Welcome to Year 2
Teachers: Miss Sargison and Miss Elliott
Teaching Assistants: Mrs Williams, Mrs Quigley and Mrs Bentley
For the first two weeks we will be focusing on the 400-year anniversary of the Mayflower voyage. We will research/track the journey, think about how the people felt onboard and create artwork of the Mayflower using line and shape.
Our main topic for this term is ‘The Circus’
First, we will begin our topic by researching the circus and creating our own circus acts. We shall then be writing instructions on how to perform them. Alongside this, we will be researching many different circuses all over the world and learning about the different cultures. Next, in DT we will create our own circus using junk materials. In History, we shall be comparing circuses from the past to the present. We shall also be looking at transports and how this changed over time.
Key concepts being taught this term:
Literacy- Instructions, recount and letters
Numeracy – Place value and addition/subtraction
Science- Animals and humans
Computing- E-safety and coding
Art- Printing and pattern making using paint
Design Technology- Making a junk model circus
Geography – Aerial images and compass directions
P.E – Gymnastics and dance
R.E – Christianity (Incarnation and Gospel)
Our P.E. days are on: Thursday and Friday
Homework is given out on a Thursday.
Spellings are given at the top of each homework sheet on a Thursday.