Mr Walton (to see Mr Walton's new teacher letter please click here)
Miss Rees (to see Miss Rees' new teacher letter please click here)
Mrs Clark and Mrs Bath
Welcome to Year 2!
We have an exciting year ahead, with lots of great opportunities for learning both in and outside of the classroom including a trip to the SS Great Britain in the Autumn Term. Throughout the year the children are encouraged to become independent thinkers, develop a good attitude towards their work and maintain positive relationships with staff and their peers.
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Term 6 is a Science focused term. Our topic for the term is ‘Take a Walk on the Wild Side’ and we will be exploring our impact on the natural environment.We will be thinking about the changes humans have made to their environment and the things we can do to be more environmentally friendly. We have lots of fun activities planned and this will culminate on our Science Week which starts on the 18th of June.
This term will also see our Art Exhibition on the 14th of June and our Sports Day on the morning of the 19th of June. Alongside all of these fun activities we will continue to improve our arithmetic skills and read a wide range of exiting books in our daily literacy lessons. Here’s to a fun filled term!
We hope you have enjoyed the Easter holidays and are ready for the term ahead. It is jammed packed with lots of consolidating and opportunities to master aspects of the curriculum, in preparation for SATs.
This term is an art focus with the emphasis on nature. We will be exploring the forest school and choosing a single area to focus our attention to create mono prints. Additionally, children will explore the anatomy of various animals to create mixed media paintings.
In literacy this term, we will be reading The Invisible Dog by Dick King-Smith, again please do not read the book before as we don’t want to ruin the element of surprise. Children will explore the characters in the story and learn to innovate texts, write diary entries and produce alternative endings.
In maths, children will recap the methods for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division and apply their knowledge through problem solving questions. As well as this, children will continue to complete practical measuring activities and accurately record units of measure.
Term 4 will be packed with exciting learning opportunities for everyone to enjoy! We will be reading Yours Sincerely, Giraffe. Like before, please don’t read the book at home as it spoils the element of surprise! In maths, we will be focusing on multiplication and division, word problems, graphs and pictograms, measure and statistics.
Science will be the main focus of this term where we will explore the idea of movement. Using our knowledge of materials, we will be investigating and discussing the shapes they can be made into. We also have poetry performance day and book week coming up!
It will be a busy term but a brilliant one at that!
In term 3 we will be reading The Magic finger by Roald Dahl. Please don’t read the book at home as it spoils the element of surprise! In maths, we will be focusing on adding and subtracting, real life money problems, time, estimating and rounding and multiplication. In Geography, we will be studying and researching life in India. In RE, we are going to walk into the local area and identify the significant buildings and their purposes. Science this term involves studying famous inventors John Dunlop and John McAdam and discussing how their inventions impact on our lives today.
In term 2 we will be reading The Owl who is Afraid of the Dark by Jill Tomlinson. Please don’t read the book at home as it spoils the element of surprise! In Maths we will be focusing on using ordinal numbers, adding and subtracting and understating different units of measure. Science is the main focus this term with an emphasis on identifying and sorting materials. We will be performing lots of investigations and experiments to identify which materials are most suited to different jobs.
Welcome back to school! We are looking forward to a very exciting first term. We’ve got lots to do and learn. During our daily literacy lessons we will be reading Traction Man by Mini Grey. In Maths we will be exploring number and getting confident with the four operations. Our topic this term is ‘Our Island Nation’ and we’ll be finding out all about the fascinating work of Isambard Kingdom Brunel, culminating with a trip to the SS Great Britain. As well as this, Fun and Fitness week begins on the 25th of September and our annual fun run is on Friday they 29th of September.