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Year 2 teachers

Class 5 - Mrs Grummett

Class 6 - Mrs Allinson

Teaching Assistants

Mrs Henderson, Mrs Bibi and Mrs Sutton

 

English

During the Autumn Term we will be reading a range of Percy the Park Keeper stories by Nick Butterworth.  After half term we will focus on Meerkat Mail by Emily Gravett, The Day the Crayons Quit and The Jolly Christmas Postman by Allan Ahlberg.

 

During the Spring Term we will use books linked to our science, history and geography curriculum .... more details to follow.

 

During the Summer Term  our books will include a range of stories that are a twist on traditional tales, including Jim and the beanstalk and Mr Wolf's pancakes.  We will be writing character and setting descriptions and writing stories.  After half term we will be using Charlie and the Chocolate Factory as the stimulus for our writing. 

Mathematics

We will begin the year by consolidating knowledge of numbers to 100, understanding place value. we will use bar models and part whole models to partition numbers.

Counting forwards and backwards from zero in 2s, 3s and 5s is a skill we will continue to develop early in Year 2.

Counting in 10s starting at any number forwards and backwards is another skill we will work on.

 

 

 

RE

Autumn Term

This term we will be studying New Beginnings which involves reading Psalms and knowing some religious stories, Signs and Symbols which covers the Sacrament of Baptism, Judaism where we take a look a Shabbat and Preparations which discuss the season of Advent.  

Spring Term

This term we will be learning about Books (looking at books used in church for mass and the different services), Thanksgiving (looking at the format and prayers of the mass) and Lent (finding out about the meaning of Lent and revisiting the events of Holy Week and Easter).

Summer Term

This term we will be focussing on The Ascension and Pentecost as part of the topic Spread The Word. We will then talk about reconciliation and forgiveness as part of our topic on Rules. We will also be looking at the work of CAFOD and the importance of water as part of our topic on Treasures.

 

Homework

Children will be given homework and spellings each Friday. This will be set on Seesaw and should be completed by the following Wednesday at the latest. 

PE

Year 2 children will have PE lessons every Tuesday afternoon (subject to change). They should come to school wearing their PE kit. If the weather is cooler, it is fine to wear a tracksuit or leggings and a jumper etc over the PE kit.


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