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Welcome to Year 2's Class Page!
Each half-term, this class page will be updated with information regarding our learning in school.

English

In English this half-term we will begin by using 'Toys Then and Now' by The Literacy Company. Through this non-fiction text, we will write instructions and letters.

toys then and now

We will then read 'Major Glad, Major Dizzy' by Jan Oke and use this text to inspire our own letters and diary entries.

Major Glad Major Dizzy

Maths

In Maths, we will continue to use Maths No Problem, White Rose Maths and NCETM to structure our progress. This half-term, we will focus on 2D and 3D Shapes before moving on to addition and subtraction word problems.

Click on the White Rose Maths link to access Parent Workbooks that can support learning at home.

white rose maths
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Science

In Science this half-term, we will learn all about plants. We will explore the life cycle of a plant and consider what plants need in order to grow.

Geography

In Geography, Year 2 will learn about the United Kingdom. We will name, locate and identify characteristics of the four countries and capital cities of the UK and its surrounding seas.

PSHE

Year 2 will explore our personal safety. We will think about how we stay safe both inside and outside of our homes.

DT

Our focus will be preparing food. We will explore the journey that our food takes before arriving on our plate and consider how we can prepare our food safely.

Computing

Focusing on E-Safety, we will consider what information is safe to share online and the ways in which we can ensure we enjoy the internet safely.

PE

In PE, we will enjoy home learning units created by Mr K and the other PE coaches before moving onto Outdoor Adventurous Games when school reopens. 

Music

We will use Charanga to work through their 'Zootime' unit, listening to and appraising reggae music.

Homework

English and Spellings homework will be sent home each Monday and should be returned each Friday. Maths homework will be set via MyMaths and again will be set on Monday to be completed by Friday.

Phonics

We can use Phonics Play to help embed our Phonics knowledge. The website is filled with lots of fun games to practise segmenting and blending Phase 2 - Phase 5 phonemes. Click the symbol below to start playing!

Phonics Play

Bug Club

Each child has a Bug Club account with books allocated to them according to their book band. Bug Club allows children to practise reading whilst also developing their comprehension skills through the quizzes in each bug. Click the bug below to log in!

Bug Club

Spellings

Below you can view our weekly overviews for spellings this half-term. You can also view key spellings that your child should know by the time they finish Year 2.

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