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Year 2

Welcome to Year 2!

Welcome to Year 2

 

Teachers: Miss Sargison and Miss Elliott

Teaching Assistants: Mrs Quigley, Miss Johnson, Miss Dott and Miss Silsbury

HLTA: Mrs Damerall

 

 

Our topic for the Autumn term 2 is

 

‘Adventure is out there!’

To start this topic, the children in year 2 will become explorers. They will explore the school and discover the qualities that makes a great adventurer. We will then write poems about our arrival at an unknown land. In History, we will learn about many different explorers and discuss the obstacles they had to overcome to achieve their goal. In Science, we will continue to discuss suitability of material and conduct a car experiment. In Design and Technology, we will junk model rockets to aid our adventure as great explorers.

 

 

Key concepts being taught this term:

 

Literacy- Letters and poems

 

Numeracy – Addition and Subtraction & Money

 

Science- Materials

 

Computing- E-safety and coding (Espresso)

 

Design and Technology – Junk Modelling

 

History- What does it take to be a great explorer?

 

Music- Pitch, rhythm and music from different countries

 

PSHE: Celebrating Difference

 

P.E – Gymnastics

 

R.E – Christianity – Why is Christmas important to Christians?

 

 

Our P.E. days are on: Thursday and Friday

 

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

 

Spellings are given out along with homework on the back of the sheet.

 

 

Important Start of Year Information for Year 2 Parents

            

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