Year 2

Welcome to Year 2

Dear Parents/Carers,

It’s hard to believe, but the last half term of this academic year is soon upon us! Outlined below is a brief overview of what will be covered.

Literacy

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.

Numeracy

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.

Science

Plants in the Environment - this topic will continue on from last term’s topic and will focus on habitats.

History

The children will be learning about how seaside holidays have changed over the years.

I.C.T.

In I.C.T. the children will be learning how to create animations with Mr. Lynch. 

 

PSCHE

Our topic is ‘Sex and Relationships’.  A seperate letter has been given to parents outlining what and how topics will be taught. Please ask for a copy of this letter if you have not received it.

The children will learn about classroom language, useful little words, day of week, colours and opinions.

Music

The children will carry on learning the ocarina: learning new notes and new rhythm such as quavers and perform to an audience by sharing a song with another class.

Art

The children will be using the blotted line technique used by Andy Warhol to draw and print pictures of cats.

The children will have two D.T projects. They will design, construct and evaluate a moving vehicle and design and make their own puppet.

 

Each class will have three P.E. lessons during the week and on the following days:


2R

Thursday: Outdoor PE (Ms. George) Period 4

Tuesday : Dance (Ms. Robins) Period 2 (please come to school dressed in P.E. uniform)

 


2B

Wednesday: Outdoor PE (Ms. George) Period 2 (please come to school dressed in P.E. uniform)

Tuesday: Dance (Ms. Robins) Period 4


2S

Thursday : Outdoor PE (Ms. George) Period 4

Tuesday: Dance (Ms. Robins) Period 3


2D

Tuesday: Outdoor PE (Ms. George) Period 1 (please come to school dressed in P.E. uniform)

Monday: Dance (Ms. Robins) Period 2 (please come to school dressed in P.E. uniform)


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.

Many thanks,

The Year 2 team. 


Download the Year 2 SPAG letter 2015/16


Download the Year 2 Presentation 2016


Download the presentaion on  Early Reading and Writing at Belleville