Poppy Class

Welcome to Year 2 Poppy Class page

In the event of the school closing, the following information has been provided to support home learning.

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If you haven’t already done so, please email the class gmail so that Miss Draws can keep in touch. Please use your child’s first name and the initial of their surname so that she knows whose parent you are! The email address is poppytfs@gmail.com and you can find a link to it on the Coronavirus letter dated 18.03.20, saved on the newsletters page under the Useful Information tab.


Miss Kinga Draws

Teaching Assistants

Mrs Rebecca McCarthy – Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday morning

Mrs Esme Croudace – Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday afternoon, Friday.

Important information

Homework is sent home on Friday.  Please return by the following Wednesday.  A short reading homework is set every day.  Please record any reading in the red reading records.  The reads are counted and go towards reward certificates.

PE will take place every Thursday and every other Tuesday.  Please make sure children have the appropriate kit in school.  Including warm clothing for the winter months.

Forest School will take place on Tuesday afternoon every fortnight.  Please bring wellies and raincoats.

Our library session is every Monday.  Children can return and change books on this day.

What we are learning this term

We have a busy term ahead and our topic during the spring term will be Marvellous Machines.  The children will explore different types of texts linking to this topic during their English lessons.  Through this topic the children will learn about the history of transport.  In science, Poppy class will be learning about the properties of materials and the materials used to make cars.  As historians, the children will learn about and explore the work of Isambard Kingdom Brunel.  We will also design, make and evaluate our own model cars during DT.  In RE, we will learn about different parables and the lessons they teach us.  After Easter our topic will be The Quest, which will include learning about castles and brave knights.


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