Parent welcome meeting sept 2103


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Parent welcome meeting sept 2103

  1. 1. Welcome to Year 2 2013-2014 7 Claire Hughes 8 Lisa Bingham / Abby Birtles 9 Jane Greatorex / Jenny Raybould
  2. 2. Teaching Assistants in Y2 Judy Kilcoyne Pauline Milnes Huey Godwin Lucy Peersman
  3. 3. 7 8 9 Y2 team curriculum planning assessments moderated by Y2team Wednesday afternoon PPA Same expectations
  4. 4. Curriculum Whole School Themes Inferno Animals Water How To Learn Areas of learning Numeracy Literacy Science PE Art Music (violins) Design Technology Computing History Geography P4C SEAL Massage RE
  5. 5. PPA Preparation, Planning, Assessment Y2 Team Wednesday afternoons Classes taught pre-planned curriculum by known DIS te Eco and P4C Philosophy For Children Computing SMS Violin
  6. 6. Working together • Termly Curriculum News • Parent Workshops (practical) on maths, reading and writing • Homework • Reading • Spelling • Multiplication Tables • Educational visits • Parents coming in to share expertise • Parents working with us in class
  7. 7. Communication Talking with us: If urgent, in the morning, otherwise after school, by phone or at an arranged time Personal emails Friday e-letters Occasional paper letters Class notice boards Texts Ask Me board on window Class Blog Class assembly Curriculum Workshops Parent Consultations: Nov, March Report and results of SATs
  8. 8. Helping In School Arrange with your teacher CRB check Induction and Confidentiality Working with individuals / groups Running weekly library session Supporting us on visits Preparing resources HELP US!
  9. 9. Routines Independent, punctual entry 8:45 -9:00 shoes, water bottle , change reading book Morning board learning Register: 9:00 Home Time 3:30 Clubs and DASH: we have lists Pre- arranged play date with another child: adult must write on the going home board Parent late: safe waiting pace outside Mrs Rowland’s office Parent collecting younger sibling: Y2 children may walk to their sibling’s class if we have signed written permission from the parent
  10. 10. Reading Daily shared reading in class Weekly guided read with the teacher: Read the focus in the diary Recommend X3 home supported read sessions a week Decoding AND interpreting texts X3 phonics session a week Weekly Library session child teacher parent
  11. 11. Homework Weekly: out on Friday, in on Wednesday Practice: spellings, reading, maths facts Practical: walks, discussions Research: library, internet, class blog Recording: drawings, posters, powerpoints, photos, writing, email Look out for the Homework Book. Inside, is our handwriting script, teacher’s email and our class blog
  12. 12. • Children’s work celebrated • Learning games and clips • Comments moderated and approved by teacher before publication Blogs
  13. 13. Bits and Pieces! Healthy School Practise: Avoid chocolate, nuts and sweets in lunchboxes Provide a water bottle Provide indoor shoes Provide shorts and a T-shirt for PE Birthdays We celebrate birthdays in class by giving a card and singing and ask you not to send in birthday treats. We do not give out birthday invitations at school. Toys Keep toys at home as they can get broken or lost. Uniform and belongings Clearly label with your child’s name.
  14. 14. Classroom Tours Have a look around Sign up to help Ask questions