St Joseph's Catholic Primary Academy, Finkil Street, Brighouse HD6 2NT

01484 713037

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St Joseph's Catholic Primary Academy

Ofsted an Parent View

We are proud to work with all the Catholic schools across our two local authority areas, particularly as the Trust grows and benefits from the expertise and knowledge that other schools joining in the future will bring.

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         Welcome to the Year 2 Learning Page!

Mrs Curry and Mrs Foxcroft are our Class Teachers

and Mrs Michaels is our Teaching Assistant.

Please contact us using the class Dojo

and remember to look out for what the class are getting up to on Dojo class story.

Our Long Term Plan for the Year - click here

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The Mass

This half term, we will:

  • Learn and reflect on the importance of the mass.
  • The readings at mass and why we should listen to them
  • At the offertory we offer gifts to God
  • At the Consecration the bread and wine are changed into Jesus' Body and Blood.

At Home

You could help your children by:

  • Reading some Bible stories together
  • Try to attend church during this season of Lent, preparing as a family for the great season of Easter..

Virtues

This half term, we are reflecting on the Virtue of COURAGE

supported by the British Value of

Our School Mission

God asks us to

be the best version of ourselves.

God asks us to

try our best and keep everyone learning.

God asks us to

keep ourselves and others healthy and safe.

God asks us to

accept everyone.

God asks us to

look after others and the world around us.

Let us

Love, Learn and Live in Christ!

 

Our Class Mission Statement

In Year 2 ….

We put our hand up, wait our turn and share

We sit properly, are proactive and we are ready to learn

We listen and are the best version of ourselves

We are kind to everyone and look after the things around us

We tell the truth and say sorry

 

This half term (Spring 2) we are learning: 

Geography: what are the seas around the UK called?

We will learn:

  • The names and some of the characteristics of the seas
  • Describe them using the compass points N,S,E,W
  • Know some of the different features of Blackpool and Brighouse

SCIENCE (MATERIALS)

We will:

  • Identify and compare everyday materials for particular uses
  • Find out how the shapes of solid objects can be changed by squashing, bending, twisting and stretching.

 

ART : SCULPTURE

We will be learning about Aboriginal art and experiment with clay to create shape and form. We will create a 3D art work in response to our study of Aboriginal art

Our Students' Student for  Spring 1 was Isla! Well done!

Class Charity

RSPCA

Our class charity is the RSPCA. 

So far we have raised £110.

Thank you for your support.

 

Our Class Saint is St Bernadette

 and her feast day is 16th April

 

Notices 

  • Snack provided £1 per week. This can be paid weekly half termly or termly
  • Please bring a water bottle to school
  • Please make sure your child has a coat and school bag in school every day
  • PE is on a Friday. Please make sure your child has a PE kit and pumps in school. Nor ear-rings to be worn please.

Homework

Science - Life Cycle of a butterfly

A sheet has been sent home with your child to complete the cycle by either sticking on the pictures or drawing the pictures onto the cycle. Then children to write some sentences about what is happening in the cycle. 

Homework goes out every Monday to be returned by following Monday

 


 Phonics/Spellings Focus

Our phonics/ spelling focus is introduced on a Monday for a test the following Monday. We work on sound in class all week. Please help your child to learn them at home 

  

   Spellings to learn:

26th February 

going 

something

wrong

wrote

wriggles

wrapping 

PE

Our PE day is on Friday.

This half term we are focusing on agility, balance & coordination.

Please make sure you have a PE kit and pumps in school!

  

Reading

On Fridays, we share recommended reads. Bring in a book you think others in the class would enjoy!

We have lots of lovely reading books in school.

Please try to listen to your child read a few pages every night.

Every little helps!