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Whitehouse Primary School, 2 Doagh Rd, Newtownabbey
Rights of the Child: Article 27 - 'Every child has the right to a standard of living that is good enough to meet their physical and social needs and support their development.'
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Year 2

Teachers - Miss Blain and Mrs Robinson 

Support Staff - Mrs McBride, Mrs English, Mrs Kelly, and Miss Patterson

Year 2 Topics: The Farm (September and October), Food (November and December), People who Help Us (January and February), Houses and Homes (March and April), and Pirates (May and June).

Important Trips:  An Open Farm 

Visitors:  People who help us across the local community.  

Highlights of Year 2:  Welcome to Year 2.  This is a year for your child that is full of exciting new things to experience and learn! Some of theses experiences include: a trip to the farm in October, dressing up as pirates for a treasure hunt and exploring the local community. We also enjoy meeting lots of people who come to visit the Year 2 classrooms throughout the year!

Throughout the year we will continue to develop our reading and writing skills through the Jolly Phonics programme. We will learn to count further than we have ever counted before and find out about 3D shapes, telling the time and lots more!

Finishing Times: 2pm each day

Homework Schedule:

Day    Homework  Due Date
 Monday

 Literacy, Numeracy and Foundation Skill homework

Reading

 Friday

Wednesday

 Tuesday    
 Wednesday  New Reading Book  Friday
 Thursday    
 Friday  Occasional Free Choice Library Book  

P.E. Days:  Both classes have P.E. on a Thursday.

 

Important reminders:

  • Could you please ensure that earrings are removed or covered on the day of PE.

 

  • If your child is off school for any reason then please write a note for the day they return to school. A note is required even if you have already made a phone call to the school.

 

  • All jumpers/PE shoes/coats etc. must be clearly labelled.  

 

 

News

19th Nov 2018
Today P2 children all went to Stranmillis College, Belfast.  This was to attend...
 
 
 
2nd Nov 2018
Year 5 Room 10 and Year 2 Room 3 had our first buddy session last week. We really...
 
 
 
18th Oct 2018
Both Year 2 classes visited The Ark Open Farm as part of our farm topic. We had a...
 
 
 
 

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