Welcome to the start of another school year. It has been really lovely to welcome your children back, and we are all looking forward to a fabulous term of learning.
As you know, Year 2 is a very important year, as we have the KS1 SATs coming up in May. We will be working hard to make sure that your child is ready for these, but we cannot do this without your help. Thank you in advance for all your support – it is always greatly appreciated.
Year 2 Team
Miss Evans – Class Teacher (usually Mondays and Tuesdays)
Ms Bibby – Class Teacher (usually Wednesdays and Thursdays)
Miss Amevi – HLTA (covering the class on a Friday)
Miss Ardiana and Miss Maria – LSAs
What we will be learning this term
Literacy: Narrative writing, poetry and non-fiction
Maths: Number – place value, addition and subtraction
Computing: Algorithms – this links to following instructions
Science: Animals including humans
History: ‘The Great Fire of London’
Geography: Oceans and Continents of the world – Antarctica and Europe
DT: Building houses linked to ‘The Great Fire of London’
PSHE: New beginnings
Music: Tuned and untuned instruments
PE: Gymnastics and hockey
PE days – Year 2 have PE on Tuesdays and Fridays. On these days, children need to come to school wearing their PE kit, with their school uniform and shoes in a bag.
PE uniform: Blue or black shorts or track suit bottoms, with a white T-shirt and plimsolls or black trainers. Please ensure that all kit has your child’s name on it.