Welcome to Class 2BS- Team Sensible Our classroom is a nurturing learning space where the children are happy, kind and helpful. All children always try their best and never give up when faced with challenge.
Meet the Team
Mr Steeples- Class Teacher
Hello, my name is Mr Steeples and I am lucky to be teaching The Sensible Space Rangers in Year Two this year. I have worked at Wellgate for 6 years and this is my fifth year in Year Two. I am looking forward to watching the children grow throughout the year as they continue their learning journey. One of the most rewarding things about being a teacher is getting to witness those “lightbulb moments.” The moment when something clicks and your pupil finally understands a concept. I enjoy learning new teaching techniques and strategies that I can use within the classroom. My favourite hobby is going to watch Barnsley FC at Oakwell with my family. I also enjoy going to the cinema or theatre with my friends. If I could live anywhere in the world, I would love to live in Orlando and have an annual pass to Walt Disneyworld.
Mrs Hallam- Teaching Assistant Hello, my name is Mrs Hallam and I very lucky to have been given a job at such a lovely school. I work across both Year Two classes and love each new day supporting such enthusiastic children. I enjoy education because there are always new things to discover and learn – education allows us all to do this. I love to learn about lots of things but I specialise in music and find it fascinating learning about Ancient History. I find it interesting how things came to be. One of my favourite subjects is Egyptology. I grew up in Carnlough, a quiet little village on the coast of Northern Ireland. It has a lovely beach, beautiful green fields and a little harbour where Sammy the Seal lives! I have many hobbies including playing in my band, playing on the Xbox and reading fantasy novels.
Miss Turner - Teaching Assistant
Hello, my name is Miss Turner and I am one of the Teaching Assistants in Year Two. I love working in Year Two because of the determination of the children. There is nothing more rewarding than supporting a child and them being successful. I am most proud of my two children. I love stationery and enjoy buying new pens and pencils! I cannot wait to spend another year in Year Two working with such enthusiastic children.
Mrs Butler - Teaching Assistant
Hello, my name is Mrs Butler and I am excited to be working in Year Two this year. I have worked in EYFS and Year One before so this is a new challenge for me! I love my job because I get a sense of achievement when I help children to make progress and achieve something they are putting their minds to. I really enjoy being crafty and have many different projects on the go. Learning to drive has been my biggest accomplishment so far. If I could learn new skills myself, it would be something about technology as I know this would be useful.
Days to remember...
Tuesday – PE Thursday – Reading Record & reading books to be returned to class Thursday - Spelling test and new spellings given out Friday – New reading books sent home Friday – Maths homework handed in and new homework given out
What do we learn about in Class 2BS?
Each day, we will complete our Reading, Writing and Maths lessons.
Autumn Term - Flickering Flames & Rascal Rats Science - Materials and their properties History - The Great Fire of London & Samuel Pepys Geography - Locating and naming the countries of The United Kingdom, their capital cities and the surrounding seas Art & Design - Study of Clarice Cliff Design Technology (DT) - Exploring strength and stability of structures Religious Education (RE) - Christianity Computing - Information Technology around us & Robot Algorithms Physical Education (PE) - Invasion Games & Dance Personal, Social, Health, Economic Education (PSHEE) - Healthy Lifestyles, Mental Health, Families and Close Positive Relationships, Safe Relationships & Respecting Self and Others Music - Exploring simple patterns, dynamics and tempo
During this term, we will be reading many texts including: Vlad and The Great Fire, Zog and The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark
Spring Term - The Great Outdoors Science - Living things and their habitats History - The life of David Attenborough Geography - Hot and cold countries Art & Design - Study of Andy Goldsworthy Design Technology (DT) - Mechanisms Religious Education (RE) - Judaism Computing - Making Music & Introduction to Quizzes Physical Education (PE) - Gymnastics & Net and Wall Games Music - Exploring feelings through music & Inventing a musical story Personal, Social, Health, Economic Education (PSHEE) - Communities, Media Literacy and Digital Resilience, Keeping Safe, Friendships, Managing hurtful behaviour and bulling & Feelings and Emotions.
During this term, we will be reading many texts including: Fantastic Mr Fox - Roald Dahl
You can see our learning by visiting our YEAR 2 blog.