Year 2

The teachers in Year 2 are:

                          

Maple - Miss McMullen      Elm - Mr Reed           Hawthorn - Mrs Bennett

 

Autumn 2

In English, we will be writing a sequel for the Traction Man story involving an evil villain.  We will also be writing explanation texts about how to be a superhero and a persuasive advert based around a superhero gadget. Throughout our writing, we will be using adjectives with - est  and ?er suffixes (e.g. smartest, meanest), conjunctions (because, or , so that ) and using contractions (e.g. can?t, wouldn?t).

In Mathematics, we will be developing our multiplication and division fact knowledge, as well as, developing different strategies for solving multiplication and division problems and applying these to investigations. In addition to this, we will be learning to use money in a variety of practical and problem solving contexts.

In topic we will also be learning about superheroes and discussing our favourite hero. We will then be learning about real life heroes in our everyday lives such as the police, firefighters, nurses and doctors. We will also be looking at the Pride of Britain and the brave acts that others have completed. We will also be celebrating the heroes from the past during Remembrance Week and learn about the importance of poppies.

In Science, we will be learning about different materials. We will be investigating which material would be the best for a superhero cape!

In PSHE, we will be looking at the values of equality and effort. We will be celebrating Diversity week and will be focussing on cultural differences.  In RE, we will continue to explore different celebrations across religions, such as Christmas and Hanukah. In addition, we will be continuing our relationship education learning.  

In Computing, we will be looking at photography. We will learn how to take a good picture and then how to use them effectively.

Educational Visit - We will be visiting the Science Museum on the Thursday 15th November linked to our science learning of materials. There will be more information to follow.

Nativity ? The Year 2 Nativity will be on Tuesday 18th December at 2pm

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