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Year 2 - Miss Dallison

Sunflower Class 2019-2020


Hello and welcome to our class page! Our Class Teacher is Miss Dallison and our LSP is Miss Scott. In our class we have lots of fun and love learning new things! On this page you will find our class news and lots of interesting pictures showing you what we have been getting up to.smiley


We look forward to an exciting academic year.


Sunflower Class 2018-2019


Hello and welcome to our class page! Our Class Teacher is Miss Eades and our LSP is Mrs Jackson. In our class we have lots of fun and love learning new things! On this page you will find our class news and lots of interesting pictures showing you what we have been getting up to.smiley 


Dates for your Diary:


For any upcoming dates or reminders, please check the calendar section of this website

Here are a couple of important upcoming dates:


mailThursday 27th June- Sports Day



Important Information


     School Uniform: 

Please make sure that your child’s name is written inside all school clothes (cardigans, jumpers, trousers, PE kits and coats). This makes it easier to give out misplaced clothes back to their rightful owners. smiley Remember if you take your jumper off in class, place it in the jumper box to keep it safe!



This will be sent out on a Friday and due in the following Wednesday. Children will be given weekly spellings which will also be sent out on a Friday and tested on the following Friday. Remember to practice your spellings as often as you can!




By Year 2 children should be joining their handwriting. Please practice handwriting and correct letter formation as much as you can at home. We follow the Nelson Handwriting Scheme. If you're unsure of anything please come in and ask my any questions. smiley


Changing Books:

Reading books are changed weekly, but this is not on a set day so it is very important that your child brings their book bag to school every day. Please write a comment in your child’s reading diary when you hear them read.


Reading at home is extremely beneficial for your child. Therefore there will be a weekly reading challenge for all of the children in the class. Everytime a child reads at home and an adult writes in their reading record they will get a raffle ticket. At the end of each week there will be a raffle and the child chosen from the raffle will then receive a prize. smiley


PE Days:

PE lessons will take place on a Monday and Thursday afternoon. Please make sure that your child has the

correct PE kit in school- black pumps, black shorts and a white or blue t-shirt. Also make sure your child removed any jewellery on PE days otherwise they will not be able to take part in the lesson. 


Praise Assembly:  

Every Friday at 9:00am we have our Praise Assembly. We celebrate our successes by having a VIP, Write of the Week, Maths Mind and Sports Player of the Week.


This week our congratulations go to:


VIP: Mohamed


Maths Mind of the Week: Zi-Han



Writer of the Week: Ajer



Sport Player of the Week: Ofelia



Reader of the Week: Megan




Children also get rewarded for their good behaviour, once they get 6 stamps on their achievement card then they will receive a certificate in assembly. Look out for a slip in your child's bookbag!

School Council:

Our School Council Representatives are:

Zi-Han and Emily


Additional Information:

All children in Year 2 have usernames and passwords for Mathletics, Purple Mash and Bug Club. These can be found in their homework books. Please encourage your child to use Mathletics and Bug Club in order to enhance their Mathematical and Reading progress. Purple Mash is a fantastic resource as it covers all areas taught across the curriculum and helps children consolidate their learning. By the end of Year 2 children should be confident at reciting their 2,3,5 and 10 times tables, hit the button is a fantastic resource that allows children to consolidate their times tables knowledge in a fun way! smiley



SATs Reward!

On Friday 7th June we had our own pizza party to celebrate all of our hard work during our Special Agent Training. We had a fantastic morning, designing our own pizzas, making chef hats, trying pizza toppings and making our own pizza! This was then followed by biscuits and ice cream!!  


                                 Weston Park

On Friday 10th May we visited Weston Park. We had such a fantastic day learning about Victorian toys, we were lucky enough to play with some old fashioned toys, dress up and make peg people! What a super day it was- even if we did get a little wet!





Changes Within Living Memory 


Our new topic is 'Changes Within Living Memory', which means we will be learning all about events, fashion, transport, music, toys through the decades. On Hook Day, we baked a chocolate cake using a recipe from the 1940’s. It tasted delicious! We had the opportunity to play with old fashioned toys including an egg and spoon race, dolls, a drum and a Jacob’s ladder!  In the 1940’s children had lots of fun creating their own toys. We had a fantastic time making our very own sock puppets! We have watched some television programmes from different decades. They are very different to what we watch today! What a fantastic hook day! :) 



 Sea Life Centre 


On Friday 22nd March we visited the Sea Life Centre in Birmingham! We saw lots of amazing sea creatures and learnt lots of interesting facts! Take a look at some of our pictures from our fantastic day! :)



World Book Day!

