The teachers in Year 2 are:
Maple - Miss McMullen Elm - Mr Reed Hawthorn - Mrs Bennett
In English, we will be focusing on a book called The Journey Home. Over the half term, we will be writing a short story, a persuasive letter and a fact file. We will be focusing on using different sentence types (commands, statements and questions) and using words with a range of suffixes (-less, - ment, - ful and - ness). We will continue to use descriptive language. We will be ensuring we are consistently using full stops, capital letters, commas, exclamation marks, question marks, finger spaces and cursive handwriting all of the time.
In Mathematics we will be measuring, exploring mass, developing our understanding of statistics, learning about symmetry in shapes and developing our knowledge of shape properties. We will also be exploring fractions of shapes, objects and number.
In science and through our topic work we will be exploring all living things, their habitats and animal lifecycles.
In Topic and Computing, we are researching different habitats and creating presentations about each habitat and why they are important. We will then use our research and knowledge to have a debate about habitats.
In DT, we are designing and creating a new habitat for an animal. We will be researching what each animal needs within their habitat and then using joining skills to create our models.
In PSHE we will be learning about growing, changing and how to stay healthy. We will also be developing our understanding of the opportunities and responsibilities that come with independence. In RE, we will be learning about how Islam guides the actions of believers. Our Values for this half term are Aspiration and Friendship.