Mrs Anna Chantrey will be teaching on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Mrs Sarah Brand will be teaching on Tuesday and Wednesday
Mrs Sharon Brand is the teaching assistant and she will be in the class Monday to Thursday
Mrs Oakey is the teaching assistant and she will be in the class on Friday morning
We are each unique and beautiful but TOGETHER we are a masterpiece!
We have planned a curriculum based on six Global Themes that is creative, fun and focused on knowledge, skills and understanding, which is taught sequentially, building on prior knowledge.
The Global Themes are:
Term 1 - Identity and Diversity
Term 2 - Peace and Conflict
Term 3 - Saving Our Environment
Term 4 - Social Justice
Term 5 - Our World and Beyond
Term 6 - Our Heritage
Take a look at our curriculum plan to see our topics and when we will be learning about them
PE is on a MONDAY and WEDNESDAY
Please make sure your child has their PE kit (clearly labelled with their name) in school.
We read lots of books in Year 2 INCLUDING
Where the Poppies Now Grow
The Little Hen and the Great War
Diary of a Wombat
The Bog Baby
Interview with a Tiger and Other Clawed Beasts
How to Hide a Lion
In our writing we learn to use capital letters and full stops; nouns and adjectives and when to use the past and present tense.
We continue to practise and the sounds we learnt in Year 1.
We use Little Wandle Letters and Sounds to teach phonics and reading.
Click on the link below to find out more
We are also busy learning spelling rules. Click on the links below to see the spelling overviews for each term.
By the end of year 2, we should also be able to read and write all these words!
Take a look at the maths learning that takes place in Year 2 and our knowldege organisers to find out more.
In Science, we will be learning the following:
Click on the links above to read our knowledge organisers.
To link in with our global theme for the Spring term, ‘SAVING OUR ENVIRONMENT’, Year 2 are getting stuck into their environment topic in science. In upcoming lessons, children will think about:
- reducing, reusing and recycling
- how to save water
- climate change
- saving energy
- forest animals
- endangered animals
In our 'Uses of Every Day Materials' topic we looked at the properties of different materials then investigated which one would make the best roof for our Lego houses.
During our 'Living Things and Their Habitats' topic we went on an exciting trip to Conkers which provided hands-on experiences so children could explore the topic in greater depth.
We started the year by thinking about GOD and where GOD is found. Children spent some time painting their own ideas...
During the spring term, Year 2 study Islam in more detail, looking at Mosques as sacred places.
In Year 2 we will be learning the following
We painted pictures of Florence Nightingale (The Lady with the Lamp). We also used pencils to sketch a portrait of her. We made lamps out of paper.
This term in COMPUTING we are learning about Questioning
Take a look at our knowledge organisers
Your child will soon have a password to
Times Tables Rock Stars.
Click on the link
above to log on and practise.