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Highfield Primary School

Bridgenorth Avenue, Urmston, Manchester, M41 9PA

0161 7486096

Summer Term 2.  Wednesday 10th July – Trip to Lower Moss Wood


Welcome to Class 4

(Year 2)

Mrs Clarke, Mrs Wormstone & Mrs Morris

This term's theme is "Magical Manchester!"


The children will all access a daily RWI phonics/spelling and guided reading session.

This half term we will be writing instructions and a description of a new character. We will also continue to develop our comprehension and handwriting skills.

We will also continue to develop comprehension, spelling and handwriting skills.

(Handwriting: The children will learn how to join letters. If you would like further information about how we are teaching each letter join please look at the following website link: )


This term we will be continuing our work on ‘We are Celebrating’ where the children will be designing a certificate and a digital invitation. They will learn how to manipulate and organize text as well as how to store and retrieve their files from the network.



This half term our theme is “Magical Manchester”. We will be locating Manchester on a map, using Google Earth to find where we live as well as identifying some of the main attractions in Manchester.


In Science, we will be learning about the life cycle of a plant, comparing a variety of plants and also understanding that different plants have different needs. In addition we will be making observational drawings of plants.


Physical Education


In our P.E. lessons we will continue to learn about athletics as well as invasion games.


In Maths lessons this term, we will be learning
how to use mathematical vocabulary to describe position, direction and movement, as well as problem solving.


Remember to log in to Time Table Rock Stars to improve your times table skills. Logins and passwords are inside the front cover of your child's reading record book.

It is REALLY important for children to practice their 2, 3, 5 and 10 times tables and learn them off -by-heart, including the division facts.


This half term the children will be composing their own music using a program called “First Composer”.

They will also participate in weekly music assembly sessions.


The children will be learning about why we need to earn money when we are older. They will be also organising an enterprise afternoon. In the weekly ‘My Happy Mind’ sessions the children will continue to learn how to use everything they have learnt about “feeling good” to do good and how to set their own goals.


Religious Education  

We will continue with our unit on ‘What does it mean to belong to a faith community?' children will be focusing in on the Jewish community.        


School Fund

A reminder that a voluntary contribution of £1.00 per week, for school fund would be really appreciated. (£7 this half term) This can be paid via parent pay.

We are looking forward to a busy and exciting term ahead.