St. Thomas More

Catholic Voluntary Academy

Newstead Road, Leicester Leicestershire LE2 3TA

0116 2706365

office@st-thomasmore.leicester.sch.uk | @STMleicester

Our Statement to live by this week is: I try to follow our school and classroom rules.

 

Year 2

Happy New Year!

Mrs Broomhead

Mrs Demetriou

 

Lent 1

For home learning please click here 

https://www.thomasmoreprimary.org.uk/pupils/classes/f2ks1

 

This was not the beginning to the new year that any of us expected but hopefully it won't be long until we are back in the classroom together again. 

I will be setting you work to complete at home and would like you to send me an email as often as possible to show me how you are getting on.

Please follow the KS1 Home Learning 2021 link at the top of the page for your daily work.  

I will send an email with a link to our daily Zoom meetings.

 

This half term in our History lessons, we will be learning about some significant world explorers. We will discuss what makes an explorer significant and look at the lives and voyages of Ibn Battuta, Matthew Henson, Felicity Aston and Neil Armstrong.

In Art our new topic is Colour Chaos where we will look at the lives and works of Mondrian, Klee, Delaunay, Pollock and Kandinsky.

In Science in we will be learning about habitats.

Our RE Topic for the first 4 weeks is 'Books'.

 

 Please use the class email y2@st-thomasmore.leicester.sch.uk for all correspondence.

 

 

 

 

 

 

          

 

 

 

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Our P.E. days are Tuesday and Wednesday.

Please come to school wearing your P.E. kit and trainers.

 

Homework

Homework logs have been given out to complete any written work in. Please keep these at home. Worksheets should also be kept at home. Photos of completed homework can be sent to class email. 

Writing

Answer the questions about the picture. 

Reading

Please complete the 60 second read and questions. You can support your child with reading the text if needed. 

Maths

Complete the worksheet.

Spelling

Practise the spellings and complete the check on Purple Mash.

 

Want a challenge? Explore this website to develop your problem solving and reasoning skills.

https://nrich.maths.org/6343/index

 

Bug Club

Please log in to Bug Club and read a book from 'My Stuff' or your library. Please send an email to y2@st-thomasmore.leicester.sch.uk if there are any problems with your details. 

Reading books will be issued on Monday. 

 

If your child is self isolating or awaiting COVID-19 test results, please use the document and these links to support their learning.

English -   Awongalema

 

Y2 Maths -

Mon-Weds video lessons this week are count notes and coins,  select money, make the same amount

Thurs-Fri video lessons are compare money and find the total.

 

 Please email y2@st-thomasmore.leicester.sch.uk for a copy of the supporting worksheets to be emailed to you.

 

Year 2  Common Exception Words to practise this half term

 

after

bath

class

fast

father

grass

half

last

pass

past

path

plant

move

prove

improve

parents

pretty

sugar

sure

 

 

Please find below a link to some resources which you might be able to use at home as a family to help focus on your relationship with God and to spend some time in prayer.

http://chaplaincyblog.aquinas-cmat.org/2020/03/19/at-home-chaplaincy-resources/

 

Please visit our Physical Education page for Challenges from Mr Gowan. 

Online activities to support learning -

Bug Club, Purple Mash, My Maths, TTrockstars, Numbots, Read Theory

 

Don't forget to exercise and keep your body moving.

These links will help children achieve 60 mins of physical activity each day.

 

Useful websites:

www.ttrockstars.com

https://play.numbots.com/#/account/search-school

https://readtheory.org/auth/login

https://www.purplemash.com/login/

https://login.mymaths.co.uk/

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/shows/numberblocks

https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/freeIndex.htm

https://www.phonicstracker.com/games/index

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/shows/alphablocks

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zjxhfg8

https://nrich.maths.org/9086

https://www.themathsfactor.com/ 

Mindfulness

Cosmic Kids https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jzYtNWjQiK0&vl=en-GB

Go Noodle

https://www.headspace.com/meditation/kids

 

 

     

Link to Bug Club 

To see the Year 2 end of year objectives, click here.