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Anning Class Y2

WELCOME TO ANNING CLASS
 
Our class is a team - we are discoverers, educators, leaders and learners of the 21st century!
Anning Class is one of our two Year 2 classes. Our class is named after Mary Anning, a palaeontologist and fossil collector who's discoveries and research helped us understand about life on our planet in the far-distant past during the Jurassic period.
Mrs Sowden

Class teacher Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday

All About Me! Mrs Sowden

Let me introduce myself, I am Mrs Sowden and I will be one of your teachers in Anning class.  

I am really looking forward to teaching you and seeing you soar in your learning. We will all do our best to ensure Anning Class have a fabulous year! 

If you are new to the schoolor new to my class, I can reassure you Anning class are a friendly bunch and will make you feel more than welcome.  

Throughout the year ahead, Anning Class will work closely with our partner class in Year 1, Curie classWe have such an inspiring curriculum as well as outside activities, clubs and trips in store for you all! 

Meanwhile, here are a few facts about me:  

I am Northern Irish although I used to live in Edinburgh and people often think I am Scottish! I have a son (Fin) and a daughter (Betsy) and a sweet cat (Belinda). I love yoga, jogging (slowly) and I am currently learning to swim 

All about me!
 
I'm Mrs Reskelly and I will be teaching in Anning class on Thursdays and Fridays.
 
I am looking forward to working with Mrs Sowden to teach Anning class, we will work closely with Miss Dixon in Curie class, we are really lucky to have such a great year 2 team. We have a fun year ahead with lots of exciting learning and enrichment opportunities planned. 
 
Here are a few facts about me:
  • Favourite colour: Teal
  • Favourite animal: Dogs (and penguins)
  • Favourite beach: Harlyn (I got married there)
  • Favourite book: The Twits by Roald Dahl
  • Favourite food: Potatoes - in any form!
Fun Fact about me: I lived in Australia for seven years until I missed Cornwall too much so I moved back home to be closer to family and the beautiful Cornish beaches. I have taught in Australia, New Zealand and Sri Lanka but in my opinion Cornwall tops them all! 
Mrs Bunce-Mace

Teaching Assistant

Miss Ryan

Teaching Assistant

 English
This term we will be developing our understanding of all aspects of key stage one punctuation and grammar with an in-depth study of key terminology and information relating to grammar and punctuation rules.
 
Reading
We teach reading through Little Wandle and VIPERS. We continue to develop our reading skills, including decoding, prosody and comprehension. We encourage a love of reading through engaging children in a range of different book types and genres. We need your support with this and ask you to read 5 times a week and record this in your child's reading record. Books are changed on a frequent basis.
 
Maths
In maths, we continue to develop our fluency, reasoning and problem-solving skills. In Year 2, the children begin to learn their 2, 5 and 10 times table. Regular practise on TT Rock Stars and Numbots will support their recall of key number facts.
 
PE
Our P.E. days in Curie are Monday and Thursday. Please make sure we have a full, labelled PE kit in school.  We will send this home to be washed at the end of each half-term.

 

Homework

Please see our termly homework grid on Class Dojo.

Additionally, pupils will be sent home with a weekly spelling list, these include the Year 1 and Year 2 common exception words.

 

Mrs Reskelly

Class Teacher Thursday and Friday

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