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Welcome to class 2H.

 

Welcome to Miss Haygarth's class page, here you will find out about all the wonderful things we are learning. If you have any questions or queries, please do not hesitate to come and pop in for a chat.

 

 

New to Year 2

Things to remember each week:

 

Wednesday - United Sports Coaches - PE kits needed. Your child will need to be able to independently take their earrings out or apply and remove their own tape.

We visit the school library on Wednesday too. Your child will be able to choose a book and then swap it for a different one the week after.

 

Friday - Celebration Assembly (parents/carers are very welcome to join us each week). If your child has been chosen for Star or Courtesy they will receive a slip in their bag on Thursday afternoon.

 

Homework is handed out each Friday and is expected back the following Thursday.

 

Please remember to bring your reading book and reading record in every day!

 

Due to the amount of space we have in our classroom, please ensure that your child brings a book bag to school and not a rucksack.

 

Thank you for your continued support. 

 

This week we celebrated Harvest with a Harvest Assembly. Well done to all the brave children who volunteered to do a reading during the assembly - you were so clear and really showed off your reading skills. Others were excellent singers and belted out our Harvest songs with passion and enthusiasm. Thank you to everyone who donated to the food collection - your kind donations will help those in need in our community.smiley Have a look at some photos taken before and during our assembly below.
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Have a look at some of our instructions for 'How to make a pirate hat'
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Today we used different materials and our creative skills to make pirate hats. Next week we will be writing a set of instructions for "How to make a pirate hat". We will have to think about the different time adverbials we will use, such as first, next, after that and finally and also think about the imperative (bossy) verbs we will use. Have a look at our wonderful pirate hats below. Some of us practiced our scariest pirate faces too!
Today we tested our pirate ships to see if they float. It was a huge success and most of them did float, apart from one which was slightly too big to fit in the water tray!
I knew the children were going to create some great pirate ships when I saw their designs but they have exceeded all of my expectations. What a creative bunch you are!
This week we have followed instructions to make our own Pirate flags.
We had lots of messy, creative fun during Golden Time. We love it when we get the paints out and get our creative juices flowing. Have a look at some of our wonderful masterpieces.
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We've started the year by learning all about place value in Maths. We have partitioned 2-digit numbers into tens and ones and used Base 10 and cubes to show the different ways we have split the numbers. These skills will come in really handy when we start to add and subtract numbers in the next few weeks.
Wearing Red for Red Nose Day!!
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Happy World Book Day!
We have had lots of fun celebrating Chinese New Year this week.
This week we have been learning all about division. We now know how to use a division board to divide by 2. We are working hard to make sure both groups are equal. Next week we will be learning how to divide by 5 and 10.
Our class 'Super Tidiers' of the term got a special treat today - they decorated Christmas buns and took them home to eat. Thank you to Ava, Florence, Lexi, Layola and Brooke for helping to keep our classroom clean and tidy.
A massive 'Thank you' to all the parents, carers, grandparents and family members for your help and support in our Christmas Production of 'Prickly Hay' - it wouldn't have been the success it was without you all. 
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Today, we decorated our class Christmas tree and it really got us in the Christmas spirit. It inspired us to create some Christmas decorations using the blocks too! Look at our wonderful creations.
For Children in Need we 'Did Our Own Thing'. We became teachers for the day and taught each other our special skills and talents. We had a dance lesson, a paper boat making lesson, a Chinese writing lesson and some of the bendier members of the class were taught how to do back bends and the splits. We all brought a donation in to add to the school's total.  Well done class 2H!

Remembrance Day

This week we have been learning about why we wear poppies.This morning we walked over to Ryecroft Park to lay our poppies at the memorial. We observed a 2 minutes silence and behaved impeccably throughout our trip. no

We were invited into Ryecroft Hall to look at their WW1 and Centenary display. We saw a wedding dress made from a parachute and lots of knitted poppies that had been made by people in our community (we even spotted one that Mrs Charnock had made).

Our STAR of the week is Oliver. He has been working hard on his spellings, using his Read, Write Inc sounds to spell words with 3 sound.  Well done Oliver, We are all very proud of you. smiley 
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Our COURTESY of the week is Lilly. She always does her best and is such a hard working young lady. We are all very lucky to have you in this class.smiley
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In English, we are learning about instructions. Today we followed a set of instructions for how to make a pirate flag. Have a look at our wonderful creations.
In Design and Technology we have designed and made our own pirate ships. Have a look at our masterpieces.
We thoroughly enjoyed our first Golden Time of the year and it was well and truly deserved - what a hard working bunch we are! smiley
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