The Year 2 team - Mrs Kassie and Mrs Snape.
This year is important as we will be writing SATS in MAY.
These exams include -
ENGLISH READING (comprehension)
S.P.A.G ( spelling and grammar)
To prepare your child for these exams we will be sending paper based homework as well as setting online homework, such as Mathletics and Reading Eggs, on a weekly basis.
It is essential that you support your child with homework which will be based on classwork they have learnt.
The Year 2 team would like to thank you in advance for your help in supporting us and your child with their learning.
Autumn Term 1.
This term we will be learning about number and place value, addition and subtraction
as well as statistics in Mathematics. In English the focus is on writing about real events, reading comprehension and S.P.A.G. In science the focus is on Animals including Humans. In our topic work the focus is on Continents and Oceans, Diwali and Black History Month.
AUTUMN TERM 2
In the second half of Autumn term we will be looking at Living things and their habitats including micro habitats. In history we will look at Events beyond living Memory - The Gun powder Plot. For R.E we will be doing The Christmas Story and Christmas around the world. For art we will be looking at mixing colours to make new colours. In music we will be using our voices for different purposes. In Maths we will be adding and subtracting , working with measures - money, 2D and 3D shapes - properties and lines of symmetry.
For English we will be focusing on improving our writing and comprehension skills.
Spring Term 1
Welcome to 2018/19.
In Mathematics we will be learning to:
Multiply using 2, 5 and 10 tables
Recognise odd and even numbers
Arrays and repeated addition.
In English we will be learning to:
Include more suffixes in our writing.
Use words that sound the same but are spelt differently.
Write using the correct tenses.
Understand our reading ( comprehension)
Using noun phrases for writing descriptions.
For our topic work we will be learning to:
Make a collage using different materials and repeated patterns. ( Art and DT)
Sing/clap a pulse, increase and decrease in tempo (Music)
Changes within living memory- The Telephone ( History)
Describe the needs of plants, Explain how seeds and bulbs grow into plants. (Science)