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Year 2b

Welcome to Year 2b

Welcome to 2B working with us in our class is Mrs Tagg and Miss Jones. 

 

This term we will be learning about lots of different exciting things in all our subjects.

 

Love of Reading

We enjoy our Love of Reading time in Year 2. This term our class book is Flat Stanley.

 

English

This half term we will be using the book 'Fantastic Mr Fox'. We will be writing character descriptions of some of the characters within the book. Writing a new chapter about another adventure that fox has and then creating our own non chronological reports about foxes.

 

In Phonics, we will be focusing on Phase 6 and looking at different spelling patterns.

In May we will carry out our reading SATS assessments.

 

Maths

We will be covering the topics of Shape and position and direction

In shape we will be:

identifying and describing the properties of 2-D shapes, including the number of sides and line symmetry in a vertical line
identifying and describing the properties of 3-D shapes, including the number of edges, vertices and faces

In position and direction we will:

Use mathematical vocabulary to describe position, direction and movement, including movement in a straight line and distinguishing between rotation as a turn and in terms of right angles for quarter, half and three-quarter turns (clockwise and anti-clockwise)

 

We will also continue to revise our arithmetic methods for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

In May we will carry out our Maths SATS assessments

 

Science

In our Science lessons, we will be learning about plants and their growth.

We will be:

Observing and describing how seeds and bulbs grow into mature plants
Describe how plants need water, light and a suitable temperature to grow and stay healthy (and how changing these affects the plant).
Understand that plants are living and will eventually die.

 

Geography

In Geography this term the children will be studying Australia, we will identify where Australia is in relation to the United Kingdom. We  will discover how Australia's states and territories piece together to make-up the vast continent and will be able to visualise and describe the many varied landscapes.  We will look at the different climate zones within Australia and learn that Australia is home to both indigenous and non-indigenous populations and learn that it is a multi-cultural population,

 

PSHE

In PSHE, we will be studying our ‘relationship’ topic. We will identify the different members of our family, understand our relationship with each
of them and know why it is important to share and cooperate and that everyone’s family is different and examine that there are different types of physical contact within a family and that some of this is acceptable and some is not.

 

Art

We will be looking at Aboriginal Art and the techniques that are used. In our final piece, we will use the dot technique to create their own pieces of Aboriginal art. 

RE

The question we will be investigating this term is 'What can we learn from Christian and Jewish Creation stories?'

We will

  • develop an understanding of the concept of creation.
  • identify and explore ideas for creating the perfect world.
  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the Jewish and Christian creation story and acknowledge other views about how the world began.
  • identify ways in which religious people and organisations make a response to God by caring for the world.

Music

We will continue our work with Mrs Bradman developing our music skills using the instruments. We will also be using Vaughan Williams Lark Ascending piece of music within our lessons.

 

PE

This half term, the focus in PE will be Cricket. PE will be on a Tuesday and the children will come into school dressed in their PE kits ready for the lesson.

 

Computing

In computing this term we will be focusing on e-safety.

 

Keep watching Class dojo for any important messages and updates 

 

Mrs Tagg

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