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Mrs Bray

Welcome to Class 2

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



Important Dates

Monday 8th January - Return to school for the first day of the Spring Term

W/b 5th February - Internet Safety Week

W/b 12th February - Parent's Evenings

Monday 26th February - INSET Day School Closed

W/b 26th February - Book Week

Thursday 1st March - World Book Day

W/b 12th March - Science Week

Thursday 15th March - KS1 Visit to Creswell Craggs

Week 3

Week 3 1
Week 3 2

Week 2

Week 2 1
Week 2 2

Making equal groups in a range of ways

Making equal groups in a range of ways 1
Making equal groups in a range of ways 2

Making equal groups for multiplication

Making equal groups for multiplication 1




Would a dinosaur make a good pet?

Year 2

Spring Term 2018

Weeks 1 – 3 Carnivore, Herbivore or Omnivore?

Weeks 4 – 6 Would you meet a dinosaur walking down your street?

Weeks 7 – 9 Where did the dinosaurs go?

Weeks 10 – 11 Easter





Creative writing

Newspaper Reports




Texts/Films to Enjoy

Mad About Dinosaurs

Bumpus, Jumpus, Dinosaur Rumpus

Dinosaur Roar

Dinosaurs Love Underpants

Tyrannosaurus Drip

Harry and the Dinosaurs

Saturday Night at the Dinosaur Stomp

Tom and the island of Dinosaurs

Trouble at the Dinosaur Cafe


Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling

Spell longer words using suffixes such as ment, ness, ful, less and ly.

Consistently use the present tense and past tense correctly.

Use the progressive forms of verbs in the present and past tense.

Use capital letters for names of people, places, days of the week and the personal pronoun ‘I’.

Correctly use question marks and exclamation marks.

Use commas to separate items in lists.

Use apostrophes to show where letters are missing and to mark singular possession in nouns.

Use subordination (e.g. when, if, that, because) and co-ordination (e.g. or, and, but).

Use expanded noun phrases (e.g. the blue butterfly).



Know which letters are best un-joined.

Begin to use some of the diagonal and horizontal strokes needed to join


Read Write Inc book 2A/B


Numeracy – Key Skills

Recall and use multiplication and division facts for the 2, 5 and 10 times tables.

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

Interpret and construct pictograms, tally charts, block diagrams and simple tables.

Choose and use appropriate standard units of measure to estimate length, height, temperature and capacity.

Add and subtract 2-digit numbers and one, tens, other 2-digit numbers.

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

Add three 1-digit numbers.

Tell and write the time to 5 minute intervals.

Solve problems involving addition and subtraction.



Identify things that are living/dead/never lived.

Describe habitats.

Identify and name plants and animals and a range of habitats.

Match living things to their habitat.

Describe how animals find food.

Explain simple food chain.

Describe how seeds and bulbs grow into a plant.

Describe what a plant needs to be healthy.

Sort animals into categories.

Classify and name animals by what they eat e.g. carnivore, herbivore, omnivore.

Suggest why a material might or might not be used for a specific job.

Explore how shapes can be changed by squashing, bending, twisting and stretching.

Ask simple scientific questions.

Use simple equipment to make observations.

Carry out simple tests.

Identify and classify things.

Suggest what I have found out.

Use simple data to answer questions. 



Use ICT to create pictograms and use them to answer simple questions.

Input data into a simple database program and use it to answer simple questions.

Complete a table e.g. a simple spread sheet and then create a graph to answer a question.

Search a prepared branching database.

Create a simple branching database using a collection of objects.

Use a database to produce bar charts.

Organise digital content.

Retrieve and manipulate digital content.

Navigate the web to complete simple searches.

Use technology respectfully.

Know where to go for help if I’m concerned.

Know how technology is used in and out of school.



Plan a dinosaur park


Prehistoric life

Design and make a dinosaur carrier

Name and locate continents and oceans

Learn about Mary Anning

Art skills linked to topic – naming secondary colours, mixing secondary colours, creating tints and tones using black and white.

Designing and making a sandwichasaurus

Following instructions to make chocolate dinosaur nests



Playing Instruments



Creating a sound scope



Topic themed songs


Listening and Appraising

Movie soundtracks e.g. Jurassic Park




The Torah and Jewish Stories

Jesus and his Stories




Dance - Dinosaurs




Making and Breaking Relationships


Conflict Resolution


Financial Education


6 R’s


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


I give constructive support to others.

I listen to other people.


I carry out activities when asked.

I keep focused on a task that interests me.


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.

Articulation of Phonemes

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