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Year 2

Welcome to Year 2!

 

We have two classes in Year 2:

Mr Shearsmith - Flamingos class

Miss Wood - Eagles class

 

We are also very lucky to have Mrs Miah, Miss Binks, Miss Humberstone, Miss Martin, Mrs Denham-Marsh, Mrs Latham, Miss White, Mrs Downing, Mrs Walker, Miss Platt and Mr Ali.

 

See what we are learning this half term!

 

Maths: Our focus this half term is on addition and subtraction. We will be adding and subtracting numbers to 20. We will learn how to add and subtract 2 digit numbers using the column method. We will use these methods when reasoning about addition and subtraction. 

 

English: This half term we are writing our own instructions based on the text 'George's Marvellous Medicine'. We will write our own instructions based on different objects we can find around our house. We will be using command sentences, expanding noun phrases and commas in a list. In the build up to Christmas we will write letters based on the text 'The Jolly Christmas Postman' and learn the famous classic poem T'Was the Night before Christmas.

 

Geography: We will be looking at the United Kingdom including the countries, capital cities and surrounding seas. We will be identifying the human and physical features of each of the four countries and using geographical language to describe a place. 

 

Science: In science, we are continuing to learn about what we can do to keep our bodies fit and healthy. We will focus on hygiene and what germs we have on our hands if we don't wash them regularly. We will be conducting experiments to see where the most germs are and we will look at why Florence Nightingale and Edward Jenner were so important. 

 

RE: Our Christian value for this half term is compassion. In our worship sessions we will discuss how we can show compassion towards others. In our RE lessons we are continuing our learning about why the Bible is a special book for Christians. We will share some of the stories that are well known. We will compare and contrast the Bible to other faiths. In the build up to Christmas we will be looking at how the angels delivered good news to Mary and Joseph in the Christmas story. 

 

IMPORTANT DATES

PE: Wednesday afternoons

SPELLING TEST: Thursday

Curriculum overview for the year.

Knowledge Organiser Autumn 2

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