On Thursday 7th March we celebrated World Book Day. We all came to School dressed up as their favourite book characters and they all looked fantastic! During the afternoon we got to design a new book token for a special competition, and then we were very lucky because Mrs Potter came and read us some stories! Take a look at our fantastic costumes! :)






Rugby Tots!

On Tuesday 29th January, we had another visit from Katie! Katie came and delivered another extremely fun rugby session! We learnt lots about Rugby and developed our skills and knowledge through different key activities, we especially enjoyed the tag rugby! We all has so much fun! This is what we got up to! :) 



  Under the Sea (Spring Term)  

Take a look at our amazing homework! Miss Eades and Mrs Jackson are so impressed! Well done everyone! :) 



During Hook Day we got up to lots of exciting things to get us ready for our new topic! We made sea creature paper plates, created an under the sea scene using an egg box, painted divers and collaged some sea creature! We all had so much fun and now have a lovely new display board! :) 



Christmas Week 2018

On Tuesday 18th December we had a very special morning! We got to have lots of yummy treats in the classroom and then Santa came to visit us!!  On Wednesday 19th December, we got our pyjamas on and watched a Christmas film. We also had some delicious hot chocolate! On Thursday 20th December, we had our Christmas party! We played lots of games, had a visit from Santa, had some more yummy food and danced the afternoon away with our friends! Merry Christmas everyone! 


Christmas Workshop

On Thursday 13th December, we had our very own Christmas workshop! We were very lucky as some of our family joined us to get into the festive spirit! We had made festive biscuits earlier on in the week, so today we got to decorate and eat them! After that, made some Christmas wreaths to take home which looked fantastic! Then, we told a few Christmas jokes and finished our workshop off by singing some Christmas songs to the parents with Buttercup Class. What a fantastic morning and thank you to all those who came along to support. Have a lovely Christmas! smiley





Christmas Cracker Santa Express!


On Wednesday 12th December we had our Christmas Trip! We boarded the Severn Valley Railway to take us to Highly. On our return journey, we were extremely lucky as we got a gift from Santa! We all had an excellent day, take a look at some of our pictures! smiley



World Mental Health Day


On Wednesday 10th October it was World Mental Health Day. During our afternoon we learnt about mental health and how a person

feels is they have mental health problems. In Miss Dallison's classroom we spoke about our worries and wrote them all down and shared them with each other. With Miss Eades we spoke about self-esteem and confidence. We discussed what made us feel happy and who we can talk to if we ever feel sad. 



Languages Afternoon

On Friday 28th September, we took part in Languages a languages afternoon! We learnt French, Spanish and Polish and had lots of fun doing different activities. We all had such a fantastic day!



Rugby Tots

On Tuesday 25th September, we had a visit from Katie! Katie came and delivered an extremely fun rugby session! We learnt lots about Rugby and developed our skills through different key activities. Take a look at what we got up to, we all had so much fun! 



Healthy Schools Week!


From Monday 17th September - Friday 21st September we celebrated Healthy Schools Week. Throughout the week, we  took part in a PE afternoon, designed a healthy lunchbox and even got to try lots of exotic fruits! We learnt all about being healthy and why it's important to exercise and eat a balanced diet. What a fantastic week we had! smiley



Freshwater Theatre Company


On Wednesday 19th September, Freshwater Theatre Company visited us. The drama teacher taught us about The Great Fire of London through acting and dancing. The workshop was very fun and it brought our topic to life!




Image result for fire clipartFire Fire! Image result for fire clipart

Our topic for the Autumn term is 'Fire'. Throughout this term we will learn all about the Great Fire of London and fire safety. We will understand exactly how this important historical event occurred. We will also learnt how different life was in the past compared to now. On Monday 17th September, we had our Hook Day and we completed lots of fun activities. We made fire fighter helmets, made a fire poster, and even pretended to be bakers and made our own 17th Century Bread. We had lots of fun and can't wait to start learning more about The Great Fire of London. Take a look at our pictures! smiley