Year 2

 

Year 2

Welcome to a new school year. Mrs Galvin, Miss Brown, Mrs Stibbs, Mrs Puri and Mrs Ali are all looking forward to an exciting new year, with lots of exciting learning and challenges ahead. 
In Year 2, you will be encouraged to become more independent in your learning and take on more responsibilities as you are now at the top of KS1. 

 

Year 2 Learning

This year we will be covering a range of exciting topics.

In Maths, you will be gaining a deeper understanding of place value, using this to solve number problems with a focus on the four operations. We will also be looking at shapes, money and time. 
In the summer term, the children will be sitting their KS1 SATS papers which we help prepare them for within school. We encourage the children to always prove their answer by drawing a pictorial representation. 

In English, you will be exploring some exciting stories and using these as a theme for your writing. The Twits, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Charlie Small in Gorilla City will be shared with you. You will be encouraged to be imaginative,  use a wider range of exciting vocabulary and write longer pieces. Among other things, you will be writing letters, character descriptions, a fairy-tale twist, an explanation text and instructions.

In R.E, you will look carefully at people who have special relationships with God, like Jonah and Noah. You will learn more about the Sacraments and the symbols associated with church. You will enjoy writing your own psalms, learning new songs and creating your own prayers.

In Science, you will learn about animals and their habitats, materials and you will work scientifically. 

 

Year 2 Topics

Map Masters
You will explore globes, maps and keys. Throughout this topic, you will learn about continents and the UK, create your own map using a key and write directions.

The Great Fire of London
Come with us on an adventure to find out all about the Great Fire? When did it happen? Who was responsible? How did it start?
You will be examining a selection of historical sources to find out about this event which happened many years ago.

Explorers 
Make sure your traveller’s bag is packed because you will be journeying with us around the world to learn about great explorers and adventurers.

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