learning in Reception and Year 1, encouraging further independence, curiosity and creativity. We strive for all children to reach their potential in a happy and enabling environment. We enjoy daily maths, writing and reading lessons. By the end of Year 2, your child will be aiming to write pages of texts, read chapter books and demonstrate mastery of basic maths skills and arithmetic. We also have an incredible love for reading and in Year 2 we get to start to quiz!

 

We hope your child enjoys the challenge of Year 2 and the interesting science, history and geography topics that will be taught throughout the year. We will go one some great school trips as well – this year we had a fabulous time at the Florence Nightingale museum!

 

You will be absolutely amazed by all the things your child will be able to do when they get to the end of Year 2!

 

Let’s get learning!​

Yellow Class

Welcome to Yellow Class.

Here you can find links to all of our online learning hubs. Children should be accessing Google Classroom every Friday during our Blended Learning afternoons. In the event of a bubble closure Google Classroom will be our online classroom.

You can view our full curriculum here:

Year 2 Overview

Autumn Overview Letter: View Here

Friday Blended Learning work can be accessed via Google Classroom. Children should log on and submit any assignments by the following Wednesday.

In the event of a school closure children will find all of their learning on Google Classroom. Teachers will post pre-recorded lessons, set daily tasks and provide daily feedback and small group interventions as needed.

At West Green we use the Accelerated Reader programme which helps our students read appropriately levelled books independently at home. Pupils take a STAR test which gives them a reading age and level – they then chose an appropriate book from the library. Once they have read it, they take an online quiz based on the book to check their understanding. This process accelerates the pupils reading skills – FANTASTIC!

Pupils would usually quiz at school, but because of our bubble system, it is more difficult for children to access the computer room at the moment. Pupils, therefore, must quiz at home using this special portal link: Quiz Here!

Mymaths is a great homework tool for children to consolidate what they have learnt in their lessons and to practice other maths skills in a fun and interactive way.

To access MyMaths follow the link and click on login MyMaths at WG

Purple Mash is a fantastic tool to help children to not only practice their computing skills but also their maths and English skills. Children can access a wide range of activities to support their learning. It is fun and educational!

To access Purple Mash, you need to click on the following link and login – Purple Mash at WG

We are using the Oak Academy to support our learners who are having to isolate while the rest of their class remains in school.

Each lesson is an hour-long and delivered by a teacher, with a pre-recorded video as well as quizzes, worksheets and creative activities. It’s all easy to use, there’s no login or password, you can access the lessons on any device, and pupils only need materials they can find at home.

Once you’ve notified the school of the required isolation period you will receive an email from SLT telling you which units will best support a continuation of your child’s learning.

The Oak Academy can be accessed using this link – Oak Academy

As always we are here to help! If you need support logging in to any of the online learning hubs please get in touch with us by calling the school or emailing us at: admin@westgreen.haringey.sch.uk

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