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Year 2

Apple Class

Our teacher is Mrs Khalid

 

Cherry Class

Our teacher is Mrs Amin

 

Strawberry Class

Our teacher is Miss Powell

 

Our teaching assistants are Mrs Cann, Mrs Qandill, Miss Young, Miss Fiaz, Mrs Sibinska and Mrs Blake

 

Here’s what we’ll be covering over this term in Year 2:

English

This term, we will be following the Primary Writing Project for English. The children will learn, innovate and invent a variety of text types such as stories and instructions.

 

Maths

 

In maths, we are going to be focusing on learning a variety of skills such as place value, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

We are going to be encouraging the children to deepen their knowledge of number bonds.

You can also encourage them with this at home using the Numbots website!

Topics that we will be covering across the half-term

 

Science – Living things and their habitats

 

Computing – Effective searching

 

DT – Mechanisms

 

RE – Inspirational people

 

PSHE – Dreams and goals

 

PE – Hockey and gymnastics

 

PE

 

We have PE on the following days:

 

Apple – Monday and Thursday

Cherry - Monday and Tuesday

Strawberry Tuesday and Thursday

 

Children will need trainers for all PE lessons. Please ensure your child has appropriate clothing; this can be in the form of plain black tracksuit bottoms with elasticated legs, plain black or red shorts and a plain white or red t-shirt.

 

No jewellery is to be worn on PE days.

 

Homework options

The table below shows a list of topics that we will be covering in Year 2 this half term and the dates that we will be doing each topic.

 

Each week, you can choose one objective to complete with your

child at home.

 

 

 

Topic

 

Learning log options to be done at home

Effective searching – Computing topic (1 week)

 

Week beginning 8th January

 

Search for information based on a topic of your choice.

 

Or

 

Write instructions about how people can search effectively for information.

Inspirational people – RE topic (1 week)

 

 

Week beginning 15th January

Draw or paint someone you find inspirational.

 

Or

 

Write what you have learnt about inspirational people.

Living things and their habitats – science topic (2 weeks)

 

Week beginning 22nd January  &

week beginning 29th January

 

Draw living things and their habitats.

 

Or

 

Write about living things and their habitats.

Mechanisms – DT topic (2 weeks)

 

Week beginning 5th February  &

week beginning 12th February

Create your own moving vehicle.

 

Or

 

Write what you have learnt about wheels and axels. 

 

To share what your child has done at home, you can send a message/photo on Class Dojo or upload a photo onto your child’s Class Dojo profile.

 

Your child does not need to bring any of the work with them to school.

 

Please also encourage your child to read regularly at home, practice their number bonds using the Numbots website and practice their spellings.

 

Below is a list of the spellings we will be focusing on this half term.

 

Week 1

Week 2

Week 3

Week 4

Week 5

Week 6

find

mind

behind

old

cold

gold

hold

told

every

everybody

Recap all words

Recap all words

Recap all words

 

Here are some examples of how your child can practice their spelling words:

 

 

Test Dates for 2024

May 2024

 

Key Stage 1 SATs test period

Monday 10th June 2024

Phonics Screening check week

 

 

 

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