Welcome to Year 2
The teachers in Year 2 are:
Mrs Jennifer Bailey - 2B Mrs Leona Vigille- 2V Mrs Deborah Bennett - 2BE
Year Group: 2
Term: Autumn 1
In English, we will be reading Rosie Revere by Andrea Beaty. We will be writing an alternative version of the story, a diary entry in role as Amelia Earhart and a setting description. We will be focussing on using expanded noun phrases and conjunctions such as ‘because’ and ‘when’. We will also be concentrating on how we can use spelling, punctuation and grammar to improve our writing.
In Mathematics, we will be developing our place value and number knowledge and using the operations of addition and subtraction. We will be developing methods for solving problems involving addition and subtraction and applying these to investigations. We will also be developing are mental maths skills to recall number bonds to 20 and multiplication facts for the 2, 5 and 10 x table.
In topic, will be studying the famous aviator Amelia Earhart using a range of sources to find out about her life, her achievements and how she can inspire us today. In DT, we will be designing, making and evaluating a plane.
In science, we will be identifying and comparing uses of everyday materials as well as building the scientific skills of observation and investigation.
In PSHE- SRE, we will be learning about some of the differences between males and females, including sexual differences and how this is part of the life cycle.
In RE, we will looking at why and how people celebrate using the examples of Diwali, Hanukku and Holi.
In computing, we will be learning how to use search engines such as ‘Safe Search’ correctly and safely and how to navigate around websites to find information and pictures.