Year 2 Weekly Update

Maths: At this stage the children were comfortable with the concept of multiplication so they could now apply this to their times tables that they need to be secure with. Images were used to encourage children to count in twos as well as number tracks. Resources such as cubes and Numicon were important for the […]

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Albert Hall Tickets

Dear Parents and Carers, Please find attached a letter from BEAT detailing how to buy tickets for the performance on the 30th of April.  The children will receive a hard copy welcome pack on Thursday, however, the ticket booking information has just been released today.  You can only buy tickets from the box office at […]

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Year 2 and Year 5 Fire Talks

Last week we welcomed Hayley Archer to St Catherine’s. Hayley led workshops with the children in Year 2 and Year 5. The children greatly enjoyed her visit and found it very informative. If you would like a ‘Home  Fire Safety Visit ‘ visit https://www.london-fire.gov.uk/safety/the-home/home-fire-safety-visits/ This service  can be booked by parents/carers  and it will be […]

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Year 2 Weekly Update

Maths:  The children have been describing equal groups using stem sentences to support them. It was an important step for the children to know which groups were equal and which were unequal. The addition or multiplication symbol was not used within this small step but this language supported them in understanding repeated addition and multiplication. […]

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Children’s Mental Health Week 3-9th February 2020

HELP US Spread the Word Children’s Mental Health Week is run by children’s mental health charity to focus on the importance of looking after our emotional wellbeing from an early age. This year’s theme is ‘ ‘.Place2Be Find your Brave Bravery comes in all shapes and sizes and is different for everyone. Bravery can be […]

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Year 2 Trip to the Tower of London

As part of our new topic ‘Towers, Tunnels and Turrets’, Year 2 visited the Tower of London on Monday 13th January 2020. The children enjoyed exploring the castle and the Crown Jewels as well as listening to a talk about the Knights, Castles and Kings. The talk was led by a costumed presenter called Sir Duncan, […]

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2H Prayer Service

Thank you to Class 2H and  Miss Hunt for preparing the Prayer Service this week. The theme was about how Jesus helped those in need and how we can help others. They shared a very special story with us-‘Jesus feeds the 5,000’. We had the opportunity to reflect on how we all are special in […]

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Year 2 Weekly Update

Maths:  This week, the children expanded their knowledge of addition and subtraction strategies by specifically finding the difference between two amounts. Both counting on and counting were modelled in this step. The children discussed which was the most efficient for different questions. Later in the week, the children continued to build on their subtraction skills […]

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2F Prayer Service

Thank you to Class 2F and  Mrs Fraser for preparing the Prayer Service this week. The theme was about overcoming our differences and learning to live in peace and harmony.  They reminded us that all children are unique and special. They told the beautiful story of ‘The Rainbow People’. We had the opportunity to reflect […]

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Year 2 Weekly Update

Maths The children compared two different values in either pounds or pence. Examples were used with both pounds and pence, E.g. £3 and 10p > £2 and 10p. We spent time recapping comparing vocabulary such as greater/less than and also use the inequality symbols. The children then built on their knowledge of addition to add […]

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