New reading practice book
New reading practice book
New sharing book
|Homework handed in
|Homework given out
Welcome to Year 2’s homepage. Year 2 is going to be a jam-packed year of exciting learning, trips and performances. In Year 2 we build upon our love of learning and grow to become more independent – ready for the Juniors! We will follow our varied interests and develop our many talents. On our class blog, you will find photos of all our trips, fun workshops and learning as well as exciting events.
Year 2 Team
Class Teacher: Ms Wainer
Teaching Assistant: Ms Bergin, Ms Hunter
This half term, Year 2 are thinking all about journeys, the world and all the different experiences that people have. We will be reading The Lonely Beast by Chris Judge, and writing news broadcasts, designing our own beasts and retelling the story. In Geography, our topic is All About The World and focuses on the modern and ancient wonders of the world. In RE, we will be learning about Judaism and the festivals of Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Sukkot and Hanukkah. In Science, we will be exploring living things and their habitats.
In Maths, we are continuing with addition and subtraction and exploring geometry.
In Art, we will be exploring collograph print making. In Computing, we will be looking at questioning.
This half term, Year 2’s topic is Weather and Seasons. We will be exploring this in Geography, and focusing on setting to start off our writing on Where the Wild Things Are. The second half of this term will be looking at the Brian Wildsmith text ‘A Christmas Story’, through which we will explore character and retellings. In RE, we will be learning about how Jesus is the light of our world, and what this means to Christians. In Science, we will be exploring every day materials.
In Maths, we will explore addition and subtraction, working towards more formal written methods for calculations. We will also investigate shapes!
In Art, we will be investigating the Impressionists through the work of Matisse. In Computing, we will be looking at spreadsheets.
This half term, Year 2’s topic is ‘History of Camden Canals’. We will look at photos and paintings of the canals from the past and present and make comparisons between them, talking about their original purpose and how that may have changed over time. In English, we will focus on the traditional tales and in particular ‘The Three Billy Goats Gruff’ and then we will move onto ‘Anansi the spider’ for our Black History book.
In Maths, we will explore place value and different ways of representing 2-digit numbers. We will also begin exploring different methods for addition and subtraction.
In Science, our focus will be ‘Plants’. In RE, we will be looking at the meaning of the Lord’s Prayer. In Computing we will concentrate on online safety, as well as some basic coding skills. The children will be able to explain their beliefs as well as learn about the ideas of others.
And in Art, we will be exploring starting the term working on our drawing skills.
6th October – Year 2 Class Assembly