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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 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

 

Science- Plants

 

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 Please contact the office if you would like your child to be withdrawn from the sex education element of the unit.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.

 

 

            

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