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Welcome to a new year in Chestnut! We hope you enjoy looking at our class page and all of the fun things we do! 

Year 2

Mr Hodgson - Class Teacher

Mr Tatham - Intervention Teacher

Miss Taplin - Teaching Assistant

 

Welcome to Chestnut class!

In Chestnut Class we have Mr Hodgson, Mr Tatham and Miss Taplin! We hope you enjoy looking at our class page and seeing all of the fun things we do in school! 

 

Some general reminders: 

Homework - will be given every Friday, alternating weekly between Literacy and Numeracy. Please can homework be returned on a Monday. 

Reading Books - Each child will be heard in school at least 3 times per week. Reading books will be sent home every night. Please try and hear your child read as often as possible and sign the reading record. 

PE - is on a Wednesday afternoon, please ensure that your child brings their PE kit with them. 

Spellings - spellings will be sent home on a Friday to be learnt in preparation for a test the following Wednesday.

 

Here are some useful links to websites for your children: 

 

www.topmarks.co.uk   - Various interactive maths and literacy games in the Key Stage One Section. 

 

http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/   - Different games and resources for all ages

 

https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/login?v=pupil&c=0  - Bugclub - your child's log in details can be found at the front of their reading record.

 

www.mathletics.co.uk - Children can log in to play a huge range of maths games. Your child's log in details can be found at the front of their reading record.

 

Indoor Athletics

Ten children from Year Two  took part in an indoor athletics festival  ran by the Gateshead School Sports Partnership at Gateshead Leisure Centre!  There were 10 different activities to do and everyone had so much fun! 

Healthy Humans!

In Science this half term we have been looking at healthy humans! We have be learning about the human body and the important job the heart does. We have labelled a human skeleton and looked at the role of muscles.

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We have discussed what makes a healthy packed lunch. Is your dinner healthy?