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Welcome to Year Two

 

Welcome to Year Two's page

Year Two is taught by Mrs McNickle-Edwards with support from Mrs Childler.

 In Year Two this term:

English

This term in English we will be looking at linking reading and writing to exploring narrative (stories). We will begin by using the text Man on the Moon. Children will be familiarizing themselves with the story and then exploring use of apostrophes to show possession, and the use of different types of punctuation including; full stops, question marks, exclamation marks and commas in lists.

We will then continue to develop our reading and writing skills through non-fiction texts. We will look at how non-fiction texts are organised and structured. We will link this work to our Topic Fiction or Non-Fiction where we will be exploring Space alongside the Man on the Moon text.

 

 

Reading

Please spend at least 5 mins each evening reading with your child. Every time you listen to your child read please sign/ make a comment in their reading diary. It is important that your child’s reading book is in school each day, so please support us in this by ensuring it is your child’s book bag.

 

 

Mathematics

This term in Mathematics we will be preparing ourselves for the SAT’s tests, learning different ways to pictorially solve SAT’s type questions.

We will then continue to develop our mathematics skills through re-visiting all areas of the mathematics curriculum to consolidate learning in Year 2.

 

 

Topic

Our topics this term are It’s a Goal and Fiction or Non-Fiction.

 

It’s a Goal

Children will explore the different ways they learn, identifying how they learn best and what their strengths are. They will then set themselves a goal, identifying the steps they will need to take in order to be successful at achieving their goal.

 

Fiction or Non-fiction

Children will look at how the story Man on the Moon is fictional and compare it to real events that have occurred in relation to space and the solar system.

 

 

Science

This term in Science we will be looking at living things and their habitats. The children will be looking at the difference between living and non-living things. They will investigate different types of habitats and plants and animals within these habitats.

 

 

Physical Education

Children will do PE and Outdoor Learning on alternative weeks with a Sports’ Coach on a Thursday. Please make sure your child’s PE/ Outdoor Learning Kit is in school at the start of every week.

 

 

Religious Education

This term in RE children will be exploring the topics of Being Reflective and Self Critical, Living by Rules and Islamic Faith.

 

 

General Information

Children should return their home learning journals into school on a Thursday so that it can be marked. These will then be sent home with spellings every Friday. At the end of each term, children who have completed home learning each week will be awarded with a certificate.

The children will be taught by Mrs. Garratt on a Tuesday morning and a Sports’ coach on a Thursday afternoon.

Year 2 SAT’s Tests will take place week beginning: 15.4.17

 

Homework

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