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Welcome to Class 2


People who help us in Class 2 are
Mrs Bray, Miss Ducksbury and Mr Peel  . 

 

 

Important Dates

29th September - INSET Day - School closed for pupils

3rd October - Planetarium to visit school for Year 1 and 2

21st-29th - October Half Term

11th December - INSET Day - School closed for pupils

23rd December - 7th January - Christmas Holidays School closed 

A bit achy, but we have enjoyed this weeks workouts!

A bit achy, but we have enjoyed this weeks workouts! 1

It has been a little chillier this week and we have noticed signs of Autumn.

It has been a little chillier this week and we have noticed signs of Autumn. 1

Class 2 waiting excitedly, for Tour of Britain!

Class 2 waiting excitedly, for Tour of Britain! 1

 

Space

 

 

 

Why Was Neil Armstrong Very Brave?

Year 2

Autumn Term 2017

Weeks 1 – 3 What is in Space?

Weeks 4 – 6 How could you get to Space?

Weeks 7 – 9 Who has been into Space?

Weeks 10 – 13 What else is out there?

Weeks 14 – 15 Christmas/Finishing Off

 

Literacy

Creative writing

Information Poster

Poetry

Instructions

Labels

Newspaper Reports

Information Texts

Postcards

Texts/Films to enjoy:

Peace at Last

Can’t you sleep little bear?

The owl who was afraid of the dark

Laura’s Star

Whatever Next

Wallace and Grommit – A Grand Day Out

Aliens Love Underpants

My sister is an alien

Here Come the Aliens

Aliens Love Pantaclaus

SPAG

Capital letters for names

Recap adjectives, nouns, verbs

Commas for lists

Past tense

Adverbs

Use of ly

Handwriting

Form lower case letters of the correct size relative to one another.

Write capital letters and digits of the correct size, orientation and relationship to one another and to lower case letters.

Use spacing between words that reflects the size of the letter.

Spelling

Read Write Inc book 2A/B

 

Numeracy – Key Skills

Reading and writing numbers to at least 100 in numerals and words.

Recognising and defining the place value of each digit in a 2-digit number.

Comparing and ordering numbers from 0 to 100 using <> and = signs.

Naming the fractions 1/3, ¼, ½ and ¾ and finding fractional values of shapes, lengths and numbers.

Recalling and using multiplication and division facts for the 2, 5 and 10 times tables.

Counting in steps of 2, 3 and 5 from 0 (forwards and backwards).

Adding and subtracting 2-digit numbers and ones.

Adding and subtracting 2-digit numbers and tens.

Solving problems involving addition and subtraction.

Choosing and using appropriate standard units to estimate length, height, temperature and capacity.

Recognising and can using the symbols £ and p when solving problems involving addition and subtraction.

Describing the properties of 2D and 3D shapes to include edges, vertices and faces.

Interpreting and constructing pictograms, tally charts, block diagram and simple tables.

Using mathematical vocabulary to describe position, direction and movement.

 

Science

Seasonal changes

Why isn’t everyone afraid of the dark?

Light sources

Shadows

Habitats -Autumn changes that involve plants dying back, trees loosing leaves.

Plants – Visit and discuss what is happening in gardens, go out into school garden.

 

Computing

Programming – link to simulators

Common uses of technology beyond school

Create own rocket animation

 

Topic

The four seasons
Weather within the seasons and how day length varies
Space missions to other planets
The Solar system
Countries with space travel
Space maps and plotting routes
Aerial plans
The Space Race
The Moon landings
Neil Armstrong
Uri Gagarin
Animals in space
Mixing secondary colours
Creating tints by adding white
Collage
Sketching - choosing and using three different grades of pencil
Using different effects in an IT package
Artwork based on Van Gough's 'Starry Night'
Making space rockets by combining and joining materials

 

Music

Playing Instruments

Singing

Topic themed songs

Listening and Appraising

Holst Planet Suite

Starry Starry Night

Space themed pop songs

 

RE

Jewish celebrations and stories

Celebrations – Eid and Christmas

 

PE

Games – ball skills/team skills

Dance

 

PSHE

E – Safety

Financial Education

Relationships

Keeping Healthy

 

6 R’s

Reflective

With help from my teacher, review my own work and identify what I’ve done well.

Relationships

I give constructive support to others.

I listen to other people.

Resilience

I carry out activities when asked.

I keep focused on a task that interests me.

Resourcefulness

I explore and experiment with resources and materials.

I ask why.

I discover some connections through play and experimentation.

Risk Taking

I think about risks and try not to let this put me off having a go.

I know that it is not a bad thing to get a wrong answer.

A wonderful tea party for Mrs Keeling and Mrs Hartley

Articulation of Phonemes

A useful video clip showing the correct 'pure' pronounciation of phonemes (units of sound).

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