Welcome to Class 2

Summer Term

Teacher: Miss Simpson

 

Topic

 

 

Our Topic for this term is- MINIBEASTS 

 

Writing

 

 

Writing to entertain: Stories inc Traditional tales & Fairy tales, Descriptions, Retellings, Poetry.

Writing to inform: Recounts, Letters, Instructions.

 

Maths

 

 

Number: 

Place value

Addition and subtraction

Multiplication & division

Fractions

Geometry: 

Properties of shape

Position & direction

Measurement: 

Money

Length & height

Time

Mass, Capacity, Temperature

 

R.E

 

 

Celebrations

Leaders & teachers

Believing

Islam & Judaism

 

Science

 

 

Knowledge & understanding: 

Everyday materials

Animals inc humans

Living things & their habitats

Plants

Skills:

Working scientifically

Ask simple questions

Use simple scientific language

Gather & record simple data

Perform simple tests

Observe closely

Use equipment to measure

Compare, sort & group things

 

Geography

 

 

Fieldwork skills

Maps and atlases

UK and World maps

Continents and oceans

Physical & human features

Local area

 

History

 

 

Significant people:

Kings & Queens

Florence Nightingale & Edith Cavell

Significant events:

Remembrance Day

Moon landings

St Edmund story

Skills:

Chronology

Sources & evidence

 

Art

 

 

Artists & crafts people

Skills & techniques:

3D, printmaking, painting, textiles,

drawing, collage

 

Design Technology

 

 

Designing

Skills: Cutting, joining, making, constructing, evaluating

Puppets

Space buggies

Moving models

Cooking & nutrition

 

Things to Remember!

 

 

PE- will be on Mondays and Thursdays. 

Homework- will be sent home on Fridays via Dojo. It will include spelling, handwriting and mental maths practise.  The children will also have a reading book for daily reading practise at home.

At the beginning and end of the day children will use the Class 2 outside door.  Please use the one way system.

 

Useful Links

 

 

Topic Knowledge Organiser

 To find out how we assess in Class 2, please click the link below.

How we assess in Class 2

Year 2 interim Standards- DFE