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Year 2

 

Year 2 Staff

Miss Molloy - Class Teacher

Mrs Wilson - Teaching Assistant

 

Current Topic (Autumn 2)

Scented Garden

Let’s tiptoe through the tulips together and discover the sights, sounds and smells of the garden. This half term, we’ll visit a florist’s shop or a garden centre. We’ll find out how to look after plants, ask the experts questions and appreciate the flowers. We’ll write an information book about plants, follow instructions, enjoy the story of Jack and the Beanstalk and write stories of our own. Discovering our green fingers will be fun when we plant and tend a pizza garden of herbs. We’ll also learn about the different parts of a plant and create our own ‘planting and growing’ action rhyme. Our senses will help us describe and sort a range of smells and we’ll make beautifully scented products. We’ll look closely at a wide variety of plants, create detailed, observational drawings and press real flowers to use in collages.

 

Previous topic

Towers, Tunnels and Turrets

Climbing the battlements or tunnelling in the ground, there’s a whole world of adventure and fun to be found! This term, we will visit The Tower of London to explore the towers, battlements and maybe a secret tunnel or two! We’ll learn all about the different parts of a castle and describe how they have changed over time. Using a wide range of materials, we’ll build models of castles and test the strength of our structures. We’ll read ‘The Tunnel’ written by Anthony Browne and create our own mysterious stories with lots of descriptive language. Maps and photographs will help us learn about the tallest buildings and the longest tunnels in the world. We’ll find out about the amazing Victorian engineer, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, and improve our PE skills by playing attacking and defending games.

Find out more about Isambard Kingdom Brunel here


Spring Term Assembly Songs

Dancing in the Moonlight

Ging Gang Goolie

Stand by Me

 

Click here for the song lyrics


Home learning

Click on the correct date below to download the home learning pack for that week.

W/E 29.03.19

W/E 22.03.19

W/E 15.02.19

W/E 08.03.19

W/E 01.03.19

W/E 01.02.19

W/E 25.01.19

W/E 18.01.19

W/E 11.01.19

W/E 23.11.18

W/E 16.11.18

W/E 09.11.18

W/E 02.11.18

W/E 28.09.18

 


Maths

Topics covered this term: Place Value, Addition and Subtraction, Multiplication and Division.

Place Value

Children in Year 2 will become secure with the place value of 2-digit numbers

This BBC Bitesize guide has all you need to know!

Times tables

It is also vital the children are practising their times-tables!

By the end of Year 2, children need to be secure in their recall of the 2, 5 and 10 times tables. 


English

Core text

The Gardener by Sarah Stewart, illustrated by David Small

Buy it here

Previous reading 

'The Owl who was afraid of the Dark' by Jill Tomlinson

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'The Tunnel' by Anthony Browne

Buy it here

Click here to visit Anthony Browne's website - There are a few activities you can do, plus can contact him on here too!

 

'The true story of the Three Little Pigs'

Three pigs Buy it here

 

 

Spellings

You can find this week's spellings on the Homework cover sheet

 


Phonics

Click here to go the Phonics page of the Learning Platform 

 


Wednesday Word

If you enjoy reading the Wednesday Word with your child, why not check out the Wednesday Word Kids' Area, where there are games and activities to support their scriptural education


Click here to view the Servite Curriculum Map 2018/19

 

Check back here for more useful links and resources to support your child's learning.

If you have any suggestions for content, please speak to your child's class teacher.

 

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