Welcome to Year 2

In Year 2, you will find Miss Giles, Miss Grubb, Mrs Aleksic and Mrs James Gascoigne.

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. 

 

 

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4

Term 5

Term 6

English

Poetry

 

Narrative –settings

 

Non- chronological – headings subheadings

Narrative – story characters description

 

Persuasion – format of a letter, questions

 

Poetry

Narrative – Character actions

 

Instructions – commands, numbers, bullet points

Narrative – character

 

Recount - newspaper

Narrative – settings

 

Explanation - statments

Narrative – punctuation, paragraphs, speech

 

Discussion – features of

 

Poetry

Maths

Place value, shape, measure, fractions, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, number, position and direction.

Statistics, number and place value, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, f.ractions

Place value, shape, measure, fractions, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, number, position and direction.

Statistics, number and place value, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, f.ractions

 

Place value, shape, measure, fractions, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, number, position and direction.

Statistics, number and place value, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, f.ractions

Science

Forces

Materials – everyday

Animals including humans

Materials – uses of

All living things and their habitats

All living things and their habitats

Computing

We are Astronauts

Programming on screen

We are games testers

Exploring how computer games work

We are photographers

Taking better photos

We are researchers

Researching a topic

We Are Zoologists

Collecting data about bugs

We are detectives

Collecting clues

RE

I: Special occasions. Mosque

C: Special occasions, church

 

H: Special occasions, special place

C:Easter and special people

 

I: Special people, culture

H: Special people culture

Art

Clay

Collage

Sketching

Famous artists

 

Painting Australian art

DT

Vehicles

 

Food

Puppets

Sewing

Sewing

Geography

My route to school and traffic survey

 

Recycling

Environment

 

Animals in the local area/features.

Faraway places

History

History of transport, Neil Armstrong, Wright Brothers

Famous events: Great Fire of London, Bonfire Night

 

Famous people: Florence Nightingale/Mary Seacole

Elizabeth I/Victoria

 

History of Australia – Aborigines’

Music

Long and Short of it

Christmas performance

Feel the pulse

Famous composers

Taking Off

What’s the Score

Rain, Rain Go Away

Rain, Rain Go Away,

Sounds interesting

PE

Games

Dance

Gymnastic

Gymnastics/Dance

Games

Athletics

PSHE

New Beginnings

Getting on and Falling out

Say No to Bullying

Going for Goals

Good to be me

Changes

         

 

           

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