Croeso i Ddosbarth 5!

We are Year 2. Our teacher is Mrs Sanderson and our LSAs are Mrs Beer and Mrs Hewitt.
 Please listen to your child read as often as possible and send their reading folder into school every day. We have spelling tests on a Monday, so please help your child to learn their spellings.
We have PE on Thursdays. Please ensure your child has a PE kit (shorts/ leggings and t-shirts) in school.
We go outside every day, so please ensure that your child has a waterproof coat in school, and has a hat and sun cream on during sunny weather.
Snack money is £5 per half-term, payable during the first week of each half-term.
Here are some suitable websites that will help your child to practise what they have been learning about at school:
ICT games
Autumn 1: This half-term our topic was Pokemon. We wrote information texts. We developed our understanding of number patterns, place value and 2D shape. We used maps and atlases to locate Japan and the UK, and learned about Japanese culture, including making origami Pikachus and making sushi. We played tag rugby to celebrate the Rugby World Cup.
Here we are enjoying our learning this half-term!
Autumn 2: Our topic this half term is A Better World. We will be learning about plastic pollution, litter, recycling and climate change. We will be writing poetry and explanation texts. We will be practising addition and subtraction, and problem-solving. We will be developing our understanding of data handling and making amounts with money. We will be learning about staying safe online.

Nadolig Llawen oddi wrth Dosbarth 5!

Our topic for Spring 1 is 'Muck, Mess and Mixtures'. We will be investigating materials, learning about the origins of food, finding out about colour mixing and using clay. We will be creating stop motion animations, using tools, following recipes and learning about healthy meals and  safety around medicines and household products. We will be writing instructions and lists and we will be practising subtraction and meauring capacity and mass.

We enjoy sharing our ideas and working collaboratively to plan and solve problems!

During Spring 2 our topic will be Towers, Tunnels and Turrets. We will be focusing on story writing, including descriptive writing and punctuation. We will be developing our understanding of division, and the relationship between division and multiplication. We will also be practising telling the time, including o'clock, half past, quarter to and quarter past, using both analogue and digital clocks. We will be measuring length using centimetres and millimetres. We will be be learning about life in a medieaval castle: what people ate, the different jobs in the castle and what people wore. We will be looking at castles through time, and developing our understanding of materials and how they can be used for different purposes. We will invstigate how to create interesting shadow puppets, and how light sources make this kind of performance work. In Welsh we will be learning how to talk about food and hobbies. Dw in'n / dw i ddim yn bwyta... Dw i'n / dw i ddim yn hoffi...