Welcome to Year 2

 

In Year 2, you will find Miss Giles, Mrs Browne, Mrs James-Gascoigne and Mrs Kibblewhite.

To support the learning of Phonics we use Letters and Sounds, the LCP scheme, Jolly Phonics and Bug Club Phonics.

To support the learning of reading we use Letters and Sounds and Bug Club.

 Also

  • - We also ask that you bring in your child's PE kit on a Monday to be left in school until Friday.
  • - All children are expected to read at home daily and make a record in their reading challenges. Please send the reading challenge into school every day.

Below are our Year 2 topics and a taster of what we will be learning each term. 

 If you would like more details regarding your child's learning please speak to your child's class teacher.

  

 

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4

Term 5

Term 6

Trips

Gaydon transport related visitors

 

Library?

The story museum

Farm

Banbury museum

Residential? Hill end.

Assessment:

CGP past papers

SATs 2016

SATS 2017

SATS 2018

2019 SATS

Use what they got in SATS

Literacy

 

 

Guided Reading

Transport:

Poetry,

Factfile

Recount Gaydon

Instructions: How to make a cereal box car

Literacy: tiger who came to tea, invitations, letters, texts, voice message script-leading up to a party.

Literacy: traditional tales –new narrative, persuading, grammar based skills and activities.

Farm trip-recount

 

The twits: character description of both. Comparing. describing a new trick. Book review.

NEEDS a fresh update.

Also tends to be a week of whole school book focus.

Traction man

New mission, interview, 

 

 

Museum- history of Banbury text.

 

Tin forest- description of journey and narrative 

 

 

Kenya- factfiles. Diary of a masai boy. 

Maths

Number and Place value, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division. No measures.

Number and Place value, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division. Doubling and halving.  

 

Number and Place value, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division. SHAPE 2D. doubling.

Number and Place value, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, Fractions. Position and direction, shape, revision for SATS. 

Number and Place value, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division,

 

Time

Measures, money, shape 2D, 3D, statistics.

Science

Forces –ramps investigation

Change of materials. Twinkl

Humans

Animals

Living, dead, never alive, micro habitats Twinkl

Plants

PSHE/ RSE

 

Also reacting to any relationship worries throughout the year.

PANTS

Identifying safe people you can talk to (SCIB)

Anti-bullying

Coping with feeling alone (SCIB)  

PANTS

Life cycles of plants

 

P4C- friendship –relationships

PANTS understand suitable appropriate touch (SCIB)

Life cycle of humans-child to adult.

Keeping healthy.

Moving on

Keeping healthy-healthy eating

Computing

Algorithms –beebot

Gooseberry planet: e– safety

Gooseberry planet: e– safety

Create and debug programmes

Manipulate and create digital content

Logical reasoning.

RE

Special occasions. Mosque

Special occasions. Church

Special occasions. Special place

Easter and special people

Special people and culture

Special people and culture

Art

Drawing from experience and imagination. Transport mags to make new transport.

Painting and collage –great fire of London silluet- fireworks, xmas.

Europeans artists

Artist

Artists

Plants

DT

Vehicles

Design, make and evaluate.

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Gingerbread house

Large junk modelling of the twits.

Developing ideas using templates.

Clay plants

Geography

Locational knowledge-traffic survey. Route to school.  

 

Magical mapping UK- tasting food  

 

Geography skills and field word

Place knowledge 

History

Changes within living memory. History of transport-Karl Benz,  Neil Armstrong, Wright Brothers

Events beyond living memory Famous events: Great Fire of London, Bonfire Night-gun power plot

 

 

Significant historical events, people and places in their own locality

 

Music

Listening and appraising music

Using voices expressively

Instruments –xmas

Experiment with combining sounds

Singing songs, chants and rhymes.

Un-tuned instruments 

Tuned Instruments

PE outdoor

Games/Object control (Invasion)

(Send/receive a ball, stop and control a ball, pass to someone else, take part in mini opposing games)

 

Games/Object control (Invasion)

(Actively take part in team opposing games, send/receive, dribble a ball when moving, accurately pass and travel with a ball)

Games/Object control (Net/Wall)

(Actively take part in team opposing games, passing, hitting, bouncing a ball accurately)

Games/Object Control (Striking and Fielding)

(Sending, hitting, throwing, catching)

Games/Object control (Net/Wall)

(Actively take part in team opposing games, passing, hitting, bouncing a ball accurately)

 

Athletics/

Locomotor/

Object control

(running pace different distances, jump for distance, throw for distance/target)

 

PE indoor

Gymnastics/Stability

(Explore basic movements, balance, link actions and perform, climbing, jumping off)

 

Gymnastics/Stability

(Vary dynamics, static/dynamic balance, transfer weight, apparatus)

 

Gymnastics/Stability

(Apply compositional ideas in partner/group sequence, landing, rolling, twisting, turning)

Dance/Locomotor

(Explore different ways to travel, copy, repeat with control, walk, run, bounce, hop, skip)

 

Dance/Locomotor

(Vary dynamics, levels, speed in sequence, galloping, skipping, hopping)

 

 Dance/

Locomotor

(Improvise to range of stimuli, create, adapt, perform, evaluate dance, gallop, skip, walk, stretch, bend

PSHE/SMSC

New Beginnings

Getting on and falling out

Say no to bullying

Going for goals

Good to be me

Relationships and Changes