Important Information

  • Please arrive on time for the 8.45am bell. School finished at 3.30pm and children are expected to be collected promptly. If your child is being collected by someone different, please can you inform the class teacher.
  • PE kits MUST be: NAVY (not black) trousers/shorts/leggings, a blue top and suitable trainers/black plimsoles. PLAIN items of clothing without logos please.
  • Homework is given out every Friday and is due in on the following Wednesday. Those that need assistance have the option to speak to their class teacher or go to the homework club during lunch time.
  • Reading is still very important in Year 2 and will also help develop phonics, spellings and writing. We recommend you read with your child at least 3 times a week, for at least 10 minutes. Reading diaries should be signed and brought into school everyday.

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Friday 17th November 2017 CHILDREN IN NEED 50p Non-School Uniform day

Year 2

Welcome to the Year Two hub page.

We are looking forward to getting to know you and your children throughout this year. Please check this page regularly as we will be sharing our children's work with you on a regular basis. You can also check out our Twitter page @HogarthAcademy for regular events/updates.

We will send homework on a Friday night and ask that it is returned on the following Wednesday. Spellings will also be handed out on Fridays and tested on the following Friday.

KS1 SATs 

Year Two is the final year of Key Stage One. All children in Year Two will have SATs and they will take place during May 2017. These are tests set by the government to see how well the children can read, how well they can spell and use punctuation and grammar, how well they can write and how confident they are in mathematics.

The children will be tested in the following areas:

  • Maths Arithmetic (fast calculations)
  • Maths Reasoning (word problems)
  • Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar (SPaG)
  • Reading Comprehension

Please look at the exemplar tests I have put on this page to familiarise yourself with the sort of test your child will need to undertake. We are working hard to get the children ready and to make sure they all do their best that they can. You will be invited into school for a meeting regarding SATs and how we can support your child further. Please feel free to come and talk to me if you have any worries about these tests.

If your child did not pass the phonics screening at the end of Year One, they will be re-screened in June to check that they have caught up to their peers.  I have attached last years test for you to have a look at too.

There will also be lots of fantastic things happening in Year 2 this year and I will be adding them on here for you to see. I will also be putting on links to helpful websites/interactive games that can be enjoyed and will further learning at home.

If you have any questions about how your child is doing at school please do not hesitate to contact me.

Many Thanks,
Miss Cooper

Useful Links

BBC - Bitesize - KS1 Home

Click Here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/levels/z3g4d2p

Fun activities to help children at KS1 learn more about Literacy, Maths, and Science.

National Curriculum Assessments: Practice Materials 2016

Click Here: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/national-curriculum-assessments-practice-materials

Sample materials for the 2016 Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 national curriculum tests and information about scaled scores and test trialing

Phonics Screening Test 2015

Click Here: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads...

End of year Goals

  • Mathematics

    • Compare & order numbers up to 100.
    • Read & write all numbers to 100 in digits & words.
    • Say 10 more/less than any number to 100.
    • Count in multiples of 2, 3 & 5 & 10 from any number up to 100.
    • Recall & use multiplication & division facts for 2, 5 & 10 tables.
    • Recall & use +/- facts to 20.
    • Derive & use related facts to 100.
    • Consolidate tens and units in 2 digit numbers and 3 digit numbers.
    • Add & subtract:
      • 2-digit numbers & ones
      • 2-digit numbers & tens
      • Two 2-digit numbers
      • Three 1-digit numbers
    • Recognise & use inverse (+/-).
    • Calculate & write multiplication & division calculations using multiplication tables.
    • Recognise & use inverse (x/÷).
    • Recognise, find, name & write 1/3; 1/4; 2/4; ¾ of a set of objects or quantity.
    • Recognise equivalence of simple fractions.
    • Tell time to five minutes, including quarter past/to.
    • Describe properties of 3D and 2D shapes including lines of symmetry and right angles.
    • Recognise right angles in the environment and within 2D shapes.
    • Understand regular and irregular shapes.
    • Choose and use appropriate standard units to estimate and measure:
      • Length/height in any direction (m/cm)
      • Mass (kg/g)
      • Temperature
      • Capacity (litres/ml)
    • Recognise and use symbols for pounds (£) and pence (p) and combine amounts to make particular values.
    • Recognise and describe simple number sequences. Solve and explain their solution to find the next number.
  • Reading

    • Continue to apply phonics knowledge and skills to decode words.
    • Read polysyllabic words.
    • Read words containing common suffixes.
    • Read all Year 2 high frequency words.
    • Listen to, discuss and express views about a wide range of poetry, stories and non-fiction.
    • Reads ahead to help with fluency and expression.
    • Comments on plot, setting and characters in familiar and unfamiliar stories.
    • Summarises main themes and events.
    • Comments on structure of text.
    • Make predictions about a text using a range of clues (e.g. experience of books by same author, books with similar theme, title, cover and blurb).
    • Compare similarities and differences between texts/book in terms of characters/settings and themes.
    • Use commas, question marks and exclamation marks to vary expression.
    • Read aloud with expression and intonation.
    • Identify past/present tense.
    • Can discuss favourite words and phrases from a text.
    • Talk about the features of non-fiction texts (non-chronological reports, information poster, letter).
    • Use index to find information.
  • Writing

    • Write different kinds of sentence: statement, question, exclamation, command.
    • Write using subordination (when, if, that, because).
    • Correct & consistent use of present tense & past tense.
    • Correct use of verb tenses.
    • Writing down ideas/ key words including new vocabulary.
    • Re-read, edit and improve their work for accuracy.
    • Correct & consistent use of:
      • Capital letters.
      • Full stops.
      • Question marks.
      • Exclamation marks.
      • Commas in a list.
      • Speech marks
    • Apostrophe (omission) and to mark singular possession in nouns, e.g the girl’s name.
    • Introduction to Brackets and Dashes.
    • Write under headings [as introduction to paragraphs].
    • Group ideas into paragraphs.
    • Write under headings & sub-headings.
    • Evidence of diagonal & horizontal strokes to join.

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