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Year 2

Welcome to Year 2 - Wrens and Owls

Spellings W/C 23rd January (to be tested on 30th January)

Science

We have been using (and will continue to use when possible) the outdoor learning area (Forest School) in our science lessons this half term.

The first week, the children looked for things that were dead, alive or have never been alive. 

This second week we looked at what minibeasts could be found in different microhabitats (grass, mud, logs, leaves, water, trees etc) and then discussed why they chose to live there.

The children have enjoyed exploring the area and have found lots of interesting things to talk and write about back in the classroom.  

It is very wet and muddy out there at the moment, so wellies are a must!

Science (Outdoor Learning) Thursday 12th January 2023

Science (outdoor learning)Thursday 5th January 2023

Happy New Year !

Decorating Christmas biscuits 13th December 2022

Christmas Jumper Day 8th December 2022

KS1 Nativity December 2022 - Year 2 backstage getting ready to perform

Visit to St Mary's Church - November 2022

Emergency Services Visit

Today, Friday 21st October, the children will be coming home with a transcript from the parents' evening appointments this week. Together with this, they will have some activities which they can complete at home over the half term period. Please do not feel that this is compulsory but if you can support your child to complete some of these it would help to reinforce some of the learning we have been covering this half term.  

The Year 2 team wish you all a very happy half term and enjoy the rest!

Great Fire of London Topic - Children's work (art and history)

Science: Wax-resistant Paintings

In science, the children have been learning about different materials and their properties.  They have performed various experiments to test different materials to see which ones absorb water and which ones are waterproof.  After discovering that adding wax to a material can make it waterproof, the children tested the waterproof properties of wax further by making wax-resistant pictures, using wax crayons and watercolour paint. Here are some of their pictures:

 

Curriculum Subjects

Keystage 1 - Year 2


What subjects do we cover?


 English: Writing, Reading and Communication
 Mathematics: To know and use numbers, Multiplication and division, fractions, properties of shape,    

     position, direction and movement, measures, statistics and algebra

 Science: working scientifically, biology, chemistry and physics
 Art and Design Technology
 Computing
 Music
 History
 Geography
 Physical Education
 Religious Education
 Personal development and Citizenship
 French


Although there are all these discrete subjects, many are taught through a themed approach in school where subjects are combined. 

KS1 SATs Support Materials

Please, read these for further information about KS1 SATs. We have included practice questions in all areas of the English and mathematics curriculum that is tested, but it is entirely your choice whether you look together with your child at these.

Key Class information

 

Monday

Spelling test and new spelling words sent home.

Tuesday 
Wednesday

Outdoor P.E.

Thursday 
Friday

Indoor P.E. Please return reading records and reading books to school.

 

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