Charnwood PRIMARY SCHOOL

EMPATHY, RESPECT, TOGETHER.

Nedham Street, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE2 0HE

0116 251 6574

office@charnwood.leicester.sch.uk

 

English

 

 

Phonics

This half term we will be revising and building on the phonics children learnt in Year 1. 

This year Year 2 children will need to take the Phonic Screening Check in Autumn 2.

How to pronounce sounds

 

 

 

Shared and Guided Reading

 To support the children with their reading skills we are now teaching Shared Reading on a daily basis in Year 2. The children are enjoying reading lots of different texts;  talking about reading strategies, exploring the meaning of new vocabulary and answering questions about their reading. 

Guided Reading

Every child will read on a rota basis as a member of a small group to apply the skills they have learn in Shared Reading.

 

Sight words

By the end of Year two it is the expection that the majority of children will be able to read these words instantly. This will enable them to read with greater  fluency and understanding. 

Sight Words

 

 

Writing

We have planned lots of exciting writing opportunities for our children this half term. We are concentrating on building up the children's confidence and stamina in writing as well revisiting the spelling of sight vocabulary and sentence structure.

 

Spelling

By the end of Year two it is the expection that the majority of children will be able to spell these words correctly. This will enable them to write with  confidence and fluency. 

Common Exception Words