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Year 2

Welcome to Year 2

 

Teachers: Miss Goss and Miss Phillips

Teaching Assistants: Mrs Steel and Mrs Quigley

 

Autumn Term

 

Our topic this term is ‘Dragons Adventures.

Our first topic this year is ‘Dragons Adventures based on the film ‘How to train your dragon’. First we will begin our topic with an exciting quest where we will be challenged to find the secret dragon’s lair before the evil, chief Viking. We will have to travel around the school grounds locating clues and then we will have to write the ending to our quest story. Will your ending be happy or sad? Next, in Geography we will be challenged to find out where the Night Fury dragon has been flying and swimming. We will have to locate and label the seven continents and the oceans in the world to find out where he is.

In Numeracy we will be linking to our topic work where possible and shall be completing a series of tasks in order to help Hiccup the Viking become a chief number cruncher.

 

Key concepts being taught this term:

Literacy- Quest and newspaper report

 

Numeracy – Place Value (Partitioning, ordering, comparing, counting in 2s, 5s, 10s and 3s and placing numbers on a number line.)

 

Science- Animals and humans

 

Computing- E-safety and coding

 

Art- Sponge printing dragon portrait (colour mixing, tones, clear marks and smudging, space and shape)

 

Design Technology- Dragon making activities (cutting, shaping, joining and finishing)

 

Geography – Locating the seven continents and oceans around the world

 

History- Great fire of London

 

P.E and Games –Throwing and catching

R.E./ PSHCE- Beliefs

 

 

Our P.E. days are on: Wednesdays and Fridays

 

Homework is given out on a Thursday and due in on a Tuesday.

 

Spellings are given out on a Wednesday and tested on the following Wednesday.

           

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