Year 2: Tagore Class
Abanindranath Tagore was the principal artist and creator of ‘Indian Society of Oriental Art’ and the first major exponent of swadeshi values in Indian art, thereby founding the influential Bengal school of art, which led to the development of modern Indian painting. He was also a noted writer, particularly for children. Popularly known as ‘Aban Thakur’, his books Rajkahini, Budo Angla, Nalak, and Khirer Putul are landmarks in Bengali language children’s literature.
In Year 2 children have the opportunity to write in many different formats, have guided reading and phonics lessons daily, visit the school library to get a book to take home as well as consolidating and progressing their learning in maths through number, shape, data handling and problem solving.
Reading books and reading diaries go home every afternoon and are brought to school every morning. We encourage the children to read every night, and write in their reading diary each time they do so.
Homework is given out once a week on a Friday and will be due in the following Friday. If children are finding it difficult, discuss this with the teacher.
Year 2 will perform an assembly about the things they have been learning. Parents are welcome to attend.
As part of our multiplication unit we had a fun Maths activity about making real life arrays. The children worked in teams and used classroom objects to show their ideas. Well done everyone for writing the correct multiplication number sentences as well!
We loved learning about the Great Fire of London! We hope you will enjoy this video blog. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ERKm_o9SGNU
Thank you for coming to watch our class Christmas performances outside last week. In case you couldn't make it, or you would like to watch them again, here are two brilliant Christmas films for your viewing pleasure! Wishing everyone a very happy and safe Christmas....
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We are celebrating today, after receiving a prestigious Artsmark Award. The Artsmark Award is the only creative quality standard for schools, accredited by Arts Council England. It supports schools to develop and celebrate arts and cultural education, putting...