Welcome to Year 2
Teachers: Miss Sargison and Miss Elliott
Teaching Assistants: Mrs Quigley, Miss Silsbury, Mrs Outtram and Mrs Bentley
Summer Term 2
Our topic this term is ‘Explorers’
We will start our topic by going on a traditional tale hunt. We will look closely at the clues to guess the tale and discuss which is our favourite. In Outdoor Learning, we will be looking maps to see where we live and create our own simple maps to explore our school. In History, we will be learning about significant explorers and how they became famous. In Geography, we will be learning about the similarities and differences between Antarctica and the Sahara Desert. In Science, we will be planting and observing how a plant grows.
Key concepts being taught this term:
Literacy- Traditional Tales and poems
Numeracy – Time, Measures, Shape and Money
Computing- E-safety and word processing.
Art- Printing and self-portraits
Design Technology- Junk modelling
Outdoor Learning– Fieldwork and creating simple maps
Geography- Antarctica, Sahara Desert and the Equator
History- Significant explorers in history
P.E – Athletics and tennis
R.E – What makes some places sacred to believers?
PSHE- Changing Me- The children will be taught age-appropriate puberty and sex education over the course of this unit. Please contact the office if you would like your child to be withdrawn from the sex education element of the unit.
Our P.E. days are on: Tuesday and Friday
Homework is given out on a Thursday and is due in the following Tuesday.