Welcome to Year 2
There are two classes in Year 2, 1HL and 1HM. Our teachers in 1HL are; Miss Hoare, Mrs Lloyd, Mrs Lee and Mrs Evans. In 1HM our teachers are; Mr Hill, Ms Mckechnie, Mrs Docherty and Mrs Martins. We are excited to see what this year holds for us!
This term our topic is ‘Around the world’. We have started this topic by reading a story by one of our favourite authors, The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson. The Snail and Whale go on an adventure around the world and see many of the wonders it has. In our English lessons, we will be applying what we know by using adjectives and adverbs. We will be looking at the use of conjunctions and how to use these correctly within our work.
In Geography we will be reactivating our learning about the 7 continents. The children will learn about the equator and how this is linked to climate. We will focus on the continent of North America, in particular the Island country of Jamaica and identify how this country is different our local are and England.
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In maths we will continue to practise our addition, subtraction and multiplication methods during our reactivate sessions at the start of each lesson. We will be developing our division methods beginning with group, moving to arrays and then number lines.
Our science this term is Materials and their properties. We will be looking at different materials and objects that they are made from. We will investigate why that materials is most suitable for a particular job and use evidence to support our reasoning.
In Year 2, we have P.E on a Tuesday and a Thursday. This term will be developing our gymnastics skills and becoming more aware of our bodies and how they can move in particular ways. We will look at jumping, rotating and balancing. We will also be looking at Invasion games. Children will be able to choose and use the best space in a game, for example – use space when passing and receiving in a game. They will combine their skills and apply them in a game situation
Last term we participated in lots of events including; Nativity, Cathedral Carol service, World kindness day and Odd socks day.
P.E. – Dance is on a Tuesday afternoon and multi-skills on a Thursday afternoon, so please ensure that your child has their named P.E. kit, along with pumps or trainers in school for Tuesdays and Thursdays.