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PE is every Wednesday and Thursday. Please ensure your child has a PE kit in school on these days. The PE kit is a t-shirt, shorts and plimsolls or trainers.
Spellings will be sent home every Friday, for a test the following Friday. The spelling books will be due in on the Thursday. Please practise the spellings with your child in their book.
Please read with your child frequently, at least 3 times per week, and record this in their journals.
Please can you ensure your child has a water bottle in school every day.
This term our topic is 'Planet Earth'. This half term in maths, we are revising the four operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division) and using this knowledge to solve maths word problems. We have introduced a time team in class who are responsible for stopping the class at set points in the day. In English, we are reading the story Pattan's Pumpkin. We are learning about poetry and we will write our own poems. In our topic lessons, we are learning about the continents and the world we live in.
The Year 2 children will also be completing their special jobs (SATs) and the children are well prepared for this.
The medium term plan is attached which shows what we will be learning about in each subject.
This term our topic is 'Time Travellers'. Our focus for this half term is changes within living memory so we are comparing how we live now to how our grandparents lived. In addition, we will be learning about the history of the school and how the school has changed. The medium term plan is attached which shows what we will be learning about in each subject.
We are continuing the topic of 'All You Need is a Book' for this half term. In English, we are reading stories written by Julia Donaldson and we are writing stories, letters and comparing texts. In maths, we are focusing on subtraction, multiplication and shape. In geography, we are learning about Christmas around the world. In history, we are exploring past authors who have made a significant contribution such as Roald Dahl and also learning about Guy Fawkes. In science, we are finding out about living things and their habitats. In PE, we are doing gymnastics focusing on rolls and sequences and also continuing our ball skills work by playing rugby. In DT, we are learning about sliders and levers. In RE, we are focusing on Christianity and finding out why Christians believe Jesus was given the name Saviour.
Please have a look at our medium term plan below.