Welcome to Year 2
Miss Shaw is the Y2 teacher and Ms George is the class Teaching Assistant
This half term we will be learning about the following things
English: We will be reading the Roald Dahl book ‘TheTwits’ and producing different writing linked to this. We will be reading and writing poetry. We will also be exploring information texts linked to our work in other curriculum areas. We will be focusing on basic sentence punctuation and using conjunctions.
Maths: We will be looking at the number system and the properties of numbers. We will be exploring different strategies for addition & subtraction. We will be learning about money and measures, including time. We will also explore the properties of 2D and 3D shapes.
Science: Our topic this half term is Sound. We will be exploring different sounds and how we can change the volume and pitch of sounds.
Geography: We will be naming and locating the seven continents and five oceans on a world map. Each week we will find out about a different country from each continent.
Computing: Presenting work for different audiences including text boxes and images.
DT: We will be designing and making our own musical instruments.
RE: What can we learn from sacred books? This half term we will be exploring the idea of holy books and looking at stories from the Bible and the Qur’an.
PE will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The children will need pumps or trainers for our outdoor sessions. A tracksuit would also be useful for these sessions.
Homework is given out on Fridays and is due in by the following Wednesday. Spelling tests are every Friday.
Remember to read everyday at home as part of your homework.