Welcome to Year 2
It’s hard to believe, but the last half term of this academic year is soon upon us! The children have worked extremely hard this half term and should be proud of their efforts. Outlined below is a brief overview of what will be covered in Summer 2.
Story writing based on Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Roald Dahl
Plan, write and perform poems using the puppets that children will make in D&T.
Writing based on information texts about animals.
Continuing to focus on improving spellings, handwriting, grammar and punctuation.
Please continue to read with your child daily and record their efforts in their reading diary.
We will reinforce time, fractions of shape and quantity, money, 2D and 3D shapes – please continue to reinforce the skill of telling the time at home.
Please continue to practice the multiplication and division facts for the 2, 5 and 10 times tables.
The children will continue with our changing world topic and explore how a habitat changes in different seasons. We will also be learning how animals, including humans, have offspring which grow into adults. The children will learn the different names for animals as babies.
The children will be learning about how seaside holidays have changed over the years.
§ In I.C.T. the children will be learning how to create animations with Mr. Lynch.
Our topic is ‘Sex and Relationships’. A seperate letter is going out to parents outlining what and how topics will be taught. Please ask for a copy of this letter if you do not receive it.
The children will continue to be taught by Madame Lambert and consolidate their learning of the days of the week, numbers and the colours. They will also learn about fruits and food.
Year 2 will be learning song and composing their own songs using between 3 and 8 notes and rhythms such as crotchets, minims, semibreves and quavers.
The children will be making Pop Art prints of cats inspired by Andy Warhol and the book “Uncle Andy’s cats”. They will learn about contrasting and complimentary colours and use the mono printing technique.
The children will have two D.T projects. They will design, construct and evaluate a moving vehicle and design and make their own puppet.
P.E. lessons are on the following days:
Monday period 1: Dance
Friday period 2: Outside games
Monday peiod 2 Outside games
Tuesday period 1 Dance
Monday period 2 Dance
Friday period 1 Outside games
Tuesday period 3 Dance
Thursday period 1 Outside games
Please ensure all children remember their correct P.E kit on these days as children will be unable to participate in these lessons without appropriate clothing and footwear. Please ensure your children’s school clothes and PE kits are all clearly named.
Thank you very much for all your continued support.
Kayleigh Reynolds Roberta Sarll Sarah Peach Megan Shaw