Y2 Browne Class

Y2 Browne

Welcome to Browne Class! We very excited to be back in school and undertaking our ‘Journey to Excellence’ this year.

This year our teacher is Miss Robinson and we look forward to working hard and sharing our learning and achievements with you.

During our English lessons, we will be reading books by our class author- Anthony Browne! He is a writer and illustrator of picture books- such as ‘Gorilla’, ‘Voices in the Park’, ‘The Tunnel’, ‘Little Beauty’ and ‘Into the Forest’.  After reading a range of his books we will be writing book reviews, to explain our thoughts on his stories and on his style of writing.  We will use drama to help us empathise with characters in the stories and possibly create new characters in our very own version.  We will also be looking at the pictures very carefully, as Anthony Browne loves hiding messages there!

Our first topic in Maths this half term will cover number, place value, calculations and measurements. In Science we will be exploring everyday materials. In History we will be studying the Victorians and we are going to be learning about a Victorian artist – L.S Lowry in Art. Please do take a look at the curriculum overview maps to see what other academic content we will be covering throughout each term.

Homework- will be set on Friday and will be due in on the following Wednesday. There will be a Maths task and an English/ Topic or Science task. Homework must be accessed through the Google Classroom and returned through the ‘turn it in’ button.

Spelling – word lists will be given out at the beginning of each half term and the children will be tested on a Friday.

Reading – Regular reading is expected to be completed at home even through current COVID restrictions alongside the daily reading undertaken by the pupils in the class.

Please ensure children have PE kit every day and that it is clearly labelled to help children identify their belongings. Advice on earrings is that all jewellery should be removed for safety for all PE activities.

School stationary is provided- please would children not bring their own pencil-cases to avoid them being lost or damaged.