Welcome to the Year 2 webpage, we hope this page gives you all of the information about Year 2 that you need. If you would like information about anything else please do not hesitate to contact Mrs Byrne & Mrs Yates.
Spring Term in Year 2
We will be reading The Dragon Machine by Helen Ward and learning to: write sentences with different forms (statement, question, exclamation, command) with correct punctuation; use subordination to join clauses; and use present and past tenses correctly and consistently.
We will also be reading non-fiction texts about mythical creatures, materials and machines, and reading Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll, retold by Emma Chichester-Clark.
- Multiplication and division
- Length and height
- Properties of shapes
We will be developing our understanding of multiplication and division, measuring length and height, recognising and describing the properties of shapes, and learning more about fractions and statistics.
Uses of Everyday Materials
We will be exploring the properties of everyday materials and learning how they relate a materials properties to its uses. We will also be learning about scientist Charles Macintosh.
- Local Church
We will be studying topics related to ‘Books’, ‘Thanksgiving’, and ‘Opportunities’ as well as learning about Islam.
Art & Design
We will be working with clay and stone to create our own sculptures and learning about the works of artist and sculpture Anthony Gormley.
Let’s Go On Safari
We will be continuing our study of the continent of Africa and learning more about the physical and human features of Kenya.
We will be learning about and comparing the lives and achievements of Christopher Columbus and Neil Armstrong.
Code a Story
We will be learning to use visual coding to create an animated story.
I Wanna Play in a Band
We will be learning about the features of rock music and developing our understanding of beat and pitch.
Design and Technology
We will be applying our understanding of the properties of materials when designing, making and testing our own kites. We will also be learning about the famous engineers and designers The Wright Brothers.
We will be developing our gymnastics skills focusing on spinning, turning and twisting.
Living in the Wider World
We will be thinking about belonging to a community, considering issues related to media and digital literacy, and exploring the world of money and work.