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Year 2

Welcome to Year 2


Teachers: Mrs Machin and Miss Elliott

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



Our topic for the Summer Term 1 is


‘Making History’

Who is the greatest history maker?


Five Historical Figures


This term, the children will learn about five historical figures: Martin Luther King, Queen Elizabeth II, Rosa Parks, Guy Fawkes and Marie Curie. They will learn to think critically, analyse evidence and use debating skills to develop their own perspective on who was the ‘greatest history maker’. After choosing their greatest history maker, they will sketch a portrait in the style of Picasso.


Key concepts being taught this term:


Literacy- Diary Entry


Numeracy – Recap ready for SATs


Science- Animals Including Humans


Computing – E-safety


Art – Portraits in the style of Picasso


History – Who is the greatest history maker?


Music – Dynamics, Pitch, Structure & Texture


PSHE: Relationships


P.E – Athletics


R.E – Who is a Muslim and how do they live?



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