Primary 2A and Primary 2B's Class Page
We hope you find this information useful.
Our Primary 2A teacher is Miss McEwen.
Our Primary 2A teachers are Mrs Robison and Mrs Marrs.
Our Primary 2B teacher is Mrs Marrs.
Our Primary 2A and 2B General Assistant is Mrs McKend.
Each Friday a Pupil of the Week is awarded. Each child has the opportunity to gain Rainbow Rewards in class for things like good work, nice manners and sitting up smartly. When children achieve 15 rewards they are awarded with a small prize of their choice.
Our topics throughout this year will be:-
Term One - All About Me and Transport
Term Two - Celebrations
Term Three - Weather
Term Four - Houses and Homes
Our PE days are on Tuesdays and Fridays for P2A and Tuesdays and Thursdays for P2B Please ensure your child has their PE kit with them on these days. We do a lot of running and jumping in our sessions and this can be quite tough on young feet and legs if your child does not have appropriate footwear on so it is a good idea to provide a pair of trainers for your child to wear on these days. Unless your child can tie their shoe laces competently please do not send laced shoes as you can appreciate we do not physically have the time to tie numerous pairs of laces. If your child wears earrings please ensure these are removed on PE days for health and safety reasons, if they are unable to remove these you must provide surgical tape to cover their earrings as accidents are very upsetting for all.
Phonics - Please see the front of your child's Phonics Homework jotter for instructions and daily tasks. Where possible please spread the homework out over the course of a week. Doing a little bit each night will be be better for your child in the long term.
Phonics - Your child has been provided with a 'Phonics Keyring' which has a list of all the sounds and words which will be learned over the course of Primary 2. Please refer to the instructions provided.
Maths Homework - children will receive Maths games to play over the course of the year. They should play these at least twice a week. Regular practice will improve your child's mental maths skills so they are able to instantly recall facts as opposed to counting on their fingers. Please also make good use of the links to the Maths games which are below in the 'Useful Websites' section. Undertaking these activities at least twice a week will help further develop your child's numeracy skills.
Word Aware Word of the Week
As part of our Word Aware programme, the children are focussing on a new word every week. In school we discuss the word, display the word, learn an action for the word and sing the word in a song. We ask that at home, you revise the word with your child and over the course of the week revisit it and incorporate it into your everyday conversations. Please take the time to read our recent handout which has some ideas of fun activities to carry out at home which will all help enhance your child’s learning and in the long term improve their knowledge of vocabulary.
Raindrops – Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Clouds – Monday, Thursday and Friday
Rainbows - Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Sunshines - Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Raindrops – Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Snowflakes - Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Rainbows - Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Sunshines – Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Please ensure your child’s reading is heard and signed. This is essential to ensure continued progress.
P2 Literacy Shed
Spooky Halloween Fun
As part of our Celebrations topic, Aiken Drum came into school recently for a fun, spooky storytelling and sing-a-long session. As you can see from the photographs we all had great fun and it was a fantastic Halloween treat.
Big Me Day 2018
On the 12th October 2018 Primary 2 celebrated Big Me 2. All children and staff dressed up to show what they would like to be when they grow up. We all enjoyed seeing the wide range of future careers and had great fun guessing what everyone aspired to be! We had all sorts from nurses to racing car drivers and the children have enjoyed writing about their future career. We have used these along with their photos to create a display which you will find in the Infant corridor.
All of the children in Primary 2 worked really hard in preparation for this year’s Christmas Concert. Miss McEwen and Mrs Marrs were very proud of all of their performances. We definitely feel we have some budding Hugh Jackmans and Emma Watsons amongst Primary Two! They all thoroughly enjoyed their reward of a Christmas party on the last Thursday of the term.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-gmEe0-_ex8 - counting in 10s
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5enDRrWyXaw - months of the year
http://www.ictgames.com/lcwc.html - you can enter your child's spelling words in here to make practising and learning a bit more exciting!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QF9lUh5XPxo - days of the week
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lsc3qLMaCu8 - counting to 10