Welcome to Year 2
Teachers: Miss Goss and Mrs Roberts/ Miss Gliddon
Teaching Assistants: Mrs Steel and Mrs Quigley
Our topic this term is ‘The adventures of the BFG.’
Our first topic this term is 'The adventures of the BFG'. First we will begin our topic with helping Sophie to find out about dream catchers and writing an explanation of what a dream catcher is. We will then be making a dream catcher in D.T. Next, in Geography we will be challenged to find out where the BFG has been visiting. We will have to locate and label the seven continents and the oceans in the world to find out where he is. We will also be comparing physical and man made features of different places.
In Numeracy we will be linking to our topic work where possible and solving multiplication and division problems related to Sophie and the BFG.
Key concepts being taught this term:
Literacy- Explanation and character description
Numeracy – Multiplication and division, statistics and shapes
Computing- E-safety and coding
Art- Sponge printing dragon portrait (colour mixing, tones, clear marks and smudging, space and shape)
Design Technology- Making a dream catcher using weaving, making a scone
Geography – Locating the seven continents and oceans around the world, identifying physical and man-made features
P.E and Games –Throwing and catching
R.E./ PSHCE- Leaders, Judaism and Christianity
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.