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LETTER TO PARENTS - reopening of school in September


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Kieran in Year 7 has shared this wonderful piece of work featuring an interview with his grandad and a short history of Barbados. This is part of the "History in my Household" project that Key Stage 3 Historians have undertaken as part of their home learning.


Only 1 Covid case in 3000 London schools last week and only 9 over last 4 weeks. Is the virus disappearing?


Kieran in Year 7 has shared this wonderful piece of work featuring an interview with his grandad and a short history of Barbados. This is part of the "History in my Household" project that Key Stage 3 Historians have undertaken as part of their home learning.


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Thank you to all our academies who shared their strategies for supporting the most vulnerable pupils during lockdown by getting them into school


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This week's Bedrock champion - Shalom, Year 8! Well done, you completed the most Bedrock lessons this week, the £10 amazon voucher is yours!


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500 Words: The latest competition is all about Black Lives Matter - CBBC Newsround


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100 days of lockdown today. 100 days in which many have suffered physically; many have suffered emotionally. We have clapped for the NHS & we have supported each other as a community to keep on learning & to stay alert and positive. our teachers & support staff miss you all


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Help us keep our parks and open spaces clean and tidy by not littering. Please place all your litter in the bins provided or, if they're full, take it home with you. Thank you. 🗑️🚮


End of another Lockdown Week at Harris Tottenham & the 2metre lines mark a now empty & silent school | a meditative and contemplative week for all of us.


Hi, could you please send us a direct message with your details and we’ll give you a call first thing tomorrow.


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Rafael Lemkin was born 120 years ago. He coined the term and fought relentlessly for the recognition and prevention of the crime. We hope that we can all play our part in making 'Never again' a reality.


Thank you. We will check and connect. If we cannot identify the person we will direct message you if that is okay?


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*BREAKING* Kinetic join forces with for all kit and equipment for the seasons ahead 💪#kineticacademy


HATO Challenge: 'I am proud to be me because I always try to understand and help people' Violeta


Lockdown measures remain - keep 2metres. Wear masks on public transport. Only travel if you have to. Enjoy school provision if you can. HATO remains open for all in Year R, 1 & 10 & 12.


Another sunshine day here St Harris Tottenham. Open to key worker children and Years R, 1 and 10 and 12. Welcome one and all. Stay Alert


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Based on the film 'say no to racism', the Head of Media Studies at garnered support from everyone & produced this simple 59 second film | an artistic headline to the background work we are doing on eliminating racism. Hope you like.

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Year 2 - Nightingale Class

The Year 2 class is led by Mrs Fred-Horsfall. She will be helped by Ms Awale, who is the Assistant Class Teacher. Ms Bairam is the Teaching Assistant in the class. 

We will practise phonics, reading and spelling in our Read, Write Inc. lessons and reading lessons and will write in a variety of genres in our Literacy lessons. We will focus on some interesting stories and information books too. 

In Maths, we will be working with numbers to 100 through counting, making number patterns and number bonds. We will practise adding and subtracting and multiplication and division by 2, 5 and 10.

We will be learning all about Henry VIII and his six wives in History, learning about the 7 continents and 5 oceans of the world in Geography and in Textiles, we will be making a puppet. 

In Science, we will be looking at the uses of everyday materials. We will look at which materials are better for different objects and carry out different science experiments to test our predictions. We will see which objects and materials we can change the shapes of by bending, squashing and stretching.

Our PE and Performing Arts lessons will be on Tuesday and Wednesday. Please make sure you have your PE kit in school on these days and remember to write your name in all the items.

Spring Update

This half term in Year 2 we have been exploring the Great Fire of London. As always, we have made several links across the curriculum to embed pupils understanding of the topic. In Art, the pupils created Silhouette paintings which resembled the Great Fire of London and in DT we made 3D models of Tudor homes. In History, we explored one of the most historical events in British History which has contributed greatly to our living today – The Great Fire of London. Pupils explored how it started; the impact it had on Londoners and how it has impacted us today.

In Geography, we have studied different landscapes across the United Kingdom and developed the skill of reading Relief maps. Pupils have learnt about hills, mountains, valleys and rivers. In Literacy, we have read and explored a range of books which link to speci c themes/ focus weeks in Spring 1. Finally, in Maths, we have covered Geometry, Addition and Subtraction and Place Value.

Spring 2

This term has been a fun term for pupils in Year 2, even through this uncertain time. This half term, we have had a number of special days. From World Book day (well done parents – the children looked fabulous) to Sport Relief Day, where pupils engaged in activities to raise money for charity.

In Maths, we focused on developing our basic mathematical skills (addition subtraction, multiplication and division) and fractions. In English, we began to explore our focus author Roald Dahl. We read ‘The Twits’ (the class’ favourite book), ‘Esio Trot’ and we began reading ‘The Enormous Crocodile’. The pupils fell in love with Roald Dahl’s writing style, which sparked a desire for reading in all pupils.

In History, pupils continued studying ‘The Great Fire of London’ and focused more on the importance of primary sources and how they help us understand what happened in 1666. Our Geography topics this term were ‘UK Landscapes’ and ‘Settlements’. Pupils learnt about the different landscapes in the UK and they began to study different types of settlements.

We are very proud of the work the pupils have produced this term and how much their attitude towards their learning has developed.

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Year 2 Reading Booklet 19th Feb 2019 Download