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Year 2 counting syllables and segmenting

Date: 11th May 2018 @ 2:42pm

Quick Quiz (answers at the bottom!)

1. Can you count the syllables in the word “alligator”? 

2. Can you segment the word “frog”?

This week, Year 2 started working on animals in preparation for next term’s topic.

First, we counted the number of syllables on our fingers…

…or by clapping…

…and then we sorted the animal names into syllable groups.

We even fed the “box monster” some animals. Sometimes the box monster wanted 2-syllable animal names and sometimes it wanted 3-syllable animal names. What a hungry box monster!

Later in the week, we segmented the animal names by moving our hands to help us with our spelling.

Super work, Year 2! 


alligator = 4 syllables (a-lli-ga-tor)

frog= f-r-o-g

Happy holidays!

Date: 11th May 2018 @ 2:41pm

Mrs Harriott and Miss Smith hope you have a safe and restful winter break. We look forward to seeing you in January 2018!

Happy New Year!

Date: 11th May 2018 @ 2:41pm

We have got some exciting learning planned for the start of 2018 including a workshop for parents !

Watch this space for further details…

EAL Parent Coffee Morning

Date: 11th May 2018 @ 2:40pm

Mrs Harriott and Miss Smith are pleased to announce the first EAL parent coffee morning!

Date: Wednesday 17th January 2018

Time: 9:00-9:30am

Place: Ravensbury Community Room

We are excited to meet you all! 

Tudor vocabulary practice

Date: 11th May 2018 @ 1:59pm

This week, Year 4 have been reading a text about the Tudors called “Under the Rose”. There were lots of difficult words! First, we circled the words we didn’t understand, then we annotated them by writing notes about what they mean. Finally, we made a matching game to help us practise the new words. Super ideas, Year 4!

Happy Holidays!

Date: 11th May 2018 @ 1:57pm

We hope you have an enjoyable and restful half term holiday, and everyone celebrating Chinese New Year  has a wonderful time!  We are looking forward to seeing you back on Monday 26th February.

World Book Day

Date: 11th May 2018 @ 1:56pm

We enjoyed seeing everyone dressed in their favourite book character’s costume today. Can you guess who we were?

EAL Coffee Morning: Home Learning Support

Date: 11th May 2018 @ 1:56pm

A big thank you to all the adults who came to our EAL Parent Coffee Morning. This week we talked about Home Learning Support. We shared some excellent ideas!

We look forward to seeing you at the EAL Home Learning Club withMiss Smith on Monday 26th April, 3.30-4.15pm in classroom 4LK.

The next EAL Coffee Morning will be Wednesday 25th April at9:00am.

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Tel: 0161 223 0370
Fax: 0161 231 9595

Email: admin@ravensbury.manchester.sch.uk

Contact:  Maureen Hughes - Headteacher

Contact:  Jo Wendt - SENCO

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