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Welcome to Year 2!
Your Year Two teachers are Miss Tomlinson and Miss Follows.
In Year Two you will get to learn about lots of exciting topics and go on a residential trip to Conkers.
This term we will be reading and sharing different stories including traditional tales and stories from other cultures.
We will be exploring the features of letter writing and will write your own letters and postcards.
We will also be exploring biographies and writing our own fact files.
During this term we will be developing our number skills.
We will learn how to use the four operations; addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to solve number problems.
We will also be looking at how to solve two step word problems and developing our reasoning skills.
Keep practising your 2, 3, 5 and 10 times tables and use TT Rockstars to help. You can find a copy of your username and password din the back of your reading diary.
Spellings will be set every Friday in the yellow books and tested the following week. We are currently teaching the children a variety of strategies to learn these independently at home. Please encourage your children to use these to support their learning of the spellings.
Homework will be sent home every Friday in the children's red folders. When completed it should be returned to the homework box in the classroom.
This term we have some very exciting History and Geography topics coming up.
In our Geography topic 'What do we find at places where the land meets the sea?' we will be exploring
features of the coast and comparing man made and natural features.
In our History topic 'Remembrance' we will be exploring symbols of remembrance across the world and visiting our local war memorial.
In science we will be exploring plants. We will be investigating what plants need to stay
healthy and the different names of plants in our local area.
What plants can you see in your local area?
Follow the link to find a selection of French songs that the children will be singing along to over the year. Why not ask your child to sing the song to you or to teach you it so that you can sing along together!
Our unit this term is: Taking Off
We will be learning about high and low sounds.
What things make high sounds?
What things make low sounds?
This term we are thinking about Belonging.
Look forward to: a getting to know you game, mind maps, Ribena and much more.
Our religious symbol challenge continues too!
This term we will be exploring the Revelation Art program. we will be using a range of tools to create different pieces of artwork.