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Year 2

Welcome to Year 2!

 

 

Class teachers:

Class 5- Miss Mountford

Class 6- Mrs Tasker

 

Teaching Assistants:

Class 5- Mrs Mayo

Class 6- Ms Clarke

Class 6- Mrs Hussain

 

Our PE days are: Monday & Tuesday

Please ensure your child has your PE kit in school on these days.

 

Please have your book bag in school everyday.

 

Upcoming topics

Autumn 1- Why is Robin Hood famous? To have a first had experience and learn about Robin Hood we visit Sherwood Forest. In English we write a story about Robin Hood. In science we learn about habitats.

Autumn 2- Why are houses made out of bricks and stone? We learn about what happened during the Great Fire of London and how things changed because of it. We learn about Samuel Pepys and his diary. In English we write a non-chronological report about the event. In science we learn about keeping healthy and lifecycles.

Spring 1- What is it like to live in India? Through stories, pictures and first hand experiences we learn about the natural and human features of India and some foods which are traditionally eaten there. We compare the geography of India to the geography of the UK. The children learn about Ghandi, an influential figure from India.

Spring 2- What is the best design for a bridge? Through studying Isambard Kingdom Brunel we learn about structures and industry of the past. In DT we design and make our own bridges. We also visit Grindleford, travelling there by train to learn about railways and tunnels.

Summer 1, How does your garden grow? We visit the Botanical Gardens to have a first hand experience of seeing a range of garden types. We link this to our science learning and grow our own plants in the classroom.

Summer 2. What is it like to live by the coast? We will be learning about Queen Victoria and her influence of making holidays at the seaside more popular. We visit Cleethorpes to experience a day trip to a seaside resort. After the visit we write a recount of our time there. In science we develop our experimental skills.

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