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Year 2

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Key Information For Year 2

Welcome to Year 2


Teachers: Mrs James and Miss Sargison

Teaching Assistants: Mrs Williams and Mrs Quigley


Autumn Term


Our topic this term is ‘The Circus’

Our first topic this year 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. 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 has changed over time. In Numeracy we will be linking to our topic work where possible and shall be focusing on place value.


Key concepts being taught this term:

Literacy- Instructions and Letters


Numeracy – Place value


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 - Fundamental movement skills and Gymnastics


R.E – Faiths and beliefs



Our P.E. days are on: Monday and Wednesday


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


Spellings are given at the top of each homework sheet on a Thursday.




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